Head in the clouds at Yogyakarta’s clifftop tourist spot, Jurang Tembelan – Destinations – The Jakarta Post

Photo by Ikhsan Sugiarto on Unsplash The rainy season in Indonesia, which generally spans between November and March, can sometimes wreak havoc on travel plans, as rainfall could hinder … Continue reading Head in the clouds at Yogyakarta’s clifftop tourist spot, Jurang Tembelan – Destinations – The Jakarta Post

I used my powerless Indonesian passport to apply for UK visa. This is what happened. – Activities – The Jakarta Post

You see it all the time in Hollywood films: Main characters nonchalantly get on a plane to fly somewhere abroad, impulsively booking a trip to a foreign destination and effortlessly going after a golden opportunity that lies ahead, wherever it … Continue reading I used my powerless Indonesian passport to apply for UK visa. This is what happened. – Activities – The Jakarta Post

Bali to integrate hotel and restaurant taxes with smartphone based payment system

KPK asks Bali to integrate hotel and restaurant taxes| Seminyak Times The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has asked the Bali Provincial Government to create a system that integrates hotel and restaurant taxes (PHR) in all areas of Bali. They hoped … Continue reading Bali to integrate hotel and restaurant taxes with smartphone based payment system

Indonesia wants at least 1.5 million Australian tourists in 2019 – News – The Jakarta Post

The Tourism Ministry has set a target of attracting 1.5 million tourists from Australia throughout this year. Various promotional efforts have been conducted to lure Australians to the archipelago since early 2019, including by participating at the Flight Center World … Continue reading Indonesia wants at least 1.5 million Australian tourists in 2019 – News – The Jakarta Post

Jokowi hints at lowering aviation fuel price amid complaints on high flight prices – Business – The Jakarta Post

Top Photo by Robert Bye on Unsplash After lowering fuel prices for land transportation, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo will likely call on state-owned oil and gas holding company Pertamina to lower the price of aviation turbine fuel (avtur), which has been blamed for … Continue reading Jokowi hints at lowering aviation fuel price amid complaints on high flight prices – Business – The Jakarta Post

A year after Tai Po bus crash which killed 19, Hong Kong’s KMB to boost safety | South China Morning Post

Hong Kong’s biggest bus company will bring in a range of security measures from this year including anti-drowsiness devices for drivers, it revealed on Friday, as the first anniversary of one of the city’s deadliest crashes neared. By registering you … Continue reading A year after Tai Po bus crash which killed 19, Hong Kong’s KMB to boost safety | South China Morning Post

MAHB’s network of airports handled 11.1mil passengers in January | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) network of airports including Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (ISG) handled 3.1 per cent more passengers last month to 11.1 million from 8.07 million recorded in same period a year ago. “The 11.1 … Continue reading MAHB’s network of airports handled 11.1mil passengers in January | New Straits Times | Malaysia General Business Sports and Lifestyle News

Two dead after eating pufferfish in East Java – National – The Jakarta Post

Four residents from Maron district in Probolinggo, East Java, were poisoned after eating a pufferfish, killing two of them and leaving two others hospitalized. Maron Police general crime head Adj. Comr. Sugeng Supriyantoro told kompas.com on Friday that Baidowi and his … Continue reading Two dead after eating pufferfish in East Java – National – The Jakarta Post

Environment and Forestry Ministry creates team to manage Komodo National Park – News – The Jakarta Post

Amid debate over the temporary closure of the Komodo National Park in East Nusa Tenggara, the Environment and Forestry Ministry (KLHK) plans to set a designated team to eliminate the negative impacts of tourism while preserving the protected, kompas.com reported. … Continue reading Environment and Forestry Ministry creates team to manage Komodo National Park – News – The Jakarta Post

Bali Airport authority rejects the new counter for Bali entrance tax | Seminyak TImes

Ngurah Rai International Airport management, Angkasa Pura I, have rejected the recent proposal of Bali Governor, I Wayan Koster, to collect an entrance tax from foreign tourists at a counter in the airport. They also stated they would prefer the … Continue reading Bali Airport authority rejects the new counter for Bali entrance tax | Seminyak TImes

Five Bulgarian Citizens Arrested by Police in Bali for ATM skimming – Kompas.com

DENPASAR, KOMPAS.com – Five citizens of countries Bulgaria secured the Regional Police (Polda) Bali . They are Ivaylo Filipov Trivonof (43), George Jordanov (45), Todor Krasimirov (21), Andre Iliev Peytchev (41), and Varadin Nikolaev Popov (28). The five were apprehended … Continue reading Five Bulgarian Citizens Arrested by Police in Bali for ATM skimming – Kompas.com

Only Jailed for 6 months?? | British Woman Auj-e Taqaddas, Seen In Video Slapping Immigration Officer In Bali

DENPASAR, INDONESIA: The British woman was handed a six-month jail term She was forcefully taken to court after missing earlier court dates She fought back, hitting and kicking the prosecutors A British woman was handed a six-month jail term on … Continue reading Only Jailed for 6 months?? | British Woman Auj-e Taqaddas, Seen In Video Slapping Immigration Officer In Bali