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Indonesian police seize 2.5-tonne haul of crystal meth

Metro USA 29 Apr 2021
Authorities said the drugs were shipped from Afghanistan via Malaysia. In 2018, Indonesia seized 1.6 tonnes of crystal methamphetamine from a ship near the island of Batam. The Southeast nation has among the strictest anti-narcotics laws globally, with drug trafficking punishable by death ... .

S'pore investors describe omnibus law as positive development

Straits Times 07 Mar 2021
Singapore businesses hope Indonesia's new "omnibus law" will lead to essential reforms in a wide range of areas, from business permits to labour, enabling them to operate more efficiently in South-east Asia's largest economy ... The law will also resolve some issues faced by businesses on the island of Batam.

Police foil alleged attempt to send 12 migrant workers to Singapore, Dubai

The Jakarta Post 05 Nov 2020
The Riau Islands Police have rescued a dozen Indonesian migrant workers in Batam from suspected trafficking attempts to Singapore and the United Arab Emirates and have arrested three suspects allegedly involved in the scheme ... “The suspects have violated Article 81 of Law No.

Batam court sentences businessman to prison for mangrove forest deforestation

The Jakarta Post 22 Oct 2020
The Batam District Court in Riau Islands has sentenced PT Prima Makmur ... Zazli was found guilty of violating Law No ... However, the Environment and Forestry Ministry’s law enforcement director general, Rasio Ridho Sani, said he appreciated the Batam court’s verdict.

Batam businessman imprisoned for mangrove deforestation

The Jakarta Post 22 Oct 2020
Zazli was found guilty of violating Law No ... Environment and Forestry Ministry law enforcement director general Rasio Ridho Sani said he appreciated the Batam court’s verdict.

Firm's commissioner to go on trial for deforestation case in Indonesia

Xinhua 18 Jun 2020
PT Prima Makmur Batam's commissioner Zazli was declared a suspect for converting the status of protected forests in the province's city of Batam to that of a residential area, the Environment and Forestry Ministry's Director for the Criminal Law Enforcement Yazdi Nurhuda said on Thursday.

Point of no return for nurses, doctors during COVID-19 outbreak

The Jakarta Post 23 Mar 2020
When my sister-in-law told us that the hospital in which she works in Bandung, West Java, has been declared a referral hospital for COVID-19, we went into shock.  ... My sister-in-law is not the only one fearing for her safety ... My sister-in-law and other medical workers are staying in hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients.

Four companies prepared to invest trillions of rupiahs in Batam

Antaranews 01 Jan 2020
"This year, representatives of four large companies came to Batam and talked with us," he said during the launch of the Batam regional head election here on Saturday ... The Batam city administration is ready to help organize the regional head election in accordance with the law and regulation, he said.

Ministries deport 34 Vietnamese ship crew members

Antara News 23 Oct 2019
Batam, Riau Islands (ANTARA) - The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, along with the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, deported 34 ship crew members of Vietnamese nationality following completion of law enforcement processes.
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