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Belitung

(bɪˈliːtʊŋ)
n
(Placename) another name for Billiton
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Be•li•tung

(bɛˈli tɒŋ)

also Billiton



n.
an island in Indonesia, between Borneo and Sumatra. 100,000; 1866 sq. mi. (4833 sq. km).
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The company is in Pangkalpinang, Bangka Belitung province.
From April to November next year, Genting Dream will set sail from Singapore, on a series of two-, three-, four- and five-night cruises, taking guests on dream voyages near and far to new locales, such as Christmas Island and Belitung; and ever-popular hot spots, including Phuket, Penang, Palawan, Langkawi, Kota Kinabalu, Koh Samui and more!
Dream Cruises' summer 2020 itineraries will include new ports of call, such as Christmas Island and Belitung. Favorite locales Palawan and Kota Kinabalu also are among the destinations for the two- through five-night cruises.
The 10 New Bali included Tanjung Lesung (Banten), The Thousand Islands (Jakarta), Tanjung Kelayang Beach (Bangka Belitung Islands), Mount Bromo (East Java), Labuan Bajo (East Nusa Tenggara), Wakatobi (South Sulawesi) and Morotai Island (North Maluku) with Lombok Mandalika, Borobudur and Lake Toba (North Sumatra) as main hubs for their availability of accommodations, accessibility and presence of international airports.
Special Golf Packages in Indonesia at various destinations - Jakarta, Batam, Bandung, Bali, Tarakan, Belitung, Surabaya, Jayapura, and in Vietnam in Da Lat.
The crash of Lion Air flight JT610 from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang in Bangka Belitung is surely a bad advertisement for Indonesia's airline industry.
The Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed on Monday morning into the Java Sea off Karawang, West Java, about 13 minutes after taking off from Soekarno Hatta International Airport bound for Depati Amir Airport in Pangkalpinang, Bangka Belitung Islands.
The plane had been en route to Pangkal Pinang city, a jumping off point for beach-and-sun seeking tourists on nearby Belitung Island, when it dropped out of contact around 6:30 am (2330 GMT).
As a follow-up to Indonesia's Investment Day event, Indonesian Ambassador to Singapore Ngurah Swajaya brought a Singaporean business delegation to Belitung to introduce its potential of investment in trade, tourism and industry.
Flight JT 610 was headed for Pangkal Pinang, in the Bangka Belitung Islands, when it lost contact.
Relatives of passengers of Lion Air, flight JT610, that crashed into the sea cry at Depati Amir Airport in Pangkal Pinang, Belitung island, Indonesia, October 29, 2018.