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Expat Who Plunged Motorbike Into The Sea Being Deported

A video of Russian national, Sergey Kosenko that went viral after plunging his motorbike from an abandoned port into the sea received massive response from activists and Indonesian politicians. The Russian expat is now being deported from Bali for his actions.  Based on the video, Sergey has violated several rules of Indonesian regulations, including trespassing …

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Video Of Russian Couple Plunging Into Sea On Motorbike In Bali Goes Viral

A video of a Russian couple plunging into the sea on a motorbike has surfaced on social media. The video, originally posted on instagram by social media influencers Sergey Kosenko and Alina Oshutinskaya, has recently gone viral. Along with the views came police attention, and criticism from activists who label the behavior as potentially harmful …

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Canadian Man On Trial For Breaking Girlfriend’s Phone

37-year-old Canadian, David Smith, is undergoing a virtual trial for damage of personal property. The claim was brought to courts by none other than the defendant’s girlfriend, Naila Rahmani. Rahmahi accuses the defendant of damaging her personal belongings, specifically a tablet and a cellphone. According to Rahmani, the incident occurred at midnight on the 10th …

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Bali Expats Not Following Mask Protocols And Running From Police in Canggu

Bali Police are reporting that many expats are not following mask protocols in Canggu and are not even stopping when police try to pull them over. The North Kuta Police Department initiated an operation to enforce the Covid-19 prevention protocols on Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu on Tuesday Oct 27th, 2020. (Image: ©The Bali Sun …

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Russian Foreigner Facing 8 Years in Prison For Attempting to Buy Weed in Bali

A Russian foreigner is facing 8 years in Bali prison after attempting to buy weed. 30-year-old foreigner, Evgenii Voronkin could face up to 8 years imprisonment after getting caught for attempting to buy marijuana confirmed Prosecutor, I Nyoman Triarta Kurniawan during a virtual trial on Tuesday, Sept 22nd 2020 “Voronkin has proven that he has …

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Russian Tourist Found Trespassing Being Deported For Overstaying Visa 1.5 Years

A Russian tourist is being deported after he was found wandering around in a locals home and police discovered he had overstayed his visa for over a year and a half. Russian national, Nevskii Anton was in a daze when he was found inside a local’s house in Denpasar. The Head of Denpasar Public Civil …

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Bali Officials Upset Over Tourists and Expats Who Refuse To Wear Masks

Local security guards in Sanur are upset over tourist not properly wearing masks in the area that is currently experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19. The Traditional Security Guards or (Pecalang) in Sanur Beach are trying to help control the spread of COVID-19 as the area is considered a “red zone” with a high infection rate. …

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Two men from Britain and Australia Arrested In Bali For Possession

 Two men from Britain and Australia have been arrested on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali for possession of methamphetamine and ecstasy, police said Thursday. Collum Park from Britain was arrested Tuesday night with 11.8 grams of methamphetamine and 15 ecstasy pills, Denpasar police chief Jansen Panjaitan said in a statement. Park has been in Bali …

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Australian Woman Jailed For Policeman’s Death in Bali Gets Early Release

An Australian woman sentenced to four years imprisonment over the death of a policeman on the Indonesian island of Bali was given early release on Thursday, and was keen to be reunited with family, her lawyer said. Sara Connor, 49, was jailed in March 2017 together with British man David Taylor for their roles in …

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Police Will Patrol Bali Beaches After Tourists Continue To Disobey Health Orders

According to Badung police, foreign tourists continue to flood closed beaches forcing them to step up patrols to control the crowds.  The main culprits disobeying the health orders have been foreign tourists according to Radar Bali.  Badung Regional Police official, Iptu Jiwa Antara told Radar Bali that they will be stepping up beach patrols to …

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Dozens Of Foreigners Caught Not Wearing Masks Or Helmets In Canggu

The Traffic Unit of the North Kuta Police set up an operation on Saturday to enforce traffic safety rules including the use of helmets.  Over 75 people were pulled over in the operation including at least 24 foreigners living in the Canggu area.  North Kuta Police Kanitlantas Iptu I Wayan Sumardiana said that 85 warning …

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New Zealand National Arrested In Bali On Possession Charges

A man from New Zealand has been arrested in Bali after allegedly being found in possession of methamphetamine. Balinese media are reporting that New Zealand national Andrew Ivan Dolan, 53, was arrested after 0.51 grams of meth was allegedly found at a boarding house he was staying at on February 22. Andrew Ivan Dolan was …

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