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A NSW teenager celebrating the end of school exams in Bali was rushed to hospital after consuming a dangerous cocktail which was suspected to have been laced with methanol.
Unfortunately Bali is in the news for all the wrong reasons more and more often of late. There’s the more typical issues that come with concreting over paradise — over-development, pollution and trash disposal and, of course, the traffic — but there are also more troubling issues such as a rise in petty crime, theft, druggings and corruption.
The back roads of Kuta, centering on Poppies Lanes, continue to pose a security threat to Bali holidaymakers. On Friday, November 14, 2014 a Dutch tourist, Kishan Awadherpersad, was robbed on Jalan Poppies II with the thieves making off with an iPhone 5 worth Rp. 7 million.
With 6,000 Australians expected to land on the shores of party island Bali in the next three weeks, a schoolies support group is warning graduates to take more precautions as the risks of running into trouble overseas is higher than at home.
A strong undersea earthquake hit eastern Indonesia on Saturday, triggering a small tsunami and some panic but no casualties or major damage.
Just when Bali-bound Australians didn’t think it could be possible to get a cheaper holiday – Indonesia is considering lifting its $US35 tourist visa fee on arrival from next year.
Domestic airlines say they are ready to include the passenger service charge (PSC), also known as airport tax, in their ticket prices, following a call by Transportation Minister Ignasius Jonan.
Indonesia is set to overtake New Zealand as Australia’s favourite overseas destination, with more than a million tourists scheduled to visit the country by the end of the year.
The government will waive visa requirements for the citizens of several countries in a bid to attract 20 million tourists by 2020.
The Search and Rescue Team of Denpasar, Bali, has been looking for 71-year-old German tourist, Bernhard Manfred Erich Lubke, who went missing while snorkeling at Nusa Dua Beach.