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Bali Vice Governor Expects Vaccinations In 3 Green Zone Areas To Finish Next Week

The current Covid-19 vaccine distribution in three appointed green zone areas is expected to be completed by next week. The Vice Governor of Bali, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardana Sukawati (Cok Ace) said that the distribution of the Covid vaccine in Ubud, Sanur and Nusa Dua is almost complete. “The vaccination program in those three areas …

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Russian Designer Takes His Own Life in Bali

A 29-year-old man named Pavel Chernousov from Russia has been found dead in a bungalow in Ubud on Monday morning (22/3). The Head of Ubud Police Department, AKP I Gede Sudyatmaja said that the body was found on the second floor of Pondok Saraswati Bungalow in the village of Lodtunduh in Ubud Gianyar. “Pavel has …

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90% Of Restaurants In Ubud Have Closed Down Due To The Pandemic

The Tourism Association has confirmed that over 90 percent of restaurants in Ubud has closed down due to Covid-19 pandemic. The Head of Gianyar Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI), Pande Mahayana Adityawarman said that majority of those accommodation businesses had to make the tough decision because they could not cover their operational cost. “Ubud used …

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Police Officer Died On Duty While Securing President’s Visit In Ubud

A 54-year-old police officer named Aiptu Anak Agung Gede Putra who was securing the President during his visit in Ubud has died while on duty. The police officer reportedly died from a heart attack.  The police officer who had been stationed at Catus Pata guardhouse on Ubud intersection died while working with other several institutions …

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Ubud In Lockdown To Welcome The Indonesian President

Authorities from the Police Department restricted access in Ubud to welcome the Indonesian President on Tuesday (16/3). His visit to the Ubud Palace was held to review vaccine distribution progress in Ubud. The current vaccination phase is targeted at tourism workers as Bali has appointed Ubud as one of the green zones for international tourists. …

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Ubud Announces Reopening For Tourism Requirements

Ubud is planning to welcome visitors by reopening four subdistricts and villages under certain conditions. First, Gianyar requires at least 32,000 residents to be vaccinated, and second, visitors must test upon arrival.  Gianyar Regional Secretary, Made Gede Wisnu Jaya plans to implement the mandatory Covid-19 testing in Ubud once the international travel corridor reopens. Wisnu …

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Bali Green Zones Nusa Dua And Ubud Prepare To Welcome Tourists

As the Tourism Minister Sandiaga Uno recently designated Nusa Dua and Ubud as green zones, areas safe for international tourists, the two regions have begun preparations. “We are setting up COVID-free green zones, there are two regions proposed by all relevant institutions including the Regional Government, which are Ubud and Nusa Dua.” Minister Sandiaga said. Government …

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Bali Police Investigating ‘Tantric Retreat’ In Ubud Advertised By Australian Expat

A 51-year-old man named Andrew Irvine Barnes from Australia is being investigated by police and immigration officers after advertising his orgasm class called ‘Tantric Full Body Energy Orgasm Retreat’ in Ubud. The officers visited his place in Lod Tunduh, Ubud Gianyar on Friday afternoon (5/3) after receiving report from a business woman named Ni Luh …

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Nusa Dua, Ubud and Nusa Penida Ready To Receive International Tourists

The Indonesian Tourism Ministry has confirmed that three areas in Bali, including Nusa Dua, Ubud, and Nusa Penida, are designated as green zone areas and are now ready to receive international visitors when the island reopens. With the government and tourism sector working actively to reinstate international travel, Tourism Minister Sandiaga Uno specified areas with …

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Village in Bali Uses Eco-Friendly Waste Management To Reduce Garbage

The Padangtegal Village, home to the Ubud Monkey Forest, has established a new approach to solve the waste problem they have been facing for years. The new process disposes waste by first dividing the organic from the inorganic to turn into compost.  (Image: ©The Bali Sun – I Wayan Yatika) The manager of Padangtegal Compost …

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