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Russian National To Be Deported After Serving One Year In Prison

Russian National Arseniy Trofimov (23) was released from the cell of the Class IIB Bangli Detention Center, Saturday (20/2). After serving a one-year sentence, he will be deported from Bali. Previously an English teacher in Moscow, Arseny was sentenced by Denpasar District Court Judges for drug possession after violating Article 127 Number (1) about Narcotics Constitution.

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Partial Lockdown Extended In Bali

The government has extended the partial lockdown in Bali and Java until at least March 8. The partial lockdown limits community activity and business operating hours in efforts to reduce transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The announcement was made by the Chairman of the Committee for Handling COVID-19 and National Economic Recovery (KPC-PEN) Airlangga Hartarto.  …

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Bali Stops Hotel Quarantine For Patients Without Symptoms

The Bali provincial government has stopped facilitating hotel quarantine options for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients due to budgeting constraints. Denpasar Mayor, I Made Toya, confirmed that the decision was made due to financial restraints of account of the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), the institution responsible for financing the program.

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Video Of Expat Confronting Bali Officer After Violating Health Protocols

A video of a female expat confronting a police officer after violating multiple rules has gone viral on social media. The Russian national was noticed by traffic police as she was riding her motorbike without a helmet or facemask on public roads. Read Today’s Breaking News Headlines In Bali For the latest Bali News & …

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Student Arrested After Stealing Neighbor’s Cash And Jewelry In Bali

A 16-year-old student named Kadek WS has been arrested after allegedly stealing cash and jewelry from his neighbor. The suspect was identified as a student from a secondary school in Kintamani. He admitted to stealing cash and jewelry from his neighbor named Ni Nyoman Layar, who runs a food stall near his house.

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Poverty In Bali Surges As Tourism Sector Devastated By Pandemic

The global pandemic has devastated Bali’s tourism-based economy, causing poverty to surge across the island. Indonesia’s decision to close international borders in March of 2020 proved devastating consequences on Bali’s tourism industry, causing layoffs, business closures, and lack of economic activity.

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