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Canggu Begins Garbage For Rice Exchange Program

Residents in Canggu had the opportunity to exchange their garbage for rice in a new program that was inspired by another small village in Bali. In late October, a program in Saba village gave residents rice in exchange for plastic garbage. Now Canggu has taken the idea, implemented it and the first collection was a …

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Bali Police Catch Serial Thief In Canggu

A serial thief who has been targeting valuables left in cars has been captured by Bali police in Canggu. Muhamad Nur Khalim from Jember, East Java was arrested by the Mengwi Police Department Team on Wednesday Oct 14th 2020. The Mengwi Criminal Investigation Bureau said that the perpetrator was arrested in Pererenan Village, Canggu near …

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Canadian Tourist Found Mysteriously Dead In Canggu Bali Hotel

A Canadian man has been found dead under mysterious circumstances inside his hotel room in Canggu, Bali. The body of 45-year-old Scott Girard was discovered on Wednesday Sept 30th 2020 at 9:00 am by hotel staff. Head of Badung Public Relations, Iptu Oka Bawa has confirmed the incident to The Bali Sun.    “The victim …

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Bali Planning More Street Lights in Canggu To Help Reduce Crime

Canggu is known for being one of the best destinations in the world for digital nomads and backpackers, but it has also attracted more crime. Now it appears that the Bali government is stepping up to help with much needed infrastructure.  Over the last two years as Canggu grew in popularity, violent  snatchings have become …

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This Private Pool Villa In Bali Is Only $27 Per Night

Bali is known for some amazing deals but this private pool villa near Canggu might be one of the best deals yet! Imagine having your own private pool, terrace, king size bed, air conditioning, mini kitchen and bathroom for only US $27 a night.  The Canggu Wooden Green Paradise bed and breakfast is just outside …

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Badung Police Hand Out Masks At Bali Beach Instead of Enforcing Closure

Badung police handed out masks to tourists at Batu Bolong beach in Canggu on Sunday (06/14/2020), instead of enforcing the closure implemented by the Bali Governor.  On June 2, 2020, Governor Wayan Koster reclosed Bali beaches after local Badung officials began allowing foreigners to surf and use the beach.  It appears once again that Badung …

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Popular Canggu Bar Temporarily Shut Down For Violating Social Distancing

Old Man’s was temporarily shut down by local officials in Bali after the bar was caught violating social distancing measures. The popular bar on Batu Bolong beach in Canggu is a regular hang out for expats, locals and tourists. The bar advertised the Wednesday opening night on their social media and website telling people to …

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Dozens Of Foreigners Caught Not Wearing Masks Or Helmets In Canggu

The Traffic Unit of the North Kuta Police set up an operation on Saturday to enforce traffic safety rules including the use of helmets.  Over 75 people were pulled over in the operation including at least 24 foreigners living in the Canggu area.  North Kuta Police Kanitlantas Iptu I Wayan Sumardiana said that 85 warning …

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Closed Beach In Canggu Packed With People Defying Governors Orders

A popular beach in the tourism hotspot of Canggu, Bali was packed on Thursday with locals and foreigners in defiance of the Governors orders to reclose all beaches.  Canggu village officers did not have the man power or resources to contain the crowds at the beach.  People on the closed Batu Bolong Beach in Canggu …

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10 Amazing Canggu Restaurants Now RE-OPEN For Dine-In

Getting cabin fever? As local restrictions are slowly being lifted in Canggu, some restaurants have re-opened with limited seating and enhanced sanitary protocols to welcome back dine-in customers! Of course, some residents and visitors to Canggu are still trying to stay home to stop the spread, which is why these restaurants are still offering home …

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Expat Provides Free Food To Bali Locals That Can’t Afford To Eat

An expat villa owner in Bali is giving back to the community he loves during the COVID-19 outbreak by offering free food to Bali locals who can’t afford to eat.   Gordon Andersen originally from New Zealand is the owner of Aquarius Villa (formerly Dawas Villas) in Canggu. As many accommodation providers close their doors and …

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Canggu-Pererenan Shortcut Will Be Closed At Night Due To High Crime

The Head of Pererenan Village, Made Rai Yasa, said yesterday that there have been too many crimes reported in recent times on the shortcut road that connects Canggu and Pererenan and starting from Thursday night, yesterday, the banjar is limiting its operating times. From now vehicles are forbidden to pass along the road from 11pm …

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