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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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Authorities Appreciate Australian Man Who Has Regularly Fed Locals In Bali During The Pandemic

 An Australian national named Sim has become locally famous after regularly handing out free packages of rice in Bali since Covid-19 struck in 2020.     The Head of the Kuta Police Department, Kompol I Nyoman Gatra appreciates the acts of kindness that Sim has been doing by feeding so many people who live in the Kuta …

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Bali Officials Expect The Island To Stop Relying On Tourism Post Pandemic

 Officials from the Bank of Indonesia have urged the business sector in Bali to stop their dependence on the tourism industry post pandemic.    Despite the increase of economic growth in Bali in the Q2 of 2021 (2.83%) in comparison with data from Q1 of 2021, the Head of the Bank of Indonesia for Bali, Trisno …

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Businesses At Bali’s Padangbai Port Resort To Selling Their Boats Due To Economic Crisis

   Several transportation businesses at the Padangbai Port in Bali have resorted to selling their fast boats because use of the port has drastically dropped since the Covid-19 pandemic struck last year.     The Head of Padangbai Port Official, Luh Putu Eka Suyasmin confirmed that the businesses that have been relying on tourism to transport passengers from …

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Tourism Analyst Urged The President To Reopen Bali Tourism On Independence Day

    A Bali tourism analyst has urged the Indonesian President to reopen the tourism sector in Bali by the 17th of August 2021. As a response to the recent statement from the central government through the Maritime and Investment Coordinator Minister to start gradually reopening the economic activity in September 2021, Bali tourism analyst and practitioner, …

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Famous Bali Temple Unable To Pay Employees Due To The Emergency Partial Lockdown

Ulundanu Beratan Temple is one of the most iconic tourist attractions in Bali and they are currently unable to pay their employees salaries due to the emergency partial lockdown.  The Manager of the Ulundanu Beratan Temple, I Wayan Mustika confirmed that management has become unable to cover their overhead costs since the emergency partial lockdown …

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Local Vendors Confront Bali Authorities After Refusing To Close Their Shops During The Emergency Partial Lockdown

Local vendors on Penimbangan Beach, Buleleng have confronted authorities after refusing to close their businesses from operating during the emergency  partial lockdown. Official from the Galiran Village, Jro Putu Anteng confirmed that his villagers decided to refuse instructions from the Civil Service Office to close their businesses during an inspection that was conducted on Thursday …

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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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