Riouw Archipelago

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Riouw Archipelago:

see Riau ArchipelagoRiau Archipelago
, island group (1990 pop. 568,019), 2,280 sq mi (5,905 sq km), Indonesia, at the entrance to the Strait of Malacca, separated from Malaya by the Strait of Singapore.
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There are 17 ports in the west of Indonesia, across four provinces such as Aceh, North Sumatra and Riau Islands.
There are 17 ports in the west of Indonesia, spanning four provinces such as Aceh, North Sumatra and Riau Islands.
Implementing agency : Provincial Government Of Riau Islands Province
A joint effort by Taiwanese and Indonesian police resulted in the arrest of four Taiwan nationals attempting to smuggle amphetamine onto Batam Island, in Riau Islands Province, Indonesia, on Friday.
Jakarta, Dhu-AlQa'dah 18, 1437, August 21, 2016, SPA -- At least 10 died and five were missing after a boat sank Sunday while taking tourists from Tanjung Pinang to Penyengat Island in Indonesia's Riau Islands province, an official said, according to dpa.
Jakarta, Indonesia, Jan 5, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Malaysia's Minister of Industry and International Trade Dato Sri Mustopa Mohamed has said his country was keen to strengthen economic cooperation with the Riau Islands provincial region of Batam, Indonesia.
Singapore is separated from Peninsular Malaysia by the Straits of Johor to the north, and from Indonesia's Riau Islands by the Singapore Strait to the south.
Southeast Asia's prime example is known as Sijori, an acronym derived from Singapore, the neighboring Malaysian state of Johor, and Indonesia's Riau Islands.
The decision comes in the wake of the massive forest fires in Indonesia's Sumatra, Borneo and Riau islands, typical of the annual haze season.
He explained that joint procurement initiatives included contract sharing on helicopters and plane charters with ConocoPhillips, Premier Oil, and Star Energy in the Natuna block and the Riau Islands.
Figures show that increasing numbers of Singaporeans and Malaysians have been spending time during weekends in Batam, Riau Islands, over the last few months.