The Island

November 9, 2006

Clean and Green – Keep Bali Green

As part of the local government’s Bali #1 Destination 2011 campaign to turn the island into a top tourist draw, the authorities are embarking on an initiative to clean up – Read More...
November 9, 2006

Police Hotline to Take Public Reports

Just days into the job, Bali’s new police chief Paulus Purwoko said this week he would set up a special police hotline to receive reports from the public on illegal – Read More...
November 16, 2006

Waves Claim Life

Strong waves at Tanah Lot swept a group of 11 relatives out to sea on Sunday as they were performing a ritual cleansing; one of the group drowned, the family – Read More...
November 16, 2006

Garuda to Maintain Oz-Bali Services

Garuda Indonesia is to maintain direct services to Bali from Australia, following the carrier’s review of the route last month. The decision to drop Bali as an international hub and – Read More...
November 16, 2006

Czech Tourist Rescued after Sea Ordeal

DENPASAR ~ After being adrift at sea for four days, a Czech man visiting Bali was found alive by a fisherman but a friend was still missing at sea after – Read More...
November 16, 2006

Air Paradise to Fly in March

Air Paradise International, the island’s only such airline that spectacularly went bankrupt in November 2005, is to fly again from March next year, one of its directors said this week. – Read More...
November 16, 2006

Under the Big Top

DENPASAR ~ The Oriental Circus Indonesia is still in town. If you missed the Denpasar shows, you can still catch it before November 24 in Klungkung, only 30 minutes or – Read More...
November 22, 2006

Bali Back to Normal: Official

DENPASAR ~ Bali’s economy and tourism industry is almost back to normal after recent setbacks, Bali Tourism Board chairman Bagus Sudibya said this week. “Bali is (just) 18 percent behind – Read More...
November 22, 2006

Japan to Accept Indonesian Labor

TOKYO ~ Japan will accept nurses, care workers and hotel trainees from Indonesia under a bilateral economic partnership agreement, and  when they return home are expected to contribute to attracting – Read More...
November 22, 2006

Three Beaches ‘Polluted’

Beaches in Sanur, Serangan and Padang Galak have been badly polluted by manmade waste, according to the Environment Department, threatening coral reefs and other aquatic life. Damage to coral reefs – Read More...
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