Bali To Host Regional Meeting Of World Heritage City Organization

Denpasar – Bali will host a regional meeting of the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWCH) for Asia and the Pacific, from August 7 to 10, 2016. Representatives of 41 heritage city networks from nine countries in Asia and the Pacific would participate in the meeting to be organized in cooperation with South Korea, Dewa […]

Over Six Million Tourists Visit Indonesia

Jakarta – Some six million foreign tourists visited Indonesia since the issuance of presidential regulation number 21 of 2016 concerning visa-free facilities for foreign citizens from 169 countries, an official said. While 4,095,264 tourists came from 15 countries which have reciprocal agreements with Indonesia, 2,881,945 tourists came from 144 countries without any such pact with […]

Police Doctors Ready to Execute Castration Against Pedophilia Convicts

Jakarta – Police chief spokesman Ins. Gen. Boy Rafli Amar said police doctors would be ready to carry out the order to castrate pedophilia convicts. “We are ready to be the executor of castration if given the order, as we are ready to carry out the order for death execution,” Boy Rafli said here on […]

Indonesia Calls on Asia, Europe to Overcome Terrorism

Jakarta – Indonesia called on the Asian and European countries at the eleventh Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on July 16, 2016, to overcome acts of terrorism. “We need to look closer at the root cause of every terror attack that has taken place around the world,” Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla […]

Heightening Ngurah Rai Airport Security

Jakarta – The security at the Denpasar’s Ngurah Rai International Airport in the Indonesian island resort of Bali will continue to be at a high level, although the 2016 Lebaran holiday season has ended. Even after the Lebaran transport period is over, the Ministry of Transportation asked the Nguran Rai Airport management and the relevant […]

Denpasar Customs Officials Confiscate Methamphetamine in Postal Parcels

DENPASAR Officials of Customs and Excise of Denpasar chapter’s office in Bali confiscated a hundred grams of methamphetamine which was being smuggled in two postal parcels sent from abroad, an official stated. Head of the Supervisory and Services division of Denpasar Customs and Excises office, Mohamad Saptari made the remarks here on Tuesday, adding that […]

Bali Eyes More Chinese Tourists in 2016

DENPASAR Bali’s Association of Travel Bureaus (Asita Bali) is optimistic of witnessing a surge in the number Chinese tourists visiting Bali in 2016. Direct flights from Chinese cities to Bali Island could help increase the number of Chinese tourist arrivals, Chairman of Asita Bali I Ketut Ardana stated here, Monday. On January 12, 2016, Garuda […]

Three Suicide Bombers Reportedly Blow Themselves Up in Jakarta

JAKARTA Three suicide bombers blew themselves up near a police post in the Jakarta Theatre Building at MH Thamrin Boulevard, Central Jakarta, on Thursday morning, according to an eye witness. The first and second explosions occurred in the Starbucks coffee shop at around 10:40 a.m. local time, Tri Feranto, a security officer of Bank Mandiri […]

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