FBI Officer Did Not Intervene In Murder Probe: Police

DENPASAR ~ A United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) officer, who visited the resort island, did not intervene in the investigation into the murder of a US citizen, Sheila Von Weise, the Bali provincial police stated. “The FBI only gave information and assistance in the form of technical guidance, but we did not use […]

15 Foreign Prisoners Gets Remission

DENPASAR ~ A total of 15 foreign prisoners in Penitentiary II Class-A Denpasar, Bali, get a general remission related to the 69th anniversary of Indonesia Independence Day. “There are 15 foreign prisoners who received remission of to three months,” said Head of Class II-A LP Farid Junaedi Denpasar Kerobokan, Badung regency, on Sunday. According to […]

18 of 20 Foreign Tourists in Sinking Boat off Bima Saved

MATARAM ~ At least 18 of 20 foreign tourists reported missing in the sea off Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, were found safe and rescued by rescue team and local fishermen. The boat with 25 people on board including 5 crewmen capsized off the Sangeang Island in the district of Bima, West Nusa Tenggara on Sunday. […]

Animal Smuggling to Bali Continue to Happen

NEGARA ~ The smuggling of animals without legal documents to Bali continues to occur, although officers often managed to foil it. The last one, police officer in Gilimanuk Sea port of exit or entry way to Bali, Friday morning, securing eight race dogs and cats that smuggled through a night bus. “Dogs and cats found […]

Bali Customs and Excise seized New Type of Narcotics

KUTA ~ Customs and Excise Office Ngurah Rai, Bali, successfully foiled new type of drug smuggling attempt that is “Methylene dioxy pyro valerone” (MDPV) through international cargo package at Ngurah Rai International Airport. “The package of new types of narcotics through the cargo was done through putting it inside a Malaysian magazine,” said the Head […]

Badung Govt to Build Tanjung Benoa Round Road

MANGUPURA ~ Government of Badung regency, Bali, planned to build a round road along 4 kilometers to parse the traffic congestion in the area of Tanjung Benoa. “We have budgeted Rp350 billion in 2015 master budget for round road along 4 kilometers and width of 3 meters,” said Badung Regent Anak Agung Gde Agung in […]

Hundreds of Balinese Coastal Residents Protest Against Planned Reclamation

NUSA DUA ~ Hundreds of Balinese coastal residents on jet skis and parasailing boats staged a rally in the Benoa Bay on Friday to protest against the planned reclamation of the Balinese coasts. Chief of the Regional Council of the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi), I Wayan Suardana, said the local people’s rejection of […]

Legian Beach Festival 2014 to be Enlivened by Participants from Beyond Bali

LEGIAN ~ Legian Beach Festival (LBF) 2014 will display the arts and culture as well as a number of participants from the districts and provinces in Indonesia which will be held 28-31 August 2014. According to the Chairman of the LBF Committee 2014, Nyoman Sarjana  in Kuta, Bali, on Tuesday, this activity is as an […]