Several underage children are suspected to be victims of sexual harassment committed by a monk at a monastery in Kavling Nongsa, northern part of Batam city island. The Commission for the Protection of Women and Children (KPPAD) Kepri revealed cases of allegations of abuse and exploitation of four children and one adult in Batam. Surprisingly, the suspected actor is a Bhikkhu (Buddhist monk) who serve in the Vihara Purnama Mahayana, Nongsa, Batam city island named; Yo Chu Hi a.k.a.Hendra.
The annual event was first held in 2004, with the aim to preserve the Javanese tradition. This year, the main theme of the event is Bhinneka Tunggal Ika (Unity in Diversity).
Members of Paguyuban Wargo Jowo, also known as Punggowo, arrived in Dataran Engku Putri, Batam Center, Aug. 27 for a gathering event of the Javanese community in Riau Islands. They attended the event in traditional Javanese outfit with blangkon, iket, beskap and keris.
Batam City is a city that became its own destination for foreign tourists. The nightlife the city has to offer has become an attraction.
It happened when the four tourists were booking a night lady, in a hotel in Batam City. Four horny tourists from India deceived by sex workers (locally called PSK) who operates in Nagoya, Batam City Island. Have not had time to accompany, suddenly the woman went somewhere. Puri one of the tourists told the batamnews.co.id in Nagoya Saturday (18/08/2017) said the incident lasted yesterday afternoon.
Saturday last week, dozens of Indonesian ex- IS fighters who joined the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), is returning back to Indonesia. They consist of 12 women and five adult males. Among them, there are three toddlers, one 13-year-old teenager, and two other teenagers.
The democratic event led by hundreds of taxi driver in Batam, Riau Islands are due to protesting against 3 major online taxi fleet. UBER, Go-Car, Grab and other online taxi companies are known to open their Batam branch and offices. The masses joined in FPNT (Forum Peduli Nasib Taxi) and FKPTPB (Driver Taxi Driver Forum of Barelang Port). They convoy heading to the office of the mayor and lower house parliament representative of Batam today Wednesday (August, 2nd 2017) since at 08.00 pm. In addition, the mob also raided the black plate taxi that used to operate at Hang Nadim Airport.
This month, Batam City Island Government office (Pemko Batam) announces that they procure 36 surveillance cameras (CCTV) that will be installed at 20 points spread in Batam. Planned to be installed next September, this so-called sophisticated `closed-circuit television’ CCTV device is being imported from The United States Of America. If you are asking me, the US of America is very wide and we are not sure which part of it that export the mentioned CCTV to Batam city island.
“The CCTV package plan will arrive in Batam on August,” said Head of Communications and Informatics Office (Komimfo) Batam, Mr. Salim. He mentioned, that the new device will have spy camera capabilities and procured from the legal auction. He also implies that the made by Uncle Sam’s camera does have a good specification.