Tourist Arrivals in Bali in Jan-May Period Up 11.30 Percent

DENPASAR ~ As many as 1.51 million foreign tourists visited Bali in the January to May period this year, which is a 11.30 percent rise from that in the same period last year. The January to May period of 2014 recorded 1.39 million foreign tourist arrivals in the resort island. “Most tourists visited directly from […]

2,000 Chinese Tourists Enjoy Water Sport in Bali

DENPASAR ~ A total of 2,000 Chinese tourists enjoyed a kind of water sport in the Serangan Island waters which is around ten kilometers away from the center of Denpasar, Bali province, a spokesman has said. “Many of Chinese tourists played the water sport due to its beautiful location and privacy,” Marketing Manager of Dive […]

23 Villages Join Tanah Lot Baleganjur Festival

A total of 23 Pakraman or traditional villages in the district of Kediri, Tabanan Regency, Bali, to follow the first Tanah Lot ‘baleganjur’ (traditional music group) Festival on 3-4 July 2015. According to Operation Manager Destination Region (DTW) Tanah Lot I Ketut Toya Adnyana in Tabanan, on Wednesday, the purpose of the festival is to […]

Aspiration Funds Run Counter To President’s Vision

JAKARTA ~ Minister for national development planning Andrinof Chaniago said here on Wednesday that aspiration funds program runs counter to and clashes with President Joko Widodo’s vision and mission. The House of Representatives (DPR) has proposed constituency development funds program, popularly called the aspiration funds, reaching Rp11.2 trillion. Each of the 560 members of the […]

Vice Governor Wish Germany Supports Tourism Development of Bali

DENPASAR ~ Deputy Governor of Bali Ketut Sudikerta expected that Germany will support the development of tourism on the island, especially in the field of infrastructure development. “We expect  German government to support the advancement of tourism sector through the development of infrastructure in a sustainable manner. Moreover, access to tourism destinations in Bali at […]

Denpasar Developing Six Favorite Tourism Villages

DENPASAR ~ The government of Denpasar City, Bali, has six tourism villages that are expected to become a favorite destination to be visited by foreign and domestic tourists. “Six tourism villages owned by the City of Denpasar are the village of Sanur Kauh, Sanur Kaja, Sanur Village, Penatih, Kertalangu village, and Serangan,” said the Head […]

Bali Become an Exemplary of Religious Harmony

Chairman of Forum for Religious Harmony (FKUB) of Bali Dewa Gede Ngurah Swasta said Bali become exemplary in fostering unity and harmony among religious believers that needs to be replicated elsewhere. “This is reflected in every implementation of religious holy days, all people of different religions are equally tolerant,” he said in Denpasar on Thursday. […]

Australian English Is Popular Choice among Learners in Indonesia

Australian English has become one of the most popular choices for English learners in Indonesia, according to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). ABC, which manages the Australia Plus Learn English page, stated that more than 77 thousand Indonesians have joined an Australian-based Learn English Facebook site since it was launched in 2013. According to ABC, […]