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An influencer couple, who recently returned home to the Gold Coast following a holiday in Bali, have been criticised over a simple post. An influencer couple, who recently returned home to the Gold Coast following a holiday in Bali, have been criticised on social media over a $200 brag and use of the word ‘lucky’. …

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Bali’s “Day of Silence” was even quieter than usual this year as coronavirus fears prompted authorities to scale back an annual celebration that sees the Hindu-majority island in Indonesia come to a near standstill. Known as Nyepi, the festival calls on locals to stay at home for 24 hours and reflect in a self-imposed lockdown. …

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A tourist from the United States was apprehended by locals in South Kuta after going for a jog on Bali’s day of silence.  The unidentified man allegedly left his villa while Balinese Hindus were observing Nyepi, which is a day of fasting, silence and meditation. All citizens on the island are required to stay inside …

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Tough new quarantine rules will force Australians travellers returning from Bali and abroad into a two-week isolation period in a hotel. It means Australians returning home will not be allowed to complete the mandatory 14-day self-isolation period at home, but will instead be taken straight to a state-run quarantine centre. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said …

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Police are beefing up security at vital entrance points to the island, namely Ngurah Rai Airport, Benoa Harbor, Ubung Terminal and the inter-island ferry ports.  They are also patrolling the streets more but point out that crime has actually been on the decrease. “Our main attention is with the people who are arriving, while those …

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The Health Ministry announced 130 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 1,285. Bali account for 10 confirmed cases of the disease.  Speaking at a press conference on Sunday, the ministry’s disease control and prevention director general, Achmad Yurianto, added that 12 more people had died of the disease, …

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After arriving in Australia from Bali, Tia Nyirongo has been forced into the government’s new state run 14-day quarantine to help stop the spread of Covid-19. For Nyirongo, who has food allergies and a restricted diet, the first 24 hours of quarantine proved to be challenging. After being served a small portion of shellfish for …

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Hundreds of foreigners departed Bali over the weekend, some with chartered flights organized by their respective governments, following flight cancelations across the globe amid the COVID-19 outbreak.  The Ngurah Rai Immigration office said in a statement that over 200 foreigners, consisting mostly of German nationals, boarded a chartered German Airlines flight on Saturday headed for …

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The Badung government continues closing places where large groups gather and this time it was the Canggu beaches. After Kuta beach was closed a few days ago, all access to the beaches through ​​Canggu, (Echo Beach), Tibubeneng (Berawa) have now been blocked to the public. Authorities say that the beaches were closed because they became …

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A male model who fled the country to escape justice for dealing illegal steroids has been caught 6,000 miles away in southeast Asia.  Terrence Murrell, 31, admitted to supplying class C drugs in Wales but failed to turn up at his sentencing hearing. Rather than lay low, he chose to broadcast his freedom with snaps …

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Bali Governor I Wayan Koster announced the addition of six new positive corona virus or Covid-19 patients in his area on Wednesday (04/08/2020). A total of 49 patients have now been infected with the Coronavirus in Bali.  “The number of positive patients has increased by 6, bringing the total to 49 positive people,” Koster said …

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The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is now spreading in 4 separate regencies in Bali.  The Chief of the Bali COVID-19 Task Force, Dewa Made Indra announced that the virus is now spreading in the regencies of Jembrana, Buleleng, Badung and Denpasar. Chief of the COVID-19 Bali Task Force – Dewa Made Indra In a local press …

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