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Tourist Fatally Electrocuted In Local Bali Beach Restaurant

A Russian tourist in Bali was fatally electrocuted on Tuesday, 1st November. The man, known by his initials KR, was 31 years old. He died at Warung Suzuke on Balangan Beach in South Bali. Despite extensive efforts to resuscitate him, police confirmed his death shortly after they arrived on the scene. KR was believed to …

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Police Arrest Thief Who Snatched Tourist’s Phone

Bali police have arrested a 25-year-old man concerning the theft of a mobile phone. The device belongs to a 21-year-old Australian school teacher on holiday on the island. According to North Kuta Police, this was another incident of a phone snatching at the back of a moped.  The Badung Police Chief, AKBP Leo Dedy Defretes, …

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Bali Is Back! Mass Tourism Returns To The Island Of The Gods

After two years of international lockdowns and travel restrictions, Bali is starting to feel the hustle and bustle of mass tourism. The Island of the Gods had become used to welcoming over 6 million visitors annually before the pandemic began. In 2021 Bali recorded just 51 international tourists due to strict border controls. This week …

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Bali Voted Happiest Tourist Destination In The World

Bali has been named the happiest tourist destination in the world. In a survey conducted by the French hotel operator Club Med, Bali came top as the best place in the world for a happy holiday. The news has been gratefully received by Indonesia’s Minister for Tourism and Creative Industries Sandiaga Uno.  Minister Uno, speaking …

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Malaysian National Deported After Serving 10 Years In Notorious Bali Prison

Officials in Denpasar have deported a Malaysian man who has served 10 years in Bali’s notorious Kerobokan Prison. The man named only by his initials HKS, is now 49 years old. He is originally from Selangor in Malaysia. HKS has been sent back to Malaysia and blacklisted from Indonesia meaning he is never allowed to …

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Kindness Influencer Goes Viral In Bali For Giving Local Beach Bar Owner Donation For Generosity

Kindness influencer Zachery Dereniowski has gone viral in Bali this week after he posted two videos of ‘random acts of kindness’ for two local people. Dereniowski who goes by the MDMotivator on Instagram surprised two local people with millions of Indonesian Rupiah after they selflessly offered their help. Dereniowski’s mission is ‘trying to make kindness …

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Four Regions In Bali Record Zero New Cases Of Covid

The right kind of positive news about Covid is coming from Bali today. On Thursday 5th May, four districts, known as regencies in Bali, recorded zero positive cases of Covid-19. Across the whole island, only 13 positive cases were recorded and zero deaths. This comes as very welcome news for all who live in Bali …

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Police Car Plunges Into Ravine In Nusa Penida Bali

A police car plunged into a ravine along with its passengers in Sekartaji Village, Nusa Penida this April. An official from the Police Department confirmed that a group of police conducting an investigation in Nusa Penida had an accident this April, as the car they were riding plunged into a ravine due to an engine …

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Bali Resident Missing After Going Overboard From His Boat

A 41-year-old man named Hermanto from Pengambengan Village, Jembrana has gone missing after falling over from his boat in the western Bali coastal area. The Coordinator of Jembrana Search and Rescue (SAR), Dewa Putu Hendri Gunawan, confirmed that a rescue operation was started after receiving a report regarding the incident that caused Hermanto to go …

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Four Tourists Rescued In Bali After Getting Stranded At Sea

The Bali Search and Rescue team rescued four domestic tourists who got stuck at sea in southern Bali. The Head of Bali Search and Rescue, Gede Darmada, confirmed that 4 domestic tourists identified as Natasia, Ananda, Efrata, and Christian were rescued after being stuck on their boat during the high tide on Gunung Payung Beach …

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Over 23,000 People Leave Bali Via Gilimanuk Port For Eid Al-Fitr Holiday

23,098 people left Bali island and went to Java through Gilimanuk Port for the Eid Al-Fitr holiday. An official from Gilimanuk Port confirmed that 7,508 vehicles, consisting of 3,255 motorbikes and 4,253 cars, carried 23,098 people across the Bali strait through Gilimanuk Port. They went to Java for the Eid Al-Fitr celebration on Tuesday morning …

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Russian National Detained For Selling Broken Phones In Bali

A 25-year-old Russian named Andrey Nikonov has been arrested for attempting to sell broken phones to locals in Bali. The Head of the Public Relations Office for Badung Police Department, Iptu  I Ketut Sudana, confirmed that the suspect was arrested after selling a broken iPhone to a Bali resident named IB Eka (age 37). Sudana …

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