Countries across the Europe make massive investments to promote regional development and reduce inequality, goals which have been at the heart of the EU policy and integration framework for decades.
The Indonesian relatively stable macro economic in the past decade is an evidence of an improved monetary regime. But it is still heavily shadowed by paradoxes of disparities between regions. Central GovernmentŐs effort to attract investors to invest in Indonesia by reducing high costs, for example through tax incentives, export incentives, assurance of legal certainty, and security for investments, are shadowed by the fact that it does not followed by a much needed conducive condition in the regions.
European service providers and investors in the aviation sector are very positive and interested in entering the Indonesian market scene. This was evident in the interaction between several Indonesian leading aviation with aiport companies from Asia, Middle East and Europe in a Dialogue held here in Dublin, Ireland, 12-14 June 2013.
The dialogue is being held in conjunction with an aviation trade delegation from Indonesia, organized by HD Asia Advisory.
In an inaugural presentation by HDAA Cities & Infrastructure Practice, HDAA Founder/Chairman Bernardus Djonoputro addressed the EAROPH Asia Pacific Forum at the IFHP World City Congress held 8-11 June 2013 in London. The inaugural presentation was also presented together with HE Vice Minister of Public Works of the Republic of Indonesia, Dr. Hermanto Dardak, who brought in the government's perspective on policies surrounding the planning of Indonesian cities.
11 October 2012, exactly one year ago, located at the auditorium of DPTIK (Department of ICT Management) Office of Papua Province, in Soa Siu Dok II Street, Jayapura, the socialization of development work of Cloud Computing-Based Knowledge Centre took place for the officials of SKPD (Local Government Task Force) in Papua Province, for some colleagues of PDE (Electronic Data Center) Offices from some districts/cities in Papua, as well as to the general public. On the same day the name "Papua Cloud" was declared as a popular name which is generic and easy to recognize the results of the work.
Indonesian Transport Delegates Visited ITS Showcase and Conference 2012 in Dublin - Kilkenny, Ireland
On 1-6 October, 2012, HD AsiaAdvisory led a group of major Indonesian transportation stakeholders to visit Dublin and Kilkenny, Ireland. The event was organized by Enterprise Ireland, an Irish Government Body on Investment, to extend the country’s business cooperation with Indonesian counterparts in transportation sector.
The member of Indonesian delegates were Noni Purnomo (Blue Bird Group), Ricky Camelien (Nusantara Infrastructure), Eka Sari Lorena (ORGANDA), Johannes Hasudungan (Lorena Group), Ekowahju (XTrans), Muhammad Ismounandar (Makassar City), Ramdhan Pomanto (Makassar City) and Muhammad Akbar (Transjakarta Busway). Meanwhile HD AsiaAdvisory is represented by Bambang Gunawan, and Marcel Roos who represented HD AsiaAviation.
On March 14th HD Asia Advisory visited Institute Technology Tallaght and was welcomed by their President Mr. Pat McLaughlin who had visited Indonesia last January. After a presentation on how Irish university works together with startups, we toured Synergy Center, their startup incubator. The group then visited University College Dublin's incubator, NovaUCD which has a slightly different concept than Synergy Center. Followed by visiting The Digital Hub incubator. The Digital Hub is an Irish government initiative focusing on digital content and technology enterprises. Dr. Stephen Brennan gave an inspirational presentation on Irish digital media and how Indonesian startup could learn from Ireland startup companies.
HDAA met with Irish Education providers in Kuala Lumpur on January 8 and presented their report on Indonesian Higher Education Opportunities for Irish Education providers at Traders Hotel.
The report was commissioned by Enterprise Ireland. We also met IUMC and Universitas Parahiyangan to explore the possibility of sending Indonesian PhD candidates to Ireland. After the meeting we visited Education Ireland's booth at the Star Education Fair at Petronas Tower. There were several representatives of Irish higher education institutions present.
The Indonesian Embassy in China organized an investment forum on October 23th 2007 in Shanghai. Approximately 80 representatives from Singaporean, Chinese, Indian and Italian companies attended the event.
HDAA’s CEO, Bernardus Djonoputro, presented a number of investment opportunities in Riau mainly in infrastructure development and tourism sectors.