Four Highways to be Built in Bali

DENPASAR ~ Four toll roads that will connect the northern to the southern part of Bali is planned to be built to support the acceleration of equalization of development in Bali. “This idea is a follow-up to the President Joko Widodo’s policy who plans the construction of 1,562 kilometers of toll road in Indonesia to […]

Bali Hopes To Receive 30 Million Tourists In 2029

DENPASAR ~ The administration of Bali province has set a target of 30 million tourists arrivals for 2029, Governor of Bali Made Mangku Pastika said here Tuesday. “We have set a target to receive 30 million tourists in 2029. As compared to Singapore, whose land area is only one seventh of Bali Island, the city […]

Indonesia Should Not Worry About AEC

JAKARTA ~ Indonesia should not worry about the Asean Economic Community (AEC) 2015 as it has huge human resource potential, according to Chairperson of the Indonesia Businesspersons Association (Apindo) for Bali province Panudiana Kuhn. “In terms of human resource potential, Indonesia has gained prominence as compared to other Asean member countries,” he stated here Tuesday. […]

Asia and Africa Are the Future of the World: President

JAKARTA ~ President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo is of the viewpoint that the future of the world lies in the hands of Asia and Africa, thanks to their human resources and huge economic potential. Therefore, Asian and African countries need to establish cooperation, which will be able to transform the Asian and African regions into advanced […]

Bali Governor Invite Civil Servant to Fight Drugs

DENPASAR ~ Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika invited civil servants (PNS) in local provincial governments to support the fight against drug abuse. “Fighting drugs is not only the task of the police, but also the task of the whole society, including the servant of the state,” Pastika said in Denpasar on Monday. To his view, […]

Russian Sued 17 Years in Jail for Importing Crystal Meth

DENPASAR ~ A Russian woman, MA, 26, caught importing methamphetamine weighing two kilograms was sued 17 years in prison and fined IDR10 billion. “The defendant without any rights and unlawfully imported narcotics class I more than five grams,” said Public Prosecutor Gusti Putu Gede Atmaja in a session in Denpasar District Court on Wednesday. The […]

Bali Targets Four Million Foreign Tourists in 2015

DENPASAR ~ Bali Provincial Government is targeting four million foreign tourists to visit the island during 2015. “We are optimistic that this target can be realized considering the tourism actors continue to introduce creative ideas to bring tourists to Bali,” Head of Tourism Department of Denpasar City Wayan Gunawan said in Denpasar on Wednesday. He […]

Minister to Find Solution on Sale of Beer in Bali

DENPASAR ~ Trade Minister Rachmat Gobel vowed here on Saturday to find a solution to ensure that small retailers in Bali’s tourism resorts can continue to sell beer despite the government ban. “The decision to control the sale of alcoholic drinks will be implemented on April 16 and will not be postponed. Having heard what […]