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Local news for Batam, Indonesia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | The Star Online

S'pore radio DJ found guilty of molesting local TV host and friend

The sentencing has been delayed as Low will be making an appeal to the High Court.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA : Singapore developer to build hotel in Bali, Batam

Singapore property developer Far East Organisation will intensify efforts to expand globally, including in Indonesia, with two new hotel projects to be developed in Bali and Batam.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: Indonesian police probe trafficking of underage girls

Indonesia's National Police are investigating a human trafficking fugitive, identified as Farida Zaharina, aka Ina, who allegedly forced 16 underage Indonesian girls into sex trade in Malaysia.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Star Online

Stricter etiquette rules for unruly travellers to Batam

A TRAVEL advisory has been issued by a HarbourFront ferry operator, requesting Singaporean travellers to watch their behaviour when clearing immigration in Batam.

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The Star Online

Made in Batam: Garfield gets TV makeover in Indonesia

The famous feline may be an American creation but its TV series is being made on the Indonesian resort island of Batam.

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Reuters

Platts mulls change in oil benchmarks to tap growth in Asia

Oil pricing agency Platts is consulting with traders on proposed changes to its key oil product benchmarks in Asia to include ports in Malaysia and possibly Indonesia as cargo loading points to take advantage of new storage facilities.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Asia News Network

BATAM: Batam refuses entry to 211 foreigners due to unruly behaviour

The Batam Immigration Office turned away 211 foreigners at its gates in July 2014, allegedly due to disobedience, rowdy and drunken behavioUr, as well as lack of visas.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Reuters

America's cartoon cat Garfield gets TV makeover in Indonesia

The comic strip cat Garfield was created in America, but the animated television series based on the famous Jim Davis cartoon character is produced at a sprawling studio on the Indonesian resort island of Batam.

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BBC News

Singapore tourists 'told to shut up'

Singaporeans travelling to the nearby Indonesian island of Batam have been ordered to be completely silent while queuing for immigration, or face being sent straight back home, it's emerged.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Star Online

Malaysian men marrying 'secret wives'

The Indonesian island has become the place to go for men who want to take on more than one wife in a nikah ceremony starting from as low as Rp1,000 to Rp10,000 .

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Marine News

Jaya Delivers AHTS Vessel for Mermaid Marine

Offshore marine services provider Jaya, now part of Mermaid Marine Australia Ltd. , today delivered Jaya Majestic, a new state-of-the-art anchor handling tug supply vessel into MMA's international fleet.

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