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Bali Government Takes Swift Action Over Canggu Noise Complaints

Officials in Bali have announced that they have implemented a series of steps to tackle noise pollution in Canggu. The news comes just days after they were sent an open letter and petition from local communities calling for action over the noise disturbances in the area. The petition now has over 8,000 signatures and has …

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Thousands In Bali Sign Petition Against Late Night Noise In Canggu

Thousands of locals in Canggu and surrounding areas have signed an online petition calling the government to take action against late night noise in the tourism hotspot. The petition titled ‘Eradicate Noise Pollution in Canggu’ calls on President Joko Widodo, Minister for Tourism and Creative Economies Sandiaga Uno, and Bali Governor Wayan Koster to create …

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Bali Community Seeks Justice For Elderly Man Verbally Abused In The Street

Communities in Canggu have rallied to seek justice for a 70-year-old man who was the victim of a verbally abusive attack from a tourist renting one of his rooms. Late last week, a video recording of the incident went viral on local community groups. A Balinese businesswoman Niluh Djelantik saw the story online and visited …

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Bali Police Make Arrest In Connection With Robbery Of Luxury Villa

Bali Police have announced the successful arrested of a thief who hopped the wall of a luxury holiday villa in Kuta and stole cosmetics and tech. Head of Public Relations of the Badung Police, Iptu Ketut Sudana, reported at a press conference this week that the robbery happened around 9 am on Friday 26th August.  …

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Bali Beach Club Launches Community Events For Local Villages

Bali’s Atlas Beach Club has launched a series of corporate social responsibility programs for local communities. The events are catered for the elderly and young children and have been well received by communities who live in the villages surrounding Atlas Beach Club. Atlas Beach Club hosted its first launching yoga session for elderly people on …

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Bali Senator Raises Formal Concerns Over Canggu Traffic

Tourism improvements must be accompanied by infrastructure improvements was the main takeaway from a hearing at the Bali Regional Governments Budget meeting on Tuesday 2nd August. During the discussion, Bali senators touched upon the tourism developments in Canggu Village and Tibubeneng Village, both of which are commonly referred to simply as Canggu.  The rapid tourism …

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Bali’s New Beach Club Allowed To Operate ‘In Good Faith’ Despite Incomplete Licenses

Authorities in Bali have launched an investigation into the island’s new beach club after suspicions were raised about the legitimacy of their business permits. Atlas Beach Club opens its doors to the public on Monday 18th July and late last week local newspapers confirmed that the Commission I of the Bali Provincial DPRD was going …

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Bali Police Find Tourist Dead After Accident In Canggu

Police in Bali has launched an investigation into the death of a tourist who was found dead in village street in Canggu in the early hours of Sunday morning. The Head of the Badung Police Public Relations Section, Iptu Ketut Suardana, confirmed the death of MMA fighter Keith Thomas Coughlan to the media later in …

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Bali Authorities Launch Investigation Into Canggu Beach Club Just Days After Grand Opening

After a blasphemy scandal and the last-minute rebrand, the much anticipated grand opening of the Atlas Beach Club in Canggu went ahead on Monday 18th July. The venue, which claims to already be the number one destination in Bali, is already under investigation by local authorities on the grounds that they may have insufficient permits …

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Tourists Complain About ‘Stinky’ Garbage On Bali’s Iconic Canggu Beach

It is no secret that Bali’s waste management systems are under increasing pressure, there is arguably as much plastic pollution washing up on the beaches along the island’s coastline as there is waste flowing downstream from the inland regions.  This week leaders of the Canggu Traditional Village, who are responsible for the management of Bali’s …

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Biggest Beach Club In South East Asia Opens It’s Doors In Bali

The launch of Bali’s new beach club has been much anticipated. The grand opening of the Holywings Bali Beach Club had the potential to be spoiled by the company’s recent blasphemy scandal but thanks to high-profile stakeholders, new management, and a whole new brand image the launch has gone ahead without any further publicity disasters.  …

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Gas Explosion At Luxury Bali Resort Injures Staff And Destroys Restaurant

A major gas explosion has destroyed the restaurant of a luxury villa resort in Bali. Lalasa Villas, on Jalan Pemelisan Agung, Tibubeneng Village in Canggu, experienced a gas explosion in the early hours of Thursday 30th June.   Police have launched an investigation into the situation but have told local news reporters that they believe …

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