Thursday Mar 6
Malaysian National News Agency
Five Hotspots Discovered In Batam
The Hang Nadim Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency has discovered five hotspots from forest fire across the Riau Island province.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Star Online
Indonesian police nab six M'sians for hacking into ATM accounts
JAKARTA: Police here detained six Malaysians for allegedly hacking into the accounts of 112 bank customers through automated teller machines and stealing Rupiah 1.24 billion .
EHotelier Global Hospitality News
Hilton Worldwide has announced the opening of Hilton Suites Makkah First Tower at the heartland of Saudi Arabia.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Japan Inc to be lured to Indonesia
Indonesia plans to woo companies from Japan to Europe as political turmoil in Thailand and rising wages in Malaysia boost the attractiveness of Southeast Asia's biggest economy.
Otto Marine Name Multi-Purpose OSV at Indonesia Shipyard
Singapore-based Otto Marine inform it has named the 'Norshore Atlantic' which it considers to be the first vessel of its kind to be constructed in Asia at its Batam Shipyard in Indonesia .
Creditors Extend FSL Trust Breathing Space
Formerly financially troubled FSL Trust Management says in its latest FY 2013 report that it has successfully secured a loan covenant relaxation until 31 December 2014, which is hoped to allow it to move forward.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Indonesia's Batik Air to launch...
An airline owned by Indonesia's Lion Group announced Thursday it will launch international services with a flight from Jakarta to Singapore later this year.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Asia News Network
BATAM: Airlines report losses caused by Riau haze
Several airlines have said flight rerouting and cancellations caused by haze clouds in Riau has led them to suffer losses.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Asia News Network
PEKANBARU/BATAM: Haze disrupts visibility, cancels flights to Riau
Haze caused by land fires blanketing the Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport in Pekanbaru, Riau forced airport authorities to cancel a number of incoming flights on Monday morning.
Mermaid to buy Singapore firm for $550m
Mermaid Marine has announced the purchase of Singapore-based oil and gas marine services provider Jaya Holdings for $S625 million .
Fri Feb 21, 2014
CAMAC Contracts FPSO for Offshore Nigeria
CAMAC Energy Inc. announced that a long-term contract has been signed for the floating production storage and offloading vessel Armada Perdana.
MARAD Seeks Public Comment on Title XI
The Maritime Administration said it is asking for public comment on a proposed policy regarding the factors for obtaining loan guarantees through the Maritime Guaranteed Loan Program, Title XI.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
The Straits Times
MacDonald House bombers: Batam told to scrap plan for heroes statue
Riau Islands Governor Muhammad Sani told the Batam chapter of the Indonesian Chambers of Commerce and Industry to scrap its plan to build a statue in honor of former marines and national heroes Osman Mohamed Ali and Harun Said to prevent further friction with Singapore.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
S'pore, Indonesia hold economic working groups ministerial meeting
Minister for Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang and Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs M Hatta Rajasa co-chaired the 4th Singapore-Indonesia Six Bilateral Economic Working Groups Ministerial Meeting on Tuesday.
Garuda Indonesia create new hub in Bintan Island
This will include a new airport and runway, which will be dedicated to Garuda's operations.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
The Straits Times
Study sheds light on sex trafficking in Singapore
An independent study of sex trafficking victims has shed some light on the murky world of the unregulated sex trade here.