Lombok’s Mount Rinjani partially closes park after hikers held wild weekend rave
The Mount Rinjani National Park Agency (TNGR) is set to temporarily close one of its tourist attractions, Savana Propok, following an incident last weekend which saw dozens of hikers partying late into the night.
American national arrested for alleged smuggling of weed-infused cake into Bali
A 21-year-old American national was arrested for allegedly smuggling cannabis-infused chocolate cake into Bali in a care package sent from his home country.
“The suspect knew that marijuana is illegal in Indonesia so he tried to disguise it in the form of a cake.
Try out these wine pairings with local food and save up to IDR50,000 on selected bottles at the 8.8 Wine Sale
When we think of wine pairings, we think of medium-rare steaks and cuts of fish to go with glasses of red and white, but have you tried them with Indonesian food? That’s right, we’re making the case for wine pairings with popular local dishes.
Punk rock icon Jerinx may face defamation charge over ‘insulting’ post about Indonesian Doctors Association
Balinese punk rock icon/avid conspiracy theorist Jerinx has been accused of defamation by the Balinese chapter of the Indonesian Doctors Association (IDI) over a social media post deemed insulting by the group.
Russian woman deported for illegally operating beauty clinic with visa on arrival
Authorities this morning deported a Russian woman, identified as Iuliia Mamaev, for illegally working as a medical aesthetician during her stay in Bali.
According to the Bali office of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, which handles immigration-related matters, Mamaev entered Indonesia through Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport on a visa on arrival in February, meaning she was not permitted to work during her stay.
Russians tourists dominate Bali’s deportation list in 2020: officials
The Bali office of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights has released new data related to deportation from Indonesia through the island, with Russian nationals dominating the list in the first half of 2020.