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Bali Provincial Government is currently working to increase the number of tourist arrivals for the special interest segment of yoga as a tourist attraction on the island.
Although another 30 nations were recently granted visa free access to Indonesia, taking the total to 45, Australia was not among them and anyone fancying a holiday or on business are still required to pay a $45 ($US35) entry fee.
Conservation group Save Sharks Indonesia has said Indonesia is the largest supplier of shark fins in the international market, and this has led to an increase in shark fishing among local fishermen, which puts the species at risk of extinction due to overfishing.
Two dogs were found poisoned at Echo Beach today. More cases have been reported along Berawa and Batu Bolong. Please keep an eye for your dogs that they don’t eat anything on the beach…
The two dogs are currently getting treatment at Bali Vet in Pererenan. We are waiting 8 hours to see if they can pull through.
Australian man Nicholas Langan has delivered a heartfelt apology to Indonesia and pleaded with judges in a Bali court to let him go home, nypost.com report.
In the wake of last week’s allegations that the Australian government paid people smugglers to return asylum seekers to Indonesia, the relationship between the two countries is once again under strain.
If media headlines were the only barometer, it might appear ever thus, bbc.com report.
The Indonesian government this week finally formalized a visa-free travel regulation that was announced months ago for citizens from 45 countries, in a bid to boost tourism and improve relations with those countries, thejakartaglobe.com report.
On the evening of Saturday, May 30, police in Ubud, Bali conducted raids on a nightspots presenting live music following complaints of noise pollution into the early hours.
With frills as a legal state, Indonesia is determined to eradicate all forms of illegal drugs, yet these strict laws seem a little inconsistent. On any night in Kuta you’ll see all sorts of guys selling magic mushrooms, which contrary to popular belief became a type drug last year. As the head of Denpasar’s drug section told the Jakarta Post in December, “If we find any people selling or consuming magic mushrooms, we will arrest them.”