Walhi Felt They have been Hocussed by Bali Governor

DENPASAR Indonesia Forum of Environments (Walhi) felt that they have been hocussed by Bali Governor Bali Made Mangku Pastika related to their information on Ngurah Rai Public Forest Park management, which is in the process of mediation in the Public Information Commission. “We see that the Governor has denied his promise and hocus us because […]

Environmental Quality of Bali has the Highest Rate

DENPASAR Environmental quality index in Bali has reached 99.65 percent, that is very encouraging, because Bali has the best rate compared to other regions in Indonesia. Head of the Environment Agency (BLH) of Bali, I Nyoman Sujaya said that he appeared of one of the speakers at the workshop on the evaluation of the achievement […]

New Beachhead in Fight to Clean and Green Bali

SANUR Celebrities, government officials, people from non-government organisations, surfers and businesses have united to tackle Bali’s growing rubbish crisis. As the opening move in a new Bali Clean & Green programme, 100,000 Balinese scoured 50 beaches for washed-up rubbish on August 27, hitting back at a nuisance environmentalists say ranks as the island’s number-one ecological […]

Residents Raise a Racket Over PLN’S ‘Save Bali’ Plan

DENPASAR The Bali Times PLN’S move to offset its chronic undersupply of electricity to Bali by using two new diesel generators to be built by its subsidiary Indonesia Power at Pesanggaran between Kuta and Sanur has come under fire from local residents. They say the first of the units makes too much noise and keeps […]

Green Bali: Zoning Adjustment ‘a Must for Development’

GIANYAR The Bali Times GIANYAR’S regent plans to meet Governor I Made Mangku Pastika to seek key changes to the beach “green line” along the Sanur-Kusamba bypass and sort out the conflicting problems of development needs and Bali’s beach protection legislation. Tjok Oka Artha Ardana Sukawati said the provincial rules were detrimental to tourism development […]