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Indonesia is ready to operate 12 new airports across the country as part of a plan to boost economic growth, a minister said on Tuesday.
Indonesian Forum for Environment (Walhi) Bali estimating the southern island of Bali will not be able to accommodate such a huge burden due to rampant construction of tourist accommodation in 2015.
Some Hotels in South Bali Accused of Barring Public Use of the Beachfronts
Construction workers in Bali stumbled across what archeologists believe may be the island’s largest temple, an official said on Wednesday.
World champion surfer Mark Occhilupo is the latest high-profile Gold Coaster to oppose plans for a cruise ship terminal in the Broadwater.
Surfers back Fanning after Tate comment
The Gold Coast surfing fraternity has turned on Mayor Tom Tate after he “arrogantly” dismissed the opinion of one of Australia’s greatest sporting champions.
Two-time world champion Mick Fanning wants to wipe out plans for a cruise ship terminal on the Gold Coast, saying it could ruin the city’s $3 billion surfing industry.
Fanning says a cruise ship terminal would kill wildlife, ruin local breaks and destroy the Gold Coast lifestyle.
Surfers from around the world will boycott the Gold Coast if a cruise ship terminal is built at Tugun, a national surfing body says.
The rapid development of the island’s tourism sector is not only apparently not having a positive impact on Bali’s people, it could, on the contrary, have a negative impact on people who are living in poverty if there is no intervention from the government.
An ongoing beach conservation project along Pererenan beach in Badung has stirred controversy among surfing enthusiasts. They fear that the man-made construction will ruin one of the island’s favorite surfing points.
The project involves the construction of a revetment, or retaining wall, a permeable, sloping structure made of natural stones and concrete, designed to hold the beach’s sandy shoreline in place and prevent further erosion.