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Jokowi Expected to Improve Tourism Infrastructure

DENPASAR ~ The next government under Joko Widodo (Jokowi) is expected to increase infrastructure development, particularly in the tourism industry sector. “Indonesia still lacks supporting infrastructural facilities in the tourism sector. The country’s tourism already has various attractions but it still lacks supporting accessibility,” Tourism Faculty lecturer I Putu Anom M Par of the University […]

Develop Tourism in East Indonesia to Attract More Tourists: Entrepreneur

JAKARTA ~ The tourism sector in East Indonesia needs to be developed to attract more tourists to come to Indonesia, representative from the Association of Young Entrepreneurs (Hipmi) Erik Hidayat said here on Sunday. According to him the beautiful natural scenery in the eastern Indonesia regions had attracted many tourists domestic and foreign alike in […]

Yogyakarta named as the World Batik City

Yogyakarta has been named as the World Batik City by the World Crafts Council (WCC) at the 50th anniversary of that organization in Dongyang, Zhejiang Province, China, on October 18 to 23, 2014. The award was presented by WCC President Wang Shan to HRH GKR Pembanyun. Traditional Indonesian batik as a masterpiece has become an […]

Academician Expects Jokowi to Preserve Balinese Culture

Academician of Faculty of Law of  Udayana University (UNUD) Denpasar, Dr. Dewa Gede Palguna expected the government of President and Vice-President, Joko Widodo- Jusuf Kalla maintain the culture of Bali. “For Bali, because of its uniqueness and is also part of Indonesia, I wish Jokowi to hear the aspirations of the Balinese people eg cultural […]

Indonesia to Nominate Seven Tourism Sites as World Heritage

JAKARTA ~ The Education and Culture Ministry will nominate seven Indonesian tourism sites to be included in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO’s) world heritage list, noted Cultural Diplomacy Affairs Director Diah Harianti. She further stated here on Monday that the seven sites to be nominated for the world heritage status are […]

Vice Regent of Badung Encourages Development of Fishing Tourism

KUTA ~ Vice Regent of Badung, Bali, I Made Sudiana, encouraged the development of fishing tourism in the sea of Kuta to increase the number of tourists coming to the island. “This fishing activity is a form of tourist attraction that needs serious development to become a new tourism destination in Badung,” he said after […]

Indonesian Medical Association of Bali Prepared for AEC 2015

The Indonesian Medical Association (IDI) of Bali are prepared for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015, with improved medical services for communities. “Physicians should be closer with their patients,” Chairperson of IDI Bali, Dr. Kompyang Gautama, said here on Saturday. “Especially with the upcoming AEC 2015, physicians and all professionals should communicate effectively with their […]

APJII to Hold Miss Internet Bali

Indonesian Internet Service Providers Association (APJII) to hold Miss Internet Bali (MIB), October 21-25, 2014 with the theme “Smart, Beauty and Productive with Social Media” in Kuta. “The purpose of the Miss Internet as Healthy/Positive Internet as ambassador of Bali to socialize any impact caused by misuse of the technology,” said Chairman of the Organizing […]