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.
Police arrest 2 men accused of forging fake COVID-19 medical certificates for travelers
With medical certificates being a requirement to travel in Indonesia amid the COVID-19 pandemic, two men in Bali allegedly sought to gain profit by forging fake ones for IDR50,000 (US$3.39) apiece.
Police charge Sanur café owner with murder following bloody incident
The owner of a café in Sanur, where a bloody altercation took place on Sunday, has been charged with murder after the man he assaulted for attacking another person died from his head injury.