Indonesia Approves Castrating Child Rapists

Indonesia Approves Castrating Child Rapists

Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo issued a regulation Wednesday that provides tougher penalties for child rapists, including chemical castration and the death penalty.

BI Warns Bali Retailers Over “Candy Currency”

BI Warns Bali Retailers Over “Candy Currency”

Bank Indonesia (BI) has warned modern retailers in Bali over the use of candies as small change, saying it was an illegal practice to use other means of exchange aside from rupiah issued by the central bank, The jakarta Post reported.

Protected Birds Seized from British Man in Bali

Protected Birds Seized from British Man in Bali

A joint team from the police and the Bali Natural Resources and Conservation Agency (BKSDA) has seized four protected birds from a British national in Berangbang village in Jembrana, Bali.

Indonesia to Use Chemical Castration to Punish Pedophiles

Indonesia to Use Chemical Castration to Punish Pedophiles

Indonesia’s president will soon sign a decree authorizing the use of chemical castration to punish pedophiles, the attorney general said, following a string of headline-grabbing child sex crimes.

IKEA Swedish Lost Trademark Battle to “IKEA” Company from Surabaya, Indonesia

IKEA Swedish Lost Trademark Battle to “IKEA” Company from Surabaya, Indonesia

Indonesia’s legal system just proved its inability to protect foreign investments in the country as the Swedish furniture company IKEA recently lost the trademark to its own name in Indonesia after a Jakarta court ruled against them in a lawsuit filed by PT Ratania Khatulistiwa. The Supreme Court also rejected their appeal of the ruling

Bali Governor Wants To Moved Kerobokan Prison at Island’s Main Rubbish Dump

Bali Governor Wants To Moved Kerobokan Prison at Island’s Main Rubbish Dump

Joining the growing chorus calling for the closure of Bali’s Kerobokan Prison and its removal to a more remote location on the Island is Bali’s Governor Made Mangku Pastika. As reported by Beritabali.com, Pastika renewed his long-standing call for a new prison for Bali during a meeting with a delegation from the Director General of Prisons, I Wayan Kusmiantha Dusak, from the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights visiting his office.

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.