Jerinx set for release after Supreme Court rejects latest appeals
The Supreme Court has rejected appeals made in the widely publicized case involving Balinese musician Jerinx, who may soon be released from prison following the latest developments.
“With the appeal petitions being rejected, it means that the verdict from Denpasar Court will be applicable,” I Made Pasek, spokesman from the Denpasar Court, said yesterday.
Indonesian man arrested for mocking Palestine says he meant to insult Israel
A man in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) is facing six years in prison under Indonesia’s Information and Electronic Transactions Act (UU ITE), with police alleging that he insulted Palestine on a TikTok video, even though he claims to have gotten the state mixed up with Israel.
Bali gov’t offers free PCR test service in Denpasar
For those of you with COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with a confirmed patient, you can now take advantage of a free PCR test in Denpasar courtesy of the Bali provincial government.
Man kills own father after getting drunk together in Bali’s Buleleng regency
A 51-year-old man allegedly assaulted his elderly father to death after they got drunk together yesterday, with police now looking for a motive.
“We are still developing the suspect’s MO. He has now been arrested,” Buleleng Police spokesman I Gede Sumarjaya said in a statement.
Travelers now subject to random swab tests upon entering Bali
Authorities in Bali will be conducting random COVID-19 swab tests at the province’s various ports of entry starting tomorrow, as the number of incoming travelers is expected to increase following last week’s Eid holiday in Indonesia.
AstraZeneca vaccines in Bali are not from suspended batch: health official
The batch of AstraZeneca vaccines recently suspended from distribution in Indonesia are not among the ones distributed in Bali, the province’s health agency chief has confirmed.
Ketut Suarjaya on Sunday listed the batch codes of AstraZeneca vaccines that Bali has received thus far: CTMAV514, CTMAV516, CTMAV539, and CTMAV544.