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A Couple In Bali Has Been Arrested For Human Trafficking

A couple with initials PM (aged 28) and her husband DD (aged 32) from Bekasi, West Java have been arrested by police for human trafficking in Bali. The Head of the Negara Police Department, AKP I Gusti Made Sudarma Putra confirmed that the suspects were arrested from one of the hotels that is located in …

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Expat Blacklisted From Entering Bali After Advertising ‘Tantric Retreat”

Canadian national, Christopher Kyle Martin, who previously gained publicity after advertising a so-called ‘Tantric Retreat’ event in Bali, has been deported and blacklisted from reentering the island.  As The Bali Sun previously reported, the expat planned the event to take place at the Karma House of Tattoos in Ubud until he was arrested by Bali …

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Couple Sentenced 15 Years For Possession Of Narcotics In Bali

A 42-year-old man named I Wayan Kariasa and a 32-year-old woman named Marcia Illasabina Hutasoit were set to be married until they were recently found smuggling narcotics. The couple has been arrested by Bali authorities for drug possession. The Prosecutor, Eddy Arta Wijaya, confirmed that the couple was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for their …

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Bali Receives Vaccine Shipment After Days Of Running Dry

Following days of shortage in supply, Bali provincial government has received a large shipment of Sinovac vaccines. The shipment will be distributed in four regions, yet the island is still running low on supply to cover all regions. 157,200 doses of Covid-19 vaccines landed in Ngurah Rai Airport on Saturday (1/5) after being transported with …

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Italian Man Assaulted By Local In Seminyak

A 47-year-old man named Federico from Italy has been assaulted by a local man on Jalan Camplung Tanduk Number 200X in Seminyak, Badung. A discourse between the two men quickly escalated in the middle of the road, causing serious injury to the victim. The Head of Kuta Criminal Investigation Bureau, Iptu Made Putra Yudistira, confirmed …

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Bali Region Postpones Plan To Resume In-Person Learning

Following the extension of the partial lockdown in Bali, Jembrana regional government has decided to postpone the in-person learning plan that was set to resume on Monday (26/4). The Head of Jembrana Education Youth and Sports Agency, I Nyoman Wenten confirmed that despite all preparation to restart in-person learning at schools in Jembrana District, the …

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Indonesian Marine Force Submarine Lost In The Bali Sea

The Indonesian Marine Force lost contact with one of their submarines along with 53 people onboard during a drill in Bali’s northern coastal area. The Head of the Military Information Center, Major General Achmad Riad confirmed that the submarine that was made by a German company in 1979 was lost in the Bali Sea on …

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Motorbike Accident Takes Life Of East Java Woman

A 44-year-old woman named Hamidah from Bondowoso, East Java has passed away after being hit by a motorbike on Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai, Kuta. The Head of Denpasar Traffic Officer, Iptu Ni Luh Tiviasih said that the incident occurred on Monday afternoon (12/4) in front of Mall Bali Galeria (MBG). “The incident occurred when a …

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Vaccine Distribution Paused During Bali Galungan Celebration

Denpasar officials have decided to pause the distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine campaign for three days during Galungan Celebration from April 13-15. The Spokesman of Denpasar Covid-19 Handling Task Force, Dewa Gede Rai said that this decision was made to give all Hindu medical staff time off to celebrate the event that is held twice …

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Arrest Of Minor Leads Police To Locate Narcotics Trafficking Fugitive In Bali

A 16-year-old kid arrested by Gianyar Police Department for drug possession leads police to a drug trafficking fugitive in Bali. During a press conference on Monday (12/4), The Deputy Chief of Gianyar Police Department, Kompol Nyoman Wirajaya along with the Drugs Investigation Bureau and Public Relation Officers confirmed that the arrest of the fugitive, identified …

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Bali Police Officers Punished With Push Ups For Not Meeting Standards

The Klungkung Police Department has completed a routine inspection of their officers on Tuesday morning (6/4), and those found violating standards were sentenced to pushups. The Head of Klungkung Police Inspector, Ipda I Wayan Suartika said that these operations are initiated to ensure that all of the officers in Klungkung are still complying with the …

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Indian National Detained For Extorting Locals

An Indian National named Pradeep Kumar has been detained by a Public Civil Service Officer for extorting local people in Denpasar. The Head of Denpasar Public Civil Service Officer, I Dewa Gede Anom Sayoga said that officers detained the Indian man after receiving several reports from locals regarding the man’s behavior recently. “He extorted cigarettes …

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