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3 hrs ago | Anna.aero

Fast-growing Lion Air close to offering 1m seats per week

Frequency is king of the LCC jungle. Lion Air operates nearly 90 city pairs, of which close to 40 routes are operated with at least triple daily level of service , including Jakarta to Bali .

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Asia News Network

Chinese, Taiwanese arrested fin Indonesia or cybercrime

Indonesia's National Police arrested 35 Chinese people and 21 Taiwanese people in Batam, Riau Islands and Semarang, East Java over their alleged involvement in a cybercrime network that targeted public officials and taxpayers in China.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Straits Times

Singaporean man who drowned off Batam 'should not have been on barge'

A Singaporean man who died when a semi-submersible barge sank while being tried out off Batam should not have been on board, his family said yesterday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

3 dead as Singapore-registered barge sinks off Batam

One Singaporean among the bodies recovered; six others rescued following incident on Friday night, according to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

AndhraNews

Prosafe SE: Operational update for Q2 2014

Utilisation in the second quarter of 2014 was 84 per cent. Regalia , Safe Concordia , Safe Lancia , Jasminia , Safe Hibernia , Safe Britannia and Safe Regency were in full operation throughout the quarter.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Death toll in boat accident off Malaysia rises to four

Malaysian maritime authorities found two more bodies floating in the sea Wednesday after a boat carrying illegal Indonesian migrants sank, raising the confirmed death toll to four with seven still missing.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Suria

Two dead, 18 missing as boat capsizes...

At least two people died and 18 others were missing after an overloaded fishing boat carrying illegal Indonesian immigrants capsized off the coast of southern Malaysia, a maritime official said Tuesday.

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Asia News Network

BATAM: Increasing costs, wages driving investors out of Batam Island

Rising production costs and wages in Batam, Riau Islands in Indonesia have driven some foreign investors to relocate their factory operations out of the region.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

British ex-pat stranded on Indonesian island for Four Months because of Uk passport backlog

Contract worker David Taylor, desperate to get back to Lincolnshire for son's wedding finally set to get travel document after Mirror intervenes Stranded: The gas and oil contract worker has been high and dry in Batam, Indonesia, since the end of March A British ex-pat has been stranded on an Indonesian island for FOUR MONTHS and unable to get back ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Reuters

Petro-pirates plague busy Southeast Asia shipping lanes

In the dead of night, as his fuel tanker sailed through the narrowest section of one of the world's busiest waterways, Captain Thiwa Saman was wrenched from sleep and pitched into a waking nightmare.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

How Safe? Johor reclamation project Twice the size of Ang Mo Kio to 'create oil storage hub'

One of the two massive reclamation projects coming up in the Johor Strait will be turned into an oil storage hub to capture spill-over oil and gas business from Singapore, an official with the company involved in the works said yesterday.

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