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Bali Officials To Launch A ‘Public Kitchen Program’ To Help Feed Local Communities In Denpasar

Officials from the Denpasar city government have stated that a public kitchen will be created to help distribute food aids for the local community in Denpasar. During a meeting that was attended by several government’s officials, Denpasar Mayor, IGN Jaya Negara confirmed that a program called Public Kitchen will be created to help feed the …

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Local Bali Vendors Receive Next To No Income During The Partial Lockdown

Local vendors at the Klungkung Public Market have been next to no income since the emergency partial lockdown was implemented on the 3rd of July 2021 in Bali. Several local vendors who have been running their shops at the Klungkung Public Market admitted that their income has significantly dropped due to the partial lockdown. They …

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Bali Officials Support Local Vendors Before Closing For The Daily 8:00PM Curfew

Officials from the Denpasar Tourism Agency have bought food from local vendors in the Dangin Puri area before closing their shops due to the 8:00pm curfew in Bali. The Head of the Denpasar Tourism and Creative Economy Agency, I Wayan Hendrayana confirmed that he has bought large amounts of rice from several local vendors in …

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Bali Residents Receive No Compensation During The Emergency Partial Lockdown

Bali officials have confirmed that the provincial government hasn’t received any compensation that was previously promised by the central government to support Bali residents during the emergency partial lockdown. The Spokesman of the Denpasar Covid-19 Handling Task Force, I Dewa Gede Rai confirmed that Denpasar city government hasn’t received the social support from the central …

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Bali Senator Still Urges Central Government To Open Travel Corridor Amid The Emergency Partial Lockdown

Officials from the Bali House of Representatives still urge the central government to keep the plan to reopen the international travel corridor on track amid the implementation of the emergency partial lockdown. During the plenary session on Tuesday (6/7), one of Bali Senators, Wayan Rawan Atmaja said that the plan to implement the international travel …

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Many Beach Vendors In Bali Begin To Starve As They’re Unable To Operate During The Emergency Partial Lockdown

Local vendors at Penimbangan Beach located in Galiran village, Buleleng began to starve as they have become unable to operate due to the implementation of the emergency partial lockdown in Bali. An official from Galiran village, Jro Putu Anteng confirmed that local vendors who used to operate their small shops on Penimbangan Beach began to …

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Tourism Analyst Proposed Government To Implement A Total Lockdown For Bali

A national tourism analyst, Taufan Rahmadi proposed the central government to implement a total lockdown in all Bali regions. Taufan explained that a major step is required to be taken in order to revive the tourism sector in Bali from the crisis since the Covid-19 pandemic struck over a year ago. He also urged the …

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Bali’s Economy Is Predicted To Have Permanent Damage From The Covid-19 Pandemic

The Indonesian Tourism Minister, Sandiaga Uno has stated that the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic to Bali’s economy could be permanently damaged. Sandiaga confirmed that Bali’s economy could potentially be permanently damaged. “According to the data that I received, Bali’s economy is still deeply affected by the current situation in the second quarter of 2021, …

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Former Bali Business Woman Resorts To Panhandling To Survive

A 26-year-old woman who used to own a business in Kuta has been detained by Bali authorities for panhandling on Jalan Ida Bagus Mantra, Klungkung. During the interview, The woman admitted that she decided to start begging after the Covid-19 pandemic struck the tourism sector last year, causing her to close her spa business in …

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Ex Bali Hotel Worker Arrested For Stealing Laptops From Elementary School

A 27-year-old man named I Gede Sudarma has been arrested by Bali police officers after stealing dozens of laptops from a school in Petang, Badung. The Head of the Petang Police Department, AKP Ketut Gita confirmed that the suspect who has been laid-off from the hotel where he used to work was arrested along with …

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Bali Tourism Businesses Started Selling Assets To Survive

Tourism businesses in Lovina, Buleleng have started to sell their assets in order to survive from the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Head of the Binaria Lovina Tourism Agency, Made Kardika confirmed that many accommodation businesses such as hotels and restaurants in the northern Bali area have decided to sell their property and …

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Mother Arrested For Stealing Gas Cans To Feed Her Children

A 32-year-old woman named Diah Ratih Suprapti has been arrested by Bali officials for stealing gas cans from several different restaurants in Jimbaran. The Head of the Kuta Police Department, Kompol Nyoman Gatra confirmed that the suspect who has been living in Kuta was arrested on Thursday morning (29/4) around 6:30am. “The suspect was arrested …

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