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Nordic Innovation House chose Singapore as Southeast Asian hub

The much anticipated joint initiative Nordic Innovation House – Singapore (NIH-SG), which opened in October 2018, is a new milestone of sorts in terms of business connections between the Nordics and Southeast Asia – via Singapore as a hub. It will function as a soft-landing, community and resource centre, as well as networking hub for…

Indonesia participates in Finland travel fair

Indonesia participated in Matka Nordic Travel Fair held in Helsinki on 17-20 January 2019. In order to attract tourist from Northern Europe, Indonesia chose the archipelago’s unique experiences, such as local coffee and spices and musical instruments to be promoted in this fair. “Indonesia’s participation in the Matka Nordic Travel Fair is part of our…

Indonesia participates in Oslo travel exhibition

Indonesia chooses 3 tourist attractions to be promote in the Reiselivsmessen tourism exhibition in Telenor Arena, Oslo on 11-13 January 2019. The destinations promoted at the event are Raja Ampat, Komodo Island, Lake Toba and Borobudur Temple. A representative of the Oslo embassy, Wisnu Lombar Dwinanto, sees this participation as a great opportunity to spread…

AndersenB2B, ScandAsia partner up: business internationalisation

AndersenB2B, the digital business networking platform from Denmark for SMEs in the Nordics; and ScandAsia, the platform for Nordic News and Business Promotion in Asia, are partnering up to jointly support increased business internationalisation for small to medium-sized businesses, states a press release. And they are doing so based on the new AndersenB2B approach that…

Design showcased at Danish Residence, Jakarta

A Danish design event was held in Jakarta in mid-December. The brands Hay and Montana showcased at the Danish Residence. Ambassador Rasmus Abildgaard Kristensen welcomed interior designers, architects, celebrities and socialites to experience Danish design and taste Nordic Cuisine served by the Michelin-starred chef Poul Andrias Ziska from KOKS. “Hay and Montana had redesigned the…

Swedish Ambassador Marina Berg, Jakarta comments on first period

On 8 November Ambassador-designate for Indonesia, Marina Berg presented her Credentials to President Joko Widodo at Istana Merdeka (Merdeka Palace). As the year, and the new Swedish ambassador’s first few months in Indonesia comes to an end she has posted the following official message: “My first Christmas in Jakarta is approaching. The weeks and months…

Indonesia-EFTA free trade deal

Indonesia has on 16 December signed a free trade deal with European Free Trade Association (EFTA), which Norway is a member of. The agreement will provide access for major export products to Indonesia, from fish and marine products, agricultural and food industry products such as cheese, chocolates and coffee, to industrial and technical products, according…

Finnish company to work on renewable energy projects in Indonesia

Finnish consulting and engineering company Poyry Plc announced on 3 December, that they have entered a three-year agreement with Indonesian Power. The assignment includes wind power, solar PV, battery storage and different renewable hybrid plants together with diesel or gas engines, according to Poyry. “Poyry is delighted to be Indonesia Power’s partner in this important…

Haldor Topsoe opens office in Jakarta

Topsoe opens an office in Jakarta, Indonesia. The main reason is the expected growth in areas where Topsoe’s technologies, experience, and capabilities will be beneficial to the customers, which is mainly fertilizer and refining industries, explains the company. Michael Gruss has been assigned Chief Representative of the new Jakarta office in Kantor Taman E3.3, Unit…