Mt Sinabung Eruption Claims 16 Casualties

KABAJAHE ~ The death toll of Mount Sinabung eruption rose to 16, following the death of Doni Sembiring, 70, in Efarina Etaham Hospital, Kabanjahe, Karo District, North Sumatra province, early Wednesday. Doni Sembiring, who had been hospitalized for burn injuries since Saturday (Feb. 1), died at 3 a.m. local time on Wednesday, National Disaster Mitigation […]

Bali is the Favorite Destination for Chinese Tourists

JAKARTA ~ Bali is one of the world 10 most favorite tourist destinations for Chinese tourists, apart from Australia, Cape Town, Edinburgh, Hawaii, Madrid, Egypt, Niagara Falls, Paris and Switzerland. That’s the result of the polling on Beijing People’s Broadcasting 2011. “Chinese tourists visiting Indonesia most are choosing Bali as their favorite place to have […]

Premier Hospitality Asia Took Over Management Of Destiny Villas

SEMINYAK ~ Premier Hospitality Asia is proud to have been chosen to manage Destiny Villas Seminyak. The villa is situated in the heart of Seminyak, ideally located close to the beach and Bali’s famous shops, spas, restaurants and cafes. These contemporary-designed luxury villas with pool areas provide a unique and secluded tropical villa experience. Seven […]

Tourist Number to Sangeh Decline

DENPASAR ~ The number of local and foreign people who do regular trips to enjoy the cool air in the Sangeh nutmeg forest, which is inhabited by hundreds of monkeys, were declining. “There were many foreign and domestic tourists who came here but now it seems to be declining,” said Made Jigra, a resident around […]

Governor of Bali Will Asks Regents to Stop Issuing Accommodation Building Permit

DENPASAR ~ Governor of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika, will send a letter to regents and mayor whose territory is located in the Southern region of the island to stop the issuance of building permit (IMB) for various tourism accommodation facilities. “I had always hoped the construction of tourist accommodation in the South of the island […]

Australian Tourist Found Dead in Hotel

KUTA ~ A tourist from Australia, Rohan Max Fitzgerald (26) was found died in his hotel room in Kuta, Bali. Until now the Police Sector of Kuta, Badung regency is investigating the case. “We do not yet know the cause of death as waiting for the medical examination and autopsy,” said the Head of the […]

Kuta Police Arrests Snatcher

DENPASAR ~ An officer of the Kuta Sector Police named Badung Regency has arrested a snatcher targeting foreign tourists, after he tried to snatch the handbag of an Australian woman. “The perpetrator fled when chased, but suddenly fell into a narrow alley and was captured,” the Chief of the Criminal Unit of the Kuta Sector […]

Three Chinese Tourists Dragged by Waves in Tanah Lot

TABANAN ~ Three tourists from China swept away by waves when took photos in Tanah Lot, Tabanan Regency, Bali, on Tuesday. One of these travelers, namely Tan Jia Tong (11) died in the incident. While the parents of the victim, Tan Yi (40) and Tang Bo (39), able to survive and suffered only scratches on […]