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Riau Islands commission wants to block foreign broadcasts

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    The Jakarta Post

Batam | Sat, September 22 2012 | 12:33 pm

PREMIUM The head of the Riau Islands Broadcasting Commission (KPID) wants the central government to block local reception of foreign television and radio broadcasts.

Local KPID chief Jamhur Poti said on Friday that local residents had been able to receive transmissions from Malaysia and Singapore without government oversight, to the detriment of local culture.

Jamhur said that the governmen...