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Bali Officials Will Inspect Schools Before In-Person Learning Resumes

Bali Officials have confirmed that many schools in Denpasar have been eager to register themselves for an inspection before resuming in-person learning in the near future. The Head of the Denpasar Education Agency, AA Gede Wiratama said that sixteen schools in Denpasar have registered themselves to the Denpasar Education Youth and Sports Agency for a …

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Man Found Dead in Bali After Facing Business Bankruptcy

A 59-year-old man named Ferry Tjandratno Pradigtho has been found dead in his house located in Jalan Anggrek, North Denpasar. The Head of the Denpasar Public Relations Police Officer, Iptu Ketut Sukadi said that Ferry was found lifeless by his wife, Fransisca Susi Mariani (59) on Tuesday (6/4) after spending several days inside his bedroom …

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Bali Officials Extend Partial Lockdown Until Further Notice

Officials from the Denpasar city government have decided to extend the community-based partial lockdown until further notice. Until the government states otherwise, non-essential businesses are limited while most essential businesses are open at 50% capacity and reduced hours. Denpasar Mayor, IGN Jaya Negara said that the community-based partial lockdown in Denpasar that was supposed to …

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Bali Student Takes Her Own Life For Allegedly Not Being Able To Pay Debt

A 20-year-old college student named Sara Epanggalia BR Hombing from Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara has been found dead in her boarding house in Denpasar. The Head of Public Relations of the Denpasar Police, Iptu Ketut Sukadi said that the body was found by her friend named Nur Fitriani on Friday evening (26/3) at around 8:00pm …

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Bali Police Urge Judges to Increase Sentencing for Drug Possession

Bali Police opposed court conduct regarding the sentencing of foreigners accused of drug possession, stating that they were too lenient.  The Head of Denpasar Police Department, Kombes Pol Jansen Avitus Pandjaitan protested the panel of judges for light verdicts recently given to expats in relation to narcotics cases. That statement was directed to the Denpasar …

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Florists Lose Business On Valentine’s Day Due To Partial Lockdown In Bali

Florists in Denpasar this Valentine’s Day saw a significant drop in business in comparison to last year. Due to the 9:00 pm curfew posed by the partial lockdown, flower shops were required to close operations earlier than they hoped. Read Today’s Breaking News Headlines In Bali For the latest Bali News & Debate Join our Facebook …

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Denpasar Officials Urge Gov’t Aid For Small Businesses As Lockdown Extends Into February

The Denpasar Government has decided to extend the partial lockdown until February 18, 2021 as active COVID-19 cases continue to surge in the region. Accordingly, authorities have requested financial aid for local businesses affected by the lockdown. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) The partial lockdown will be implemented in 43 villages in …

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Locals Cause Riot After Breaking New Year’s Celebration Protocols In Bali

A brawl between locals and officials broke out on new year’s eve in Denpasar after security attempted to shut down a party occurring past midnight. As per the Governor’s decree, New Year’s Eve celebrations were prohibited during the pandemic. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) The incident occurred as a group of 20 …

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Denpasar Requests Gov’t Stimulus For Local Bali Artists and Entertainers

The Indonesian Tourism Ministry recently granted a stimulus relief package to the Tourism Sector in Bali which was distributed primarily amongst hotels, resorts and restaurants, failing to reach other active components within the industry, such as artists and performers.  (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) Upon receiving the grant, the Denpasar Regional Tourism …

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Bali Government Official Dies From Covid-19

The Head of Denpasar Department of Agriculture, I Gede Ambara Putra (56), died on Friday (25/12) after testing positive with Covid-19. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) Previously, another Denpasar government official, the Head of City Inspectorate, I.B. Sidharta had also died from Covid-19 related causes. Gede Ambara has become the second victim …

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Woman Loses More Than USD 6,600 While Riding Motorbike In Bali

A 31-year-old woman, Kadek Redi Areni, lost USD $6,656 (IDR 94 million) of her employer’s money while riding a motorbike on Jalan Raya Denpasar – Singaraja, Baturiti on Saturday (19/12). The Head of Baturiti Police Department, AKP Fachmi Hamdani, confirmed that Areni had lost a large amount of money that belonged to her employer, Manohara …

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