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Riot Breaks Out In Downtown Denpasar Bali

A riot broke out between police officers and college students from West Papua in Denpasar city on Wednesday morning (1/12). A group of college students from the Alliance of Papua College Students (AMP) gathered in front of Casa Bunga that is located on Jalan Raya Puputan, Renon Denpasar on Wednesday morning to celebrate the 60th …

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Close To USD $100,000 Collected At Charity Event In Bali

The Ultramarathon event ‘Run To Care’ 2021 successfully raised a total of USD $91,550 (IDR 1,3 billion) for charity. The Director of National SOS Children’s Village Indonesia, Gregor Hadi Nitiharjo confirmed that a charity event to raise funds for children who lost their parents due to Covid-19 collected almost USD $100,000 with a total of …

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Bali Police Increase Surveillance On ATM Machines To Prevent Skimming

Authorities from the Badung Police Department in Bali have increased their surveillance on ATM machines to prevent criminal organizations from skimming bank cards. Badung Public Relations Officer, Iptu Ketut Sudana confirmed that despite successfully reducing the criminal activity in his area, authorities have still decided to increase their surveillance on several ATM machines across the …

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Bali Officials Start Disinfecting Public Areas In Anticipation Of New Omicron Variant

Officials from the Buleleng, Bali Covid-19 Handling Task Force have began spraying disinfectant in several public areas in anticipation of the third wave of Covid-19 transmission fueled by the new Omicron variant. The Spokesman of the Buleleng Covid-19 Handling Task Force, Ketut Suwarmawan confirmed that a program to regularly disinfecting public places in the Buleleng …

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Bali Inmate Could Face More Jailtime For Running Criminal Business

35-year-old inmate, Putu Gede Sudiarsa could be facing more prison time for running a narcotics business from his prison cell. Criminal Attorney from Denpasar Legal Support, Aji Silaban who is defending the suspect confirmed that the Prosecutor is demanding 15 years of imprisonment on top of his current sentence. “The prosecutor demanded the Judge to …

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Bali Quarantine Extended To 7 Days For International Arrivals

The Indonesian government has extended the quarantine for international arrivals to 7 days to prevent transmission of new Omicron Covid-19 variant. The Central government through the Coordinator of Maritime and Investment Minister, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan has revised the entry requirement policy by extending the quarantine time for international travelers to seven days. This extended quarantine …

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Expat Who Kicked Balinese Shrine Faces Deportation

A Danish national who kicked a Balinese shrine in Kalibukbuk Village, Singaraja will face deportation. After completing 7 months at Singaraja Prison for deliberately kicking a sacred shrine that belongs to one of the residents in Kalibukbuk village named Jro Gede, an expat who has been identified as Lars Christensen was officially released from the …

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Bali Governor Receives Person Of The Year Award

Bali Governor, I Wayan Koster received an award as Person of The Year 2021 in the category of ‘Best Governor for Healthcare and Action Against The Pandemic’. During an event that was hosted on Wednesday evening (24/11)Indonesian TV station, Metro TV selected 1 out of 8 Governors from 8 different provincial governments in Indonesia including …

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Bali Tourist Group Struck By Landslide Near Popular Rafting Area

A group of domestic and international tourists were caught in a landslide at a popular rafting spot in Payangan on Thursday afternoon (25/11). The Head of Payangan Police Department, AKP I Putu Ady Wijaya confirmed that a group of tourists who have been identified as Martin Indrawijaya (aged 42), Finna Lianty (aged 38), Nuryanti (aged …

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Bali Governor Asks Tourism Businesses To Stop Petitioning President For New Entry Requirements

Bali Governor, I Wayan Koster has asked tourism businesses to stop creating petitions and submitting them to the president of Indonesia. 34 Bali tourism organizations have sent a petition to the Indonesian President to revise the current travel and entry requirements for international visitors. The petition comes as part of the effort to revive the …

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Bali Police Hand Out Food Packages To Vaccinated Locals

The Badung Police Department handed out food packages to vaccinated citizens at Mengwi Bus Station on Wednesday (24/11). During a Zebra Agung Operation that was conducted to assure the safety of Badung road traffic at Mengwi Bus Station on Wednesday morning, the Head of Badung Traffic Officer, AKP Aan Saputra confirmed that officers also handed …

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