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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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SIS Goes SMART with Ambassador Ngurah

  Sekolah Indonesia (Singapura) or SIS has upgraded its status and the way it is managed since 2016. SIS pays tribute to Ambassador Ngurah Swajaya for providing the impetus as “motivator, inspirator and father figure” to learn and master the digital age SEKOLAH Indonesia Singapura, which was founded in 1969, has formally joined the league of private schools in Singapore since 2016 and recognised as a Private Educational Institution. Since then, all the management and activities have had to be reported to the Minister of Education and Committee of Private Education besides the Indonesian Government through the Indonesia Embassy in...

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KCBI Proudly Celebrates First National Batik Day

KCBI Singapore collaborates with the Indonesian Embassy to promote the traditional fabrics, fashion and culture of Indonesia KCBI (Komunitas Cinta Berkain Indonesia) is a worldwide organization established to celebrate and conserve Indonesian fabrics and fashion. Its Singapore branch has been active for almost a year before it was formally inaugurated last year on 3rd November 2018. According to KCBI Singapore Chairperson, Ibu Desi Windanarni Wilson: “We have conducted many social and cultural activities to carry out the vision and mission of the KCBI.” In the series of KCBI Singapore inauguration activities, the founder of KCBI based in Jakarta, Mrs....

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