The Island

September 19, 2006

BFC to Represent Indonesia in S. Korea

SEMINYAK ~ For the fourth consecutive year, the Bali Film Center (BFC) will be attending the Busan International Film Commission and Industry Showcase (BIFCOM) – Asia’s premier film industry event – Read More...
September 27, 2006

New Website for Badung Government

The Badung government launched this week a new, comprehensive website as part of an e-government initiative to be more efficient and transparent to the public. Featuring news, government and tourism – Read More...
October 12, 2006

Govt Gets Funds to Repair Kuta Beach

KUTA ~ The Bali government announced this week that it had secured Rp360 billion (US$39 million) to carry out a restoration project of famed Kuta Beach, which has been badly – Read More...
October 12, 2006

Food Expiry Date Probe

A government team launched an unannounced inspection of food products on sale at Denpasar supermarkets at the weekend to ensure supplies were current and not out of date ahead of – Read More...
October 27, 2006

Deepavali Celebrated

Deepavali festivities were held at the weekend in Denpasar, as Bali’s Indian Hindu’s marked the annual festival celebrating the triumph of good over evil. The island’s Indian community gathered at – Read More...
October 27, 2006

Corby to Tell All

Australian Schapelle Corby, serving 20 years in Kerobokan Prison for drug smuggling, is to tell her story in a book, My Story, to be published soon. The tome, co-written with – Read More...
November 3, 2006

‘Where the Bali Hell Are You?’ Asks New Ad Campaign

DENPASAR ~ A group of Bali tourism-related firms have created their own ad campaign due to frustration with what they perceive as the ongoing inability of the Indonesian and Australian – Read More...
November 3, 2006

More than Gigolos…

Nobody tells you that Ubud, renowned as the artistic and culinary capital of Bali, is above everything a place for women. You don’t find any mention of that in any – Read More...
November 3, 2006

New Garuda Flights Seen Boosting Tourism

DENPASAR ~ National flag carrier Garuda Indonesia has said revised Bali flight schedules will boost tourism to the island, though possibly to the detriment of the Australian market, according to – Read More...
November 9, 2006

First Wellness Resort Opens

SINGARAJA ~ Situated in a serene and un-spoilt environment, the Zen Resort boutique holiday and wellness resort claims to be the first of its kind in Bali to offer authentic – Read More...
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