Ubud Watch, A Crime Mapping Platform

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Bali is known as one of Indonesia’s major tourist destinations. Data from the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, the number foreigners visiting Bali in 2013 increased up to approximately 13 percent from 2.8 million foreign visitors in 2012 and to 3.2 million foreign visitors in 2013. That being said, instances of crime in the island, ranging from sexual assault to murder seem to have also been on in the increase. [continue reading]