Skip to Content

Emotional Scene As Three Rescue Dolphins In Bali Released Into The Wild

Over the weekend, there were emotional scenes in North Bali as conservation agencies released three rescued Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins into the open ocean.  The release comes three years after the initial rescue of captive dolphins Johnny, Rocky, and Rambo, from a hotel in North Bali, where they were used in tourist shows. The release effort …

Read More about Emotional Scene As Three Rescue Dolphins In Bali Released Into The Wild

Bali Community Seeks Justice For Elderly Man Verbally Abused In The Street

Communities in Canggu have rallied to seek justice for a 70-year-old man who was the victim of a verbally abusive attack from a tourist renting one of his rooms. Late last week, a video recording of the incident went viral on local community groups. A Balinese businesswoman Niluh Djelantik saw the story online and visited …

Read More about Bali Community Seeks Justice For Elderly Man Verbally Abused In The Street

After 2-Years Away Regular China Airlines Flight Services Resumes To Bali

Bali’s I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport is welcoming the return of China Airlines to the tarmac this week. As Indonesia’s second busiest airport, and the country’s top tourism destination, resuming direct connections with Taiwan will be a relief for vast swathes of the tourism sector. The General Manager of PT Angkasa Pura I, I …

Read More about After 2-Years Away Regular China Airlines Flight Services Resumes To Bali

Devastating Coal Spill Off Bali Coast Finally Under Control

A coal transport barge that ran aground on the waters off the Northern Bali coast has finally been evacuated. The barge loaded with over 9 tonnes of coal got stranded on Sunday, 28th August. Coal has been spilling off the barge since last weekend. It is not yet known the extent of the damage the …

Read More about Devastating Coal Spill Off Bali Coast Finally Under Control

Bali Targets Net Zero By 2060 With Roll Out Of Electric Moped Initiative

Bali Governor Wayan Koster has announced that Bali will be an ‘Emission Free Province’ by 2060. Koster and central government ministers launched two new programs this week focusing on the transition towards green energy. There has been much speculation over the legitimacy of Indonesia’s green ambitions. Yet Governor Koster’s statements on Thursday clearly demonstrate his …

Read More about Bali Targets Net Zero By 2060 With Roll Out Of Electric Moped Initiative

Families In Bali Warned About Dangers Of Black Henna Tattoos As Another Child Is Left Scarred

Just weeks after a Melbourne mum went viral sharing her Bali black henna tattoo horror story, another Australian mother has warned fellow parents about the dangers of the temporary tattoos. Jessie Kingscote took to the Bali Bogans Facebook group to share her regret at letting her little boy get a black henna tattoo while on …

Read More about Families In Bali Warned About Dangers Of Black Henna Tattoos As Another Child Is Left Scarred

Bali Police Launch Investigations Into Public Knife Attacks

Bali Police are investigating two separate knife attacks that have caused distress to the public this week. Police in Central Denpasar have launched an investigation into an armed robbery of a mini-mart on Tuesday 30th August. While police in North Kuta have launched an investigation into a man, believed to have mental health issues, who …

Read More about Bali Police Launch Investigations Into Public Knife Attacks

Tragedy For Friend Who Discovered That Travel Companion Had Died In Bali Hotel Room

An Australian tourist has died while on holiday in Bali. The 53-year-old man, named as Youssef Salim, was found by his friend and hotel staff around 5pm on the evening of Wednesday 31st August. Salim was staying at the Ramada Encore Hotel in Seminyak. The Head of Public Relations for Denpasar Police, Iptu I Ketut …

Read More about Tragedy For Friend Who Discovered That Travel Companion Had Died In Bali Hotel Room

Bali Police Deny Accusation Of Wrongdoing Over Tourist Death

Bali Police have gone on record to defend their actions and deny allegations of wrongdoing over the death of Rodrigo Ventocilla in police custody in August. Ventocilla was a prominent Harvard student and transgender activist from Peru. His death and the events leading up to his passing have been a source of outrage for LGBTQIA+ …

Read More about Bali Police Deny Accusation Of Wrongdoing Over Tourist Death

Bali Police Make Arrest In Connection With Robbery Of Luxury Villa

Bali Police have announced the successful arrested of a thief who hopped the wall of a luxury holiday villa in Kuta and stole cosmetics and tech. Head of Public Relations of the Badung Police, Iptu Ketut Sudana, reported at a press conference this week that the robbery happened around 9 am on Friday 26th August.  …

Read More about Bali Police Make Arrest In Connection With Robbery Of Luxury Villa

American Tourist Agrees To Restorative Justice Following Theft In Bali

Police in Bali have worked with a victim and thief to come to a restorative justice agreement. An American tourist in Bali, known only by his initials NJ, had his wallet snatched during his vacation on the Island of the Gods. The initial robbery happened on Friday, 17th June. NJ agreed to a restorative justice …

Read More about American Tourist Agrees To Restorative Justice Following Theft In Bali

Bali Bomber’s Wife Reveals Dreams Of Bali Holiday After His Release

Convicted terrorist Umar Patek has appeared in a second video interview ahead of his much-anticipated release from prison. The bomb maker hit the headlines over the weekend as he appeared in a 20-minute interview with Porong Prison Governor Jalu Yuswa Panjang. The pair can be seen laughing and joking while walking around the prison grounds. …

Read More about Bali Bomber’s Wife Reveals Dreams Of Bali Holiday After His Release