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Mentally Unstable Danish Man Is Being Investigated In Bali

Bali authorities have detained an expat named Nicholas from Denmark who was raging at people on Jalan Duyung, Sanur area. The Head of Denpasar Public Civil Service Officer, I Dewa Gede Anom Sayoga said that the Danish man was detained on Monday afternoon after receiving a report from the local people in that area. “The …

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Bali Police and Students Condemn Terrorist Attack At Church In Sulawesi

The Indonesian Christian Student Movement (GMKI) for Denpasar has condemned a terrorist attack that occurred in front of a church in Makasar, Sulawesi on Sunday morning (28/3). The incident that occurred on Sunday Palm Celebration at a Cathedral Church in Makasar was caused by a suicide bombing from a married couple with initials L and …

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Bali Airport Begins Preparing For International Flights From 5 Countries

Government officials have stated that Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport will begin simulation steps before operating the international terminal. The government is in communication with five countries regarding the potential of a travel bubble. Indonesian Tourism Minister Sandiaga Uno said the program was initiated as part of the preparation stage to reopen international flights in …

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200 Bali Cruise Workers Scammed For Vaccine Fees

More than 200 Bali migrant workers who were scheduled to receive Covid-19 vaccines before going back to work in cruise ships have fallen victim to illegal fees and deception from an official federation. The President Director of Ratu Oceania Raya Bali Ltd, I Nengah Yasa Adi Susanto admitted that hundreds of migrant workers from his …

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Woman Who Assisted Russian Interpol Fugitive Deported From Bali

A Russian national named Ekatrina Trubkina who previously assisted her boyfriend to escape from the Immigration Office detention has been deported back to Russia. As The Bali Sun previously reported, the incident occurred when Trubkina visited her boyfriend, Andrew Ayer, who was on the run from Russian Interpol. While he was being detained in Denpasar, …

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Sanur and Nusa Dua Begin Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution

Officials from Denpasar city government begun vaccine distribution in Sanur on Monday (22/3). The campaign was spread across 12 locations in three villages in Sanur: Sanur Kaja, Sanur Kauh, and Sanur. An official from Sanur Kauh, Kadek Jambyantara said that he targeted to vaccinate at least 100 residents from Banjar on Monday. “We targeted to …

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Bali Partial Lockdown Extended For Two More Weeks

Government officials have extended the community-based partial lockdown in Bali for another two weeks. The new date for the lockdown will last at least until April 5. The Head of COVID-19 Handling Committee and National Economic Recovery, Airlangga Hartanto made the announcement during a virtual press conference on Friday (19/3). “We decided to extend the …

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Bali Reports Its First Case Of A Teenager Dying From COVID-19

Buleleng COVID-19 Handling Task Force has reported the first case of a child who has died from COVID-19 on the island. The Spokesman of Buleleng Covid-19 Handling Task Force, Nyoman Genep explained that he received a report about the death of a child from COVID-19 on Saturday (20/3). “It was the first time we had …

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Badung Bali Will Distribute Vaccine To All Tourism Areas

Officials from Badung regional government have said that they will distribute Covid-19 vaccines to the people who live within the tourism areas of the district. They plan on starting the campaign in April in an effort to expedite the reopening for international tourists. In support of the president’s plan to reopen the international travel corridor …

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Local Man Dies After Consuming Diesel Fuel In Bali

A 40-year-old man named I Nyoman Kumbadi has died after allegedly drinking diesel fuel at his house on Jalan Siulan, Penatih East Denpasar. The Head of Denpasar Disaster Management Agency (BPBD), Ida Bagus Joni Ari Wibawa said that the incident occurred as a relative of  Kumbadi’s found him unconscious on the floor on Thursday evening …

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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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President Says Bali Will Fully Reopen Its Borders By June If Vaccinations Stay On Track

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has stated that the reopening of international borders is expected this summer. He said if Bali continues vaccine distribution consistently and residents comply with protocols, Bali will fully reopen its borders by June or July. Jokowi made this statement during his visit to Bali while reviewing the vaccination campaign in …

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