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Volvo Car Manufacturing marks long-term commitment for its Malaysia plant

Into its fifty-first year Volvo Car Manufacturing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is being rejuvenated. Restructuring is in full swing to increase its capacity and prepare for its new setup to become an assembly-only Volvo factory (the plant is already, since a few years ago, entirely focused on producing only the own Volvo brand.) ScandAsia visited…

Casper Klynge; From Jakarta to Silicon Valley

Casper Klynge has been known as the Danish Ambassador to Indonesia for the past three years, but now he is moving on to new adventures in Silicon Valley as the world’s very first Tech Ambassador. Ambassador of Denmark to Indonesia, Casper Klynge, is a busy man these days. Tying up his work in Indonesia while…

New visa agreement between Indonesia and Norway

After two years of negotiation, Indonesia and Norway signed visa waiver agreement for diplomatic and service passport on Monday 12 June 2017 in Oslo. The cooperation is a new step to strengthen bilateral relations between both countries. It was conveyed by Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi in an Indonesia-Norway Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation,…

Anders Fagerdahl new Head of Handelsbanken South Asia Pacific region.

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In April 2017, Anders Fagerdahl took over as Head of Handelsbanken South Asia Pacific region. He is based in Singapore and oversees the bank’s business in entire South East Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Australia and New Zealand. He heads the Singapore Branch and is also responsible for Handelsbanken Representative Offices in Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and…

Lego campaign launched in Indonesia

On 23 May the Danish Ambassador Casper Klynge took part in the launch of the Lego ‘BuildAmazing’ campaign. The campaign is exclusively developed for a handful of markets, including Indonesia and is to emphasize the importance of creativity in play. Lego has fuelled children’s creativity for 85 years and have ambitions to proceed making children…

Mika Lintilä deepens Finland-Indonesia bond at networking night

As Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland, Mika Lintilä visited Indonesia, Finnish and Indonesian companies gathered for a night of networking in the company of the minister. “I look forward to new business opportunities between Indonesia and Finland. Finnish companies can offer sustainable solutions to the Indonesian market,” said Mika Lintilä as he gave his…

Swedish State visit to Indonesia report

Covering three cities in Indonesia – Jakarta, Bogor and Bandung – the first State Visit to Indonesia by the King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden took place on 22-24 May 2017. The visit was expected to enrich and deepen the bilateral relations between Indonesia and Sweden. The Swedish government was be represented…

Casper Klynge to be Denmark’s first “Digital Ambassador”

Casper Klynge, who is currently the Danish ambassador to Indonesia, has been named Denmark’s first “Digital Ambasador”. The new position was announced earlier in the year by foreign minister, Anders Samuelsen, and would be the world’s first ambassador for digitalisation. Casper Klynge will be charged with establishing connections to and liaising with tech giants like Google, Apple, IBM…

Danish naval defence solutions introduced to Indonesia

On 18 – 19 May 2017 Denmark’s Rear Admiral Frank Trojahn, visited Indonesia together with a delegation of Danish companies within the naval sector. On the agenda was a meeting with the Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Navy, Admiral Ade Supandi, who visited Denmark in October last year. This was followed by a small…