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PDIP Leads Legislative Elections

JAKARTA ~ The Indonesia Democratic Party Struggle (PDIP) led in vote collection in the Indonesian legislative elections on Wednesday garnering 19.1 percent of votes until 5.30 p.m., according to a CSIS and Cyrus Network survey. Golkar Party followed in the second place with 14.3 percent, while Gerindra was in the third place with 11.9 percent […]

Buleleng Airport Location Soon to be Determined

DENPASAR ~ The government of Bali Province soon to determine the location of new airport in Buleleng Regency and targeted to be decided in the next few weeks. “Only a few weeks, don’t be too long, it must be weeks. It just for the location,” said the Governor of Bali, Made MangkuPastika, on the sidelines […]

Bali to Give More Attention to Tourism Village

DENPASAR ~ Bali Provincial Government will give more attention towards the existence of tourism village. This is shown bt the effort of the government to allocate a budget of Rp7, 5 billion per year for the management of 25 tourism villages on the island from 2015. “Starts from 2015-2018, we target 100 tourism villages can […]

Government of Denpasar Soon to Oversee Foreign Employees

DENPASAR ~ Denpasar Government immediately will oversee the number of foreign workers in the capital city of Bali Province. “We will form a team to put everything in order by involving the police and immigration,” said Head of Social Affairs and Employment Department (Dssosnaker) of Denpasar, Erwin Suryadharma Sena, on Saturday. Aside from immigration and […]

Election Campaign Triggers Inflation in Bali

DENPASAR ~ Political campaigns ahead of the Legislative General Election on April 9, 2014 triggered inflation in Bali province reaching 0.29 percent in March 2014. “However how much contribution given by stages of the election to inflation has not been calculated in detail, because it will be calculated after the next presidential election,” said Head […]

Antonio Blanco Museum is Favorite Place for Tourists in Bali

DENPASAR ~ Antonio Blanco Museum, which is on the outskirts of Ubud Campuan River, 25 km northeast of Denpasar, is the most favorite visited museum by tourists in Bali. “Tourists both domestic and foreign the most widely demand for seeing a variety of paintings stored in Antonio Blanco Museum in Ubud,” said a tour guide, […]

Makepung Appointed as National Cultural Heritage

NEGARA ~ Makepung, a bull race attraction from Negara Regency, is appointed as national cultural heritage by Ministry of Education and Culture. “The appointment is not proposed by government of Jembrana Regency, but it’s by one of universities in Bali. Before the appointment, related ministry conducting research on it first,” said Jembrana Regent, I Putu […]

Bali Strives to Lure More Chinese Tourists

JAKARTA ~ As more and more high-spending Chinese tourists travel abroad, Indonesia does not want to miss the opportunity of enjoying the share of the Chinese tourist boom. Over the past several years, the world had experienced a sharp, upward trend in overseas travel among the Chinese people. Around 3.62 billion journeys, or 200 million […]