Bali Police to step up patrol in Seminyak after videos of foreigners fighting went viral
Is it possible that the hot weather of late in Bali are making people short-tempered? With several videos showing foreigners getting into fights having gone viral in the past few weeks, there may be reason to believe that alcohol and high temperatures do not make for peaceful nights on the island.
UNESCO designates Ambon as a ‘creative city’ for excellence in music
The Eastern Indonesian city of Ambon in Maluku province has been designated as one of UNESCO’s new creative cities for excellence in music, making it the third city in the country to have received the accolade.
Bali prosecutor demands 7 years prison for 26 y.o. woman who allegedly killed her newborn
Prosecutors at the Denpasar District Court yesterday demanded that 26-year-old Selvina Buik be sentenced to seven years in prison for allegedly dumping and ultimately killing her newborn baby boy.
“The defendant purposely placed, neglected and assaulted a child until he died,” prosecutor Luh Heny F Rahayu said at the court yesterday, as quoted by Kumparan.
The Devil’s Due: Selfies and safety at Bali’s most dangerous Instagram spot
Eka used the last of the life preservers more than two months ago.
The 42-year-old food stall operator was down to the last of the half-dozen vests and buoys local authorities had entrusted her with when Li Huiling, 38, was swept from the picturesque cliff known as the Devil’s Tear in August.
Citilink to launch Denpasar-Perth service next month
Low cost carrier Citilink announced the launch of a new route yesterday, which will connect Denpasar and Perth starting Nov. 8, as the company hopes to attract even more foreign tourists to visit the Island of the Gods.
3-day fire in Denpasar’s landfill sheds light on waste management crisis in Bali
The problem of waste management in Bali has resurfaced once again after a fire recently burned for three days at the island’s biggest garbage dump, TPA Suwung, thus prompting officials to devise new plans to tackle the issue of waste buildup on this particular location.