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2 Phone Snatchers Behind Bars After Stealing From Tourists in Kuta

Tow young men have been arrested in the alleged phone snatching of an Australian tourist in Kuta.  I Wayan Ngongek, 21, and I Gede Gunturan alias Guntur, 18 were captured by Kuta police after stealing a Samsung A50’s owned by Steavi Lei Adele Mann, a tourist from Australia. Mann filed a police report after her …

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Two Thai Women Facing 19 Years For Allegedly Moving Substances Into Bali

Two young women from Thailand are facing 19 years in prison after allegedly attempting to smuggle Methamphetamine into Bali in their underwear Kasarin Khamkhao, 27, and Sanicha Maneetes, 28, appeared in Denpasar court on Monday with charges of drug trafficking for allegedly carrying over 800 grams of meth in capsules.  “The prosecution is demanding that …

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With Chinese Gone From Bali Beaches, Tourism Takes a Hit

With Indonesia suspending visas to Chinese citizens in the wake of the outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus, the country risks missing its target to lure a record number of tourists this year. Foreign tourist arrivals into Indonesia climbed 2% to 16.1 million last year, the country’s statistics bureau said Monday. Chinese visitors at 2.1 …

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Raging Fire Destroys Boarding House In Kuta

Alarge fire broke out Sunday night at a boarding house located on the Ngurah Rai Bypass road.  The fire started around 8:00 pm on the second floor of the building. All 18 rooms of the boarding house were completely destroyed in the blaze.  Shocking video of the massive blaze appeared on social media shortly after …

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Missing Tourist From East Africa Has Been Found

A missing tourist from the Djibouti, East Africa, who was swept away at Berawa Beach, Tibubeneng, North Kuta, on Saturday has been found dead.  The body of 24-year-old Sahal Elmi Barkadleh was discovered floating in the ocean 500 meters north of where he went missing.  “The victim’s body was floating away and witnesses who found …

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Australian Tourist Found In Bali Hotel Bathroom

The body of a Australian man was discovered in a hotel room bathroom by staff at a hotel in Kuta, Bali.  A police representative told The Bali Sun that an Australian man identified as Richard Murray Buchanan was found deceased and nude on the floor of his hotel bathroom at The Sun and Spa Hotel, …

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Bio Security Is Tight At Bali Airport As Foreigner WIth Fever Sent To Hospital

A foreign national was quarantined after passing though a thermal scanner at Ngurah Rai Airport on Friday because his detected body temperature was above 38 ° Celsius.  The foreigner is being treated at Sanglah Hospital which has been set up to deal with infectious diseases like the Coronavirus. Results from the tests have not been …

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Missing Tourist Swept Away By Ocean Waves In Front Of Finn’s Beach Club

A tourist from Djibouti, East Africa is mising after being swept away by the waves in front of Finn’s Beach Club Saturday afternoon.  24-year-old Sahal Elmi Barkadleh, was last seen swimming with a friend in front of Finn’s Beach Club Saturday evening at 6:15.  His friend was also allegedly caught in strong ocean currents but …

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Tour Guides In Kintamani Trained To Assist TouristsTo Help Grow Tourism

Tour guides in Kintamani have been asked to jointly create a sense of security and comfort for tourists to help improve tourism in the area.  This was conveyed by the Head of the Bangli Police AKBP I Gusti Agung Dhana Aryawan when holding a meeting with tour guides that are members of the Kintamani Mountain …

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Liberal Island As More People Access Online Content

A new study in Bali has found that 30% of teenagers are sharing nude photos and almost 50% are accessing pornographic videos.   A social organization that works for teenagers, Kita Sayang Remaja (Kisara) has conducted a survey of 700 teenagers in Bali. Of the 700 teenagers, 20-30% participate in sharing nude photos on their mobile.  …

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56 Cases of Dengue Fever In Tourist Hotspot of Badung Confirmed

There have been 56 confirmed cases of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever in Bandung so far in 2020, Head of Badung Health Office, Dr. I Nyoman Gunarta told The Bali Sun.  “We are appealing to the community to pay attention to the cleanliness of the surrounding environment. Also do preventive measures by way of 3M plus campaign” said …

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