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Australians Banned From Traveling To Bali For Another Three Months

The Australian government has quashed the hopes of a travel corridor with Bali anytime soon, as Aussies were banned from leaving the country for another 3 months.  Australians will be banned from leaving the country until at least the middle of September as the Covid-19 travel ban was quietly extended. Australian citizens were controversially forbidden …

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Bali Planning On Reopening To Australia and 3 Other Countries In New Tourism Corridor

The Indonesian government has planned to open a tourism corridor with China, Japan, South Korea, and Australia. Deputy of Tourism Coordination and Creative Economy at the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Odo RM Manuhutu, said that his office is discussing the matter with the Foreign Affairs Ministry and the Tourism and Creative Economy …

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New Normal Begins in Bali With Extension of Badung Restaurant and Supermarket Hours

It’s been a long time without good news for Bali but today marks the start of the ‘new normal’ protocol in Badung. In an announcement from the Regional Secretary of Badung, I Wayan Adi Arnawa, Grocery stores, shopping centers and restaurants will now be able to operate from 8:00 a.m. until 11 p.m. This is …

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26 Foreigners Have Lost Their Lives In Indonesia Since The Outbreak Began

Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi announced on Thursday that there have been at least 26 foreign nationals that have died from Covid-19 in Indonesia.  “As of Wednesday, there are 311 foreigners who have tested positive for COVID-19, 26 have died and 204 others have recovered,” she said in a virtual press briefing. The ministry also …

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Foreigner Facing 10 Years For ATM Skimming In Bali

A Romanian foreign national is facing 10 years in prison after installing an ATM skimming device on a bank machine in Gianyar, Bali. “The suspect’s name is Olar Madalin, who has been and received by us. The transfer was made via teleconference,” said Head of Denpasar’ Criminal Investigation Section (Kasi Pidum), I Wayan Eka Widanta. …

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Ferry Sinks In Bali After Running Aground Trying To Enter Port

A ferry carrying 65 passengers and 33 vehicles capsized and partially sank in Bali after running aground trying to dock in a harbour. 65 passengers and crew members were forced to abandon ship after the Ro-Ro KMP Dharma Rucitra III ferry started taking on water and then  tilted on its side and capsized. The passenger …

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Immigration Office Reopening To Foreigners Already in Bali At Ngurah Rai

The Ngurah Rai Immigration office in Bali will reopen to foreigners as of June 15th. Visa on arrivals and all foreign tourists wishing to enter Bali are still prohibited.  Services reopening for foreign citizens IN BALI include: Transfer of Immigration Status Permits Provision of Limited Stay Permits (ITAS) Provision of Immigration Certificates (SKIM) Registration for …

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29 Men Sent Back To Java After Coming To Bali From Red Zone

29 men who were living in 2 boarding rooms in Denpasar were sent back to Java after coming from the red zone without any clear employment in Bali. According to Head of Denpasar City Police Dewa Sayoga, 29 people came to Bali to work in a business selling gas. It was discovered that the gas …

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ATM Worker Arrested After Stealing Rp. 750 Million From Kuta Bank Machine

An ATM worker and two accomplices have been arrested after stealing Rp. 750 Million (US $52,000) from a Bali Bank Machine. Elga Ari Saputra, 28, from Probolinggo, East Java; Heriyanto, 20, from Bogor, West Java, and Rangga Baraccuda, 28, from Sukabumi, West Java were arrested for the crime. 28-year-old ATM worker, Elga Ari Saputra was an …

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Police Will Patrol Bali Beaches After Tourists Continue To Disobey Health Orders

According to Badung police, foreign tourists continue to flood closed beaches forcing them to step up patrols to control the crowds.  The main culprits disobeying the health orders have been foreign tourists according to Radar Bali.  Badung Regional Police official, Iptu Jiwa Antara told Radar Bali that they will be stepping up beach patrols to …

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Large Fire Injures Two And Destroys Two Houses in Bali

A large fire sent two residents to hospital and destroyed two homes in Denpasar on Thursday.  The fire occurred at around 2:30 pm on Jalan Kusuma Bangsa V, No. 34, West Denpasar, causing damages of over Rp. 750 million. View this post on Instagram A post shared by INFORMASI DENPASAR dan BALI (@infodenpasar) on Jun …

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Popular Canggu Bar Temporarily Shut Down For Violating Social Distancing

Old Man’s was temporarily shut down by local officials in Bali after the bar was caught violating social distancing measures. The popular bar on Batu Bolong beach in Canggu is a regular hang out for expats, locals and tourists. The bar advertised the Wednesday opening night on their social media and website telling people to …

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