Tag: indonesia

Danish Ambassador meets Indonesian maritime minister

Combating marine debris and promoting renewable energy solutions Danish support for combating marine debris was discussed when Casper Klynge, Danish Ambassador to Indonesia, met with Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, on 7 February 2017. Creating public awareness is, according to the Danish Embassy, a key area for cooperation between the two countries.…

For 24 hours Indonesian student is Danish ambassador

How is a typical day for an ambassador? Syarifah Reihana Fakhry is the right to ask, when it comes to be the Danish ambassador of Indonesia. The Danish Embassy crowned the Indonesian university student as acting ambassador for one full day, after she won a contest hosted by the embassy dubbed the “Ambassador1Day.” “The idea…

How Indonesians in Scandinavia manage fasting during Ramadhan

Usually summer solstice in Scandinavia equals an easy breezy long event, but the sunny day might be a challenge for some. Muslims living in the nordic regions will experience the longest Ramadhan in the last 33 years for Muslims, as the holy month coincides with summer solstice on June 20.   During Ramadhan, Muslims fast from dawn…

China wants 100 percent Danish småkager

The “little cake” from Denmark is big in China. Danish “småkager” is more popular than ever, especially from Danish brand Danisa. Through the last decade, Danisa’s sale of “småkager” in China has increased more than 20 percent. “The whole family adores the Danish småkager. The children loves them,” says Chinese revisor and family mother, Ma Jing.…

New reviews on opportunities in Indonesia for Norwegian businesses

Participants reviewed opportunities in Indonesia for business expansion and investment by Norwegian businesses in an Indonesian Business Discussion, initiated by the Indonesian Embassy in Oslo, Norway. The event is a follow up to the earlier bilateral meeting between the Indonesian and Norwegian Foreign Affairs Ministers in Jakarta on 30 May 2016, according to a press…

Danish Agriculture and Food Council enhances cooperation with Indonesia

On April 2016, Denmark and Indonesia signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance cooperation in the agribusiness sector. Now, in June 2016, it’s time to follow up on the contract according to Indonesian Ambassador to Denmark, Muhammad Ibnu Said in a news statement on behalf of the Indonesian Embassy in Copenhagen. He stated the importance…

Indonesia Bazaar and Cultural Festival in Copenhagen to promote friendship

Copenhageners were invited to become more familiar with one of Asia’s most populous countries on 27-28 May 2015 at the Indonesia Bazaar and Cultural Festival held at the Indonesian Embassy in Hellerup, Denmark. On a day of non-stop fun and excitement, one event led to another, including live traditional music by music groups from Sweden and Germany,…

Indonesia and Norway agree to cooperate over environment

On Tuesday 31 May 2016 Indonesian President Joko Widodo met with Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende to discuss the strengthening of bilateral ties between the two countries, including by cooperating together in several sectors such as the environment and the fisheries. According to Foreign Affairs Minister Retno LP Marsudi, Brende’s first trip to Indonesia was meant to…