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Following the recent death of a tourist after consuming methanol-tainted arak palm wine on the neighboring island of Lombok, the governments of Australia and the UK demanded that the Bali provincial administration apply stricter controls on the production and distribution of local alcohol beverages, arak in particular, throughout the island.
The grieving parents of Liam Davies have hired an Indonesian lawyer in a bid to close down the bar which allegedly poisoned their son.
Officials at B.C.’s Simon Fraser University say a group of students who fell ill while on a study course in Bali did not accidentally drink methanol, but instead consumed too much alcohol.
Emergency doctors are warning about the dangers of tainted cocktails in South-East Asia after a 19-year-old American woman was left with permanent visual impairment after consuming multiple drinks containing methanol.
The backpacker drank eight to 10 complementary cocktails at two Bali bars and arrived in New Zealand 35 hours later suffering shortness of breath and impaired vision.