2014

China to Continue Search for Missing Plane “as Long as there is a Glimmer of Hope”: Premier

BEIJING ~ China will not give up its efforts in searching for a missing Malaysia Airlines flight with 154 Chinese aboard “as long as there is a glimmer of hope,” Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday. Li made the remarks at a press conference shortly after the conclusion of China’s annual legislative session. “We will […]

Jembrana Arts Festival Show Dozen Jegog Performance

DENPASAR ~ Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy in collaboration with the Government of Negara Regency again held Jembrana Arts Festival presenting dozens of Jegog held on March15. The event committee, Netty Emilda, in Denpasar, said that the arts festival is one way to attract tourists to visit the region. And the festival will present […]

President Yudhoyono to Take Leave to Participate in Campaigns

SURABAYA ~ President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who is also the general chairman of his ruling Democrat Party, plans to take leave to participate in political campaigns ahead of the legislative elections on April 9. With regard to that, Presidential spokesman Julian Aldrin Pasha said here on Wednesday that President Yudhoyono has made coordination with the […]

Tourists Advised Not to Visit Bali during Nyepi Day

DENPASAR ~ Foreign tourists are advised not to visit Bali during the Hindu Day of Seclusion or Nyepi on March 31, 2014, a regional government official said. “Foreign and domestic tourists planning to visit Bali are advised to move forward or delay their arrivals on the island one day before or after the Seclusion Day […]

Buleleng New Airport Planned will be Facilitated with Toll Road

DENPASAR ~ Director of PT Marga Jaya, Anak Agung Putu Ngurah Wirawan, said that the new international airport in Buleleng will be facilitated with toll road. “Construction of a new airport in Buleleng include toll road and will also connect the north and the south of Bali,” said Ngurah Wirawan in Denpasar, on Sunday. He […]

Bali`s Justice Office Welcomes Corby’s Apology

DENPASAR ~ The Bali Justice and Human Rights Office welcomed the apology expressed by Mercedes Corby, sister of Schapelle Corby who was recently released on parole after serving over nine years in jail for drugs smuggling attempt. “I think it’s a good step and behavior,” Sunar Agus, the head of the offices penitentiary division, said […]

Singapore Potential Market for Leather Craft from Bali

DENPASAR ~ Singapore is a potential market for leather craft from Bali, considering 20.55 percent or US$9.23 million worth of foreign exchange from leather craft came from there during 2013. “Revenue from leather craft was on a decline at 4.55 percent as compared with the previous year that recorded 9.67 million dollar,” stated Head of […]

Le Meridien Jimbaran, among the World’s Best Honeymoon Resort

JIMBARAN ~ For years, Bali is famous as tourist destination not just for holiday, leisure, or business but also wedding and for honeymooners. No wonder there’s a lot of hotels or resorts in Bali offer various package for certain market, such as wedding and honeymoon packages. The best package combined with beautiful Bali brings world […]