Yosep Yulias Diaz, a Bali-based activist working in an organization to stop Human Trafficking (TPPO) who laments that Bali has become a transit point and a destination for human trafficking, as quoted by Bali Discovery.
So is Bali over? “Yes, if you compare it to what it used to be,” is — at the very least — what many residents agree on. Indeed, paradises have no future: they are just fragile perfections in an imperfect world. And if you define them as the receptacles of a frozen past, they can only be victims of modernization. Bali, among other “paradises,” seems ill-equipped to resist the 21st century’s mutations.
An Australian tourist, Thomas William Harman (31), was found guilty of shoplifting from a shop in the departure lounge of Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport and sentenced to 3 months and 15 days in jail, Bali Discovery reported.
The president of one of Australia’s most feared bikie gangs has been barred from entering Bali with his family. He was not welcome on the holiday island because of his links to a “dangerous” gang.
A tectonic quake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale occured in Bali at 5.54 am on Thursday.
Denis Andre Dasoul was struck by a bolt of lightning during a rainstorm while surfing in front of the Pantai Batu Bolong Temple on Batu Bolong Beach.
Operation Zebra Agung 2017 has began from 1-14 November which means Denpasar police will be setting up road blocks and more road surveillance over the next 14 days in the Denpasar and Badung areas.
A 37-year-old Dutch man was arrested on Bali with 2 kilograms of cannabis oil in his possession. He was arrested in Batu Belig on Sunday, immediately after taking possession of the cannabis oil, allegedly exporting cannabis extract into Indonesia from the Netherlands.
Indonesian authorities lowered the alert status of Bali’s Mount Agung volcano from the highest level on Sunday, following a significant decrease in activity in recent days.
The incredible photograph, taken in Bali on Thursday (26/10), shows Mount Agung below a lenticular cloud which looks like a hat.