Attorney General Postpones Execution to Meet Australia’s Demand

JAKARTA ~ The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has decided to postpone the execution of the Australian drug convicts to meet the demands of the Australian government and convicts’ families. “This is our response with regard to the demands made by the Australian government and families of the convicts who have asked for more time for […]

Tourism Ministry to Facilitate Hotels in Bali in Targeting Corporation

DENPASAR ~ The Ministry of Tourism to facilitate hotels in Bali in targeting big corporate in the country to develop the tourism industry after the ban to hold meeting at hotel for government agencies. “We try to find solutions to drive corporate meetings to the tourism industry for MICE (meeting, incentive, conference, and exhibition) industry,” […]

Australian Tourists Voice Disapproval to Tourism Boycott

DENPASAR ~ Australian tourists visiting Bali have expressed their disagreement to the tourism boycott, which is a mark of protest over the imminent executions of Bali Nine ringleaders, Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan. “I do not agree with the boycott because I still love Bali,” Coally Ann, an Australian tourist stated on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Julia […]

Indonesia Yet To Become Main Destination of Chinese Imlek Travelers

BEIJING ~ Indonesia is still not the main destination of Chinese holidaymakers celebrating Lunar New Year, locally known as Imlek, a Chinese official said. According to the Chinese Administrative Office of Tourism estimates, 5.19 million Chinese traveled overseas during Imlek holidays this year. Their most favored destinations have been South Korea, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, […]

Bali Parliament to Open Aspiration Dialogue Related to Reclamation Project

DENPASAR ~ Bali Provincial Parliament (DPRD) of Commission III to open a dialogue in order to listen to the views and aspirations of society, either supporting or rejecting reclamation at Benoa Bay, Badung. “We will call the pro towards revitalizing or reclamation of Benoa Bay to explain clearly what the benefits to Bali when the […]

Counters at Ngurah Rai Airport Switch Its Function to Passenger Service

KUTA ~ Counters of domestic airline ticket sales at Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali, converted to passenger service office starting on Sunday. “Ticket sales counter will be functioned as a passenger service office (customer service) of related airline,” said General Manager of PT Angkasa Pura I Ngurah Rai Airport Herry AY Sikado, in Kuta, Badung, […]

A New Zealander Sentenced Five Months in Jail

DENPASAR ~ A New Zealander Richard Wackrow (40) was sentenced to five months in jail by Denpasar District Court Judge on Tuesday, after he was proven had mistreating his girlfriend Lisa Christina. “The defendant has been proved persecuting the victim to injuries and in violation of Article 351 Paragraph 1 of the Criminal Code of […]

Vice Governor Asks Additional CCTV at Airport

DENPASAR ~ Vice Governor of Bali I Ketut Sudikerta asked the manager of Ngurah Rai International Airport to add surveillance camera or CCTV, particularly in areas that handle passenger’s goods. “I ask for more CCTV to monitor goods of passenger to avoid unwanted things happened,” said Sudikerta in Denpasar, on Sunday. According to him, based […]