Part of the Riau archipelago
, the 450-square kilometre island is only accessible by sea (unless you happen to have a helicopter), with most visitors sailing via Malaysia or Singapore.
Sidehabi also said talks are ongoing with Qatar Airways to add flights to the following destinations: Medan, the capital of Indonesia's North Sumatra province; the capital city of Manado in the North Sulawesi province of Indonesia; Batam, a small island in Indonesia's Riau Archipelago
in the South China Sea; and the port city of Surabaya in Java.
25 in 2002 , Riau Archipelago
has become the 32nd Indonesian Province.
Being Malay in Indonesia: Histories, hopes and citizenship in the Riau Archipelago
The $300 million mixed-use development will rise in Bintan, the largest island in the Riau Archipelago
of Indonesia, and will include one 250-room hotel; six 20-floor condominium towers with 7 units on each floor for a total of 840 units; 34 villas of varying sizes; and a 15,000m 2 commercial area.
The massive mixed-use development will rise in Bintan, the largest island in the Riau Archipelago
of Indonesia, and will include a 250-room hotel; six 20-floor condominium towers with seven units on each floor for a total of 840 units; 34 villas of varying sizes; and a 15,000 sqm commercial area.
Histories, Hopes and Citizenship in the Riau Archipelago
. Singapore: Asian Studies Association of Australia in association with NUS Press and NIAS Press, 2013, xiv + 288 pp.
November 17, 2012 OTukang Bubur Naik Haji The SeriesO Fans Gathering Batam, Riau Archipelago
Featuring all the casts of the popular TV Series OTukang Bubur Naik HajiO including Mat Solar, Uci Bing Slamet, Deri Sudarisman, Citra Kirana, Andi Arsyil, Latief Sitepu, and many more.
Located on the Riau Archipelago
of Indonesia, south of Singapore, the resort is an exclusive beachfront estate spread out over 1,300 hectares in the secluded Lagoi Bay area of Bintan.
The two islands are in the Riau Archipelago
, near Singapore.
The fires, which have been blamed on large plantation owners and small farmers clearing land by burning during the current dry season, have sent haze to parts of Peninsular Malaysia, southern Thailand and Indonesia's Riau archipelago
, said Mary Chin, a spokeswoman for the Agency.
The channel winds its way past a multitude of Indonesian islands, uneven in size, sometimes called the Riau Archipelago
, the most remarkable of which--at least to my mind--are Lengkana and Batam.