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20 Dec 2022

Tourism minister’s solution to viral clip accusing Lombok villagers of scamming travelers? Speak better English

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A clip from an Azerbaijan-born travel influencer accusing handicraft sellers at a village in Lombok of scamming tourists sparked strong reactions online. Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno addressed the controversy by pointing to the language barrier as the source of the problem.