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Legislator Asks the Increasing Airport Tax to be Reviewed

DENPASAR ~ Vice Chairman of Commission I Bali Provincial Parliament, Gusti Putu Widjera, asked PT Angkasa Pura I Ngurah Rai International Airport reviewing the imposition of a tariff increase for aircraft passenger service (PJP2U) or airport tax. “PT Angkasa Pura (PAP) I Ngurah Rai International Airport before imposing a rate increase on airport tax first […]

Migrant Worker from Bali Missing at Burma Sea

NEGARA ~ Indonesian Migrant Worker (TKI), named Putu Suprapto, from Pergung Village, Jembrana regency, Bali, lost at Burma sea on March 20, according to a letter received by the family. “The agent departing him said that he was disappeared while attempting to rescue lifeboat he drove. But we do not know the truth for sure,” […]

Bali Get 1.51 Million Dollar from Bags

DENPASAR ~ Bali gain income of 1.51 million U.S. dollars from the export of handicraft bags made of leather during 2013, an increase of 4.37 percent over the previous year which recorded 1.29 million U.S. dollars. “Similarly, in terms of the volume, that economical commodity has increased very significantly,” said the Head of Public Relations […]

Trash in Jembrana Reach Up Seven Tons Everyday

JEMBRANA ~ Jembrana Regency, Bali, produces trash up to seven tons everyday so that the trash trucks have to operate in the morning and afternoon to transport it to the dump. “The volume of trash keeps increasing each year. Solution must be found, not only by adding truck and landfill, but also could be by […]

Bali Hotels Association Appoints 2014 Board

Bali Hotels Association (BHA) is delighted to announce the appointment of a brand new board as it embarks on even more exciting programs for the 2014 period. “The new board will play a key role in the implementation of various programs that the association has planned for this year. Each executive member will be responsible […]

GIPI to Propose Limitation of Tourists Coming To Bali

Indonesia Tourism Industry Association (GIPI) Bali suggested considering the efforts of limiting the number of foreign tourists coming to the island, because not all of them gave a positive impact. “It is time for us to think about the quality of tourists coming Bali, not just to look at the quantity,” said Chairman of GIPI […]

Bali Police Releases Suspects of Threatening Gov. Case

DENPASAR ~ Bali Police finally granted the request from the Governor of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika, to release four suspects for alleged threats against him by writing on a banner, on Saturday. The four suspects were identified as IMAJ (25), SME (25), IWS (22) and IWT allegedly involved in put up a banner with the […]

Need Effort to Dredge Lake in Bali

DENPASAR ~ Head of the Bali Provincial Develop-ment Planning, Putu Astawa said, a number of lakes that become clean water reservoirs and irrigation need to be dredged in order to avoid siltation and the water level overflows during the rainy season. “The overflowing water of Lake Batur that has occurred since two months ago is […]