News has emerged that the holder of the permit for the reclamation of Benoa Bay, PT Tirta Wahana Bali Internasional (TWBI) owned by tycoon Tomy Winata, has applied for license renewal to the Minister of Marine and Fisheries Susi Pudjiastuti. There’s always been a strong opposition towards the reclamation plan coming from various elements of the Balinese civil society, but the licensing issue involved is anything but straightforward, which would explain why the Government has appeared slow to respond to the development.To subscribe please click here