Where Will Surfers Go When Bali Bans Alcohol?

Where Will Surfers Go When Bali Bans Alcohol?

A proposed ban on alcohol in Indonesia, which could see surfers deserting its dream island of Bali in droves, might have positive knock-on effects for emerging surfing hot-spots elsewhere.

5 Reasons Why Banning of Alcohol in Indonesia Makes No Sense

5 Reasons Why Banning of Alcohol in Indonesia Makes No Sense

In January 2015, the Ministry of Trade’s legislation banned convenience stores around the nation from selling alcoholic drinks, in hope that this would curb underage locals (especially school kids) from divulging in the act of alcoholic indulgence.

Alcohol Prohibition Bill Could Soon Become Law

Alcohol Prohibition Bill Could Soon Become Law

Indonesia’s alcohol prohibition bill is one step closer to becoming law with the House of Representatives agreeing on Friday to further discussion of the bill.

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.