The Island

December 18, 2020

Many Tourists Bound for Bali Ask for Refund as Govt Requires PCR Test: PHRI

The Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI) chairman Hariyadi Sukamdani lamented the government policy which obliged tourists heading to Bali for year-end holidays – Read More...
December 17, 2020

Bali Bans New Year’s Eve Parties, Fireworks

Bali Governor Wayan Koster issued a Circular on people’s activity during Christmas and New Year holidays. One of the main – Read More...
December 16, 2020

Indonesian Police in Bali Investigate Foreigners in Motorcycle Stunt

The Indonesian National Police’s Bali Regional Police might have seen more than their fair share of foreign tourists committing crimes – Read More...
November 19, 2020

Bali punk rock icon JRX sentenced to 14 months in prison for hate speech

Balinese musician and controversial figure I Gede Ari Astina, who is more popularly known as either Jerinx or JRX, was – Read More...
November 7, 2020

British tourist, 25, faces four years in a Bali jail after ‘refusing to pay a hotel bill he claimed to have already settled and then going on the run’

A British tourist is facing four years in jail after refusing to pay an almost £200 hotel bill, claiming he – Read More...
November 5, 2020

Nearly 10,000 domestic tourists for Bali across long weekend, says tourism agency

Bali Tourism Agency has reported a strong surge in domestic visitors for the island throughout the long weekend, with numbers exceeding – Read More...
April 9, 2020

Bali’s Miracle: Turning Wine into Hand Sanitiser

Pharmacists on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali are tackling a shortage of anti-coronavirus hand sanitiser by making their own – Read More...
April 5, 2020

Aussies Urged to Leave Bali Right Away as COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Increase

The Australian Consulate General in Bali is urging Aussies to leave the island right away, warning of the possibility of – Read More...
March 31, 2020

Naked foreign man wanders near Berawa Beach, bangs head and bleeds

A naked foreigner reportedly caused quite a scene as he wandered near Bali’s Berawa Beach this morning, eventually prompting local – Read More...
March 30, 2020

European tourists evacuated from Bali after flights cancelled

Hundreds of European tourists stranded in Bali were evacuated from the Indonesian holiday island on Saturday night after their flights – Read More...