Category: Indonesia

Norwegian global health dialogue with Indonesia, Thailand






Mr. Vegard Holmelid, Norwegian minister counsellor in Thailand, attended on Monday 6 February 2017 the High-Level Foreign Policy and Global Health Retreat together with representatives from France, Senegal, Indonesia, Brazil, South Africa and Thailand. The Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok says following the meeting, that the retreat facilitated fruitful discussions about the linkage between foreign policy…

Indonesian student ambassador for a day






On Tuesday 31 January an Indonesian student got to experience what it is like to be the Danish ambassador of Indonesia. He followed the ambassador, Casper Klynge, for a full day of meetings with ministers, civil society organisations and private business representatives. 19-year old Datu Damarjiwo from Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta was chosen to…

Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland – and Singapore – least corrupt countries






The Nordic counrtries together with New Zealand and Singapore in the Asia Pacific are this year once again on the top of the list of the World’s least corrupt countries. Revealing the “Corruption Perception Index”, Transparency International commented overall on the root causes of corruption: “This year’s results highlight the connection between corruption and inequality,…

Sweden and Indonesia signs defence MoU






On 20 December 2016 Sweden’s Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist visited Indonesia to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of defence. Peter Hultqvist and his Indonesian counterpart Ryamizard Ryacudu signed MoU. The Ministers discussed a deepened cooperation, exchange of information, as well as the security policy situation. Besides signing the MoU Peter…

Telecom company 3 adds roaming-free China, Indonesia for Danes






Customers at 3 (a mobile voice and data connections provider via 3G, 4G and 4G + mobile network) in Denmark with 3LikeHome in their subscription can from 23 January also use their mobile phones in China, Macao, Sri Lanka and Indonesia to the same prices as in Denmark. With the addition of China 3 especially…

Indonesia to promote tourism in Nordic countries






The Tourism Ministry in Indonesia aims to attract more tourists from Nordic countries in Northern Europe during the Nordic Travel Fair next week in Helsinki, Finland, where it will showcase Indonesian culture in its pavilion. The Indonesian government expects the travel fair to be held from January 19 to 22, to help tap into the tourism potential of…

Swedish Energy Minister delegation to Indonesia






Sweden’s Minister of Policy Coordination and Energy, Mr Ibrahim Baylan is leading an energy delegation to Jakarta, Indonesia on 14-17 February 2017. Business Sweden, the Swedish Energy Agency and Embassy of Sweden in Jakarta are bringing Swedish businesses and expertise in this delegation, also accompanied by Mr Erik Brandsma, Director General of the Swedish Energy…

Norwegian Seafood Extravaganza in Indonesia






The Norwegian Seafood Extravaganza in Indonesia was held recently, with the purpose of increasing the market share in Indonesia. “We bring lots of this coldwater seafood into the country and we displayed it as part of Norway’s marketing of seafood products. Norway represents the biggest seafood exporter in the world, and it’s all about the…

Spotify: Leading digital music streaming provider conquers Asia






Spotify, the digital music service that is conquering the world, is growing fast especially since its launch on the Asian market in 2013, along with rapid expansion of Internet streaming. Just as it has contributed to revolutionising the music industry the Swedish tech start-up’s vision of building a universal jukebox is gradually coming true (present…

Denmark and Indonesia join forces against terrorism






Chief of the National Counter-terroism Agency in Indonesia, General Suhardi Alius, held a meeting with Denmark’s ambassador to Indonesia, Casper Klynge on 25 November. The purpose of the meeting was to establish an exchange in information regarding counter-terrorism. “Denmark is more aware of Indonesia’s achievements in countering terrorism and wants to learn from our experience…