Bali’s ‘kite order task force’ reels in huge kite flying over Ngurah Rai airport
Kite season may technically be over in Bali, but kite-related violations are certainly not, as local authorities had to pull down a huge kite near Ngurah Rai International Airport yesterday.
According to Tribun, around 10 officers comprising the Indonesian military as well as airport police and security — who are part of a “kite order task force” —undertook the task, as there were concerns that the kite might disrupt flight traffic.
Food running out in Bali’s animal conservation centers amid depleted funds
Animal conservation centers across Indonesia are struggling to cover costs for food and medicine amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is especially true in Bali, according to the Indonesian Zoo Association (PKBSI), who called on the government and local administrations to provide the centers with much-needed aid, as PKBSI alone could not save them.
Police in Bali looking into alleged gang rape of middle school student
Police in Bali’s Buleleng regency are looking into the alleged gang rape of a middle school student by at least six people.
Investigation into the case is still at its initial stages as authorities gather more information and await the traumatized victim’s readiness to provide a statement.
2 police officers in Bali sanctioned for using patrol car to escort socialite jogging on Denpasar road
Two police officers in Bali have been lightly sanctioned for escorting three men while they are jogging on a road in Denpasar. The incident became a hotly discussed topic among Indonesian netizens over the weekend, especially as one of the escorted men is believed to be Jakarta socialite-slash-drug convict Richard Muljadi.
Official says underage polygamous marriage in West Lombok can’t be annulled as the 2 girls are pregnant
A controversial recent union of a man in West Lombok to two teenage girls has now gotten the attention of the local government following widespread public outrage, but officials say they can’t annul the marriages at this point as both the girls are reportedly with child.
PS5-bound Indonesian action-adventure game ‘Tirta’ takes inspiration from Balinese culture
Gamers, get excited. Indonesian game studio Agate is working on an intriguing project heavily inspired by Balinese culture titled Tirta, slated for a release in 2022 on PC and gaming consoles, including the upcoming PlayStation 5 (PS5).