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Taxi With Foreigner Flips Over Into Rice Field In Bali

A taxi driven by a local man, Nanang Subagioc (51) from Banyuwangi, East Java rolled into the rice field in Pejeng Kawan Village, Tampaksiring. A South African national was inside the vehicle when it flipped. Fortunately, there were no injuries. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) According to information from witnesses, the incident …

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Bali Authorities Warn People To Postpone Travel Plans As Weather Gets Worse

The past few weeks of strong winds and floods alarmed authorities and they warn people to hold off on travel plans. The peak of the rainy season in Bali is expected to occur in February. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) The Denpasar Disaster Management (BPBD) has built emergency stations in four different …

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US Woman Being Deported After Sharing Online Tips To Enter Bali Illegally

An American citizen, Kristen Gray, and her girlfriend, Saundra Alexander, are currently being detained by Bali Immigration after she shared tips online on how to enter the island illegally during the pandemic. Following investigation, officers were able to locate the couple through questioning their sponsor on Monday (18/1). (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan …

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Serial Thief Arrested For Snatching Phone From Foreigner In Bali

A local from East Java, Agus Priyanto (41) has been arrested by Mengwi Police after snatching a cellphone from a Russian woman on Tuesday (19/1). Priyanto is not a first time offender, and has previously served time in South Kuta Jail for similar crimes. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) The incident occured …

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Foreigner Killed By Ex Boyfriend In Bali

A 29-year-old woman, Andriana Simeonova from Slovakia, was found dead at her residence on Jalan Pengiasan III, Sanur, South Denpasar on Wednesday (19/1). The victim was found by her friend who became suspicious after she was unresponsive for days. The friend decided to visit her home on Wednesday morning at 8:30 am, where she found …

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Prisoner Escapes From Quarantine In Bali

A detainee at the Denpasar District Prosecution Office escaped from confinement while he was self-isolating after testing positive with COVID-19. The prisoner, Juandri Okinda, detained for possession of narcotics, escaped from the Hotel Ibis Tuban Kuta in Badung on Wednesday afternoon (16/1). (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) Okinda arrived at Ibis Hotel …

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Denpasar Officials Urge Gov’t Aid For Small Businesses As Lockdown Extends Into February

The Denpasar Government has decided to extend the partial lockdown until February 18, 2021 as active COVID-19 cases continue to surge in the region. Accordingly, authorities have requested financial aid for local businesses affected by the lockdown. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) The partial lockdown will be implemented in 43 villages in …

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Bali Authorities Investigate American For Sharing Tips To Enter Indonesia Illegally

Bali Immigration deployed a team to investigate the status of the American woman living in Bali since 2019, Kristen Gray, after she recently shared information about illegal entry into Indonesia during the pandemic.  (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) The Head of Bali Immigration Office, Eko Budianto, assigned a team to locate the …

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Bali Authorities Conduct Random Covid-19 Testing In Public Places

Bali Health Agency teamed up with Tabanan Yustisi to conduct random rapid antigen testing in crowded areas in Tabanan, such as restaurants and shopping malls, in an effort to control transmission of the virus. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) According to the information from the Head of Tabanan Covid-19 Handling Task Force, …

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Former Bali Military Officer Arrested For Theft

Former military officer, Nengah Saufi Rachman from Sukasada Buleleng, was arrested for theft in Badung. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) A local named Putu Eka Murdana filed a report at Mengwi Criminal Investigation Bureau. The incident occured on Sunday (17/1) at 1:00am at the victim’s boarding house in Anggungan Village, Badung. As …

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American Censored After Tweeting Illegal Tips To Gain Entry Into Bali

American citizen Kristen Gray was censored after using her Twitter account to share illegal tips to gain entry into the island during the COVID-19 pandemic. The hashtag #Bali started trending on Twitter yesterday (17/1) evening. That’s after Gray, (@kristentootie) an African American living in Bali for the past year, tweeted about the joy of living …

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Bali Government Will Not Penalize Those Who Refuse Vaccine

The provincial government of Bali has announced that there will be no sanctions nor compulsion for citizens who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine.  (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) The announcement was made through Bali Health Agency; Ketut Suarjaya, stated on Tuesday (12/1): “For Bali there are no sanctions, we will educate the people …

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