A number of artists performed Kecak dance in one of the World Trade Organization (WTO) conference programs in Taman Bhagawan, Tanjung Benoa, Bali. The dance depicts the story of Ramayana. The performance of many Balinese cultures in several International events held in Bali, is expected can introduce and lift Bali’s popularity in International level. So […]

Bali to Intensify Controls Illegal Guide

DENPASAR ~ The Head of Bali Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) I Made Sukadana said that he will intensify the effort of controlling illegal guides so it doesn’t ruin the image of Bali tourism. “But for certain tourism objects, we are frequently refused to enter by the managers as policing efforts is judged will affect […]

Bali Plans to Establish Tourism Train

DENPASAR ~ The Head of Regional Development Planning Agency (Bappeda) Bali Province PutuAstawa said that in the Regional Mid-term Development Plan (RPJMD) Bali Province planned to establish tourism train. “The target is in 2014 we will begin to socialize the project. In 2015 we will design for feasibility study and work plan presentation,” he said […]

Whirlwind Wracks Havoc in Denpasar

DENPASAR ~ A whirlwind occurred in Dukuh Tangkas village, Pemogan sub-district of Denpasar City, following heavy rains,” stated Head of Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Division of Denpasar Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) Made Prapta on Wednesday. The whirlwind hit areas in Denpasar, Bali province, at 2 p.m. local time, damaging several houses. Made announced that the […]

Election Commission Urged to Control Campaign Violation in Kuta

MANGUPURA ~ Election Supervisory Committee (Panwaslu) Badung regency, Bali, urged the local elections commission (KPU) to control any violations on campaign props placement in Kuta. “Until now, Kuta area has not been touched by enforcement efforts undertaken by a joint team, even though we have repeatedly reported violations of campaign props installation in the region,” […]

Pastika Calls for Regents to Control Cafe

DENPASAR ~ Governor of Bali Made Mangku Pastika asked the Regents/ Mayor immediately control the café remang-remang (dimly lit) that are more and more prevalent as to be one source of the spread of HIV /AIDS. “It should be made clear for the Regents in order to control those cafes because I’m sure almost all […]

Smuggling of Drugs Worth Rp9.5 Billion Thwarted

KUTA ~ Customs officers at Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali, blocked drug smuggling attempt in the form of shabu – shabu by two suspects of international network with a total weight of 4.7 kilograms estimated to be worth Rp9.5 billion. “The drug brought by the two suspects was methamphetamine of first quality from India,” said […]

Nine Cruises Will Dock in Bali

BENOA ~ PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo) III, Perak Surabaya recorded during the period of December, especially just before the Christmas and New Year holiday, there will be nine cruise ships coming into the Port of Benoa, Bali. PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo) III Public Relation, Edi Priyanto on Saturday, stated that the trend of cruise ship’s […]