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Launch Of Asia’s Biggest Beach Club In Bali Uncertain After Blasphemy Scandal

The bar and nightclub chain, Holywings, has found itself in the middle of a public scandal this week after a drinks promotion has been branded as religiously blasphemy. Holywings has bars across Indonesia, mainly on Java, and are in the process of opening a new venue in Bali. The new Holywings venue in Bali is …

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Bali Police Launch Investigation Into Frisky Foreigners Filmed On Beach

Residents, visitors, and authorities in Bali have been shocked by a viral video of a foreign couple having sex on what is believed to be Pererenan Beach, Canggu. Badung Police have launched an investigation into the incident and are inviting anyone who has any information to come forward.  The video is 2-minutes and 50-seconds long …

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Illegal Beach Huts Demolished On Bali’s Beloved Berawa Beach

Bali beaches are famous for their informal, slightly ramshackle yet charming beach bars. The beach huts of beaches like Berawa have become the life and soul of tourist hotspots, providing visitors with cheap bars and epic views, and local vendors with a place to run their small businesses. On the 15th of May, Berawa beach’s …

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Bali Tourist Feared To Have Been Dragged Out To Sea By Canggu Current

Arman Arifin, 34, from Surabaya, has been reported missing in Canggu after visiting the beach on Sunday 8th May. As the week progresses, the community and search and rescue teams are fearful that he was dragged away by the tide.  Arifin, his partner, and friends were visiting the world-famous Batu Bolong Beach in Canggu on …

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Dozens Of Dogs In Canggu Bali Have Been Poisoned

Dozens of dogs have been poisoned across multiple beach areas in Canggu, causing them to pass away. Videos and photos of poisoned dogs around Canggu, North Kuta have gone viral on social media, causing the majority of residents, expats, and animal lover communities who live in the area to get mad and condemn such behavior. …

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Man Fakes Mental Disorder In Attempt To Avoid Arrest In Bali

A man has attempted to flee police by pretending to have a mental disorder when he was caught breaking into an ATM machine in Canggu. The Director of the Bali Criminal Investigation Bureau, Kombes Pol Ary Satriyan confirmed that a 22-year-old man with initials FDB has been arrested by officers from the North Kuta Police …

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Australian Man Lost Consciousness While Surfing On Bali Beach

A 59-year-old man named Raymond from Australia has been rescued after losing consciousness while surfing in Bali. The Coordinator of Badung Balawista, Marshello Aryafara confirmed that Raymond was rescued by several other surfers after being spotted going unconscious while playing in the surf on Berawa Beach, Canggu on Tuesday morning (24/8). “We thankfully managed to …

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A Man Has Been Arrested After Stealing From A Foreign National In Canggu

A 32-year-old man named Adi Naila Buana has been arrested by Bali police after breaking into a villa and stealing electronic devices from a Swedish man. The Head of the North Kuta Police Department, AKP Putu Diah Kurniawandari confirmed that the suspect was arrested after breaking into a villa that is located on Jalan Pura …

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A Man Was Arrested After Breaking Into An Expats Villa

A 62-year-old man named Purwadi from Banyuwangi, East Java has been arrested after breaking into a villa in Pererenan, Canggu. The Head of Mengwi Criminal Investigation Bureau, Iptu I Ketut Wiwin Wirahadi said that the suspect was arrested by Mengwi Police Department at his parent’s house in Singotrunan Village Banyuwangi, East Java on Tuesday (30/3). …

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South African National Found Dead In Bali Villa

A 31-year-old man named Hutton Gav Hutton from South Africa has been found dead inside his room in Canggu, North Kuta. The Head of the North Kuta Police Department, Kompol Marzel Doni said that Gav had hung himself and was found by his neighbour, Bodene Cruickshank around 5:20am on Wednesday (7/4). “One of his neighbours, …

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Tornado Hits In Bali Tourism Hotspot of Canggu Causing Damage To Buildings

A tornado hit the Canggu beach area in North Kuta on Sunday (17/1). As a result, a number of buildings were damaged along the coast.  (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yaika) The tornado formed on the west side of Pererenan Beach and headed to the east with strong force, destroying anything it passed. …

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