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North Bali Airport Project Rejected By Government Officials

Commission IV from the Indonesian House of Representatives has urged the provincial government to reconsider its plans to build an airport in the Northern Bali area of Buleleng. The construction project was disapproved by officials due to potential impacts on the surrounding environment.  Following the discussion, a member of Commission IV, A.A Bagus Adhi Mahendra …

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Bali In Full Travel Lockdown As Flights Banned Until June

Bali and all of Indonesia have banned all air and sea travel until June, officials said, in an apparent effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus during the holiest period on the Islamic calendar. The temporary ban takes effect today, the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan for the Muslim-majority country, and …

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Bali Airport Records Zero International Flights

As the Coronavirus economic meltdown continues, last Monday (13/4) there were zero international passenger flights to and from Denpasar International Airport. Communications and Legal Manager at Angkasa Pura I, Andanina Dyah Permata Megasari, explained that in the past week there had been a significant decrease in both aircraft and passenger movements. “In fact, on Monday …

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Australian Official Asks Citizens To ‘Stop Going To Bali’ To Save Local Tourism

An official from the Australian state of Western Australia has called on citizens to “stop going to Bali,” as part of an effort to replace the state’s loss of international holidaymakers following the China travel ban due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. “Right now, the easiest thing we can do, the biggest thing we can …

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Bio Security Is Tight At Bali Airport As Foreigner WIth Fever Sent To Hospital

A foreign national was quarantined after passing though a thermal scanner at Ngurah Rai Airport on Friday because his detected body temperature was above 38 ° Celsius.  The foreigner is being treated at Sanglah Hospital which has been set up to deal with infectious diseases like the Coronavirus. Results from the tests have not been …

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Chinese Suspect Facing Harsh Penalty For 3 Kilograms In Suitcase

A chinese man is facing the death penalty after being caught trying to smuggle in 3 kilograms of Methamphetamine at the Bali Ngurah Rai Airport. 43-year-old Ping Kwong remained calm and relaxed as he was arrested at the airport when officials found drugs in his suitcase. Officials say the man was acting suspicious which led …

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Grab and Bali Airport Partnership Being Investigated For Illegal Business Practices

It appears the battle isn’t over for what foreigners call the ‘taxi mafia’ in Bali. The Business Competition Monitoring Commission (KPPU) announced it has requested information from PT Angkasa Pura 1 in an investigation of possible illegal business practices with the app-based public transport service, Grab, at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport. The Head of …

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Emirates Adding More Flights To Bali To Keep Up With Demand

Emirates will increase flights to Bali effective 1 June to tap seasonal demand for holiday bookings during the summer months June to September. The peak season for Bali’s tourism industry runs from July through to the end of August; busy months when hotel rates are high, and Bali’s weather is almost perfect with low rainfall …

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