Indonesia reopens islands to Singaporean tourists

JAKARTA, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Indonesia opened up two islands close to Singapore to visitors from the city-state on Monday, officials said, as part of calibrated moves to reboot its tourism sector while controlling the spread of COVID-19.

Ministry to integrate Batam, Bintan, Karimun development

The Industry Ministry would integrate the development and management of the Batam, Bintan and Karimun (BBK) areas in Riau Islands Province, that have great potential and play an important role in accelerating the national economic recovery.

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