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Thousands to Join Bali Mass Cleanup

This weekend, thousands of people will join in an effort to rid Bali’s beaches, rivers and jungles of rubbish and restore its natural beauty. The mass cleanup is...

Doctors Stunned When Indonesian Boy ‘Lays’ Eggs

14-year-old Akmal from Gowa, Indonesia has left doctors baffled after he lays an egg in front of them. His family claims he has laid 20 eggs over the past two years. His...

Bali Plans to Develop Offshore Airport

Bali plans to develop an offshore airport in the northern part of the island with the name of Bandara International Bali Baru (BIBU) or the New Bali International...

Metal Fan Jokowi Buys Back Limited-Edition Metallica Album From The State for Rp 11 million

Indonesian President Joko Widodo, known by the public as Jokowi, paid Rp 11 million out of his own pocket to reclaim a signed, limited-edition set of Metallica’s...

Bali Police Pleading Motorists to Use Alternative Routes to Ease Traffic in Airport Roundabout

Denpasar Traffic Police are pleading with the public to find alternative routes as the roundabout in front of Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport has been...

Indonesia Seizes Second Drug-Loaded Boat Falsely Flying Singapore Flag

A boat carrying a record 1.6 tonnes of crystal methamphetamine was intercepted near the Riau Islands by Indonesian authorities on Tuesday, February 20. The boat was...

Australian Expat in Bali Dies While Cleaning Pool

60-year-old Anthony Gallagher (pictured) from Liverpool, New South Wales, was killed at his rented property in Jimbaran, Bali after he was electrocuted while cleaning...

Indonesian City To Set Up An LGBT “taskforce”

(Telegraph) The Indonesian city of Depok has announced it will set up a “taskforce” to control the activities of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender...

British Firefighter Rescues Woman From Active Bali Volcano

Birmingham firefighter John Conway was on holiday in Bali when he climbed into the active Mount Batur to save a fellow UK citizen who fell into its 150 metre-deep crater...

Emirates to Launch First Year-Round Direct Flight Between Auckland and Bali

Starting June 14, 2018, Emirates will have a new daily service from Dubai to Auckland via the island of Bali, Indonesia. The new Dubai-Bali-Auckland flight will provide...

New Web System Blocks 70,000 More Websites in Indonesia

(Reuters) State-run Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (Telkom) launched a new system in January to help purge the internet of harmful material, and has since blocked more...

Sumatra’s Mt. Sinabung Volcano Erupts, ‘Red Notice’ Warning Sent to Airlines

By Associated Press Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has erupted this Monday morning, February 19, shooting billowing columns of ash more than 5,000...

Treetop Adventure Course in Indonesia Turned Into Photo Park

(Bloomberg.com) A treetop adventure course built in Menoreh Hills in 2008 has been turned into a photo park after visitors were seen coming only to take photos and get...

Research Reveals More Than 100,000 Orangutans Killed in Borneo in 16 Years

Research has revealed that more than 100,000 Critically Endangered orangutans have been killed in Borneo since 1999, as reported by BBC News. Scientists conducted a...