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Search and Rescue Team Searches for Missing German Tourist in Bali

DENPASAR ~ The Search and Rescue Team (SAR) of Denpasar, Bali, has been looking for 71-year-old German tourist, Bernhard Manfred Erich Lubke, who went missing while snorkeling at Nusa Dua Beach. “The victim’s wife reported that he went missing while snorkeling at the Nusa Dua Beach,” spokesperson of the SAR Office at Denpasar, Rama, said […]

Indonesia to Sell Oxygen: Chief Minister

CAILACAP ~ The new coordinating minister for maritime affairs, Indroyono Susilo, has said he plans to “sell” the oxygen that Indonesia produces to foreign countries. “Indonesia produces a large amount of oxygen that people all over the world inhale because its three million hectares of mangrove forest is the largest in the world in addition […]

Fire Hits 15 Hectares of Slopes of Mount Agung

AMLAPURA ~ About 15 hectares of forest on the slopes of Mount Agung, Bali’s highest mountain which is located around forest area of Abang Mountain, Karangasem regency was on fire. “The fire happened since Saturday (1/11) has not yet been successfully solved due to its location which is in the top of the mountain,” said […]

No Insurance Cover for Families of Murdered Indonesian Women: Official

MATARAM ~ The two Indonesian women recently murdered by a British investment banker Rurik Jutting in Hong Kong were not registered as legal migrant workers, and so, their families cannot claim insurance, stated a government official. “The insurance claim for the two dead employees is not applicable, but we have been discussing with the Indonesian […]

Bali Province Allocates Rp9 Billion to Eradicate Rabies

DENPASAR ~ The Bali administration allocated an average of Rp9 Billion every year to finance rabies eradication program in the province, Chief of the Bali Health Office Ketut Suarjaya said on Sunday. “The amount of money is used to buy vaccines and finance other activities related to our effort to eradicate rabies in Bali,” said […]

In Building a Qualified Tourism, Violators Should be Controlled

DENPASAR ~ To build a quality tourism that can compete with tourist destinations in the international community, four components of Bali must be maintained and preserved. The four components are the culture, the security, the hygiene and health and last but not least the infrastructure and tourism facilities. To keep all of those things, firmness […]

Bali Provincial Minimum Wage Defined Rp1.621.172

DENPASAR ~ Provincial Minimum Wage (UMP) of Bali in 2015 has been set at Rp1.621.172 based on the study refers to number of indicators as well as the principle of mutual benefit. “The UMP has been adjusted, even bigger than the average of living needs in 2014 which is Rp1.524.872,” said the Head of Bali […]

Minister Seeks Suggestions for Tourism Promotion

JAKRATA ~ Tourism Minister Arief Yahya has asked the Indonesian Tourism Promotion Board (BPPI) to suggest solutions and strategies to promote tourism. “We have asked the BPPI to provide us with inputs and solutions to tourism promotion problems so that we can draw up a strategic tourism plan,” the minister said here on Saturday. Earlier, […]