Apparently, the man with the blade is a member of the Shenzhen Nanaoxichong Cooperative, the company that does security on the beach. He is destroying the man’s surfboard because of an alleged collision with a swimmer, which resulted in minor injuries.
A controversial bill on alcohol prohibition poses a serious threat to public health and safety as it will lead to rising consumption of illegal alcohol, like the oplosan (bootleg liquor) that recently killed the people who drank it, according to a study revealed on Friday, quoted from thejakartapost.com.
In the latest crackdown on gay rights in Indonesia, the government has demanded all instant messaging apps remove same-sex emoticons or face a ban in the Muslim-majority country.
Balinese society are voicing their opposition to a draft law being considered in Jakarta to outlaw alcoholic beverages.
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.
Bali Post reports that a chorus of local voices is growing on the Island seeking to ban the building of city hotels in the traditional arts community of Ubud.
Restaurants and convenience stores have been prohibited from selling liquor to customers under 21 years of age to avoid alcohol abuse and alcohol-related crimes among minors.