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$31 Million USD In Financial Assistance For Bali Is Still Undistributed

The Indonesian Social Minister, Tri Rismaharini (Risma) has confirmed that over USD 31 million (IDR 450 billion) of financial assistance for Bali residents has not yet been distributed. During her visit to support the residents who were affected by the recent earthquake in Bali, Risma had also arranged a meeting with several related Bali provincial …

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Bali Military Distributes Financial Assistance To Thousands Of Local Vendors

Officials from the Badung Military have distributed financial aid to thousands of local vendors in Badung and Denpasar. The Commander of the Badung Military Department 1611, Colonel Inf. I Made Alit Yudana confirmed that a total of 5,000 local vendors in Badung and Denpasar have received cash assistance that was provided by the government on …

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Dozens Of Bali Travel Companies Have Gone Bankrupt Due To The Global Pandemic

The Tourism Association has confirmed that dozens of travel companies across Bali have permanently closed due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. The Head of the Indonesian Travel Agency Association (ASITA) for Bali, Putu Winastra confirmed that a total of 157 travel agencies in Bali faced bankruptcy since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in 2020. “According to …

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Local Tanah Lot Vendors Decided To Remain Closed To Avoid Further Loss

The majority of local vendors inside the Tanah Lot Temple area chose to remain closed despite the reopening of tourist attractions for domestic visitors. The Tanah Lot Public Relation Staff, Kadek Niti confirmed that despite the leniency that was given by the central government to reopen businesses and tourist attractions in Bali, the number of …

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Hundreds Of Australians Take Repatriation Flight Home After Losing Their Businesses In Bali

Hundreds of Australian nationals have been transported back to their home country with a repatriation flight from Bali. The Stakeholder Relation Manager of Angkasa Pura I for Bali Ngurah Rai Airport, Taufan Yudhistira confirmed that around 200 Australian nationals were scheduled to go back home through Bali’s Airport on Saturday (18/9). “Over 200 expats from …

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Bali Woman Arrested For Live And Profitable Explicit Online Videos

   A 32-year-old woman with initials RR has been arrested for creating inappropriate live videos in Bali. The Head of Denpasar Police Department, Kombes Pol Jansen Avitus Panjaitan confirmed that RR was arrested from her apartment that is located on Jalan Taman Pancing, South Denpasar on Friday (17/9). “The woman who is originally from Cianjur, West …

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Two Bali Rental Car Embezzlers Arrested

    Two suspects who have been involved in a rental car embezzlement group in Bali have been arrested.  The Head of the Sukawati Police Department, AKP Made Airawan confirmed that two suspects who have been identified as Ni Made Emi Riana Wulandari and Gusti Putu Noor Hairul were arrested while another two suspects are fugitives. “After …

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Bali Residents Finally Start Receiving Financial Assistance

 Residents who have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in Buleleng have started to receive financial assistance after two months of the current partial lockdown. The Head of the Buleleng Social Agency, I Putu Kariaman Putra confirmed that 3,634 residents in Buleleng have finally started to receive financial support from the Buleleng regional government on …

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Bali Monkeys Start Invading People’s Houses As They Run Out Food Supply

Monkeys at the Ubud Monkey Forest began to invade residents’ houses as they started to run out of food supply. Officials from Padang Tegal Village, Made Gandra confirmed that several monkeys who have been living inside Ubud Monkey Forest were spotted roaming around outside the area to search for some food. “Since the management of …

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Bali Small Businesses Stopped Receiving Cash Assistance From Regional Government

    Officials from the Badung regional government have confirmed that they have stopped the cash assistance program for small businesses in the Badung tourism area.     The Head of the Badung Small Business and Trade Union, Made Widiana confirmed that the cash assistance program called PBSU that was initiated by the Badung regional government has officially stopped …

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Over A Dozen Denpasar Hotels Closed Their Doors In Result Of The Pandemic

Denpasar officials have confirmed that 14 hotels that are located in Denpasar have decided to permanently close their facilities due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Head of the Denpasar Regional Tourism Agency, Dezire Mulyani stated that 14 hotels in Denpasar city have permanently closed their doors due to lack of occupancy since the Covid-19 pandemic …

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The Cost Of Covid PCR Tests In Bali Reduced After Presidential Instruction

 The cost of the Covid-19 PCR tests in Bali has been significantly reduced as recently instructed by the President. The Head of the Bali Health Agency, Dr. Ketut Suarjaya confirmed that as a response to the instruction from President Jokowi through his official Youtube channel recently, Bali officials have decided to reduce the cost of …

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