Indonesian immigration office sends noisy visitors home

Photo by Jennifer Moo @ Flickr
Photo by Jennifer Moo @ Flickr

Quiet please. If you are travelling with a ferry from Malaysia or Singapore to Indonesia, you might want to keep your voice down in the immigration queue.

According to The Strait Times, the immigration office at the Batam Centre International Ferry Terminal has begun to enforce silence rather strictly. This means that noisy travellers will be send back to where they came from.

Strait Times source of information is ferry operators and passengers. Confronted with the information chief of the Batam Centre Immigration office seems to indirectly advise people to zip it when entering his office.

“If I come to Singapore, I will respect your rules, if you come here you should also respect ours. If you follow the rules, there would be no problem,” he tells The Strait Times.

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