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Passenger fined A$2,664 after two undeclared McDonald’s breakfast McMuffins found in luggage

A passenger traveling from Bali, Indonesia to Australia has found themselves paying a hefty price for a McDonald’s breakfast. The unnamed traveler was handed a fine of 2,664 Australian dollars after two undeclared egg and beef sausage McMuffins and a ham croissant were found in their luggage on arriving at Darwin Airport in the country’s […]

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Bali ‘suitcase murder’ accomplice Heather Mack released early for displaying good behaviour

An American woman convicted for helping to kill her mother in Bali has been released from jail early. Heather Mack had been found guilty of assisting in the high-profile 2014 murder which saw her mother’s body stuffed into a suitcase. Mack subsequently was sentenced to 10 years in jail, but was released early on Friday. […]

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Indonesia: 4.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Bali, 3 dead

At least three people were killed in Bali after a magnitude 4.8 earthquake hit the Indonesian island on Saturday, damaging buildings and leaving people trapped in the rubble. The earthquake damaged buildings in Karangasem and Bangli regencies on the east of the island, the Bali Province Regional Disaster Management Agency (BPBD) said in a statement […]

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Bali to deport two influencers for creating prank video of a painted-on face mask

Two YouTubers are to be deported from the Indonesian resort island of Bali after being jailed for creating a “prank” video of a painted-on face mask, an official said on Friday. Josh Paler Lin and Leia “Lisha” Se made the video, in which Lin paints a fake face mask on Se’s face before she enters […]

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Indonesia will salvage the submarine that sank off the coast of Bali

Indonesia said it will salvage the submarine that sank off the coast of Bali earlier this month as grieving relatives cast flowers into the sea to pay their respects to the 53 crew members killed in the disaster. Authorities had yet to confirm on Friday if they would try to haul up the KRI Nanggala […]

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Sunk Indonesian navy submarine split into three parts

The Indonesian navy submarine that sank off the coast of Bali on Wednesday has been found split into three pieces on the sea bed, officials say. All the vessel’s 53 crew have been confirmed dead. Navy officials said they had received signals from the sub’s location more than 800m on Sunday. An underwater rescue vehicle […]

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Debris of missing Indonesian Navy submarine found on ocean floor

The Indonesian submarine that went missing on Wednesday off the coast of Bali with 53 people on board has reportedly sunk. Rescuers found debris including prayer mats, where the submarine went missing. The Indonesian navy has insisted the sub was in good condition but an oil slick where it is thought the vessel submerged has […]

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Indonesia submarine with 53 people goes missing off Bali; neighbours offer help

An Indonesian navy submarine has gone missing with 53 people on board, military officials say. The KRI Nanggala-402 was conducting live-fire torpedo exercises north of the island of Bali when it lost contact at about 3:00am on Wednesday morning. Some reports say contact was lost after the submarine had been given clearance to dive into […]

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Tourists in Bali are being made to do push-ups for violating mask rules

Tourists caught not wearing face masks on the Indonesian resort island of Bali were subjected to an unusual punishment of ‘push-ups’. Footage circulating on social media shows foreigners made to do the exercise in sweltering tropical heat as masked security officials stood over them. Bali authorities made wearing a face mask in public mandatory last […]

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Indonesia: Bali won’t allow foreign tourists until end of 2020

Indonesian island of Bali will not accept foreign tourists again this year, due to coronavirus concerns. Authorities of the popular holiday destination had earlier said foreign visitors would be allowed to return from next month. But the plan has been scrapped over concerns about Indonesia’s mounting Covid-19 cases. The move has renewed worries about the […]

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British man rescued six days after falling into a Bali well

A British man who fell into a well on the Indonesian island of Bali has been rescued after six days. Jacob Roberts, 29, broke his leg after falling into the 4m-deep well in Pecatu village while being chased by a dog, said AFP quoting local authorities. The well was dry but his leg meant he […]

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Bali zoo names newborn baby giraffe Corona

A Bali zoo has named a baby giraffe Corona in honour of her birth during the global pandemic. The calf was born on April 9 to mother Sophie and father Matadi, joining two other siblings at Bali Safari Park on the Indonesian holiday island. A video released by the zoo showed the calf being born […]