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).
BMKG urges calm following reports of potential megathrust earthquake in Bali
The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has urged the public not to panic following reports of the potential of a megathrust earthquake hitting southern Bali that has caused some hubbub lately.
Bali tourism industry concerned with Australia’s plan to restrict overseas travel until late 2021
The increasing likelihood that Australia’s borders will remain closed for international travel until late next year appears to have added another layer of concerns among tourism players in Bali, many of whom had been counting on the return of foreign travelers to revive their businesses.
West Lombok man marries 2 underage girls in less than a month
A 20-year-old man in West Lombok has reportedly married two teenage girls with the two marriages having taken place within less than a month, highlighting the pervasive problem of child marriage in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) province.
Bali Police arrest 2 men in Ubud for drug possession, trafficking
Police in Bali seized nine pots of cannabis plant in Ubud this week, with two men also arrested for alleged drug trafficking and possession of 4.5 kilograms of marijuana.
The two suspects, identified as GB and JP, were arrested separately.