The delegation was received by Belitung
regent, representatives of provincial government and the stakeholders and local business players of Belitung
-- A JT610 Lion Air with 189 people on board crashes in Tanjung Kerawang waters, West Java Province, after flying for 13 minutes from Jakarta toward Pangkalpinang, Bangka Belitung
Flight JT-610 was on a scheduled flight to Pangkal Pinang, the main city in the Bangka Belitung
Islands, BBC reported.
There were no Filipinos reported to be onboard the ill-fated aircraft that was bound for Pangkal Pinang in the Bangka Belitung
Islands, Indonesia, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday.
He and Junie told us to pick dishes that would interest us and between the five of us, we picked some interesting and delicious dishes: ikan bakar, misua goreng, satay, oyster cakes and Belitung
, plus apam balik for dessert.
It was relatively easy for me to pick up Bahasa Indonesia pronunciation when I taught English as a foreign language on Belitung
island many years ago.
He briefly served as district head of East Belitung
in Bangka Belitung
province and resigned from the position in 2017 to run as governor for the province, which he lost.
He revealed Indonesia was now targeting the Middle East as a source of tourism and had earmarked at least 10 new destinations beyond the ever-popular Bali for development, such as North Sumatra, Bangka, Belitung
Islands and Drawn Island.
One-third of the world's tin comes from the Indonesian islands of Bangka and Belitung
, where thousands risk serious injury and death in the mines.
Search and recovery efforts were directed at sweeping the Karimata Strait from Belitung
Island to the waters off West Kalimantan, a area with a 270-nautical-mile (500 km) radius.
He suggested beach areas in West Java, surrounded by mountains and not far from Jakarta, but also locations outside of Java including Tanjung Lesung, Belitung
, Padang, Selayar and Lombok, all of them lesser known tourism destinations in Indonesia that are predestined for beach resorts but have to catch up with infrastructure development.