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Celebrating 65 years: Japan and Indonesia’s integral role in ASEAN’s golden jubilee

Japan and Indonesia commemorate 65 years of diplomatic relations in 2023, an event made more significant by the 50th anniversary of Japan’s cooperative partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, which Indonesia chairs this year.

Strength to strength: Danamon leverages its expertise and expansion in Indonesia

Owned by MUFG Bank, Japan’s largest bank and among the largest in the world, Danamon is poised to ride Indonesia’s finance and banking growth wave with stability and surety.

UGO Safety: Ever expanding the commitment to all-encompassing safety solutions

Having a vision to become Indonesia’s state-of-the-art personal protective equipment provider, UGO Safety’s motto is “Safety is Everything. Anytime. Anywhere.”

Lifestyle

Bali Beckons!

Travelers can’t get enough of Indonesia’s Island of the Gods — here are some reasons for that irresistible allure

Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta – Welcome to Five Star Luxury

Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta opens its door to provide the most luxurious European service and guest rooms in town.

Somerset Sudirman Jakarta – Balanced Home Living

Somerset Sudirman Jakarta is strategically located in the hubbub of the city's main business and shopping center.

Timeless Tradition – Ascott Sudirman Jakarta

At Ascott Sudirman Jakarta guests are always assured of an enjoyable and relaxing stay.

Gran Meliá Jakarta 21st century luxury

Mirco Iada, General Manager of Gran Meliá Jakarta speaks with Bridges.

Manufacturing

Trading

Marubeni Indonesia: Committed to the country

Celebrating its 30th anniversary next year, Marubeni Indonesia is proud of its long-term commitment to the Indonesian economy.

Itochu: Scoring sustainable development goals

In Indonesia, the first Itochu office was established in Jakarta in 1951. Itochu Indonesia was established in 1990 and continues to benefit from having a long history in the country.

20 years of Ekasurya commitment to continue deliver its excellent services

Known as one of the top distributors in Indonesia which provides excellent service to its customers for 20 years, Ekasurya has finally decided to...

Interviews

Bringing Indonesia and Japan closer together

Yuichi Takahashi, Director General, The Japan Foundation, Jakarta

Improving the Business Environment

Bridges spoke with Jakarta Japan Club chairman, Toru Kimura on the role of the JJC.

‘Emphasizing Cooperation’

Bridges spoke with Takehiro Yasui, Chief Representative of JICA Indonesia Office