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An woman in Bali has died from burns suffered to 90% of her body.  Her husband is in critical condition after suffering burns to 40% of his body.  36-year-old IA Shanty died at the Sanglah Hospital on Sunday after being severly burnt in a fire on her motorbike at Siyut Beach in Gianyar. According to …

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A business operating in a building behind a two meter high, red steel gate that was allegedly rented for sexual activities has been closed in Banyuning, North Bali.  Residents became upset with the operations of the unlicensed business that illegally opened in an abdononed building. The cafe known as Warung Tuak Karisma was allegedly renting …

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The case against the former Human Resources Manager of Sky Garden has been transferred to the Prosecutor’s office.  Investiagtors from the Denpasar police and child protection unit have completed their investigation and have handed over all findings to the Denpasar Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday. Putu Gede Ambara Sadewa is charged with the alleged sexual harassement …

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It was only a matter of time. The Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport and Grab have come to an official agreement that allows them to pick up passengers at the airport.  For years the ‘taxi mafia’ has held control of the airport allowing only their drivers to pick up passengers. Through threats and even physical …

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The Badung Market Manager has launched online shopping to limit  crowds in the market in order to  prevent the spread of the coronavirus. To meet daily needs, Denpasar residents can shop online starting this Friday (3/27). Perumda Director of the Denpasar Sewakadarma Market said the online shopping system will use a motorcycle taxi app. “By utilizing this service, the people of …

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British nationals stuck on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali are calling on the government to bring them home, saying they face the prospect of being trapped for months due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Two travellers told the Guardian they had tried to follow Foreign Office advice to return home immediately due to the escalating …

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A 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Bali resort island early Thursday, but there was no potential for tsunami, the meteorology and geophysics agency said. The quake was at a depth of 10km, EMSC said, adding that there was no direct damage and no tsunami was expected. Indonesia, which sits on the seismically active Pacific‘Ring of Fire’, often …

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URGENT UPDATE: Australia issued its highest travel warning on Wednesday, advising citizens not to travel overseas to any country.  Australians in Bali and travelling overseas have been told to come home by the federal government as countries lock down their borders and airlines slash flights around the world. The Department of Foreign Affairs escalated its travel …

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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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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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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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