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Bali Police Reportedly Asked Pub Owner For ‘Peace Money’ After Gambling Scandal

Local newspapers in Bali are reporting that the Denpasar Police asked for ‘peace money’ also known as ’86’ from an Australian pub landlord who was arrested in June 2022.  RadarBali is reporting that the management of The Goat Pub in Seminyak has been asked for ‘peace money’ to the tune of IDR 750 million (USD …

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Brazilian Student Arrested For Carrying Drugs Into Bali

The Indonesian Narcotics Police in Bali are being kept busier than they would like in recent weeks with a series of serious drug busts and a fugitive kingpin still at large. Although some recent arrests are being considered unlinked, there has been an increase in drug-related arrests in the past few weeks.  On Tuesday 28th …

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Australian Skincare Business Tycoon Dies In Bali Aged 32

Ryan Channing, Australian skincare entrepreneur and ex-fiance to retired Olympic gold medalist Ian Thorpe, has died suddenly at the age of 32.  Channing, who tested positive for Covid-19 eight weeks ago, died after being rushed to the hospital on Sunday 8th May. News of his passing was announced by the media before his family had …

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Bali Expects To Receive Influx Of Australian Tourists During Upcoming School Holiday

With the Australian winter school holidays approaching this May, the tourism sector in Bali braces to welcome the first big influx of international travelers for its long-awaited reopening from Covid-19.  Between 25th April 2022 and 8th May 2022, Bali has averaged 30,000 new tourist arrivals every day. The Head of the Bali Tourism Office, Tjok …

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Bali Airport Receives Significant Amount Of Australian Tourists

Australian travelers make up most of the international visitors in Bali since the border reopened a few months ago. The Head of the Bali Tourism Office, Tjok Bagus Pemayun, confirmed that most of the 46,176 international visitors who arrived in Bali as of Friday (22/4) were from Australia. With the thriving Bali tourism sector, the …

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Couple Charters Private Jet To Transport Dog to Australia

An Australian couple has decided to charter a private jet for USD $32,377 (IDR 463 million)to transport their Bali dog to Queensland, Australia before the Christmas celebration. An Australian couple, identified as David Daynes and Tash Corbin, decided to transport their dog named Munchkin, who they previously adopted during their stay in Bali a few …

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Bali Governor Tells Australian Ambassador That The Island Is Ready To Welcome Them Back Soon

Bali Governor, I Wayan Koster has ensured the Australian Ambassador that Covid-19 transmission in Bali has been properly handled and the island will be ready to welcome Australians back once the central government allows it. When welcoming the Australian Ambassador for Indonesia, Penny Williams at the Governor’s office that is located in Renon, Denpasar on …

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