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Bali Governor Sets New Regulations For Bali Taxi Stands To Help End Conflict With Online Drivers

In an official effort to remedy a long-standing conflict between local community-based taxi operators and online taxi drivers in Bali, Governor I Wayan Koster is seeking to bring taxi operations in Bali under provincial control.  NusaBali reported, the new regulation governing taxi operations in specific locations aims to end the sometimes violent state-of-conflict existing between “conventional” (metered …

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Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan Named Top Tourist Destinations in Bali

 Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan in Klungkung District, Bali, are put on the list of “Top Tourist Destinations in Bali 2019”, Bali’s Tourism Promotion Office said.  “I have been asked by head of Bali Tourism Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardana Sukawati to deliver our appreciation to Klungkung district administration, and encourage tourism promotion,” said Bali Tourism …

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Youtuber Pretended She Was On A beautiful Vacation in Bali But Was Actually At Ikea

There’s a reason beyond the affordable everyday low-prices that draw us to Ikea. The Swedish retailer is like the Epcot of furniture stores. On a visit to the immersive store, a whole day can easily go by before you realize it. An on-site restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. If you get hungry, all you have to do is …

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Alleged Warung Shut Down In North Bali

A business operating in a building behind a two meter high, red steel gate that was allegedly rented for sexual activities has been closed in Banyuning, North Bali.  Residents became upset with the operations of the unlicensed business that illegally opened in an abdononed building. The cafe known as Warung Tuak Karisma was allegedly renting …

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Bali Dealer Gets 11 Years in Jail For Teaspoon Of Substance

Bali continues to hand out harsh penalities for drug related crimes as the island tries to rid itself of a massive drug problem. The Denpesar district court sentenced Kadek Budiyasa to 11 years in jail for being a courier of 6.7 grams of methamphetamine. The 24-year-old man was found guilty of transporting the equivalent of …

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Thief Arrested For Stealing From Sick Patients At Sanglah Hospital In Bali

Bali Police have arrested a suspect in the alleged thefts of three patients at the Sanglah hospital in Denpasar.  46-year-old Aksi Efendi Adi Sutrisno was arrested by the Bali Police Criminal Investigation team on Friday at 6:15 pm just outside the hospital.  Director of the Bali Police Andi Fairan said “the perpetrator was arrested in …

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Female Couple Arrested After Allegedly Dealing For Kerobokan Prisoner

The Bali National Narcotics Agency (BNNP) Brantas Team thwarted the circulation of 1.8 kg of methamphetamine, 788 ecstasy pills and 3.6 grams of cocaine. Evidence was seized from two women suspected of being a ‘lesbian couple’ according to Radar Bali.  22-year-old, Ikaria Suci Rahmadania and 27-year-old, Putri Sinta Liliana from East Java were giggling as …

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Bali Police Hand Out Flowers and Chocolates Instead Of Tickets

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Traffic Unit of Bangli District Police distributed flowers and chocolates to road users passing on Jalan Brigjen Ngurah Rai on Friday. Officers also informed motorists to always be orderly and obey traffic laws.  Drivers and residents were overwhelmed with happiness by the gesture of police on Friday when they …

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Tourist From Italy Passes Away in Bali Found Still Holding his GoPro

A Bali diving tour that was exploring the waters of Crystal Bay came upon the suspected body of a Tourist from Italy. The suspected body of a male tourist from Italy was discovered on Thursday by I Wayan Wastika while taking tourists diving.  The body was found floating in Manta Bay, Nusa Penida, Bali at …

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This Rooftop Bar Was Voted BEST In Bali For The Year

Travellers searching for the best food, drinks and views Bali has to offer should look to the skies where a glamorous rooftop bar is serving up Asian tapas and custom-made cocktails. Hailed as the ‘Best Rooftop Bar’ in the 2019 Bali Best Restaurant Bar and Cafe Awards, Above Rooftop Lounge sits atop the Four Points …

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Man From Hong Kong Faces Harsh Penalty In Bali Case

A man from Hong Kong will face the death penalty if convicted of smuggling 3 kilograms of meth into Bali.  The trial for 43-year-old, Ho Ping Kwong of Hong Kong who is accused of smuggling 3 kg (3,206 grams) of methamphetamine has began in Denpasar court.  Prosecutor I Gusti Lanang Suyadnyana told a panle of …

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