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Organization Visiting Poor Areas In Bali To Help Feed People After Man Starves To Death

An organization in Bali is visiting poor areas in Legian to help feed people after a man starved to death.  Community Empowerment Institutions in partnership with Aku (I am) For Bali Movement and Scholars of Sustenance (SOS) have launched the ‘Hungry Stomach Operation’ in Legian, Badung Bali on Saturday Oct 3rd 2020 to give free …

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Bali Tourism Board Asks Government To Implement PCR Swab Tests To Revive Tourism

The Bali Tourism Board is urging the Government to implement PCR swab tests as its standard to help revive tourism on the island. Head of Bali Tourism Board (BTB),  Gus Agung has said that if Bali continues to only implement the rapid test as a requirement to get into Bali, the current COVID-19 situation will …

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Broken Tsunami Early Warning Devices In Bali Could Cost Lives

There are multiple tsunami early warning detectors that were strapped to buoys in South Bali and South of Malang, East Java that have gone missing and are no longer functioning.  The missing tsunami detectors are in place to give residents a warning after an earthquake trigger a powerful tsunami.  Image: ©The Bali Sun – I …

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Bali Losing $650 Million USD Per Month As Ban On Foreign Tourists Enters Month 7

The once busy streets of Kuta, Seminyak and Legian in Bali still look like a ghost town as the ban on foreign tourists enters month seven.  Most tourism shops and restaurants in some of the busy tourist areas of Bali are still closed and the once bustling streets are empty.  Bali’s economy has officially shrank …

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Bali Locals Win Back Access To Beach After Dutch Expat Claims It Was Private

Bali locals will have access to a beach again that a Dutch Expat claimed was private property. A land dispute between 85-year-old Dutch man, Ernest Bourt and Anturan Village, Bali about the ownership of a beach area has come to an end. Both sides have agreed to solve the  dispute that has been going since …

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Police Who Extorted Tourist In Bali Sentenced To Prison Time

The two police officers who extorted a Japanese tourist in Bali have been sentenced to prison time and a demotion. The officers attended the disciplinary trial on Tuesday Sept 29th 2020. Head of Bali Public Relations Police, Kombes Pol Syamsi stated that the two officers have been punished for the crime. The first officer, Aipda …

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80 Year Old Woman Survives Ten Days Trapped On Ledge of Bali Ravine

An 80 year old woman has survived after being trapped on the ledge of a ravine in Bali for ten days. 80-year-old, Cukri Dadong had been stuck for 10 days before she was found on the ledge of a ravine that was 150 meters deep in Temeling Forest, Klungkung Bali. Dadong Cukri was found on …

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Travel Corridor Between South Korea and Bali Proposed To Indonesian Government

A travel corridor between South Korea and Bali has been proposed to the Indonesian government by Angkasa Pura I LTD which operates the Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport. President Director of Angkasa Pura I Faik Fahmi has said that he plans to run a program called the Safe Corridor Initiative (SCI) as a bilateral cooperation …

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Bali COVID-19 Task Force Says Cloth Masks Don’t Protect As Well Against Virus

Although the Denpasar City Government hasn’t given an official regulation about which mask is better to protect people from COVID-19, The Spokesman of Denpasar Covid-19 Handling Task Force, I Dewa Gede Rai has said that people should switch from cloths masks to medical masks.  According to the research from the Indonesian central government, cloth masks …

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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 Motorbike Taxi Driver Arrested For Stealing Police Officer’s Gun

A motorcycle taxi driver has been arrested for stealing a police officer’s gun after he crashed his car in Bali. The 40-year-old man with initials PRA allegedly stole a gun and a cell phone from a Police Officer on Jalan Sunset road, Kuta. The accident happened on Sunset Road on Saturday night, Sept 26th 2020 …

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Police Impersonator Arrested In Bali For Scamming Woman

A man who was impersonating a police officer has been arrested after allegedly scamming a woman in Denpasar. 41-year-old Eki Sugianto was arrested on September 22nd, 2020 after police received a complaint. The Head of Denpasar Criminal Investigation Bureau, I Dewa Putu Anom Danujaya said that the perpetrator was arrested after receiving a report from …

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