Only One School is Ready for Online National Exam

DENPASAR ~ Head of Education, Youth, and Sports Department of Bali Tjokorda Istri Agung Kusuma Wardhani said that until now there is only one school in Bali that is ready to run online National Examination (UN) or computer-based test (CBT). “The school which is ready is SMK (vocational school) Teknologi Informasi (TI) Global, in Singaraja, […]

Ngurah Rai Airport Installs Double-Decker Air Bridge to Dock A380

KUTA ~ The Ngurah Rai International Airport has installed a double-decker air bridge in a bid to serve Airbus 380 jets, I Gusti Ngurah Ardita, the airport’s Co-General Manager of Angkasa Pura I, stated on Wednesday. “The facility is provided in case the superjumbo plane has to make an emergency landing at the international airport,” […]

APRINDO Urges to Review Alcoholic Drink Sales

DENPASAR ~ Indonesian Retailers Association (APRINDO) urged the government to review the selling of alcoholic beverages at supermarket. “This pilot study proves whether or not the sales of alcoholic drinks directly give negative impacts,” said Deputy of Secretary General of APRINDO, Satria Hamid, in a press release received in Denpasar, on Saturday. APRINDO request was […]

Bank Indonesia Encourages Business Transaction to Use Rupiah

DENPASAR ~ Bank Indonesia asks businesses in rupiah in any transactions carried out in the country. “According to the rules of law, any citizen who transact in Indonesia must use rupiah,” said Chief Representative of Bank Indonesia (BI) Bali, Dewi Setyowati in the socialization of the obligation to use rupiah in Denpasar. Socialization is given […]

Strong Winds Destroy 75 Houses in Gianyar

GIANYAR ~ Strong winds followed with heavy rain seriously damaged 75 houses some of them were leveled to the ground in the village of Sidan, the regency of Gianyar, Bali, on Tuesday. “Fortunately no casualty amid the ruins of the houses,” village secretary AA Gede Alit said on Wednesday. The whirlwind slammed across Banjar Bukit […]

TVs and Radios to Stop broadcasting on Silent Day

All broadcasters in Bali to suspend broadcasting for 24 hours while Balinese Hindus celebrate the silent day or Nyepi Day on March 21, 2015. “It is a form of respect for religious values and local wisdom on the island,” said Commissioner of Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPID) Bali I Nengah Muliarta in Denpasar on Monday. He […]

BMKG urges Balinese Fishermen Beware of High Wave

DENPASAR ~ The fishermen in Bali and beyond should alert towards the rapid changing of weather, causing high waves, said the head of the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) Region III of Denpasar Wayan Suardana. “We call upon the fishermen on the island and all other marine activities to be aware of the high waves […]

German Investor Explores Cooperation to Build Sport Stadium in Bali

DENPASAR ~ A German investor from the Gerry Weber Sportpark group has explored a cooperation with the Bali provincial government to build an international standard of sport stadium in the island resort. “Absolutely the Bali Administration has planned to build an international level of sport stadium at the provincial government’s plot of land located in […]