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Belakang Padang Island 'soothes longing hearts'

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    The Jakarta Post

Belakang Padang, Batam | Mon, October 13 2008 | 11:40 am
Belakang Padang Island 'soothes longing hearts'

PREMIUM A wooden boat carries passengers from Belakang Padang Island to Batam Island. In this picture, skyscrapers in Singapore can be seen in the distance. (JP/Fadli) If not separated by an ocean, Singapore's skyscrapers could be part of Belakang Padang Island. But due to the seven-mile expanse of water, Belakang Padang has a totally different landscape from that of Singapore: They are as...