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Earthquake In Bali And Lombok Overnight

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Karangasem, Bali and Lombok early Monday, but there was no potential for tsunami, the meteorology and geophysics agency said. The quake was at a depth of 13km, EMSC said, adding that there was no direct damage and no tsunami was expected. Indonesia, which sits on the seismically active Pacific‘Ring of Fire’, …

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Video: Foreigner In Bali Damages Rice Field For TikTok Fame While Locals Struggle To Eat

An unidentified foreigner in Bali recorded himself damaging a rice field so he could get famous on Tiktok while locals are struggling to eat due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The 10 second public video that was uploaded to TikTok shows the foreigner jumping into the rice field face first and flattening a large section of …

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Bali Police Warn About Increasing Crime And Ask For Public’s Help

The Covid-19 pandemic is impacting public safety and public order in Bali according to officials.  Denpasar Police Chief AKBP Jansen Avitus Panjaitan stated Friday that the situation is now impoving but police need the public’s help in order to keep it under control.  The increase in crime has been triggered by the socioeconomic impact caused …

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Massive Blaze Destroys 11 Shops In Kuta Bali

A large fire broke out in Kuta on Saturday morning that destroyed 11 shops.  Head of the Denpasar Police Public Relations Iptu I Ketut Sukadi confirmed the fire to The Bali Sun. “11 shops were burnt at an estimated loss of approximately 1 billion Rupia,” explained Sukadi. According to witnesses, the fire started in Padang …

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Australians Won’t Be Permitted To Travel To Bali For The ‘Forseeable Future’

Australians will not be permitted to travel to Bali for the ‘forseeable future’. The Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that International travel for Australians will be one of the last Coronvirus restrictions to be lifted.  Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed National Cabinet’s three-step plan for relaxing coronavirus restrictions which he said would hopefully be rolled …

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American Foreigner Found Dead In Seminyak Villa Is The 5th Mysterious Foreigner Deaceased In Bali This Week

In a recent string of foreigner deaths in Bali in the last week, an American national was found dead in a Seminyak Villa on Thursday.  The 50-year old man from the United States has been identified as Darrel Carlton. Head of Denpasar’s Search and Relief Office (Basarnas Bali), Gede Darmada told The Bali Sun that …

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2nd Australian Man Deceased In Bali Possibly From Expired Soft Drink Say Police

Police in Bali are probing whether expired soft drinks may have contributed to the latest death of an Australian in Bali. The death, on Wednesday, came a day after another Australian was found dead in his Seminyak hotel room. Causes of death for both men are still unknown. Kevin James Nunn, 58, from Kalgoorlie died …

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Bali Testing Australian Father Found Passed Away In Bali Hotel Room

The son of a Queensland man found dead in a Bali hotel says his father was “well and enjoying an extended holiday”, while Indonesian authorities fear coronavirus could be the cause of death but will not know until an autopsy is conducted. The 47-year-old father of two, Christopher Steven Tolley, was found in his hotel …

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Australian Tourist Found Deceased In Bali Hotel

A Sydney man has been found dead in his room at a popular budget Bali hotel after he failed to check out after a month-long stay Australian tourist Christopher Steven Tolley was found dead on Tuesday (5/5) around 1:30 pm at the FaveHotel in Seminyak.  Head of Emergency and Logistics  Badung, Ni Nyoman Ermy Setiari …

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Tourist From Italy Passed Away In Tragic Accident in Jimbaran Bali

An expat from Italy died in a tragic accident in Jimbaran, Bali on Monday morning.  37-year-old Italian, Stefano Lorenzi died Monday morning when he was attempting to fix a water pump on the roof of his villa and fell to his death.  Lorenzi died when from the result of a serious head injury that occurred …

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Bali Police Arrest 42 Suspects In Sweeping Operation

42 people were arrested by the Denpasar and Bali Police Task Force in a sweeping April drug operation.  Among the arrested are 17 couriers and 25 habitual drug users.  Depasar police official, Mikael Hutabarat told The Bali Sun, “Based on the results we revealed,  we found 17 people who served as couriers and 25 people …

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JFC Restaurant Destroyed By Fire In Canggu

An intense fire gutted the JFC restaurant and a nearby house Sunday morning in Canggu. Officals say damage is estimated at IDR 1 Billion. The JFC loss was estimated at Rp. 300 million  and the house next door at Rp. 700 million    Badung Police Public Relations Head, I Ketut Oka Bawa explained, the fire …

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