Two Tourists Dead From Methanol Poisoning in Bali

Two Tourists Dead From Methanol Poisoning in Bali

They were drinking at a club called Oscar in the Legian area. Police have been questioning the club owner, bartender, waitress, and one other witness. One of the victims is a Russian national, and the other is an Indonesian citizen from the city of Medan in Sumatra.

Bali Tourist Areas Exempt from Beer Ban

Bali Tourist Areas Exempt from Beer Ban

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.

Prison, Fines Await Drinkers

Prison, Fines Await Drinkers

A priority bill initiated by the House of Representatives has proposed banning all consumption of alcoholic beverages, with imprisonment of between three months and two years for anyone caught consuming alcohol.

April 16, No More Alcohol in Minimarts

April 16, No More Alcohol in Minimarts

Starting on April 16, the whole minimarts in the capital are prohibited to sell alcoholic beverages below five percent. The ban is a follow-up of Trade Ministry’s Decree.

Indonesia Wages War on Alcohol

Indonesia Wages War on Alcohol

Indonesian minimarts will no longer be able to sell alcoholic beverages following a new government regulation that takes full effect in April.

Tourists in Bali warned against drinking locally made alcohol

Tourists in Bali warned against drinking locally made alcohol

A travel insurer has warned tourists about the risk of being poisoned by locally made alcohol in Bali. Travel Insurance Direct Online travel insurer says the local drink arak is a real danger and has advised Australians not to drink it.