Batam

What is Batam known for?


national television

for Channel NewsAsia date 2006-09-11 terr chan 10 6 UHF (TVRI Medan) 47 UHF (TVRI Nasional) terr serv 11 Batam (Batam Island) terr chan 11 6 (1) UHF (TVRI Nasional) 6 (2) UHF (TVRI Batam) right 200px thumb The television tower of state-owned TVRI at its headquarters in Jakarta (Image:TVRITower.jpg) In 1961, the Indonesian government decided to include to establish a national television station as part of the preparations for the 1962 Asian Games to be held in Jakarta. Later that year, the Television Preparation Committee was formed. In October, President Sukarno ordered the building of a studio in Senayan, Jakarta and two television towers. TVRI broadcast its first test transmission, of the Indonesian Independence Day celebrations from the Merdeka Palace (Istana Merdeka) transmission on 17 August 1962. TVRI went on the air with a television set broadcasting stations started Sign-on transmission first on air launched coverage live television broadcasting studios event of the 1962 Asian Games opening ceremony on 24 August 1962 officially names Televisi Indonesia (TV Indonesia). Two years later, the first regional broadcasting station opened in Yogyakarta (Yogyakarta (city)), Semarang, Medan, Surabaya, Makassar, Manado, Batam, Palembang, Bali (Denpasar) and Balikpapan. - Batam Commons:Category:Batam


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Postal code postal_code 29453 area_code +62 778 website http: batamkota.go.id footnotes '''Batam''' is an island, municipality (an Indonesian ''kotamadya''), the largest city in the Riau Islands Province of Indonesia and the third largest city in Sumatra area. Batam is a free trade zone, part of the Indonesia–Malaysia–Singapore Growth Triangle, located off Singapore's south

(minus '0') and the subscriber's number, hence to call a number in Batam from Singapore, a subscriber would dial 011 778 xxx xxx, instead of the international code +62 778. Calls to the rest of Indonesia, including those to mobile phones, require international dialling, as do calls made using other carriers in Singapore, such as StarHub and M1. Situated on the southeast tip of the Marina Centre reclaimed land, it comprises a

#get in#by boat Harbourfront Ferry Terminal go to '''Batam Centre''', '''Sekupang''' and '''Waterfront City''' (Teluk Senimba) while ferries from the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (Singapore#get in#by boat) serve '''Nongsapura'''. ** '''From Harbourfront:''' Ferry operators include: *** '''Penguin (Tel: ''+62-778''-467574 in Batam Centre; ''+62-778''-321636 in Sekupang; ''+62-778''-381280 in Waterfront City; ''+65''-62714866 in Harbourfront). S$23 40 one-way return


providing top

to spend some time in the future but disappointing at the moment and only locals would be happy with the facilities and services. *


including great

Layer Cake, which is available in most of the shopping malls and ferry terminals. They are handmade and has become the iconic takeaway delicacy from Batam. Eat Batam has plenty of eating out choices, including great Chinese seafood in the outdoor food courts, such as the Windsor and Nagoya Food Courts and A1 Pujasera. *


stories story

are too noisy. Some visitors have been sent back immediately use the first ferry available. The signs are also apply at other ferry terminals, but they are not strictly enforced. Commons:Category:Batam


news stories

and 26 crew on board survived uninjured. Cowling parts of the failed engine fell over Batam island, Indonesia.

. The A380 was damaged sufficiently for the event to be classified as an accident. "Inflight engine failure


sports activities

; sea sports activities, a fishing pond, go-kart racing track, a football field, as well as a beach for swimming or playing with the kids. There is also a cable ski park, Jet Ski, para sailing and banana boats for the adventurous. Down at the Barelang Islands, connected to Batam by a series of 6 bridges, there are many good beaches, as well as an old Vietnamese refugee camp, that was occupied for 20 years by Vietnamese boat people, and has now been restored as a tourist attraction. The site


traditional drinking

of Johor (known as the Iskandar Development Region) and the island of Batam in the nearby Indonesian province of Riau Islands. * Godiva's Hymn, traditional drinking song for engineers * Bistro Godiva, a chain of Western-themed bistro shops in Batam, Indonesia. ;Lady Godiva Calls to Indonesian Border Towns Calls to Batam, Samarinda, Pekanbaru and Tanjung Pinang in Indonesia require only the code '''011''', followed by the area code (minus '0') and the subscriber's number, hence to call a number in Batam from Singapore, a subscriber would dial 011 778 xxx xxx, instead of the international code +62 778. Calls to the rest of Indonesia, including those to mobile phones, require international dialling, as do calls made using other carriers in Singapore, such as StarHub and M1. Situated on the southeast tip of the Marina Centre reclaimed land, it comprises a Commons:Category:Batam


video called

is the "'''Best in Singapore, JB (Johor Bahru), and some say Batam'''" - this is despite the fact that he has only two men working for him and they are both inept and lazy. He is also noted for his famous cliché or catchphrase: "'''Don't play play'''" (pronounce as "''pray pray''" according to his articulation). There is also another famous catchphrase which is being used in his famous 2003 music video called "PCK Sar-vivor Rap", that is, "'''Use


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Postal code postal_code 29453 area_code +62 778 website http: batamkota.go.id footnotes '''Batam''' is an island, municipality (an Indonesian ''kotamadya''), the largest city in the Riau Islands Province of Indonesia and the third largest city in Sumatra area. Batam is a free trade zone, part of the Indonesia–Malaysia–Singapore Growth Triangle, located off Singapore's south

million, Soekarno-Hatta Airport (IATA: CGK) with 1.82 million and Hang Nadim Airport (IATA: BTH), also known as Hang Nadim International Airport, in Batam, Riau Islands with 1.007 million from 7.002 million international tourists recorded as arriving in Indonesia during 2010. http: www.antaranews.com en news 67702 surpassing-2010-target-ri-aims-to-lure-77-mln-tourists - 62 Batam Indonesia 700,000 - * Jazz Goes

(minus '0') and the subscriber's number, hence to call a number in Batam from Singapore, a subscriber would dial 011 778 xxx xxx, instead of the international code +62 778. Calls to the rest of Indonesia, including those to mobile phones, require international dialling, as do calls made using other carriers in Singapore, such as StarHub and M1. Situated on the southeast tip of the Marina Centre reclaimed land, it comprises a

Batam

'''Batam''' is an island, municipality (an Indonesian ''kotamadya''), the largest city in the Riau Islands Province of Indonesia and the third largest city in Sumatra area. Batam is a free trade zone, part of the Indonesia–Malaysia–Singapore Growth Triangle, located off Singapore's south coast. The 715 km² (276 miles²) island, almost identical in size to Singapore, is the core part of the municipality. The municipality (1,700  km²) has a population of 1,238,532 (Prediction in December 2014). http: globalfmlombok.com content soal-mandalika-resort-dprd-ntb-studi-komparatif-dengan-pemkot-batam thumb Ahmad Dahlan, the mayor of Batam holding the Parahita Ekapraya Award trophy from Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (File:Ahmad Dahlan APE.jpg) As per the 2010 Census it was the fastest growing municipality in the nation, with a growth rate of 11% per year. http: www.thejakartapost.com news 2012 05 12 urbanization-and-urban-development-patterns.html Though the municipality covers adjacent islands, nearly all the people reside on Batam island.

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