2014

Life of a Foreigner in Bali

Bali being the Island of Gods has caught the attraction because of its beauty and culture. Government is constantly taking precautions to ensure safety for tourists. It’s been five years that I have moved here as well with my wife. Being a seasoned foreigner citizen I felt obligated to share my thoughts on how it […]

Police Not Yet Reveals Motive in the Murder of American

DENPASAR ~ Bali Police so far have not been able to reveal the motive behind the murder of a citizen of the United States, Sheila Ann Von Weise, 64. “The examination of the witnesses only refers to the act, the motive has not been revealed,” said Bali Police Chief Inspector General Albertus Julius Benny Mokalu […]

Yudhoyono-Jokowi Meeting Marks New Chapter in National Political History in Indonesia

NUSA DUA ~ The meeting between outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) and president-elect Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on Wednesday night in Bali Province was a new chapter in the history of the national political that encouraged good leadership transition and mutual respect. “Jokowi and I have the same thing in mind. We agree to continue […]

Bali Gov Agrees Airport above the Sea, Asks More Study

DENPASAR ~ Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika expressed approval of the idea of building a new airport on the sea which will be located in Buleleng Regency, as described by the consultant from Canada Airport Kinesis. “The airport itself has been definitely determined in Kubutambahan, Buleleng, and there are many first class paddy fields. So […]

Denpasar Police Arrests France for Distributing Cocaine

DENPASAR ~ Drug Investigation Unit of Denpasar City Police arrested a French citizen, initials RY ,24, who distributed cocaine weighing 3.14 grams. “The suspect was arrested when the cocaine is being offered to a resident,” said Deputy Head of Denpasar Police Assistant Commissioner Nyoman Artana in Denpasar, on Wednesday. He explained that the suspect was […]

Regent Reminds the Society Not to Dispose Waste to Shore

SEMARAPURA ~ Regent of Klungkung Regency, Bali, Nyoman Suwirta reminded the public and all parties, including employers not to dispose of trash and waste to the beach, because the beach is a sacred area and tourism activities. “Those who were not responsible along this time including the businessmen, disposed the waste at the beach around […]

Suspect in JIS Case May Be Sentenced to 15 Years

JAKARTA ~ Agun Iskandar, who has been named as a suspect in the sexual assault of a kindergarten pupil of Jakarta International School (JIS), may be sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment, a public prosecutor said. “Because of his wrongdoings, the suspect, Agun Iskandar, could be sentenced under article 82 of Law No. 23 of 2002 […]

Jakarta Police’s Cyber Monitoring Exposes International Illegal Gambling Syndicate

JAKARTA ~ The Jakarta Metro Jaya Police conducted massive cyber patrol operations to bust an international illegal gambling syndicate. “The criminals are using advanced technology to operate the gambling network. Hence, we conducted cyber patrol to uncover their operations,” Metro Jaya Police Director of General Crime Investigation Senior Commissioner Heru Pranoto stated here on Monday. […]