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Police Investigate Suspected Murderer of American in Bali

NUSA DUA ~ The South Kuta Resort Police has been interrogating Schaffer Tommy, 21, who was accused of murdering an American citizen, Sheila Von Weise, 64, in Bali. “We had arrested Tommy in a hotel located in Kuta, Bali, at 08:30 a.m. on Wednesday,” the Chief of Denpasar Resort Police, Senior Commissioner Djoko Hariutomo, said […]

Lithuanian Arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine in Bali

KUTA ~ A Lithuanian with the initial VL (41 years old) was arrested by Customs and Excise Office personnel at Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali, while trying to smuggle four kilograms of methamphetamine. “He had hid the drug inside his luggage by creating false concealment in the partition,” said Bali’s Chairman of Customs and Excise […]

Bali to Hold Sanur Village Festival, Showcases Culture, Heritage and Innate Beauty

DENPASAR ~ The Sanur Village Festival (SVF) scheduled to be held on August 20-24, 2014, will feature traditional art and cultural performances and sports activities, Sanur Development Foundation (YPS) Chairperson Ida Bagus Gde Sidhartha recently stated here. Sidhartha elaborated that the festival has been held for the past nine years and has become an annual […]

Bali Provides 24-Hour Medics in Anticipation of Ebola

DENPASAR ~ The health office of Bali Province has provided a round-the-clock medical team in Ngurah Rai International Airport to anticipate the possibility of Ebola virus transmission coming from the passengers, an official said here on Monday. The medical team consists of doctors, nurses, and ambulances, head of the Bali’s health officer Dr. Ketut Suarjaya […]

Bali Government Asks All Communities to Reject ISIS

DENPASAR ~ Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika has urged security agencies in the region to be proactive and take early-detection efforts with regard to preventing entry of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) ideology and network. “Security agencies have intelligence, community-based security, and guidance units, which we hope will remain proactive to conduct early […]

Ministry Supports International Stadium Construction in Bali

KUTA ~ The Ministry of Youth and Sport is supporting the administration of Bali province to construct a world class stadium located in Cengkiling, Pecatu village, Badung district, Bali, the minister recently stated here. It is expected that with the construction of the stadium, Indonesia will be able to host the World Cup 2022, Roy […]

Russian Tourists Visiting Bali Falling In Number

DENPASAR ~ The number of Russian holiday makers visiting Bali has declined lately on escalation of conflicts in Ukraine and Middle East, an observer said. Russian tourists to Bali generally used chartered aircraft as there is no regular flight between Russia and Indonesia, leading tourist observer Made Sudana said here on Thursday. Generally, Russian holiday […]

Bali holds Rare Bali Festival, Showcases Children Arts Event

DENPASAR ~ Penggak Men Mersi Puri Kesiman House of Culture supported by Denpasar city government held Rare (kids) Bali Festival, which showcases a variety of arts events involving children, on August 7-18, 2014. “A cultural parade featured children involving about 1,200 people, which is opened by IX Military Commander Major General Wisnu Bawa Tenaya, Denpasar […]