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Tattoo Shop In Bali Helps Feed The Community

    A Tattoo shop in Seminyak has handed out free food aids to many affected tourism workers. A tattoo parlor named Hendric Shinigami Tattoo that is located on Jalan Mertanadi, Seminyak handed out dozens of food aid packages to the local people around their shop on Wednesday afternoon (25/8). As a form of support to the …

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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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Hundreds Of Hotel Reservations Canceled Due To The Emergency Partial Lockdown In Bali

The Tourism Association in the Karangasem region has confirmed that hundreds of hotel reservations from domestic visitors have been canceled due to the latest policy to impose an emergency partial lockdown in Bali. The Head of the Karangasem Hotel and Restaurant Association, Wayan Kariasa confirmed that accommodation businesses in Karangasem have received direct impact from …

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President Approves 10 Proposals From Bali’s Governor

The Indonesian President, Joko Widodo has approved 10 proposals that have been requested by the Governor of Bali to revive their economy. During a meeting that was attended by several ministries such as the State Secretary Minister, Tourism Minister, Finance Minister, Governor of Indonesian Bank and the Bali Governor on Monday morning (7/6) around 9:30am, …

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Water Transportation Businesses Face More Potential Loss

The Water Transportation Business Association (Gapasdap) has predicted that they could potentially lose millions of dollars from the upcoming travel ban policy. The Head of Padangbai Gapasdap, Anang Heru said that the water transportation business has to face another challenge due to the travel ban policy that will be implemented during the Eid Al-Fitr Celebration …

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Bali Senator Criticized The Endless Partial Lockdown In Bali

The Commission I of Bali House of Representatives, AA Gede Agung Wira Mantara has criticized the central government’s policy to keep on extending the partial lockdown. Mantara claimed that the current community based partial lockdown is ineffective. “The problem is on the central government who keep extending this endless partial lockdown in several provinces including …

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Bali Hotels Expected To Fall Into Deeper Crisis Due To The Upcoming Travel Restrictions

The tourism sector in Bali is expected to fall into a deeper financial crisis due to the travel restrictions that will be in place during the upcoming holiday season. As The Bali Sun previously reported the central government has decided to ban all domestic travelers from both arriving and departing Bali during the Eid Al-Fitr …

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Bali Governor Urged Central Government To Give More Attention To Economic Crisis

The Bali Provincial government has urged the central government to give more attention to the current economic condition that Bali has been facing since the Covid-19 pandemic struck. Bali Governor, I Wayan Koster urged the central government to find solutions for the current crisis that most of the people in Bali have been facing during …

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Spa Workers Resort To Panhandling In Bali After Being Laid-Off

The Badung Public Civil Service has confirmed that the amount of beggars in the Badung area has increased in 2021. The Head of Badung Public Civil Service Officer, I Gusti Agung Ketut Suryanegara confirmed that the increased poverty rates are one of the main factors in the growing number of beggars in the Badung area. …

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90% Of Restaurants In Ubud Have Closed Down Due To The Pandemic

The Tourism Association has confirmed that over 90 percent of restaurants in Ubud has closed down due to Covid-19 pandemic. The Head of Gianyar Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI), Pande Mahayana Adityawarman said that majority of those accommodation businesses had to make the tough decision because they could not cover their operational cost. “Ubud used …

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Government Plans To Open Direct Flight Between India and Bali

Indonesian Tourism Minister, Sandiaga Uno is planning to operate a direct flight between Bali and India when the international travel corridor reopens. The plan aims to increase bilateral relations between the two countries.  Sandiaga said that the plan to open the direct flight between India and Bali will be realized in near future. “We have …

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Bali Prepares To Send Farmers Abroad To Help Reduce Unemployment

Tabanan Regional Government plans to send farmers and agricultural workers to work abroad in an effort to reduce the unemployment rate due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Vice Regent of Tabanan District, I Made Edi Wirawan said that this plan was initiated to provide more job opportunities for residents as many have been laid off …

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