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February 15, 2020

Bali Police Hand Out Flowers and Chocolates Instead of Tickets

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Traffic Unit of Bangli District Police distributed flowers and chocolates to road users passing on Jalan Brigjen Ngurah Rai on Friday. Officers also informed – Read More...
February 15, 2020

Tourist from Italy Drowns in Bali Found Still Holding His GoPro

A Bali diving tour that was exploring the waters of Crystal Bay came upon the suspected body of a Tourist from Italy. The suspected body of a male tourist from – Read More...
February 12, 2020

Australian Man Receives Hefty Fine For Smuggling Cigarettes

An Australian man caught smuggling cigarettes into his country received more than he bargained for from Perth judges. For attempting to smuggle 36 cartons of cigarettes through Perth International Airport, – Read More...
February 10, 2020

Bali official claims to have misspoken, takes back confirmation on African Swine Fever causing mass pig deaths on the island

The rest of the world might be all up in the coronavirus news cycle, and while the attention in Bali has not been far from that either, it has also – Read More...
February 8, 2020

Governor Legalizes Balinese Arak, Paves Way to Promote Traditional Liquor

Arak, Bali’s own traditional liquor, will soon be more of a commercial option across the island, as Bali Governor Wayan Koster has issued a gubernatorial regulation on production and marketing – Read More...
February 5, 2020

Hundreds of Pigs in Bali Killed by Mystery Disease

Nearly 1,000 pigs in Bali have died from an as-yet-unidentified disease, local authorities say. Pig farmers are concerned that the disease is related to the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak – Read More...
February 5, 2020

Two Thai Women Facing 19 Years For Allegedly Smuggling Meth into Bali in their Underwear

Two young women from Thailand are facing 19 years in prison after allegedly attempting to smuggle Methamphetamine into Bali in their underwear. Kasarin Khamkhao, 27, and Sanicha Maneetes, 28, appeared – Read More...
February 3, 2020

Indonesia on Track to Host Race in Lombok in 2021 with 40 percent Construction Progress

Indonesia aims to further boost the country’s tourism as host of the world-class MotoGP motorcycle racing event in 2021 in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB), with construction of the street – Read More...
February 2, 2020

Bali Rockers Rage Against Reclamation in Indonesia's Tourist Hub

Bali, Indonesia – Musician I Gede ‘Jerinx’ Ari Astina was still in college at the University of National Education in Denpasar, the provincial capital of Bali, when he first got – Read More...
February 1, 2020

Military Oditurates III Destroys Assembled Weapons

DENPASAR – “Destruction of Evidence. These are goods that have permanent legal force and have been tried in the Denpasar Military Court. The Evidence is the result of the case from – Read More...
January 30, 2020

Saudi Princess Reports Losing US$37 million in Bali Property Scam

Princess Lolowah binti Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia reportedly lost billions of rupiah after she fell victim to property scammers. The head of the National Police’s General – Read More...
January 29, 2020

'A Changed Man': Aussie Released from Bali Jail after Alleged Cabbie Bash

An Australian tradesman insists he’s a new person, lucky to walk free from Bali police custody after compensating the taxi driver he was accused of bashing.  Tore Bempasciuto was released – Read More...
January 28, 2020

Bali Police Arrest Russian Couple for Farming Marijuana in their Jimbaran Home

Two Russian nationals, identified as Iurii Chernov and Mishel Kvara Tskheliya, were arrested for allegedly farming marijuana in their rented house in Jimbaran, South Kuta and also selling the illegal – Read More...
January 27, 2020

Indonesia to deport environmental journalist Philip Jacobson

Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Mahfud MD plans to deport award-winning journalist Philip Jacobson, who allegedly violated his visa restrictions. “I will contact the National Police and the – Read More...
January 24, 2020

Two Chinese Tourists in Bali Receiving Treatment Amid Corona Virus Scare

Two Chinese tourists suspected of being infected with the coronavirus have been receiving treatment in isolation at the Sanglah General Hospital in Bali since Thursday. Bali Health Agency head Ketut – Read More...
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