New Zealand man caught with prescription drugs in Bali may be released

An intellectually disabled Kiwi man who was stopped in Bali with a huge stash of medications is expected to be released tonight. Thomas Michael Daly, 38, a furniture removal worker from Whangarei, has the intellectual ability of a 10-year-old child. Indonesian Customs officers found 5000 prescription medicine tablets during routine luggage X-rays last Friday when…

New Zealander arrested in Bali after being found with 5000 prescription drugs pills

An intellectually-disabled New Zealander’s dream adventure abroad has been turned upside-down after he was arrested at Bali’s international airport with a whopping 4950 prescription pills.Balinese authorities said the almost three kilogram medication haul is the biggest seizure in the island’s history.As required under Indonesian law, Thomas Michael Daly has a doctor’s certificate for the 14…

High-end American coffee company to brew beer from Balinese coffee

Good news for coffee growers. As demand increases for Balinese coffee products, wholesaler Customs House Coffee will open two new locations to sell coffee. They also introduced an idea: brewing stout – beer from coffee. Custom House Coffee and Ragged Island Brewing Company have announced the release of a brand-new beer created in collaboration. The…

Indonesian telecom tower market is expected to flourish by 2025

The Indonesia telecom tower market accounted to US$ 557.9 Mn in 2017 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 27.1% during the forecast period 2020 – 2025, to account to US$ 3,695.5 Mn by 2025.  The increasing demand of high capacity network solutions by various network operators is the major factor that is…

Bali treehouse among the most wanted Airbnb properties of the last decade

Listings on Airbnb have come a long way since co-founders Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia rented out air mattresses in their San Francisco apartment for $80 per night. What was then “Air Bed and Breakfast” is now a company with over 7 million listings that include French castles, Mexican bubble domes, American sheep wagons and Finnish igloos. Approximately 2 million…

Chaos at the Denpasar airport: thousands of Australian tourists are left stranded because of a computer glitch

Thousands of holidaymakers have been left stranded in Bali after a glitch with the immigration computers at Denpasar Airport. The system crashed on Friday about 12pm, causing hours of delays for travellers venturing in and out of the holiday hotspot. Frustrated tourists took to Twitter to complain about the ordeal, claiming they had been waiting for hours without…