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Two Saudi Tourists Pass Away In Motorbike Accident

Two Saudi tourist were killed in a horrific motorbike accident in Kuta, Bali on Friday. Ali Salem Saeedan Aliarashdi, 28, and Hamzet Atef Mohammad Zaheer, 21 lost control of the motorbike and slammed into an electric substation killing them instantly. The accident happened at 4:30 am on Jalan Nakula Barat, Kuta, Badung. The two men …

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Seminyak Serial Snatcher Arrested For The Sixth Time For Stealing From Tourists

A man that has been arrested 5 times for prior snatchings is back behind bars after his 6th robbery of a German tourist in Seminyak.  29-year-old Kadek Bukit was arrested for snatching a cell phone from German tourist Leoniw Scohner on Friday January 17th around 10:30 pm in Seminyak. The iPhone stolen was worth Rp. …

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Bali Airport Looks Like A Ghost Town After Economy Hit Hard

Eerie photos of an empty Bali airport have emerged on social media and many locals are saying tourism has been decimated by the Coronavirus. Many streets that used to be packed with Chinese tourists have now become barren following a sweeping flight ban by Indonesian officials.  There are struggling businesses that have been forced to …

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Lombok Fisherman Discovers Woman’s Who Passed Away

Residents of Senggigi village in West Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, were shocked by the discovery of a woman’s corpse inside a trash bag on Thursday.  The body was found by a villager who went fishing at 11 p.m. When he arrived at the fishing area around Jl. Alberto Senggigi, the man noticed a rotten stench, …

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Australian Tourist Theft While Watching TV In His Bali Villa

An brazen thief has been arrested after entering a Kuta villa while an Australian tourist was watching TV and sneakily stole multiple times including a Apple MacBook Pro laptop.  49-year-old Australian Jonpaul Warren filed a police report immediately following the home invasion that occurred around 7:00 pm on January 30th.  According to Kuta police, the …

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There Are Still No Cases In Bali, Even Though it Continues to Spread Worldwide

Bali and in fact all of Indonesia have no confirmed cases of the Coronavirus as of February 7th. 2020.  There are 7 suspected cases of the virus under investigation in Indonesia but none of them are on the island of Bali.  Preventative measures were put in place very early at the Ngurah Rai International Airport …

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Is It Safe To Eat Pork In Bali? What You Need To Know About The African Swine Flu Outbreak

With the recent outbreak of the African Swine Flu, many tourists are asking if it’s safe safe to eat pork in Bali? The Bali administration is setting the record straight after 888 pigs died after contracting the virus.     Bali Agriculture and Food Security Agency official IKG Nata Kesuma said that public interest in consuming …

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WANTED: Phone Snatcher Escapes Bali Jail

A man charged with snatching phones from tourists in Kuta has escaped from Bali jail. Denpasar Police Chief Senior Commissioner Ruddi Setiawan acknowledged the negligence of his officers when 21-year-old I Wayan Ngongek escaped from the Kuta Police on Monday through a back door at the station.  The suspect who was in custody initially complained …

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4 Men Arrested For An Alleged Helmet Thief

The four men suspected of beating an alleged helmet thief to death in Kuta have been arrested.  Three of the suspects arrested were village security officers.  I Wayan Mahendra, I Wayan Widarta, and Wayan Suranta and a civilian, I Wayan Kuasa, could face up to 12 years in prison for their roles in the death …

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6.3-Magnitude Quake Strikes Near Bali – No Tsunami Warning

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Bali resort island earlier Thursday, but there was no potential for tsunami, the meteorology and geophysics agency said. The quake struck at 01: 12 a.m. Jakarta time Thursday (1812 GMT Wednesday) with epicenter at 69 km northeast Bangkalan of East Java province and the depth at 636 km under sea bed, …

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Chinese Tourists Already In Bali Will Be Permitted To Stay As Government Extends Visas

A number of Chinese tourists stuck in Bali after the Indonesian government stopped flights to China will be allowed to stay in Bali and offered visa extensions. The visa extension was granted by Deputy Governor of Bali, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati alias Cok Ace on Wednesday. With the visa extension, automatically Chinese tourists can …

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