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Jimbaran Guest House Damaged By Fire

A guest house that is located in Jalan Jepun Kampung Number 168, Jimbaran South Kuta caught on fire on Tuesday afternoon (13/4). The Head of the South Kuta Police Department, AKP Yusak Agustinus Sooai confirmed that the incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon around 12:30pm. “The fire was spotted by a taxi driver who was passing …

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Officials Patrol Kuta Beach On Nyepi Day of Silence

36 officials from Kuta village were on standby along Kuta Beach to prevent hotel guests from visiting the beach during the Nyepi Day of Silence celebration. The Nyepi Day is a holiday in the Hindu tradition in which people take the day to meditate and refrain from external activities. The Head of Kuta Beach Operation …

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Tornado Hits In Bali Tourism Hotspot of Canggu Causing Damage To Buildings

A tornado hit the Canggu beach area in North Kuta on Sunday (17/1). As a result, a number of buildings were damaged along the coast.  (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) The tornado formed on the west side of Pererenan Beach and headed to the east with strong force, destroying anything it passed. …

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Domestic Tourists In Bali Shift To North Kuta To Avoid Strict Regulations

Kuta Beach has received special attention from Badung Regency Government and Police this holiday season. In effect, many tourists are shifting north in search of a more lenient vacation. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) According to the Head of Badung Transportation Agency, AA Rai Yudha Dharma, tourist activity in Kuta declined since …

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Bali Authorities Will Limit Gatherings At Kuta Beach On New Year’s Eve

As the most popular beach in Bali, Kuta Beach is normally packed with tourists during the holidays. This year however, the beach will not be the same as the new governor’s decree has banned any kind of celebration this upcoming New Year’s Eve. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) The Head of Kuta …

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Large Garbage Build Up On Bali Beaches As Seasons Change

Waste accumulation is an annual concern for several beaches in Badung District, especially Kuta Beach. Gathered logs, branches, plastic and other material are pushed to shore by ocean currents during the wet season each year. The massive pile of waste began to appear at Kuta Beach on Sunday (20/12). Authorities informed the Environmental Service Agency …

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Trans Woman Arrested After Damaging Expat’s Car In Kuta

A 38-year-old trans woman, Jimi Wibowo (Maria) from Cirebon, West Java has been arrested on Saturday evening (12/12) for damaging a car belonging to her expat friend.  (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) The trans woman was allegedly upset with her expat friend, and damaged his car on Jalan Raya Seminyak Gang Ratu, …

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Kuta Beach Market Reopening Canceled Due To Surge of Cases In Bali

The plan to reopen market stalls on Kuta beach has been canceled due to the surging Covid-19 cases in Bali. According to a meeting with the authorities at the end of September Head of Kuta Village, I Wayan Wasista has decided to cancel their plan to reopen all markets in the Kuta area, including on …

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Trans Woman Arrested For Assault At Bali Bar in Legian

A trans woman has been arrested after an assault that took place at a bar in Kuta, Bali. After two days of searching, Kuta Police arrested a transwoman who allegedly beat up a man in a Legian bar. 29-year-old suspect Sahrul (a.k.a Aura) from Makassar, South Sulawesi was arrested after a 20-year-old, Angki Guspirindo filed …

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27 Year Old Could Face Up To 15 Years In Bali Prison

A 27 year old woman could face up to 15 years in Bali prison after caught allegedly dealing methamphetamine in North Kuta. Ni Kadek Sutarmi born on May 5, 1993 was secured by police in a Denpasar boarding room in possession of 4.84 grams of methamphetamine packaged for sales.  Police had received information from the …

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Big Changes To Kuta Beach Tourists Need to Know

Kuta beach will officially open to the public on July 9th with some big changes that tourists need to know.  Kuta beach is one of the most popular beaches in Bali and local officials have been busy organizing new protocols to help prevent the spread of covid-19.  Here is everything you need to know about …

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Ocean Claims Second Victim in 24 Hours As Bali Officials Warn Residents

A second person has drowned in Bali in less than 24 hours after strong currents and large waves created dangerous swimming conditions on the island. The body of a 26-year-old foreigner was found floating in the ocean after he went missing while surfing at Berawa Beach, Tibubeneng Village in Kuta.  The man was first reported …

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