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Jetstar Plane Headed For Bali Delayed After Passenger Lights Up

Travelers ready and waiting to fly from Melbourne to Bali had an unexpected delay on Tuesday afternoon when a fellow passenger lit a cigarette on board the plane.  Holidaymakers flying to the Island of the Gods already had a frustrating pre-departure experience as Jetstar flight JQ1035 on Tuesday has already been delayed from its 3pm …

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Tourism Minister Partners With Australian Content Creator To Promote Bali

Indonesia’s Minister for Tourism and Creative Economies, Sandiaga Uno, has partnered with an Australian content creator to promote Bali. The duo have not only agreed to work together to promote the Island of the Gods but Minister Uno is even appearing in from of the camera in a comedy skit.  Minister Uno has called upon …

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Bali Farmers Take Out Livestock Insurance As Concern For Foot And Mouth Disease Grows

Bali has seen a rapid increase in farmers taking out livestock insurance on their animals as concerns over foot and mouth disease grow. The government-sponsored Cattle-Buffalo Livestock Business Insurance (AUTSK) has seen a sharp increase in farmers taking out policies as the outbreak of the virus continues.  According to the Ministry of Agriculture 240 cows, …

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TV Show Commemorating The 2002 Bali Bombing Set For Release

Stan TV has shared the first trailer for their upcoming mini-series Bali 2002. The series is a dramatization of the terrorist attack that happened in Kuta on the 12th of October 2002. The attack killed 202 people, including 88 Australians, 38 Indonesians, and 23 people from the UK. An additional 209 people were seriously injured.  …

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Bali Government Urged To Take Action Over Australian Senator’s Recent Damaging Comments

Bali Senator Tjokorda Gede Agung has urged the provincial government to write to the Australian Consulate-General regarding Senator Pauline Hanson’s comments this week about Bali’s response to the Foot and Mouth outbreak. Hanson suggested that Bali’s cows are free to wander in the street and defecate in areas where the public walk.  The statements have …

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Tourism Minister Denies Bali Streets Are Covered In Cow Dung After Attack From Aussie Senator

Indonesia’s Tourism Minister Sandiaga Uno has condemned the comments of an Australian senator who suggested that Bali’s streets are full of cow dung. Pauline Hanson, a controversial political figure in Australia, addressed parliament about Indonesia’s current outbreak of foot and mouth disease. Her speech, peppered with her usual expletives, suggested that Bali’s streets are filled …

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Bali Tourist Handed Hefty Fine At Australia Airport For Not Declaring Fast Food Meal

A last-minute dash to McDonald’s on the journey home to Australia has resulted in an AUD 2664 fine for one Bali tourist. The McMuffin meal was detected at Darwin airport by the terminal’s biosecurity sector dog Zinta. While conducting the biosecurity inspection Zinta and her handler found two egg and beef sausage McMuffins, hot cakes, …

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Australian NGOs Support Bali’s Booster Vaccine Efforts For Locals

As instructed by President Joko Widodo, Covid-19 Task Forces all over Indonesia are renewing efforts to roll out booster vaccines for local people. The rush to give booster vaccines comes as the government brings into place a new mandate on the 17th of July. This mandate is making the booster vaccine compulsory for Indonesian citizens …

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JetStar Cancels Perth To Bali Flight For Third Day In A Row Causing Travel Chaos

Australia’s budget airline JetStar has canceled their Perth to Bali flights for the third day in a row. The airline currently operates the Perth to Bali route four times daily but has canceled a series of flights at the very last minute. This comes as travel chaos is unfolding at airports across Australia as the …

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Confirmed Cases Of Foot And Mouth Disease In Bali Causes Biosecurity Threat For Travelers

Just as travelers have been able to breathe a sigh of relief at Covid-19 travel restrictions easing, there are cases of a new virus that is a cause for increased biosecurity at international borders. The first cases of Foot and Mouth Disease were discovered in Java and Sumatra in mid-May 2022. Agricultural authorities, farmers, and …

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Bali Police Collaborate With Interpol To Search For Australian Fugitive

Police in Bali has released details of an investigation launched in April in partnership with Interpol to arrest an Australian drug lord who is responsible for bringing millions of dollars of drugs into Bali. The dealer, known only by his initial ‘A’ was identified as a drug gang leader by Bali police after they arrested …

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Direct Flights From Gold Coast To Bali Announced

As demand for flights to Bali from Australia soars, travelers from the Gold Coast have a reason for celebration this week as Virgin Australia announces the first-ever Gold Coast to Bali flight schedule. Until now, travelers from the Gold Coast who wanted to visit Bali had to travel over an hour north up the coast …

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