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Alexander Berezin

Russia, Russia

Member since July 04, 2013

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    The company that manages the soon-to-be-opened Benoa-Ngurah Rai-Nusa Dua toll road has been given one year to completely repair the environmental damage caused by the construction of the island’s first toll road.

    “We hope that the company finishes the rehabilitation work earlier than the timeframe. The project’s environmental impact analysis (AMDAL) stipulates that the company has a maximum of one year to rehabilitate any environmental damage caused by the project,” Bali Environment Agency head, Nyoman Sujaya, said recently.

    The road is managed by PT. Jasa Marga Bali Tol, a subsidiary of state-owned PT. Jasa Marga.

    Construction of the toll road, which started in December 2011, has reached its final stage and the road is expected to become operational this month. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is slated to inaugurate the highway on July 13.

    The project triggered loud complaints from environmental activists and NGOs, who claim that it is inflicting irreversible damage on the coastal areas and mangrove forests spanning the island’s southern shore.

    The complaints grew when the developer piled up limestone in the shallow waters off the coast to provide footings and a supply road for the construction of reinforced concrete piers. Limestone shoring was considered the best technique to build the 12.7-kilometer road, as around 34,000 concrete pillars had to be installed along the coastal area. This method also enabled the developer to meet the deadline deman...

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    Victoria Police are warning parents and children about the dangers of sexting after four teenagers were arrested for distributing an explicit image at a school in Melbourne's western suburbs.

    Police say two students and two former students allegedly sent the image of a female student to friends and fellow students.

    The victim believed the image no longer existed when it was brought to her attention in May.

    Three 17-year-old boys and a 16-year-old girl were arrested and interviewed last month for knowingly communicating a private activity.

    No charges have yet been laid and the teens have been released.

    As a result of the investigation, police have uncovered two more incidents involving explicit photograph sharing involving 14-year-olds.

    Police expect to make more arrests in those cases.

    Detective Senior Constable Steve Oakley says one of the girls involved was shocked her image resurfaced a year after it was taken. i

    "I don't think there was that foresight as to where the image could end up," he said.

    "They're also using applications where you can send a file or an image between two parties and they were under the impression the image would disappear after a certain amount of time, which isn't the case."

    He says young people who text their image or sexual references do not consider the longer-term consequences when that image is outside their control.

    "It is important to talk to your child about the appropriate use of technology,&qu...

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