A soldier near a toppled mosque in the earthquake-hit Balaroa neighbourhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Photo: AP

Indonesia’s plans for ‘new Bali’ tourism push derailed by disasters

  • The government picked Tanjung Lesung and nine other locations as part of its strategy, a plan unveiled in 2016 with an eye to courting Chinese, Singaporean and other investors
  • Indonesia’s tourism numbers plunged in the second half of 2018 after the Lombok quakes, a quake-tsunami disaster on Sulawesi island and a Lion Air plane crash in October
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A soldier near a toppled mosque in the earthquake-hit Balaroa neighbourhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Photo: AP
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