Separately, Bali Governor Wayan Koster ensured that his administration would not be checking on marital status upon tourists’ arrival at any tourism accommodations.
“There would be no inspections or sweeping to check on the marital status of holiday makers by either law enforcement officials or community groups. [We] guarantee the confidentiality of tourists’ personal data during their stay,” Koster said in a statement on Monday, Dec. 12.
He said that the authorities and the people of Bali respect the arrival and presence of both domestic and foreign tourists in Bali.
Lawmakers in Indonesia approved changes to the country's Criminal Code on Tuesday, Dec. 6, introducing a sweeping and controversial legal overhaul.
(Writers: Wasti Samaria Simangunsong, Ahmad Muzakki Al Hasan | Editor: Ni Nyoman Wira Widyanti, Krisiandi)
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