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Weather warnings have been issued across Bali for the next two days, with an extension likely. While it is common for weather warnings to be issued throughout the rainy season in Bali, they should not be ignored. The weather warnings have been issued by the Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), who are urging the …

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Local leaders in Bali are excited that Kuta’s new skatepark will create new opportunities in the community. The new beachside skatepark is the first of its kind in Bali and comes as part of a redevelopment of Samigita Beach, the stretch of coastline that runs from Kuta through Legian down to Seminyak Beach. The Chairman …

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One of the leading academics in Bali has pledged support to the island’s village tourism programs. Prof. Dr. I Gede Astra Wesnawa M.Si has told reporters of his support for community-based tourism initiatives on the Island of the Gods and will facilitate collaborations between the academic sector, government, and tourism stakeholders.  Prof. Dr. Wesnawa told …

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Bali’s Pantai Jerman was surprisingly busy this weekend. As the island heads deeper into low season, many of the island’s most popular beaches are steadily becoming less crowded. This was not the case for Pantai Jerman in South Kuta, which was buzzing with tourists over the weekend. Though heavy downpours caused flash flooding in many …

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Community leaders in the popular surfing destination of Uluwatu in Bali have announced plans to improve road access to tourist areas. Pecatu Customary Village leaders have confirmed that plans are in the pipeline to buy up strategic plots of land from residents to create five new access routes into the heart of the resort area. …

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An Australian family in Bali has shared news of their dangerously ill seven-week-old daughter. The family has taken to social media to call on community support for their baby, Lucky Love. Doctors have told Lucky Love’s mother, Honey Ahmisa, and her fiancé Pan, that she has a bacterial infection that is putting huge pressure on …

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A Slovakian expat in Bali has been arrested on drug charges. The 38-year-old man, known by his first initial ‘M’, was apprehended by police close to his home in South Kuta on Saturday, 4th February. Police have confirmed that M has been living in Bali for the last year. He was found in possession of …

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The G20 Summit is now a distant memory for many people in Bali. The Island of the Gods hosted the global political conference in November 2022 and received over USD 51 million in infrastructural developments in order to host the event successfully. Improvements included new pavements, street lights, electric vehicle charging stations, and more. Local …

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The President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, visited Bali this week. He has conducted a series of formal visits to communities and important projects on the island. President Widodo, affectionally called Jokowi, has inaugurated the Danu Kerthi Dam in Buleleng. During his opening speech, he declared that the dam would help control water supplies and manage …

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The moon may not be officially full until Sunday 5th, February, but the effects are already being felt on Bali’s most popular beaches. Coastguards at Dreamland Beach in South Kuta have issued warnings to tourists to be safe in the sea. Dreamland Beach is one of the few beaches in Bali that operates a flag …

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Police at Gilimanuk Harbour have confirmed that they have issued formal warnings to ferry operators crossing the Bali Strait after another passenger has fallen overboard. The incident happened on Tuesday, 31st January, and is the second time a passenger has fallen from a ferry in the space of a year. The ship’s management company and …

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Tourism leaders in Nusa Penida have met with the Regent of Klungkung to discuss the recent ban on swimming at some of the island’s most famous beaches. During the meeting on Monday, tourism leaders raised concerns that the swimming ban would cause damage to the tourism sector on the island. The ban was put in …

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