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Local Vendors Protest Bali Officials Closing Kuta Beach Gates

Local vendors of Kuta Beach have protested the policy that was recently implemented to permanently close 17 beach’ entrances. As The Bali Sun previously reported officials of Kuta Village have recently set a daily limit for visitors on Kuta Beach by utilizing the PeduliLindungi tracing app at several entrances to the beach area, and permanently …

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Hundreds Of Expats Participate In Charity Swimming Competition On Bali Beach

Hundreds of foreign nationals have participated in a swimming competition that took place on Kuta Beach on Sunday (3/10). The competition that was organized by a non-profit organization called Bali Sports Foundation (BSF) was held to raise money to support disabled children on the island. The Director of BSF, Rodney James Holt said that this …

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New Visitor Limit Policy At Kuta Beach In Bali

Bali officials have implemented a new visitor policy at Kuta Beach by only allowing a certain number of visitors each day. An official from Kuta Village, I Wayan Wasista confirmed that authorities have set a limit for visitors on Kuta Beach by utilizing the PeduliLindungi tracing app at all the entrance points as of Sunday …

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Man Arrested After Stealing A Cell Phone From Ukrainian Woman In Bali

 A 30-year-old man named I Wayan Mule (a.k.a Karel) has been arrested after stealing from an expat in Kuta. The Head of the Kuta Criminal Investigation Bureau, AKP Made Putra Yudistira confirmed that the suspect was arrested after stealing a cellphone from a Ukrainian national named Valeriia Odnovol from the street in Denpasar on Saturday …

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Turkish Men Who Skimmed Bali ATMs Potentially Face 7 Years Imprisonment

  Two Turkish nationals who have been detained for skimming ATM machines in Bali will potentially face 7 years of imprisonment. A 31-year-old man named Emrah Kilivan and a 24-year-old man named Abdullah Erkam Mercan attended their virtual trial on Tuesday (31/8) and accepted the prosecutor’s charges without any exceptions. The prosecutor, Ida Ayu Ketut Sulasmi …

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Local Bali Woman Allegedly Assaulted And Extorted By An Expat

A local woman with initials BWS from Banduny, West Java has filed a report after allegedly being assaulted by an expat in Canggu, North Kuta.     The Head of the North Kuta Criminal Investigation Bureau, Iptu I Made Purwantara confirmed that BWS has filed a report to the police department after being extorted and assaulted by …

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Man Arrested After Breaking Into His Boss’ Shop

   A 30-year-old man named Made Sukayadnya has been arrested after breaking into a shop that belongs to his boss. The Head of the North Kuta Police Department, AKP Putu Diah Kurniawandari confirmed that an investigation about this case began after authorities received a statement from the victim, Ni Kadek Dwi Utama Ningsih (aged 35). The …

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Two Expats With Strange Behavior Spotted In Kuta

    Two foreign nationals with strange behavior have been spotted by the local community in the Kuta area. An official from Legian, Kuta detained an expat woman who was angry and disturbing locals on Jalan Raya Legian on Tuesday morning (17/8) around 7:00am. The Deputy Chief of Kuta Public Civil Officer, AA Putu Subawa confirmed that …

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One Person Injured After A Vehicle Roll Over In Kuta

A car has rolled in Kuta after crashing into a road barrier, resulting in serious injuries for the passenger. The Head of the Denpasar Traffic, Officer Kompol Taufan Rizaldy confirmed that the incident occurred on Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai, Kuta on Wednesday evening (11/8) around 10:00 pm. “The car that was driven by 22-year-old Putri …

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Local Vendor In Bali Loses Thousands Of Dollars Due To A Fire

    A Local art shop that is located in Kuta on Jalan Bisma Number 40C  caught on fire on Friday morning (6/8), resulting in the owner losing thousands of dollars.   The Head of the Denpasar Public Relation Officer, Iptu I Ketut Sukadi confirmed that the incident occurred on Friday morning around 11:00am. The fire caused the …

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Bali Authorities Hand Out Food Aids To Vaccinated Citizens In Kuta

The Kuta police department has started distributing food aids to vaccinated citizens in the Kuta area on Thursday (29/7). The Head of the Kuta Police Department, Kompol I Nyoman Gatra confirmed that as part the Covid-19 Handling Task Force in the Kuta area, the officers have created a station at the Kuta Market I to …

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Two Women Arrested After Assaulting A Woman At A Bar In Kuta

Two women have been arrested after assaulting a guest at a bar in the Kuta area with a beer bottle, causing the victim to suffer serious injury. The suspects have been identified as 27-year-old Andi Lelati Ashari Jusuf from Jakarta and 33-year-old Irene Prisiliasapulete from Ambon. They were arrested from their boarding house by the …

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