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Foreign firms interested in managing islands near Batam

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    The Jakarta Post

Batam | Sat, October 17 2009 | 01:11 pm

PREMIUM The Batam Industrial Development Authority (BIDA) is being swamped with plans by foreign investors to manage parts in Riau Islands province. Foreign investors have expressed interest in managing the islands around Batam exclusively for industrial and tourism purposes, but the BIDA says it cannot grant full management rights without undermining its own authority. To date, only one island ...