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River Silting Disrupt Agriculture

NEGARA ~ Siltation of river in Jembrana Regency as a result of inconsiderate waste dumping done by the residents around the river, has been disrupting the supply of water for agriculture. “The impact of the river silting due to the garbage, not only flooding and disease, but also affects the flow of water for agriculture,” […]

Regional Regulation of Green Line Burdens Badung Residents

BADUNG ~ Badung United Forum (FBB) considered Regional Regulation on the Green Line in Badung, Bali, burdens local communities because many green belt roads built on the rice fields. “Strangely the owners use their rice fields that included in the green line is charged with violating the regulation and could be subject to sanctions in […]

Police Arrest Sea Sand Thief

NEGARA ~ Officers of Mendoyo Police, Jembrana Regency, arrested sea sand thief while doing his action in Yehembang Village Beach, on Wednesday. “We caught the perpetrator while bringing sea sand onto the truck, by involving a number of workers,” said Mendoyo police chief, Commissioner Wayan Sinaryasa. He said that the perpetrator with initials MW is […]

Indonesia to Become Industrialized Country by 2035

KUTA ~ Indonesia is expected to become an industrialized country by 2035, with domestic industries contributing 29 percent to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), an industry ministry official said. “The development of industry is quite important for providing added values to products, enhancing jobs and improving the people’s welfare,” Secretary General of the Ministry […]

Bali Financial Deviation is the Lowest in Indonesia

DENPASAR ~ Chairman of the Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia, Dr. H. Rizal Djalil, said that the level of financial irregularities in Bali Provincial Government occupies the lowest position compared to other provinces in Indonesia. “I studied all the data and the lowest level of deviation is in Bali,” he said after delivering […]

Mass Vaccination Program Covers 45 Percent of Bali’s Dog Population

DENPASAR ~ The ongoing mass vaccination program against rabies in Bali has covered some 45 percent of the total dog population on the island so far, stated an official. Sumantra expressed optimism that the target can be achieved since the program, which started on April 15, will be carried out until July 31, 2014. “The […]

Indonesia to Host Sixth UNAOC Global Forum in Bali

JAKARTA ~ Indonesia will host the Sixth Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilization (UNAOC) themed “Unity in Diversity: Celebrating Diversity for Common and Shared Value” in Bali, on August 29-30, and will be officially openend by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. The Foreign Affairs Ministry’s Director General of Public Information and Diplomacy, […]

Pastika Asks Not to Make Tourism Matter a Dispute

DENPASAR ~ Bali Governor, Made Mangku Pastika, asked various parties to not always in debate towards issues of tourism and culture, but they should find a solution with real action. “Through this seminar, it is expected to help me to find an applicable solution, so that it can save the existence of Balinese culture and […]