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Bali Proposes Plan To Indonesian Government To Allow Vaccinated Foreign Tourists

The Badung Regency Government is proposing the central government open international tourism to vaccinated individuals. Badung officials suggest vaccine-based tourism will be able to bring foreign tourists back to the island. They also plan to install COVID-19 screening tools in public facilities, including tourist spots in Badung, while offering airport testing upon arrival.

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Bali Residents Expected To Receive Vaccines By August

The Badung Regency Government through the Badung COVID-19 Task Force is targeting to complete the vaccination for health workers this month. The second phase of vaccination will consist of government officials and senior residents over 60 years of age, and the third stage is expected to begin in August, rolling out vaccines to all residents in the region.

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Heavy Rain And Flooding Cause Damage In Bali

Heavy rains that flushed Bali triggered disasters at a number of points, including in Badung.  The water levels in Miah Miah River in Canggu, North Kuta overflowed onto the streets. As a result, a car and motorcycle belonging to villagers were swept away by the flood. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) The …

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Bali Gov’t To Distribute Financial Aid To Families In Badung During Lockdown

Badung Regent, Nyoman Giri Prasta, has announced that he will distribute cash assistance to every household in Badung during the upcoming partial lockdown. As many local businesses will be heavily impacted by new restrictions, the regency hopes the program will lighten the burden. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) The partial lockdown is …

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Bali Police Mocked By Foreigners Refusing To Follow Protocols

The act of a group of foreign nationals refusing to comply with government protocols upset Officer Satpol PP of Badung Regency during a safety enforcement operation.  (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) “What do you know about pandemics?!” mocked one foreigner when confronted by the officer. Like many others, the group had been …

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Toll Road Construction In West Bali Expected To Begin In 2021

The construction of a toll road in Badung from Gilimanuk to Mengwi is expected to begin this year. The project aims to stimulate tourism while adding focus to Balinese culture and social impact on villages along the route. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) The project was discussed between community leaders during a …

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Motorcyclist Loses Life After Crashing Into Open Car Door In Bali

A fatal collision resulted in the death of a Badung woman while causing severe injuries to her husband. The impact occurred on a busy road as a parked car door suddenly flung open as the couple on motorbike approached, resulting in a severe crash. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) The Head of Tabanan …

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Government Provides Free WiFi To 55 Villages In Bali

The regional government has partnered with the Communication and Informatics Agency (Kominfo) to enable free WiFi connectivity to 55 villages in Badung District. The new program is a government effort to support small businesses and education in the region.  (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) Kominfo has sponsored the ‘WiFi Corner’, which grants …

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New Bali Drive-In Event Arranged In Jimbaran To Boost Badung Economy

Activity within the tourism sector of Bali has not shown significant signs of growth since the Covid-19 pandemic began more than nine months ago. In an effort to stimulate progress, the Badung Regency has gotten creative in event planning.  Badung authorities have designed a drive-in event for residents to attend while in their cars. A …

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Bali Authorities Warn Public About Dengue Fever As Rainy Season Approaches

Although the Dengue Virus transmission has been relatively under control for the past few months, Badung Regional Government warns of a predicted surge in transmission for the upcoming rainy season. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) The Head of Badung Health Agency, Dr Nyoman Gunarta stated that there has been a heavy decline …

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