Music producer and alleged con artist Lou Pearlman is arrested in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia and deported to the United States territory of Guam. He is accused of defrauding over 1,800 individual investors out of a total of $317-million. He will eventually be returned to Florida to face criminal charges and a growing list of civil litigation.
More than 134,000 people on the island of Bali, Indonesia, have been taken to shelters as the Mount Agung volcano continues to release smoke. The alert level for an eruption has been raised to the second highest level, 4. In addition, the entire population of Vanuatu's Aoba Island, also at alert level 4, is being moved from the path of the increasingly active Lombenben volcano. 2017-09-28 (Context: Bali, Indonesia)
Thousands of people on the Indonesian island of Bali flee from their homes due to concerns over Mount Agung erupting. The alert status for the volcano was increased to the highest level possible yesterday. 2017-09-23 (Context: Bali, Indonesia)
Abu Sayyaf frees a Norwegian hostage for a ransom of [?]30 million (US$638,000) and releases three kidnapped Indonesians from Sabah. 2016-09-17 (Context: Indonesia, US$)
An explosion on a tourist speed boat kills two people and injures 20 others shortly after departing from the Indonesian port of Padangbai in Karangasem, Bali. 2016-09-15 (Context: Bali, Indonesia)
Five people, including an 18-month-old baby, are missing from an Indonesian ferryboat traveling from Bali to East Java that sank in the Bali Strait; 76 people have been rescued. 2016-03-4 (Context: Bali, Indonesia)