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INVITATION – RISING 50 NEW BOOK BY AMBASSADOR N. SWAJAYA LAUNCH – TUE 23RD JUN 2020 11AM SGT

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7063599088 Meeting ID: 706 359 9088 Password: RISING2020 “RISING 50 THEN and BEYOND, a Diplomat’s Journey takes you through Ngurah’s personal journey as a diplomat for the past 30 years. His writings and observations will be valuable in understanding the transformative mindset needed by every diplomat in performing his or her duties in the constantly changing environment. I therefore commend Ngurah’s willingness to share his priceless experiences in this book.” – H.E. Retno L.P. Marsudi, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Republic of Indonesia “I regard Ambassador Ngurah Swajaya as one of Indonesia’s finest diplomats. I had the...

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Tributes to Outgoing Ambassador HE Ngurah Swajaya

IndoConnect continues to receive messages and well wishes for Indonesia’s Ambassador Ngurah Swajaya who is leaving Singapore for his next posting. Some of the selected messages that IndoConnect has received so far…     Message by Dato’ Seri Douglas Foo President of Singapore Manufacturing Federation On behalf of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF), I would like to put on record SMF’s deepest gratitude to the Ambassador of Indonesia, His Excellency Ngurah Swajaya, for the unstinting support which His Excellency has consistently given to SMF and in partnering SMF to promote closer collaborations among the enterprises of our two countries. Indonesia and Singapore have always enjoyed vibrant diplomatic relations and our economic ties have flourished and strengthened under the charge of Ambassador Ngurah Swajaya. In 2017, Singapore and Indonesia celebrated 50 years of bilateral relations and His Excellency Ngurah Swajaya personally took charge to drive numerous activities planned throughout the year to commemorate this milestone. His support and passion for the continued growth of bilateral relations are the hallmarks of the Indonesian Embassy in Singapore. SMF is indeed honoured and blessed to have the friendship of Ambassador Swajaya who has been instrumental in leading SMF to forge business linkages for our members with Indonesia’s enterprises. Ambassador Swajaya is very committed this goal of strengthening business partnerships between enterprises of our two countries and he has personally taken time and effort to...

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My Jakarta: An Alternative Itinerary

Jakarta has rapidly developed into Indonesia’s booming business capital and the world’s second most populous urban area after Tokyo. While many think of Bali’s beaches or Jogja’s temples when thinking about tourism in Indonesia, the capital city also has its own charms with hidden gems that are beyond the mainstream. We would like to burst the bubble that Jakarta is merely an overcrowded business hub as we invite you to skip the tourist traps and head straight to these off-piste attractions and and savour a slew of exciting new activities Museum di Tengah Kebun It is called the Musuem...

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Harmoni in the Archipelago

Chingay 2020 attracted about 500 people from overseas – mainly from Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Russia, Thailand and Vietnam. They join some 5,500 other performers at Singapore’s largest street parade THERE were altogether 200 participants from various provinces from Indonesia as well students from Indonesia School in Singapore in one of the leading festive cultural events in Singapore – the annual Chingay Parade. Indonesia came with the largest contingent of dance performers with its theme ‘Harmoni in the Archipelago’ with its message that even with the great diversity of cultures, ethnic and linguistic groups they are all united as one. This...

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