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Corrupt airport officials acquitted

Immigration officials who were accused of skimming visa fees at the international airport in Bali have been acquitted of all charges, according to Tempo Interaktive. They have received “administrative sanctions” rather than facing criminal charges. Corruption is one of the biggest problems facing Indonesia and it is good to see that some progress is being […]

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Corruption at Bali airport

An article in the Jakarta Post says that the BPK (Supreme Audit Agency) has found alleged embezzlement of up to 3 billion rupiah at Bali International airport. “The BPK report highlighted a discrepancy between the issuance of visa-on-arrival fees and the financial report,” Justice and Human Rights Minister Andi Mattalatta said Monday at a conference […]

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Bali airport installs thermal scanners

In response to an outbreak of  ‘Singapore flu’ officials at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport have installed thermal scanners to scan incoming passengers. Tourists arriving in Bali found to be suffering from a fever are immediately sprayed with a 70% alcohol solution before being sent to an examination clinic at the airport for examination. Then […]

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