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Tourists End Up Off Route And In Danger Following Online Maps In Bali

Tourists and drivers in Bali are being reminded not to always follow online SatNav services to the letter when in rural areas. While apps like GoogleMaps and Waze are heavily relied upon by taxi drivers and visitors to Bali, the navigation systems are notorious for sending travelers far off route and often onto impassable roads …

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Bali Police Launch Investigations Into Public Knife Attacks

Bali Police are investigating two separate knife attacks that have caused distress to the public this week. Police in Central Denpasar have launched an investigation into an armed robbery of a mini-mart on Tuesday 30th August. While police in North Kuta have launched an investigation into a man, believed to have mental health issues, who …

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Bali Airport Makes Improvements For Tourist Comfort On Arrival

Officials in Bali have been quick to make improvements to tourist experiences after a series of inflammatory and baseless comments have been circulating online. Despite the lack of truth behind the comments, Bali officials have been proactive to ensure that the island’s image as a safe and comfortable destination for tourism remains intact.  The first …

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Local Man In Bali Arrested On Drug Charges Caught Making Infused Chocolates

Bali Police have arrested 24-year-old Ricard Fajariadi for possession of marijuana and for making marijuana-related products. Fajariadi was arrested on Friday 5th August and West Denpasar Police held a press conference on Monday 8th to share the news of his arrest.  At the time of his arrest, Fajariadi was found in possession of 1.07kg of …

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Bali Introduces Cashless Parking Payment System In Denpasar

Authorities in Bali have introduced a cashless parking payment system in Denpasar. The system has been given the go-ahead after a trial of 52 parking attendants was a success. The new system offers drivers the convenience of scanning a QR code to pay for their parking if they do not have a small change. So …

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3.7 Magnitude Earthquake Felt On Bali’s Southern Beaches

People in south Bali felt the earth tremor on Monday evening as a 3.7 magnitude earthquake occurred 7km off shore. There have been no reports of injury or damage, shallow earthquakes under a magnitude of 5 on the Richter scale are common in Bali and the surrounding islands. The tremor started at 5.09 pm on …

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Bali Airport Welcomes Back 2 More Airlines And Celebrates 48 International Flight Routes

As the peak tourism season is well underway in Bali, I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport celebrates the return of two more major international airlines and hits the milestone of serving 48 international flight schedules. The increased availability of flights will be well received by the Indonesian authorities who were becoming concerned that demand for …

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Covid-19 Rates In Bali Capital At Record Low And Under Control

The Covid-19 Task Force in Bali’s capital Denpasar has confirmed that cases continue to decline. The latest data shared announced that there were zero deaths and one case that has been confirmed to have recovered. Denpasar Covid-19 Task Force have been alerted to four new positive cases in the city. The authorities shared that the …

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Journalist Arrested For Stealing Smartphones At Bali Airport

An online journalist named Mubinoto Amy has been arrested on suspicion of stealing two smartphones from the bathroom of the domestic arrivals terminal at Bali Airport. Amy, aged 40, was arrested on Saturday 4th June, following an incident that was reported to Ngurah Rai’s Airport Police late at night on Wednesday 1st June.  On the …

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Young Couple In Bali Assaulted On Way Home From Date Night

On the 10th May 2022 young couple Habib Ramadan, 22, and Lupita Sari, 25, were driving home after a date night. They were attacked by a mob of four young men as they were driving their moped across the Jalan Teuku Umar Barat junction in central Denpasar. The attack was unprovoked and resulted in both …

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Thief Arrested For Raiding Rifle Shop In Bali But Accomplice Found Dead

A robbery that occurred over a year ago has finally been reported to Bali police and bought about an arrest. In the very early hours of New Year’s Day, January 1st, 2021, Lubdaka Shop 117, an air rifle store, was robbed of almost all its stock. It has taken over a year to track down …

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Man Arrested For Stealing A Car’s Steering Wheel In Bali

A 49-year-old man with the initials IMR has been arrested for stealing a car’s steering wheel from an office parking area in Denpasar. The Head of Public Relations Office for Denpasar Police Department, Iptu I Ketut Sukadi, confirmed that the suspect was detained after stealing the steering wheel of a parked car in Jalan Bung …

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