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Bali Thieves Target Foreigners

Two foreigners, Corneliske Josephine De Ruiter from the Netherlands and Joshua Jacometti from Switzerland were victims of home robberies in Bali. Another Indonesian citizen also had his house broken into and possessions stolen.   “There were three victims of this incident, the first is Benny who has lost Rp71million, then two victims who are foreign citizens …

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Over 10,000 Chinese Tourists Have Cancelled Their Trips To Bali

The coronavirus outbreak has put a dent in Indonesia’s tourism, as some 10 thousand Chinese tourists chose to cancel their plans to visit Bali, one of the world’s most famous resort islands. Chairperson of the Indonesian Travel Agent Association (Astindo) Elly Hutabarat confirmed here on Thursday that the corona virus outbreak had a significant impact …

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Two More Bulgarian Bank Skimmers Have Been Arrested In Bali

The Bali Police Cyber Unit managed to arrest two foreigners from Bulgaria who were using ATM skimmers to steal bank card information.  Metodi Angelev Nikolov, and Yanko Naydenov Barisov, 34 were arrested for ATM skimming in Bali, Surabaya – East Java and West Nusa Tenggara. Deputy Chief Bambang Tertianto said the suspects installed equipment in …

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Grab and Bali Airport Partnership Being Investigated For Illegal Business Practices

It appears the battle isn’t over for what foreigners call the ‘taxi mafia’ in Bali. The Business Competition Monitoring Commission (KPPU) announced it has requested information from PT Angkasa Pura 1 in an investigation of possible illegal business practices with the app-based public transport service, Grab, at I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport. The Head of …

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Bali Officials Admit That Crime Out of Control And Everywhere In Bali

Bali officials are taking the first step to tackle the huge drug epidemic in Bali by admitting that there is in fact, a huge problem. Head of Bali National Narcotics, Komjen Heru Winarko opened the BNN 2020 Leadership Meeting in Denpasar, yesterday by saying “Of all the regions in Indonesia, all types of narcotics are …

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Jetstar Launches New Kids ‘Fly Free’ and ‘Stay Free’ In Bali

Get flights to Bali and five nights accommodation for a family of four for as little as $618. Shut up and take our money! If this morning’s rush has left you already needing another holiday, then we have some VERY good news.  Jetstar’s Kids Fly and Stay FREE – Bali sale launches today and yes, you can book it …

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23 Year Old Local College Student Found In Dorm

 A 23-year-old college student with the initials Ni Luh U committed suicide by hanging herself. The victim was found hanging in her dorm room at Jalan Gunung Lumut Gang Drupada No. 2 Denpasar on Sunday at 7:30pm. Denpasar police have opened an investigation into what might have led this young  woman to end her own …

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New Hotels Opening In Bali For 2020

Bali is a favorite travel destination for many people around the world thanks to its warm weather year-round, idyllic beaches, captivating spiritual energy, terraced rice fields, and exotic sunsets. Travelers visiting Indonesia’s main tourist destination can find a place to stay from basic guesthouses to luxurious beach resorts and villas. Below you will find new Bali …

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First Ever Direct Flight From Hanoi To Bali Launched By Vietjet

In the cheerful celebration of the Lunar New Year 2020, the new-age carrier Vietjet officially commenced its newest direct flight linking Hanoi and Denpasar, Bali.  This is the airline’s second service to the famous holiday destinations of Indonesia, following the Ho Chi Minh City – Bali route operated from May 2019. It is also the …

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Russian Couple Arrested For Growing Hundreds of Plants In Rental House

Two alleged Russian drug dealers were arrested by Denpasar police for growing hundreds of Marijuana plants in their Bali rental home according to Denpasar Police Chief Commissioner Ruddi Setiawan. (Image: Sahabat Polri Bali) Russian couple Iurii Chernov, 30, and her partner, Mishel Kvara Tskheliya, 27 were arrested Monday afternoon when police raided the rental home …

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Head of Badung Hotels Urges Minimum Room Pricing To Help Target Quality Tourists

The Head of Badung Hotel and Restaurant Organization (PHRI), I Gusti Ngurah Rai Suryawijaya, expressed his opinion yesterday that Bali must target a quality and sustainable tourism. To achieve the target, he advised hotels to eliminate hotel room price wars by setting a minimum selling price. The purpose of the plan is to protect hotel …

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