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Chinese National Returns to Taiwan After Years of Seeking Asylum In Bali

Authorities in Bali have confirmed that a Taiwanese asylum seeker who had been residing in Bali for 5-years has returned to her home country. The political refugee, known only by her initials LJ, is 31-years old. She came to Indonesia in October of 2016 seeking asylum after fearing for her life due to her faith. …

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Bali Visa On Arrival Program Adds 17 More Countries

In perhaps the most significant update for international travel to Bali since the reopening of Ngurah Rai airport in February, the Visa on Arrival program for Indonesia has been resumed in full. The Head of Bali Law and Human Rights Minister, Jamaruli Manihuruk, confirmed that the central government has resumed the VOA program for a …

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Russian Woman Deported After Being Abandoned By Her Husband In Bali

A 33-year-old Russian woman with the initials LN and her 3-year-old toddler with the initials VN have been deported for overstaying in Bali. The Head of Bali Law and Human Rights Ministry, Jamaruli Manihuruk, confirmed that both LN and VN were deported for violating Indonesia’s immigration policy by overstaying in Bali. “LN and her daughter …

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Hundreds Of Ukrainians Stay In Bali Amid The Military Conflict

An official from the Bali Law and Human Rights Ministry has confirmed that hundreds of Ukrainian nationals have decided to stay in Bali amid the conflict in their origin country. The Head of the Bali Law and Human Rights Ministry, Jamaruli Manihuruk, confirmed that 464 Ukrainian citizens are currently staying in Bali. “According to our …

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Bali Authorities To Deport Expats Who Host New Year’s Eve Parties

Authorities from the Law and Human Rights Ministry will deport expats who host new year’s eve parties in Bali. The Head of the Bali Law and Human Rights Ministry, Jamaruli Manihuruk, stated that expats who host parties and light up fireworks during New Year’s Eve celebrations will potentially face deportation. “Foreign nationals who violate our …

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Mexican National Requests Indonesian Citizenship To Support Bali Economy

A Mexican national named Israel Ravirosa Figueroa has requested Indonesian citizenship to help support the Bali economy. In a citizenship application trial led by Constantinus Kristomo on Wednesday (22/12), Israel was interviewed by the verification team to follow up his request to be an Indonesian citizen. The verification team also includes the Head of Law …

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Drug Smuggler Deported After Serving 13.5 Years In Bali Prison

A Malaysian national will be deported after finishing his 13.5 years of imprisonment for importing narcotics into Bali. The Head of Bali Law and Human Rights Minister, Jamaruli Manihuruk confirmed that a man who has been identified as Gibinathan V Loganathan (aged 37) from Malaysia will be deported and blacklisted from entering Indonesia after finishing …

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2 Foreign Nationals Deported From Bali For Faking Covid-19 Documents

Officials from the Bali Immigration Office have deported two foreign nationals for faking Covid-19 documents. The Head of Bali Law and Human Rights Minister, Jamaruli Manihuruk confirmed that a 25-year-old woman with initials OM from Ukraine, and a 42-year-old man with initials DA from Russia were deported from Bali for attempting to enter through the …

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Visitors Who Violate Bali’s Quarantine Policy Will Face Deportation

Bali officials have announced that any foreign visitors who violate quarantine policies will face being deported as punishment. The Secretary of the Denpasar Covid-19 Handling Task Force, I Made Rentin confirmed that any international visitors who violate the mandatory quarantine policy as one of their entry requirements will face immediate deportation. “Any offenders of our …

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Lithuanian National Deported After Serving 5 Months In Bali Prison

A Lithuanian national named Mantas V will be deported to his home country after finishing his prison sentence in the Kerobokan Prison in Bali. The Head of Bali Law and Human Rights Minister, Jamaruli Manihuruk confirmed that Mantas was released after serving 5 months of imprisonment in Kerobokan Prison over a molestation case in Bali. …

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Married Twice In Bali, Canadian Man Deported For Overstaying

A Canadian national with initials YB has been deported by Immigration Officers for overstaying in Bali. The Head of the Singaraja Immigration Office Class II, Nanang Mustofa confirmed that YB was deported through the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta on Saturday (2/10) for violating Indonesian Immigration rules. “The expat who has married local women twice …

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Two Nationals Deported For Violating Several Laws While Staying In Bali

Two African nationals have been deported for violating several Indonesian laws during their stay in Bali. The Head of the Bali Law and Human Rights Minister, Jamaruli Manihuruk confirmed that two African nationals who were identified as Ernest Okechukwu Okanya from Nigeria and Soulaymane Konate from Cote d’Ivoire were officially deported by the Immigration office …

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