Asia Pacific / Crime & Legal Aug 12, 2019

Drunken Australian busted in Bali over rampage

An Australian tourist was arrested in Bali after a drunken rampage that saw him fly-kick a motorcyclist, damage a convenience store and break into a home where he assaulted the owner, police said. Nicholas Carr's alcohol-fueled campaign of destruction — caught in a now-viral video ...

Death toll in Indonesian earthquakes reaches 555

Asia Pacific Aug 24, 2018

Death toll in Indonesian earthquakes reaches 555

A string of earthquakes that rocked Indonesia's Lombok island this summer killed 555 people and injured nearly 1,500, the disaster agency said Friday, with hundreds of thousands left homeless. The picturesque island next to the holiday hot spot of Bali was hit by two deadly ...

Bali's Kintamani dogs seek global recognition

Asia Pacific Jun 8, 2018

Bali's Kintamani dogs seek global recognition

When in Bali's Kintamani highland, take the roads less traveled, for this will let you see more than just the beauty of mountains and lakes. One road will lead you to the village of Sukawana, where you can meet with another kind of beauty: ...

Erupting volcano on Bali brings air travel warnings

Asia Pacific Nov 26, 2017

Erupting volcano on Bali brings air travel warnings

Indonesian and regional authorities heightened flight warnings around Bali's Mount Agung on Sunday as the volcano's eruptions sent a plume of volcanic ash and steam more than 6,000 meters into the skies above the popular holiday island. Ash covered roads, cars and buildings near the ...

Indonesia ready to divert Bali-bound flights if volcano erupts

Business Sep 28, 2017

Indonesia ready to divert Bali-bound flights if volcano erupts

Indonesian authorities are preparing to divert flights to 10 airports across the country in case an increasingly active volcano on the holiday island of Bali erupts and disrupts travel. Officials have warned that Mount Agung in eastern Bali could erupt at any time, prompting several ...