Closer Look of Swiss Business Hub in Indonesia

Currently, there are more than 150 Swiss companies operating in Indonesia that have created at least 23 000 jobs. In order to further promote trade and investment relations, the Swiss Business Hub Indonesia (SBH), which represent Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) abroad, was officially inaugurated in July. The Swiss Business Hub Indonesia, led by Wolfgang Schanzenbach

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Rachel House Celebrates International Children’s Palliative Care Day with Living Wall Installation

To mark International Children’s Palliative Care Day, Rachel House Foundation presented a giant “Living Wall” installation at Cilandak Town Square Mall from 13 to 15 October.  Rachel House, a home-based children’s palliative care service provider in Indonesia, invited people to celebrate the invaluable support provided by palliative care tha that has helped numerous seriously ill children and their families in Jakarta. The “Living Wall” is a series

Creating Future Leader in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is a major global hub of manufacturing and trade, as well as one of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world – its economic profile is rising. However, in order to move forward, it needs effective and modern leadership on all levels. This is where Southeast Asia Leadership Academy SEALA comes in. SEALA

Nestlé Indonesia Grants City Tour Bus to TransJakarta

PT Nestlé Indonesia officially handed over a TransJakarta tourism bus unit to PT Transportasi Jakarta (TransJakarta) last week, in line with the commitment to continuously improve the quality of public transportation services. President Director of PT Nestlé Indonesia Dharnesh Gordhon officially presented the double-decker bus to the President Director of TransJakarta Budi Kaliwono. The ceremony was witnessed by then-Governor of DKI Jakarta

Strengthening Swiss-Indonesian Ties

The Ikatan Alumni Swiss (IAS) was formally established in November 2010 and developed from a series of informal gatherings by a small group of friends who had studied or worked in Switzerland. Over time, as the network expanded and more people joined, these get-togethers led to creating a formal group. NOW! Jakarta spoke to Svetlana

Indonesia and Georgia Collaborate on Human Evolution Research

Indonesia’s Ministry of Education and Culture teamed up with the Embassy of Georgia to develop a research about human evolution. This cooperation and knowledge exchange was motivated by the commitment of both countries to preserve primordial heritage.  To show the importance and results of their collaborative efforts, the Ministry and the Embassy of Georgia held the exhibition “Prehistoric Heritage” at the National Museum of Indonesia from October 24 to

Mercedez-Benz Showcases 32 Luxury and Sports Cars

German automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz currently holds an exhibition to display 32 cars of its latest line-up of luxury and sports model at the STAR EXPO 2017, which takes place at Ciputra Artpreneur in South Jakarta. Until 29 October, visitors can see the company’s new generation of compact cars, sedans, SUVs and dream cars. At the AMG Corner, the visitors have the opportunity to witness the various high-performance cars up and close. In order

See Inside Collaborative Art Project at UK/ID Festival 2017

Aptly themed “Come Together”, the UK/ID Festival 2017 was a showcase of collaborative art projects from the UK and Indonesia, taking place at The Establishment, SCBD, Jakarta, from 17 to 22 October 2017. The festival, the second of its kind, is part of the three-year project “UK/Indonesia 2016-2018” which commenced during President Jokowi’s visit to

Indonesia and Sweden: Partners for Future Growth

Indonesia is a prioritised market for Sweden. Today, more than 80 Swedish companies are active in Indonesia, spanning across various industries. Swedish companies employ, directly and indirectly, thousands of people all around Indonesia and contribute significantly to the economic and societal development of the country. Business Sweden and the Embassy of Sweden have conducted an

EAT Foundation: A Global Food Revolution

The EAT Foundation, an initiative co-founded by the Wellcome Trust, the Stordalen Foundation and Stockholm Resilience Centre, aims to reform the global food system and enables us to feed a growing global population with healthy food from a healthy planet. Launched in 2016, the three organisations will use their unique experience in health, science, policy

The 16th German Reunification Cup 2017

The ‘German Reunification Cup’ (GRC) is an annual charity golf tournament, which dates back to 2002. Organized by PT Schenker Petrolog Utama in collaboration with PRIME Consultancy and under the patronage of the German Embassy, the 16th tournament was held on Friday, 6 October at Rancamaya Golf and Country Club in Bogor. A total of

Korea-ASEAN Cinema Week 2017 Showcases Family Films

ASEAN, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, together with the Republic of Korea presented the “Korea-ASEAN Cinema Week 2017” from late September to mid-October as part of their Cultural Exchange Year, which aimed to further strengthen their relationship. The festival was presented by The Mission of the Republic of Korea to ASEAN, the Ministry

MVB Indonesia : Companies That Care

Sustainability is first and foremost about ensuring long-term returns and positive societal impact. In promoting those goals, Most Valued Business Indonesia (MVB) has launched its programs for 2018, with a special highlight on four critical values areas deemed of paramount importance.  Alistair Speirs OBE, Chairman MVB Indonesia presented the awards for company that spread out the

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