Australian Man Faces Months in Bali Prison

Australian Man Faces Months in Bali Prison

An Australian tourist who returned to Bali to face trial for a deadly motorbike crash should be jailed for five months, prosecutors argue.

Dealing With the Traffic Police in Bali

Dealing With the Traffic Police in Bali

Unfortunately, things in paradise aren’t quite perfect. Indonesia is among the most corrupt countries in the world and things don’t seem to be getting drastically better. Government officials on all levels are largely open to bribes and sometimes even require them before they will do any sort of work. While the average expat will probably never have anything to do with some of these higher level guys, you will see traffic cops and police on a daily basis. Foreigners are often pulled over, often with no official reason for the stop except to make sure things are all in order, of which things are usually not, at least to the police officer’s satisfaction.

Dimity Stoyle Clipped By Motorbike in France

Dimity Stoyle Clipped By Motorbike in France

World Tour surfer Dimity Stoyle has survived a near-death experience in Paris where she stepped off the kerb and was clipped by a motorcycle travelling at high speed

Video: Balinese Woman Balances ‘Aqua Galon’ on her Head While Driving

Video: Balinese Woman Balances ‘Aqua Galon’ on her Head While Driving

A video going viral on Facebook reminds us that we should never cease to be amazed at the ingenuity and skill of Indonesians with their motorbikes. The latest video getting shared on Facebook shows a Balinese woman apparently driving a motorbike with a kid on the back and most importantly an Aqua galon perfectly balanced on her head. Awesome.

Purse Snatching in Bali

Purse Snatching in Bali

A purse-snatcher operating along Jalan Teuku Umar Barat in Denpasar in the early hours of Saturday, May 17, 2015, has caused the death of a young South Korean woman and serious injuries to another girl from Germany. The latest attack adds to a pattern of concerning criminal attacks, many directed at women, occurring in Bali’s main tourist areas.

Police Arrest Foreign Tourist for Sequence of Accidents in Bali

Police Arrest Foreign Tourist for Sequence of Accidents in Bali

“He was caught for speed driving under the influence of alcohol and also hitting other drivers,” pointed out the Denpasar City Police Department’s Head of Public Relation, Adjunct Commissioner Ida Bagus Made Sarjana in Denpasar, on Tuesday.

Motorists warned of rainy season dangers

Motorists warned of rainy season dangers

Denpasar: The Bali Police has warned motorists of the dangers of a number of routes that link the south and north of the island due to the approaching rainy season.