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Tourist Spent Almost Two Months In Bali Jail For Not Having Passport

A tourist from Bangladesh spent almost two months in jail for not having a passport or a stay permit to be in Bali. A 33-year-old, Bangladesh national, Anwar Hossain has been released from the prison and is getting deported after the judge sentenced him with an IDR 5 million ($337 US) fine. Hossain was apprehended …

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Bali Governor’s Wife Has Tested Positive For COVID-19

The Bali Governor’s Wife, Ni Putu Putri Suastini Koster has tested positive with Covid-19 the Head of the Bali Health Department has announced. In a 13 minute video, Suartini Koster admitted that she’s currently undergoing quarantine in BPK Education and Training Building in Pering Village, Gianyar. She is being treated as an asymptomatic patient. “I’ve …

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4400 Social Media Users Invited To Bali For Promotion Costing 20 Billion IDR

4400 Social Media users will be invited to Bali during the COVID-19 pandemic for a trip to promote safe tourism on the island. The social media users will promote Cleanliness, Health, Safety and Environment (CHSE) based tourism while in Bali in the new campaign. Head of the Bali Tourism Agency I Putu Astawa has said …

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20 Staff From Bali Governor Residence Have COVID-19

20 staff from the Bali Governor’s residence have been confirmed to have COVID-19. While Bali Governor Wayan Koster has sternly instructed the people to follow health protocols, his own residence has become a new cluster of COVID-19 cases.  Governor Koster announced the cluster of COVID-19 at an event in Tabanan on Thursday Sept 24th 2020. …

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Swiss Foreigner Allegedly Assaults Nurse At Bali Hospital Over Treatment of Wife

A Swiss foreigner allegedly assaulted a nurse when he became upset over the medical treatment of his wife at a Bali Hospital. The man allegedly became very angry inside the  emergency room on Thursday night Sept 24th 2020 at 10:35 pm.  A doctor with initials (DY) and a nurse with initials (YUS) struggled with a …

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Body Found In Sewer Near Benoa Port In Bali

A 30-year-old man was found dead in a sewage near Benoa Port on Thursday morning Sept 24th 2020. Search And Rescue office received a report from Head of KP3 Benoa Port Police Department, Ketut Suparta at 10:20 am. The man has been identified as Slamet Meidias from Semarang, Central Java. Head of Bali Search And …

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Russian Foreigner Facing 8 Years in Prison For Attempting to Buy Weed in Bali

A Russian foreigner is facing 8 years in Bali prison after attempting to buy weed. 30-year-old foreigner, Evgenii Voronkin could face up to 8 years imprisonment after getting caught for attempting to buy marijuana confirmed Prosecutor, I Nyoman Triarta Kurniawan during a virtual trial on Tuesday, Sept 22nd 2020 “Voronkin has proven that he has …

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Russian Tourist Found Trespassing Being Deported For Overstaying Visa 1.5 Years

A Russian tourist is being deported after he was found wandering around in a locals home and police discovered he had overstayed his visa for over a year and a half. Russian national, Nevskii Anton was in a daze when he was found inside a local’s house in Denpasar. The Head of Denpasar Public Civil …

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The Search For 18 Year Old Bali Fisherman Has Ended in Tragedy

The body of 18-year-old fisherman, I Kadek Sukarada has been found after having gone missing at sea 8 days ago in the waters near Jembrana. Sukarada went missing after his boat collided with another vessel and capsized on the sea when he was fishing. According to the previous report to Jembrana Police Department on Tuesday …

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12 Denpasar Hotels Certified Under New Normal Health Protocols

The Denpasar Tourism Office has certified 12 hotels that have successfully implemented the new normal health protocols. Head of Denpasar Tourism Department, Dezire Mulyani has said during as interview on Wednesday morning Sept 23rd, 2020 that there are 12 hotels in Denpasar that have been certified to operate in the new normal. “We also have …

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Land Slide Causes Road Closure In Karangasem, Bali

After 2 days of non-stop rain, a landslide occurred in Karangasem, Bali on Wednesday morning Sept 23rd 2020. Head of Karangasem National Disaster Agency IB Ketut Arimbawa has said that the debris from the landslide closed the road access in Karangasem.  Illustration Another landslide happened in Banjar Batusesa and Banjar Arca, both are in Rendang …

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Head Of Police Department Takes Harley Davidson Theft Into His Own Hands

The head of the Jembrana, Bali police department took matters into his own hands leading an investigation which led to the arrest of 3 perpetrators attempting to sell a stolen Harley Davidson. The case went viral on social media after a Harley Davidson was stolen on Septemeber 1st, 2020, the head of the Jembrana police …

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