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.
After welcoming 1,700 Chinese tourists from the Changsha city of Hunan province, Batam city of Riau Islands will be hosting a total of 2,008 tourists from Ordos city of China beginning on August 11. For this year, the tourism ministry is targeting to welcome two million Chinese tourists to Indonesia, up 800,000 from 2016.
The Office of the Coordinating Economic Minister, the Riau Island regional administration, and Batam Indonesia Free Zone Authority (BP Batam) are currently working on options to end legal and management uncertainty over Indonesia’s free trade zone.
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.
Today (Monday, 17/7/2017) marks the first day after a boring 6 week of holiday for many primary, junior and high schoolers of Indonesia. The first day at school is always been a national occasion for many Indonesian parents. After a very competitive registration, test, long queue, expensive bribing and waste of time, today is the final day to test their will power and beats the odds.
Direktur Lalu Lintas dan Angkutan Darat Direktorat Jendral Perhubungan Darat Kementerian Perhubungan Pandu Yunianto, mengatakan bahwa tidak ada aturan mobil pribadi untuk diuji berkala kecuali mobil tersebut digunakan untuk taksi online.