Indonesian authorities are searching for several hundred tourists after Mount Barujari on Lombok island spewed a massive column of ash into the atmosphere and have evacuated more than 1,100 others, the country’s disaster agency said Wednesday.
Volcanic ash of Mount Barujari, a sub-volcano of Mount Rinjani in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) is again forcing the cancellation of flights to and from Ngurah Rai, Bali’s Airport.
Thousands of conventional and local taxi drivers in Bali are threatening to take to the streets in protest and demand that the Provincial Government of Bali evict online transportation providers such as Grab Taxi and Uber in compliance with a Ministerial Decree No. 32/2016 that takes effect October 1, 2016
The suspect, who police have identified by the initials “MF”, was arrested on Sep 10 at a post office in Denpasar after collecting two packages containing the drugs.
The Meteorology, Climate and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reports that due to the influences of La Nina, Bali is entering into this year’s rainy season during the month of September 2016, which, the Agency claims, usually falls during the months of July and August.
Many foreign online travel agents, especially from China, are said to be operating illegally in Bali, according to the Indonesian Tour and Travel Association (Asita).
The young woman died after the motorcycle on which she was riding plunged 5-meters into a roadside ravine. According to NusaBali, a traveling companion, Wilijana Vujaklija, who was traveling as a pillion passenger, survived the accident with only minor injuries.
Bali Police anti-narcotics unit chief Sr. Comr. Franky Haryanto Parapat was reportedly arrested for the alleged extortion of arrested drug dealers, including a Dutch national
Traffic jams in many parts of Asia are truly a sight to behold. The sight of thousands of cars, bumper to bumper, stretched out for miles are commonly seen in cities in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. So it’s hardly a surprise that on navigation app Waze’s 2016 Global Driver Satisfaction Index, Asian drivers are pretty unhappy with the state of their roads
News reports state the couple had been drinking heavily during the course of the evening. Engaged in a heated argument at the cliff top, a security guard urged the couple to return to their villa in order to avoid disturbing other guests staying in the vicinity.