Category: Indonesia

Kone to supply Jakarta’s Indonesia1 with elevators and escalators






Kone, the Finnish global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to supply 76 elevators and escalators to Indonesia1, a premium integrated mixed-use development located in the Central Business District of Jakarta, Indonesia. With 58 floors and 278 meters in height, the twin tower complex is set to be one of…

Danish Adventurer stranded in Indonesia after trouble with sponsor






“A humble appeal to the generous Sandaun Government who promised us funding so that we could continue ‘The Worlds First Circumnavigation of the Island of New Guinea in a Traditional Sailing canoe’,” writes Danish Adventurer Thor Jensen on his Facebook, Wednesday 29 March 2017. EMTV reports, after being contacted by Thor Jensen, that the Danish…

Saab Asia Pacific appoints new Head of market






Defence and security company Saab has appointed Dean Rosenfield as new head of Market Area Asia Pacific from 1 January 2018. Dean Rosenfield is today the Managing Director of Saab Australia. In his present role, Dean has been working to grow and diversify the local business. Since taking over in March 2013 the Australian business…

EU and ASEAN: free trade talks possible






At the annual EU-ASEAN ministerial consultations held in the Filipino capital of Manila on 10 March trade leaders from the EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to take new steps towards resuming free trade talks between the two regions. EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström said: “2017 marks the 40th anniversary…

Their Majesties of Sweden invited on State Visit to Indonesia






The Swedish Royal Court has announced that Their Majesties The King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia will pay a State Visit to Indonesia on 22–24 May 2017 at the invitation of President Joko Widodo. The Swedish Government will be represented. The State Visit is an opportunity to strengthen the political, economic and cultural relations…

Remarkable Indonesian locals help Norwegian girl after being robbed






”I’ve got a story that you might find uplifting,” writes Øystein Baadsvik from Norway in a Facebook post, after a horrible event turned into a happy ending for his daughter Karin Baadsvik, all because of some friendly and helpful Indonesian locals. While travelling around in Indonesia, Karin Baadsvik suddenly found herself without passport, computer, wallet…

Saab Group, Vestergaard target Asian air traffic expansion






Saab Group and Vestergaard Company, where also among the Nordic companies attending the Inter Airport South East Asia trade show, held in Singapore on 15 – 17 February 2017. Technology and automation are increasingly becoming important also in Asia as airports seek to become more efficient to face larger labour costs, very strong increase in…

No more driving license for Swedes in Asia






Swedes living in Asia ought to pay attention: Under a bill before the Riksdag, new rules will come into force that will affect people who are permanently resident abroad and who wish to renew their Swedish driving licence. If you have a Swedish driving licence and live abroad, you can use your Swedish licence for…

Denmark, Indonesia discuss strengthening defence sector






On 9 March 2017 the Embassy of Denmark in Indonesia paid a visit to the Indonesian Minister of Defence, Pak Ryamizard Ryacudu. During the meeting current defence affairs and concrete opportunities for increased cooperation were discussed, and the joint commitment to continue strengthening the strategic partnership was confirmed. Source: Embassy of Denmark in Indonesia

Survey: Thailand the Asian country with least increase in corruption






In your opinion, over the past year, has the level of corruption in this country increased or decreased or stayed the same? This was among questions asked to nearly 22,000 people by Transparency International in the Asia Pacific region, for the ‘People and Corruption: Asia Pacific, part of the Global Corruption Barometer series’. Of those…