2014

Bali Named as World’s Most Beautiful Island

LONDON ~ Readers of Russia’s Conde Nast Traveler magazine have selected Bali as the most beautiful island in the world. Indonesian Ambassador to Russia Djauhari Oratmangun received the magazine’s Readers’ Choice award for Bali as the most beautiful island recently, Lailal K Y, a spokesman of the Indonesian embassy in Moscow, noted in a statement. […]

Tumpek Landep, the Day when Balinese Prays for a Sharper Mind

SEMINYAK ~ This Saturday, Balinese Hindus celebrate one of the important holy days in Bali called Tumpek Landep day. Tumpek Landep is the day when Balinese prays to the God of Heirlooms as symbol asking for a sharper mind, in accordance to spirituality and mentality. This holy day is devoted to Sang Hyang Pasupati, the […]

Nusa Dua Beach Awarded as One of the Best Beaches in Asia

Bali as a world tourism destination has been famous for its culture and nature especially its beaches. Some famous beaches in Bali already well know around the world both tourist and also athletes such as surfer. Recently one of the famous beaches in Bali Nusa Dua beach recognized as one of the best beaches in […]

Obama Says Plane Search a ‘Top Priority’

WASHINGTON ~ President Barack Obama said Wednesday the search for the missing Malaysian airliner was a “top priority” for the United States and offered every possible resource – including the FBI. In his first on camera comments on the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Obama offered thoughts and prayers to the relatives of the […]

Body of Japanese Diver Missing at Nusa Lembongan Found in Malang

MALANG ~ The body of Japanese diver missing with six other Japanese at Nusa Lembongan, Klungkung Regency, on February 14, 2014, finally found at South Malang Sea, East Java. “We got the information of Japanese tourist’s body found from police in Malang,” said the Chief of Crime Unit Klungkung Police, Adjunct Commissioner Nyoman Wirajaya in […]

National Commission to Human Rights Monitors Election Stages in Bali

DENPASAR ~ The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) officials have monitored the 2014 general elections implementation stages to ensure people who have the right to vote in Bali can participate in the April 9 polling. “We have a mandate that is based on the law to monitor and supervise that the elections should […]

Pastika Asks Companies to Use Bali Police Number Vehicles

JIMBARAN ~ Governor of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika, called on all companies and institutions to use operational vehicles with Bali Police number plate. “I hope that the awareness of these companies to register their vehicle license plates and thus will increase our revenue to be used to improve the infrastructure and maintenance of roads,” he […]

Canadian Consultant Offers Airport Concept at Sea

DENPASAR ~ A consultant company from Canada named Airport Kinesis Consulting (AKC) offered new airport concept in Buleleng Regency, Bali, to be built in the middle of the sea. “The construction of airport in the middle of the sea will be one kilometer from the main land. All airport facilities such as runway, terminal, etc. […]