Tag: Bali

Australian gets 4 months in jail over drunken Bali rampage

An Australian tourist who fly-kicked a motorcyclist and assaulted a man in his own home during a drunken rampage was jailed for four months on Tuesday. The ruling comes after Nicholas Carr's antics were caught in a viral video that saw him carry out a...

Justice minister questions media after demonstrations against Criminal Code bill

Justice and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly lambasted critics of the criminal code bill after a massive protest at Parliament this week. He questioned the media companies that are campaigning against the bills, which include a revision of the anti-corruption laws which critics say will...

Possible ban on pre-marital sex in Indonesia results in Australians cancelling holiday plans to Bali

Fear of being arrested over new laws outlawing sex before marriage has resulted in many Australians cancelling holidays to Bali. The new laws would make consensual sex between unmarried adults a crime in Indonesia, and it does not recognise same-sex marriage outlawing all LGBT liaisons but also unmarried...

Instagram fitness models desecrate temple in Bali, using holy water to wash bum

Indonesia — Netizens were outraged at a series of viral videos depicting two Czech tourists desecrating a sacred temple in Bali. Sabina Dolezalova and Zdenek Slouka, self-proclaimed fitness models, posted an Instagram video of their vacation in Bali, Indonesia. One of their videos showed the couple...

Singaporean couple robbed and harassed in Bali, resort denies extortion claims

Singapore – The Bali resort where a Singaporean couple was robbed, injured and harassed denied having tried to ask them for 250 million (S$23,700) in compensation for a rented scooter that was stolen. Eugene Aathar and Dolly Ho were on a four-day trip to Bali...

Indonesia goes wild over an Indonesian-English true love story that culminated in marriage

While the surprise over interracial relationships is generally a thing of the past, it really is beautiful to witness the love between two people who hail from opposite ends of the globe. Indonesian netizens have been going wild over the recent marriage of a...

No need to go far to check things off your bucket list – Southeast Asia is where it’s at

The upcoming holiday season might be the perfect time to check some amazing things off your bucket list. Instead of looking at other people's adventurous photos on Instagram or Facebook, why don't you make some memories and take some photographs of your own? The...