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Senior Minister Hopes Transportation Service to Cancel Nationwide Strike

JAKARTA ~ Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Sofyan Djalil will communicate with the Organization of Land Transportation Owners (Organda) on its plan to hold a nationwide strike on Wednesday against the subsidized fuel prices hikes. “We hope not (no nationwide strike), we will communicate and discuss it, Organda should also consider the interests of the […]

Culture Give Convenience to Foreign Tourists in Bali

DENPASAR ~ Bali develop tourism sector which based on culture and imbued by the teachings of Hinduism, is able to provide the convenience to foreign tourists who enjoy their vacation in Bali, so that the number of tourist arrivals continue to grow. “Moreover, a positive assessment of the Business Traveler Magazine reader, Hong Kong publisher, […]

Bali Declare Itself as the Province of Inclusive Education

Bali declare itself as a province of inclusive education so that disable children will be able to study at regular schools with friends of their age. Deputy Governor of Bali Ketut Sudikerta when delivering a speech at the declaration in Denpasar, on Monday asserted that Bali provincial government is committed and ready to become the […]

Badung Government Promotes Tourism through Photos Exhibition

BADUNG ~ Badung government promoted its tourism potential through an exhibition of photographs followed 76 photographers. “This photo exhibition is one of the ways to optimize the potential of cultural diversity and natural beauty that is owned by Badung in order to preserve natural and cultural wealth which in turn can improve the welfare of […]

Pastika Optimists that Balinese Youth are Able to Face AEC

Bali Governor, Made Mangku Pastika showed his optimism that Balinese youth are ready and able to face the competition in the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015.  “From the aspect of intelligence and sovereignty, Balinese society may compete (MEA),” he said. He gave some examples of accomplishments achieved by the young people of the island were […]

Tourism Minister to Consider Rebranding Indonesia’s Tourism Promotion Slogan

JAKARTA ~ Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya is of the viewpoint that rebranding is essential to promote tourism in Indonesia. Currently, the country uses the “Wonderful Indonesia” promotion slogan, which was launched in 2011 to replace “Visit Indonesia.” “We will think about it (the tourism brand). If we keep the old brand, I will re-launch […]

Nusa Penida Become Strategic Area of Tourism

NUSA PENIDA ~ Nusa Penida in Klungkung regency is one of the 21 strategic areas of tourism that has been set on the island of Bali, making it necessary in order to support the planning of local wisdom to be well preserved. “Nusa Penida an island separated from the mainland Bali become a tourist area […]

Bali Forms Cadre for AIDS Care in Schools

DENPASAR ~ Bali Provincial Government is forming a cadre of HIV / AIDS at school level to anticipate and prevent the danger of transmission of the disease that attacks the immune system among the younger generation. “We intensively take preventive effort to a number of schools and the public related to HIV / AIDS,” said […]