2014

Bali Tourism Ready to Face AEC 2015

DENPASAR ~ Bali’s tourism and education sectors are ready to face the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, claimed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bali Regional Employers’ Association of Indonesia (DPD APINDO) Panudiana Kuhn. “Those sectors will be ready to compete with other countries in the Southeast Asian region,” Panudiana Kuhn noted here […]

Bali to Build More Long Toll Roads

DENPASAR ~ The Bali provincial administration plans to build more toll roads between Denpasar and other district capitals in the tourist island. Bali already has a long toll bridge extending over the sea coast between the tourist beach area of Nusa Dua and the regency of Badung. Similar projects of flyovers will be built between […]

Bali Crowned as the Most Beautiful Island in the World

DENPASAR ~ A travel magazine “Conde Nast Traveler Russia” that has introduced many destinations, again crowned Bali as the most beautiful island in the world. The award was held in Moscow at March 17th, 2014. “The award for Bali as the most beautiful island to the world community in Moscow, certainly will bring impact to […]

Prabowo Declares Indonesia Not a Threat for Australia

JAKARTA ~ Indonesian president candidate, Prabowo Subianto said that Indonesia is not a threat to Australia regarding the relationship between the two countries. “We’re not a threat to Australia. Because we want to be friend with Australia. Then our obligation is to make sure that we want to be good neighbor,” Prabowo said in a […]

Trash Problem in Bali Becomes International Concern

DENPASAR ~ The 2013 Miss Earth Indonesia, Nita Sofiani, said that trash problems in Bali seem to continue to be an international concern. “This should make us all very worried because in March 2014 the Huffington Post published an article entitled ‘Why you should take Bali off your bouquet list’ that highlights the increasing amount […]

Bali Police Confiscated 14 Kilograms of Marijuana during Raid

DENPASAR ~ Denpasar police confiscated 14 kilograms of marijuana during a raid in Batubulan village, Gianyar district, recently, Deputy Chief of Denpasar Police Adjunct Commissioner Nyoman Artana said on Thursday. “We have arrested three people, namely OC, 31 years old, FKK, 55, and AS, 33, regarding this case, and two of them are repeat criminals,” […]

Regional Regulation of Green Line Burdens Badung Residents

BADUNG ~ Badung United Forum (FBB) considered Regional Regulation on the Green Line in Badung, Bali, burdens local communities because many green belt roads built on the rice fields. “Strangely the owners use their rice fields that included in the green line is charged with violating the regulation and could be subject to sanctions in […]

Governor of Bali Worries about the Narrowing of Lake Buyan

DENPASAR ~ Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika deeply concerned about damage to the environment and the narrowing of Lake Buyan in Buleleng so it needs immediate action to address these issues. “Lake Buyan getting narrower, I think because there are deliberate factors to use it bits by bits for agriculture,” he said on the sidelines […]