The head of Indonesia’s National Narcotics Agency (BNN) said Thursday that police should be prepared to shoot suspected drug dealers on the spot. His comments are the latest indication that senior officials in the country favor the sort of extrajudicial approach to suppressing the drug trade underway in the Philippines, as quoted from TIME.
The world’s largest archipelago nation, its 17,000-odd islands are spattered across more than 3,000 miles of the equator.
Its 250 million inhabitants speak more than 700 languages and practice six official religions, not to mention a range of animist traditions.
One calculation suggests it would take 48 years to visit all of Indonesia. Yet, if two weeks is all you have, that shouldn’t stop you from discovering this diverse nation.
One of the best backside tube riders to call the Gold Coast of Australia home, Superbrand’s Nick Vasicek recently took a trip to Indo to reaffirm he’s no slouch in pumping lefts, either.
Despite stepping away from the world tour, Damien Hobgood remains one of the best in the business. When these Southern Hemisphere dream swells stormed through Indo, Damo put on an absolute clinic.
Mateus Herdy spent a long period of competition in Australia, contesting QS’s and Pro Juniors, and traveled for the first time to Indonesia in the first two weeks of April’17, spending 12 days between Bali and Sumbawa, with friend and videomaker Ian Tavares.
Surfer photographer Ryan “Chachi” Craig and an international group of rippers took the hard road to score beautiful Desert Point and Scar Reef, one that was pock-marked with car malfunctions and ferry rides packed from bow to stern. Watch Mauro Diaz, Rolando Montes, and more as they thread shallow, square end sections in Lombok.
Indonesia is one of the “must visit” destinations for any travelling surfer. Micky Clarke, finally made the trek to the Indian Ocean archipelago, he has deep cutbacks, lofty rotations, a sixth sense for the barrel.
Indonesia is in Rhino emergency status after this protected animal habitat declined to three from eight locations which all are conservation areas
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.
Bank Indonesia (BI) has issued a regulation to prohibit double swiping because such practice may result in data theft…