Kompas: Garda Nusantara Tanam Tugu di Pulau Nipah

Selasa, 1 Juli 2008 | 22:42 WIB

BATAM, SELASA – Tim Garis Depan (Garda) Nusantara, dalam penjelajahannya ke pulau-pulau terluar Indonesia, Selasa (1/7), menanam tugu di Pulau Nipah, Batam, yang berada di kawasan ke Selat Philips. Tugu sepanjang 1,2 meter yang terbuat dari alumunium, ditanam Koordinator Komando Pengendalian II Indonesia Donny Rahmansyah dengan didampingi Wakil Walikota Batam Ria Saptarika. Continue reading

Wawako dan Tim Ekspedisi Garis Depan Nusantara Pasang Tapal Batas NKRI di Pulau Nipah

BATAM – Wakil Walikota Batam Ir Ria Saptarika Selasa (1/7/2008) mengunjungi pulau karang nipah, yang merupakan daerah perbatasan RI-Singapura. Kunjungan Ria ke Pulau kosong yang dijaga ratusan aparat TNI Angkatan Laut itu dilakukannya untuk melakukan pemasangan tapal batas wilayah oleh tim ekspedisi Garis Depan Nusantara yang melakukan penjelajahan dan pendataan terhadap 92 pulau terdepan Indonesia, yang berbatasan langsung dengan sejumlah negara dikawasan Asia Tenggara dan Pacific. Continue reading

Pulau Nipah Jadi 60 Hektare

Rabu, 02 Juli 2008|05:24:12WIB

Batam (BP) – Berkat reklamasi yang menelan biaya Rp300 miliar, Pulau Nipah, Batam yang tadinya hanya bersisa 0,62 ha pada saat pasang itu, kini luasnya mencapai 60 ha.
Di pulau yang berada di perbatasan ini, hanya ada beberapa tanaman hias dan peneduh di halaman Pos TNI AL, karena belum semua tanah hasil reklamasi bisa ditanami. Continue reading

Govt to give names to 1014 isles in Riau Island Province

02/16/07 00:24

Batam (ANTARA News) – The governemnt has named 1014 out of 1050 isles in the province of Riau Islands in Sumatra that still had no names.

“The names would make them easy to detect and prevent them from being illegally sold,” the province`s second assistant for administrative affairs, Muhkhtaruddin, said here on Thursday.

He said before giving a name to each of the isles, a team of the ministry of home affairs and the provincial administration had recorded their location as well as size.

He said the isles were named after local trees, animals or given names already familiar to the local population.

He said the provincial administration would popularize the names among the people in the region immediately in the hope that they would become more aware of the existence of the isles and would not sell them.

Batam deputy mayor Ria Saptarika said the people would not so easily sell the isles if they were aware of their existence and cared for them.
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