Mother attempts to give birth in an open field in Bali, police say poverty may have been a factor
A woman is in intensive care after attempting to give birth in an open field in Mengwitani, Badung. Accompanied by her 4-year-old son throughout the ordeal. The police say that she may have resorted to the desperate measure because she had no money to go to the hospital.
Balinese couple allegedly caught red-handed stealing hundreds of ducklings
Usually, stories about couples in secret adulterous affairs end in jealousy and angry recriminations. But in the case of this Balinese couple, ducklings may be the cause of their ultimate downfall.
Three Balinese men sentenced to 6 years for violent assault that led to man’s death
Two brothers and their friend have been sentenced to six years in jail over the death of Aka Haleku Marambatana, who died in September of last year after he was beaten and then stabbed multiple times.
Prosecutor demands German national be sentenced to 15 years for smuggling 2.1 kg of hashish
Frank Zeidler, a German national who was allegedly caught smuggling 2.1 kilograms of hashish into Bali inside his luggage, could be facing well over a decade in prison after the prosecutor in his case demanded that he be sentenced to 15 years on Monday.
Balinese teen defeats world champ at international surfing competition
An Indonesian teenager pulled off a stunning upset Monday by defeating two-time surfing world champion Gabriel Medina in Bali.
Granted a wildcard spot to compete in the World Surf League (WSL) event at Keramas beach on Bali’s east coast, 19-year-old Rio Waida quickly proved why he is considered Indonesia’s next big hope on the international stage.
Bali still ‘safe’ after Mount Agung eruption on Sunday
Bali’s Mount Agung erupted again yesterday evening, and though officials reiterated the need for maintaining an exclusion zone of 4km in radius from the volcano’s crater, they also said there’s no need for anybody to evacuate just yet.