Latest News for: Batam entertainment


MICE organizers can work with COVID-19 task force to monitor health protocols: Tourism ministry

The Jakarta Post 12 Oct 2020
Many tourist destinations and entertainment establishments in Batam have strictly applied a set of rules set by the ministry, which covers hygiene, health, safety and sustainability. The Kepri Coral marine resort in Batam, for example, has created an isolation unit for visitors.


The Jakarta Post 17 Dec 2019
When developing Batam in the 1970s, then Research and Technology Minister cum chairman of the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) BJ Habibie brought in many smart young people to develop the island, which at the time was a town of only some 6,000 people ...

Orchid Country Club Golf Tournament 2017 to attract international golfers to Batam

The Jakarta Post 21 Nov 2017
Participants will be served with a series of entertaining activities after the tournament including a gala dinner and live music and a tour around Batam City ... The entertainment is also excellent, you have ...

Singaporeans, Malaysians celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival in Batam

The Jakarta Post 02 Oct 2017
Up to 365 tourists flocked to Batam on Sept. 30 to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival held at Batam View Beach Resort ... There are plenty of Singaporeans, expats and permanent residents of Singapore and Malaysia who want to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Lantern in Nongsa, Batam,” said Batam View Beach Resort general manager Anddy Fong.

Indonesia to build Batam as a digital industrial park

Antara News 29 Aug 2017
The Indonesian government plans to build Batam Island as a digital industrial park to develop the digital economy and entertainment in the region. "Batam is a strategic city located near Singapore and Malaysia. We want to ... .

Indonesia's Batam to host golf tournament for ladies

Xinhua 05 Jul 2017
"We will create Batam as ... "Playing golf in Batam would give them new experience to play golf as the event would be featured with entertainment events," Batam View Beach & Resorts General Manager Andy Fong said.

Music festival in Batam attracts hundreds of Singaporean tourists

The Jakarta Post 01 May 2017
... 29 at the Sumatra Expo Center Batam. For an hour, the tourists were entertained by the Indonesian band Wali ... Seeking some rest and recreation in the hidden corner of Batam.

Six Singaporean military personnel detained in Batam raid

The Jakarta Post 24 Apr 2017
Authorities arrested 32 foreign nationals during a raid on an entertainment hub in Batam, Riau Islands, early on Sunday, as they had failed to show proper documents ... Batam Immigration Office head Teguh Prayitno told the The Jakarta Post on Monday that the joint ...

Indonesia: 6 arrested for plotting rocket attack on Singapore

One India 06 Aug 2016
Jakarta, Aug 6. Six suspected terrorists were arrested by the Indonesian police on Friday (Aug 5) over a plot to fire a rocket at a major resort and entertainment hub in Singapore from the nearby Batam island. The security in the ... .

Regions differ on Ramadhan policy

The Jakarta Post 10 Jun 2016
Meanwhile, regions allowing the continued operation of nighttime entertainment spots include Batam in Riau Islands, Banyumas and Semarang in Central Java, Kupang in East Nusa Tenggara and Manado in North Sulawesi ... Residents have had mixed reactions to the closure of nighttime entertainment spots in the wake of the localized bans.

Hotel feast for the less fortunate

New Straits/Business Times 05 Aug 2013
GENEROSITY. Puteri Pacific Hotel and Maybank Johor and Malacca branches hold buka puasa for 50 underprivileged children and single mothers. JOHOR BARU ... Sanada Band, the resident band from Batam, Indonesia, entertained the guests with Hari Raya Aidilfitri songs ...   ... .

Batam legislators pass bill on human trafficking

Jakarta Post 13 Mar 2013
The Batam Legislative Council (DPRD) passed a regional bill (Perda) on Monday to eliminate human trafficking in the city’s entertainment industry. Under the new regulation, all business players within the Batam entertainment industry and/or agencies that recruit workers for the industry must provide a letter stating the origins of a worker.

Podomoro Seeks Five Property Projects in 2013

Jakarta Globe 17 Jan 2013
Balikpapan is home for many big multinational companies, yet eating places are limited there, and there is no entertainment center,” Indra said. In Batam, Riau Islands, the company recently acquired a residential project where it will build 2,000 units of houses and a 140-unit apartment building ... .

Batam facing difficulties in safe sex campaign

Jakarta Post 05 Oct 2012
The Batam AIDS Prevention Commission ... Batam KPA chairman Pieter Pureklolong said that only several entertainment businessmen and local stakeholders were aware and consistently supported the campaign to use condoms, although the commission had regularly informed and trained them.

Gambling back in Batam to lure neighboring tourists

Jakarta Post 25 Sep 2012
Local authorities have denied that they have revived gambling in Batam, although records show that officials have recently issued 14 licenses for recreation and gaming facilities to revive tourism and to provide entertainment facilities for foreign investors on Batam.