Category - Indonesia


Indonesia: caution at demonstrations after election results announced

Caution from Ottawa: Elections and demonstrations The results of the July 9 presidential elections are scheduled to be announced on or around July 22, 2014. Demonstrations, which have the potential of becoming violent without warning, and other violent acts related to the elections results continue to be a possibility. Large and occasionally violent protests have […]


Indonesia – Update Mandala Airlines – June 19, 2014

  Loss-making budget carrier PT Mandala Airlines, which operates under the brand Tigerair Mandala, says it has decided to cease its operations as of July 1 after battling to keep its business alive. The chairman of Mandala’s board of commissioners, Jusman Syafii Djamal, said in a statement on Wednesday that his firm was no longer […]


Indonesia volcano eruption: Bali flights affected

Volcanic plumes continue to billow from the Sangeang Api volcano causing two flights to be cancelled and one delayed affecting holiday makers travelling to Bali on Monday. Two Jetstar flights out of Perth were cancelled on Monday – the 5.10am flight to Denpasar and the 7.30am flight Singapore via Denpasar – due to the ash […]


Indonesia: Warning from Ottawa re elections Jul 9

Security: Elections and demonstrations Presidential elections are scheduled to take place on July 9, 2014. Demonstrations, which have the potential of becoming violent without warning, may occur in the period surrounding the elections. Large and occasionally violent protests have taken place in many parts of the country over a wide range of issues. Sporadic ethnic and religious […]


Bali: Mar 31:Day of Silence: no transportation

Bali provincial administration informs tourists, mainly foreign tourists, not to visit Bali on the Hindu Day of Silence, Nyepi, on March 31st, as the Balinese will be observing Nyepi with various pre- and post-rituals. Tourists intending to vacation in Bali should rearrange their trips in advance or postpone them because during Nyepi all modes of […]


Indonesia: Jakarta: violence

Australian embassy in Jakarta being pelted with eggs by protesters over the phone-tapping scandal. Over 1,600 police deployed near the Australian and US embassies plus several other potential targets in the capital ahead of hardline group calling for rallies after Friday (22nd) prayers.