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Things Falling Off Airplanes is More Common Than You Thought

Interesting Engineering 23 Feb 2021
The plane safely landed at the Denver International Airport and no injuries were immediately reported ... Tweets from the Broomfield Police said debris had also landed in Commons Park and the Northmoor and Red Leaf neighborhoods ... The plane was diverted to Belgium's Liege Airport, which has a longer runway, and it landed safely.
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Batam court sentences businessman to prison for mangrove forest deforestation

The Jakarta Post 22 Oct 2020
He said the his directorate general had recorded and planned to proceed with at least 40 cases of land grabbing in the protected forest areas in Batam. Rasio said there were several cases of land reclamation and deforestation in Batam that were carried out without a permit and were used to develop residential and business areas.
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(A history of) containment on Galang Island

Inside Indonesia 12 May 2020
With only 17,000 inhabitants, Galang has kept its rural character unlike the crowded city of Batam ... It is hard to say how many migrant workers have been returning since the outbreak as there are literally hundreds of pelabuhan tikus (secret landing spots) in Batam and neighbouring islands.
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Bali’s Covid-19 defenses start to wash away

Asiatimes 05 May 2020
... the fortnight after they landed ... After sailing from its home base of Sydney, the Carnival Splendor had initially been turned away from Indonesia’s Batam island, its original destination south of Singapore, before it was refused landing rights in both Bali and neighboring Lombok.
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Indonesian government pushes Sinopec to build oil depot in Batam

Antara News 22 Apr 2020
The groundbreaking of this project was also conducted on October 10, 2012, on a 75-hectare plot of land in the industrial area of the Westpoint Maritime Industrial Park, Batam. The oil depot project in Batam is planned to cost US$841 million or over Rp12.19 trillion based on the exchange rate of Rp14,509 per dollar.
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Riau Islands governor Nurdin Basirun sentenced to four years in prison for bribery

The Jakarta Post 09 Apr 2020
Shares ... The court also revoked Nurdin’s right to run for office for the next five years ... Abu Bakar allegedly bribed the governor in exchange for a reclamation permit at Tanjung Piayu in Batam, which would later be used as a resort and tourist area even though the site was previously reserved for land cultivation and a protected forest ... Topics ..
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Galang COVID-19 hospital opens to step up fight against Indonesian epidemic

The Jakarta Post 07 Apr 2020
Batam Deputy Mayor Amsakar Achmad said that the administration had also provided a plot of land near the specialist hospital to use as a cemetery for patients who had died of COVID-19. “The [Batam] mayor has prepared and proposed the [land] for use in ...
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COVID-19: Batam to ban residents traveling to Singapore amid new border policy

The Jakarta Post 17 Mar 2020
In response to Singapore’s new border restrictions on Indonesian passport holders, the administration of Batam in Riau Islands is asking its residents not to visit the neighboring country temporarily to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease COVID-19 ... Singapore donates medical equipment to Batam in mutual effort to combat COVID-19.
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Doctor: Guam coronavirus testing falls short

Guam Pacific Daily News 15 Mar 2020
... Batam, Indonesia. Indonesians evacuated from Wuhan, the Chinese city at the center of a deadly virus outbreak, were transported to a quarantine zone on a remote island at the edge of the South China Sea, shortly after landing on Batam, an island near Singapore on Sunday morning.
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Trump to declare national emergency over coronavirus, allowing officials to direct billions in aid to ...

Guam Pacific Daily News 13 Mar 2020
Indonesians evacuated from Wuhan, the Chinese city at the center of a deadly virus outbreak, were transported to a quarantine zone on a remote island at the edge of the South China Sea, shortly after landing on Batam, an island near Singapore on Sunday morning ... Governor eyes military land for new hospital.
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Coronavirus has been declared a pandemic: What does that mean and what took so long?

Guam Pacific Daily News 11 Mar 2020
... Batam, Indonesia. Indonesians evacuated from Wuhan, the Chinese city at the center of a deadly virus outbreak, were transported to a quarantine zone on a remote island at the edge of the South China Sea, shortly after landing on Batam, an island near Singapore on Sunday morning.
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Batam, investment agency integrate licensing system to ease doing business

The Jakarta Post 10 Mar 2020
“If there are any complaints or land-use issues, for example, we can identify them quickly,” Bahlil said, adding that BP Batam should immediately revoke the land utilization permit of anyone, especially businesses, that had no development plans for the plot of land they owned.
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Washington state declares emergency after first patient dies from coronavirus in US

Guam Pacific Daily News 01 Mar 2020
... Batam, Indonesia. Indonesians evacuated from Wuhan, the Chinese city at the center of a deadly virus outbreak, were transported to a quarantine zone on a remote island at the edge of the South China Sea, shortly after landing on Batam, an island near Singapore on Sunday morning.
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Finally going home: Wuhan evacuees in Natuna to be released from quarantine on Saturday

The Jakarta Post 14 Feb 2020
Shares ... Coordinating Human Development and Culture Minister Muhadjir Effendy said on Thursday the ministry and the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) had finalized plans to release the evacuees once the observation period ended ... They were immediately airlifted to Natuna Island after landing at Hang Nadim Airport in Batam for quarantine ... .
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China virus death toll rises to 425, total cases now 20,438

Albany Democrat Herald 04 Feb 2020
Indonesians evacuated from Wuhan, the Chinese city at the center of a deadly virus outbreak, were transported to a quarantine zone on a remote island at the edge of the South China Sea, shortly after landing on Batam, an island near Singapore on Sunday morning.
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