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Indonesia Narcotics Agency Will Maintain Zero Tolerance On Drugs In Bali

Indonesia’s National Narcotics Agency (BNN) has launched an anti-drugs awareness campaign with a ‘Smash on Drugs’ International Table Tennis Tournament. The event, held at Udayana University in Badung on Sunday 21st June was operand by the Head of the BNN General Petrus Reinhard Golose.  General Golose took the opportunity to speak to the press about …

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Irish Ambassador Raises Toast To Bali’s Covid-19 Recovery With Shot Of Traditional Arak

During a visit to the Bali Governor’s Offices, the Irish Ambassador to Indonesia, Pádraig Frances, congratulated Bali on its handling of the pandemic. This is not the first time this week that government representatives have been praised by global leaders for their response to the pandemic.  This week Bali is hosting the Global Platform For …

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Central Government Criticized Bali Governor As Covid-19 Cases Keep Surging

The central government through the Maritime and Investment Coordinator Minister, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan has criticized the way the Bali governor is handling Covid-19 transmissions on the island.   During his visit to inspect the vaccination program in Bali, Luhut was surprised after knowing that Covid-19 transmissions keep surging despite the vaccination program that has been initiated …

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Bali Vice Governor Confirmed Positive With Covid-19

Bali Vice Governor, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati (Cok Ace) has been confirmed positive with Covid-19. Cok Ace has confirmed that his rapid antigen test came back positive after visiting Gilimanuk Port as part of his duty to supervise the implementation of prevention protocols. After a confirmed positive rapid antigen test, Cok Ace took a …

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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 Stops Hotel Quarantine For Patients Without Symptoms

The Bali provincial government has stopped facilitating hotel quarantine options for asymptomatic COVID-19 patients due to budgeting constraints. Denpasar Mayor, I Made Toya, confirmed that the decision was made due to financial restraints of account of the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), the institution responsible for financing the program.

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Bali Urges Central Government To Hold Events On The Island

The Regional Government of Bali has urged the Federal Government of Indonesia to increase the presence of national events on the Island. The request was made in attempt to recover Bali’s economy, mainly the tourism sector, that has been left crippled as a result of the pandemic. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) …

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