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The Trade Ministry’s new regulation on alcoholic beverages, scheduled to take full effect on April 16, will not be enforced on Bali as the ministry has decided that tourism areas would be exempted from the ban.
Indonesia officially notified drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran of their impending executions on Saturday. The Bali Nine pair said they were given notice on Saturday of Indonesia’s intention to execute them in a minimum of 72 hours, during a meeting on Nusakambangan Island.
Kompas.com reports that a Russian woman charged with smuggling methamphetamines into Bali may face 17 years in prison and fines of Rp. 10 billion (US$ 770,000).
Bali Provincial Government is targeting four million foreign tourists to visit the island during 2015.
An Australian mother whose daughter was raped while holidaying in Bali has returned to the scene of the crime to bring her attacker to justice.
Indonesia has summoned foreign embassy officials to the prison where nine convicted foreign drug smugglers and one Indonesian are due to be executed. Continue reading
Bali has in recent years seen an alarming rise in the number of stray dogs roaming its streets and beaches, sparking fears of a rabies epidemic. Last year’s government campaign of mass culling triggered widespread criticism, prompting officials to instead launch a three-month vaccination drive against the viral disease, starting in April.
Radar Bali, Bali Post and Denpost all report that protests from local villager stating new hotel project on Canggu Beach – the Canggu Intercontinental Resort has violated a number of provincial and regency zoning rules.
A ruling from the Minister of Trade limiting the sales of beer at convenience stores and warungs was set to take effect on April 15, 2015.
Indonesia has set a target of earning US$1 billion as additional income from the visa-free services it is offering to tourists from 45 countries, a senior minister said.