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.
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.
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.
Alcohol can be a hard sell in Indonesia, which has more Muslims than any other country. It’s about to get a whole lot tougher.
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.
Bali’s Governor has expressed his opinion over the growing controversy regarding the prohibition against selling beer and other alcoholic beverages at minimarkets and convenience stores to take effect nationwide on April 16, 2015.
Indonesian minimarts will no longer be able to sell alcoholic beverages following a new government regulation that takes full effect in April.
A NSW teenager celebrating the end of school exams in Bali was rushed to hospital after consuming a dangerous cocktail which was suspected to have been laced with methanol.
With 6,000 Australians expected to land on the shores of party island Bali in the next three weeks, a schoolies support group is warning graduates to take more precautions as the risks of running into trouble overseas is higher than at home.
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.