2014

Ubud and Seminyak among Asia’s Best Tourist Destinations

Ubud and Seminyak are two locations that always become Bali’s leading tourist destination. Ubud for years has always awarded as one of the world’s best destination for travelers. While Seminyak has now rise as one of the promising area around Kuta. The latest award received by those two famous destinations is from the travel websites, […]

Uluwatu Temple become One of the Most Visited Destinations in Bali

DENPASAR ~ The area around Uluwatu Temple, Badung Regency, becomes one of tourists’ favorite tourism objects in the island of Gods. It is shown by getting the second most visited destination from both domestic and foreign tourists after Tanah Lot in Tabanan Regency. Based on the data of Department of Tourism Bali Province, the number […]

Government Asked to Crack Down on Illegal Employment of Expatriates

DENPASAR ~ The government has been asked to take firm action against many illegal operations of foreign business especially in the tourism sector. Many foreigners coming with tourist visa to Bali have worked in the tourism sector or started business in small and handicraft industry, tourism observer Wayan Sukamada said here on Sunday. Some of […]

31 Expensive Dogs Euthanized after Being Smuggled into Bali

NEGARA ~ Thirty-one expensive dogs of breeds, such as Siberian husky Pomeranian, miniature Pomeranian, and leci have been euthanized by officers of the Gilimanuk agricultural quarantine, Jembrana, Bali province. The dogs, worth hundreds of millions of rupiah, were smuggled from Java to Bali on April 11, and they were euthanized after no one claimed their […]

Fire in Badung Burns Three Temples

MANGUPURA ~ Fire occurred in Badung regency, Bali, burned three temples and resulted a loss of Rp200 millions. “The fire broke out at 04:30 pm due to a number of children who burned trash outside the temple and the fire gets bigger and burning the temples,” said the Chief Executive of the Regional Disaster Management […]

Bali’s Exports of Processed Fish to US Up

DENPASAR ~ Bali’s exports of processed fish to the United States rose to US$1.29 million in February 2014 from US$895,000 a year earlier. Exports to the United States made up 40.53 percent of Bali’s total exports of processed fish, I Ketut Teneng, Bali’s provincial administration spokesman said here on Sunday. “The remaining 59.47 percent were […]

Bali to Hold Fifth Mass Vaccination Campaign Targeting Stray Dogs

DENPASAR ~ Bali will hold the fifth mass vaccination campaign against rabies starting April 15, targeting stray dogs, according to Putu Sumantra, the head of the Bali animal husbandry and health office. The system this year, to be applied during the campaign, will be different from the ones held in previous campaigns, he stated here […]

Badung Regent Instructs Billboards Arrangement

MANGUPURA ~ Badung Regent, Anak Agung Gde Agung, instructed the related regional work force to rearrange billboards installation so it will not distract the city look. “At the beginning of May 2014 we will soon arrange the billboards installation so it doesn’t distract the city arrangement in Badung Regency,” he said when met with Independent […]