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Bali Agricultural Sector In Dire Need Of Government Aid

Agriculture Professor, Wayan Windia from Udayana University, has urged the government to help the devastated agricultural sector. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) Widiana requests the government to focus its attention on farmers as they struggle to survive the consequences of the current global pandemic. He stated that the Central Government stimulus is …

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Malaysian Drug Trafficker Caught Smuggling Narcotics In Bali

The National Narcotics Agency (BNN) Bali Province has arrested a man with connection to an international crime and drug network in Malaysia. The suspect was caught in Badung with 100 grams of crystal meth. Officers arrested the 46-year-old Malaysian (initialed RD) after he made his way into Bali from Guangzhou, China, making stops in Singapore …

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Half Million Dollars Worth Of Drugs Burned In Denpasar

The District Attorney of Denpasar exterminated large amounts of narcotics that were seized as evidence by authorities on Wednesday (02/12). The Head of Denpasar District Attorney, Luhur Istighfar, said that the total value of narcotics destroyed was approximately USD 617,000 (IDR 8,7 billion). The illegal drugs were set ablaze using an incinerator machine. “This action …

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New Bali Railway System To Fuel Economy And Tourism

The Central Government has confirmed plans to build a railway line from Badung to Buleleng . The project aims to optimize economic growth, especially in the tourism sector.  The government is optimistic that the railway, spanning from Badung to Buleleng, will enhance tourism in Bali. The Project is regulated under the President’s Regulation Number 109/2020 in …

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Police Officer Arrested For Fraud in Bali

A 48-year-old police officer, I Wayan Putra Yasa, has been detained at the Buleleng Police Department after running a false job opportunity scam. An Officer serving on duty at Celukan Bawang Police Station was arrested after his involvement in a scam that falsely promised the victim a job in Public Civil Servants (CPNS) in exchange …

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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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Free WiFi Access Coming To Bali Beaches

The Badung Regency will provide free internet connection across the main tourist beaches in Semiyak, Legian and Kuta. During an interview on Friday (27/11) the Head of Badung Communication and Informatics Agency (IGN), Jaya Saputra, confirmed the installation of wifi networks at popular beaches in Badung.  (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) He explained …

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Nusa Dua Plans To Become A Covid-Free Green Zone

Nusa Dua is currently preparing to become a pandemic-free zone which would provide a safe zone for visitors. The southern Bali peninsula is implementing strict protocols for staff and visitors to eliminate risks at the resorts. Nusa Dua has decided to try and exceed common protocols outlined by the Covid-19 Handling Task Force. The region …

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Indonesia Plans To Open Travel Corridors With China And Singapore

The Indonesian Transportation Minister, Budi Karya Sumadi is planning to open travel corridors for international visitors from China and Singapore. (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) During a virtual National Coordination Meeting For Economic Recovery on Thursday Nov 26th 2020, Budi Karya mentioned that Indonesia should consider reopening the border, especially for the …

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