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Bali is Sinking in a Sea of Empty Hotel Rooms

Bali is Sinking in a Sea of Empty Hotel Rooms

With an estimated 130,000 rooms for rent every night in Bali, many of which remain empty, it should be apparent to even the most casual observer that Bali is in a critical oversupply situation.

5.2-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Bali and Southern Lombok

5.2-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Bali and Southern Lombok

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale that occurred in the southern island of Bali until to the tourist area of Ubud, Gianyar, Bali on Sunday (02/12), the National Disaster Mitigation Agency, or BNPB, reported.

Dugong Discovered Chained in Underwater Cages in Indonesia

Dugong Discovered Chained in Underwater Cages in Indonesia

The adult dugong was reportedly chained in a cage while her calf was kept nearby in a separate enclosure. Photos and video of the animals were captured by a group of divers near the remote island of Kokoya, off North Maluku.

Indonesia Narcotics Chief Blames Pilots on Drugs For Crashes

Indonesia Narcotics Chief Blames Pilots on Drugs For Crashes

Most of Indonesia’s airline accidents have involved pilots who tested positive for drugs, including a Lion Air jet that slammed into the sea four years ago while trying to land on the tourist island of Bali, the chief of the national narcotics agency said.

Indonesia Government to Revoke Visa-Free Facility

Indonesia Government to Revoke Visa-Free Facility

The Indonesian government has decided to revoke its visa-free facility for a number of countries but it has not disclosed how many countries of the 169 facility recipients will be affected as it will still carry out further evaluations, as quoted from ANTARA.