Special Economic Zone (SEZ) or in Indonesian known at KEK is a region with certain limits covered by region or region to perform economic function and obtain certain facility. KEK is developed through the preparation of areas that have geo-economic and geostrategic advantages and serve to accommodate industrial activities, exports, imports, and other economic activities that have high economic value and international competitiveness.
The Coordinating Ministry for the Marine Affairs must immediately communicate to the people of Batam before closing the number of privately owned people’s ports in Batam. The people’s ports are mostly a simple form of jetty in shallow waters where smaller size of ships berthing and do the transshipment of goods freely without any check up by the customs. THeir design often dangerous and the jetty platform is mostly very shabby thus not safe and very unstable for bigger loading and unloading. hoverer due to the nature is very open and free, goods can be transported at cheaper rates and highly profitable for gangster of trades in Batam and Riau islands.
The working hours of civil servants (PNS) are reduced during fasting from an average of 7.5 hours per day to 6.5 hours per day. Public service hours in government offices were reduced. The services will be expected at similar quality with normal one.
After widening the road, Batam City Government will do further improvement of building 20 Trans-Batam shelters in 2018. Later on every Bus stops will be built with the Malay culture design cues. “It has been included in our activity plan, the plan will be built in mid-year (2018),” said Head of Batam Transportation Agency, Yusfa Hendri on Saturday (19/5).
Tourism Department (Dispar) of Riau island provincial government noted, during the period of January-March 2018 as many as 597.106 foreign tourists (foreign tourists) came to Riau Islands. The amount is obtained from four international entrances in Riau Islands.
Batam Enterprises Agency (BP) has issued a decree (SK) which is intended for land managers in Baloi Pond. The decree instructs land managers to immediately make a masterplan of development on the land.
Deputy IV BP Batam Eko Budi Soepriyanto mentioned that there are 11 investors who will develop Baloi Kolam. “They will talk first to discuss the master plan in accordance with the instruction of SK Head of BP Batam,” said Eko, Thursday (10/5).