Man arrested for keeping 24 protected bird species in Kuta

Authorities launched an investigation following tip-offs from local residents. 

Prosecutors demand 1 year imprisonment for teenagers accused of gang rape in Buleleng

Prosecutors demand 1 year imprisonment for teenagers accused of gang rape in Buleleng

The victim’s mother has since relayed her disappointment to local media outlets. 

Authorities seize passport, mull possible deportation of 2 influencers over face paint mask prank in Bali

Authorities seize passport, mull possible deportation of 2 influencers over face paint mask prank in Bali

The two foreign influencers who drew flak online after pulling a face paint mask prank in Bali have had their passports seized.

Authorities confirm viral porn video was taken on Bali’s Mount Batur

Authorities confirm viral porn video was taken on Bali’s Mount Batur

Authorities are now working to identify the foreigners. 

Indonesia continues search for submarine missing north of Bali with 53 on board

Indonesia continues search for submarine missing north of Bali with 53 on board

The submarine was conducting a torpedo drill in the waters about 60 miles (95 kilometers) north of Bali when contact was lost yesterday.

Authorities investigating porn video that looks like it was taken at Bali’s Mount Batur

Authorities investigating porn video that looks like it was taken at Bali’s Mount Batur

Online, netizens alleged that the video was taken in the sacred Mount Batur.

Police in pursuit of French national for alleged laptop theft in Jimbaran

Police in pursuit of French national for alleged laptop theft in Jimbaran

The man also allegedly ransacked the victim's place.

West Bali housewife arrested for allegedly keeping endangered green turtles for sale

West Bali housewife arrested for allegedly keeping endangered green turtles for sale

The woman reportedly acquired the green turtles from a fisherman and had bought it for IDR2 million each.

Face Paint Mask: Calls for deportation against influencers who pulled a mask prank in Bali supermarket

Face Paint Mask: Calls for deportation against influencers who pulled a mask prank in Bali supermarket

Anything apparently goes for the sake of content these days.

Deputy governor calls for Bali to be exempted from mudik ban, says tourists are not the same as exodus travelers

Deputy governor calls for Bali to be exempted from mudik ban, says tourists are not the same as exodus travelers

The official said that leisure travelers should not be put into the same category as those who are returning to their hometowns. 


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