The local community on Bintan island as well as hundreds of ASEAN tourists from Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand could be found flocking on Penyengat Island, one of Tanjung Pinang’s tourist destinations, on Saturday 22 July 2017.They all came together to celebrate Penyengat Island Festival 2017 that was opened by the city of Tanjung Pinang Mayor Lis Darmansyah (Mr.).
Former US president Barack Obama, along with wife Michelle and their two daughters, Malia and Sasha, have recently ended a 10-day vacation in Indonesia. After touching down in Bali on June 23, the family continued their travels to the ancient city of Yogyakarta before finishing off the trip in Obama’s childhood home of Jakarta.
Followed by the recent raid on Jakarta, Indonesian task force for drugs again capture the illegal shipment of crystal methamphetamine passing through the Riau islands water near the Batam – Bintan island. A ship allegedly used to carry 1 ton of crystal meth from Guangzhou, China, to Anyer beach, Serang, a city in northern shore of Jakarta. The ship was captured in the waters of Tanjung Berakit, Bintan Island.
Gallant Venture, the parent company of Salim Group-owned Bintan Resort, is said to fund up to US$ 150 million for the project.
“We’ve conducted a land preparation; we’re currently working on the runway and airport development,” said PT Bintan Resort Cakrawala general manager Abdul Wahab.
Together with his model wife Chrissy Teigen and their baby Luna, the celebrity family traveled to Bali and posted photos of their vacation on Instagram. Of these, what probably excited their Indonesian fans most was a photograph taken of the couple donning traditional Balinese attire.