Tourism ministry is planning to hold 10 surfing competitions in different parts of Indonesia in 2018. The 10 locations are Mentawai Islands, Western Coast, South Nias, Rote, Batu Karas, Canggu…
Once a serene island of colourful ceremonies, emerald rice terraces and elaborately carved temples, much of southern Bali is now infested with opulent hotels, “exclusive facilities” and “ocean sanctuaries”. The outbreak of construction sites around the tiny island threaten many more of these buildings to come – many more than the roads, infrastructure or environment can handle.
The Indonesian government is committed to reducing plastic wastes by 70 percent by the end of 2025, initiated with the launch of a national action plan for tackling plastic wastes in oceans
It started with a mild cough. Muhanum Anggriawati was just 12 years old when the cough began, transforming within weeks into a violent hacking that brought up a yellowish-black liquid, quoted from The Guardian.
Indonesia’s third-largest cinema operator CGV Cinemas, needs to replace the comfortable (bed-like) seats in the velvet class of its Palembang, South Sumatra movie theater because local authorities decided (after receiving complaints from local citizens) that the bed-like seats may encourage adultery and sexual misconduct, Indonesia Investment reported.
The government is set to revamp its oversight system on foreigners amid growing concern of foreigners exploiting their visas to work in the country illegally.
Trial operations of the “Dial 112” system were undertaken involving the Ministry of Communications and Information and various emergency response agencies.
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.
The famed big wave break of Jaws won a major victory late last week. Maui County has bought 267 acres of land for $9.5 million through the Open Space, Natural Resources and Scenic Views Preservation Fund. Saving the land on the cliffs from future development, they plan to keep it mostly as is to create the area’s first Organic Agricultural Park with gardens and public walking trails, quoted from Grindtv.com.
Thousands of conventional and local taxi drivers in Bali are threatening to take to the streets in protest and demand that the Provincial Government of Bali evict online transportation providers such as Grab Taxi and Uber in compliance with a Ministerial Decree No. 32/2016 that takes effect October 1, 2016