One passenger died and six others were injured when two boats collided in Nusa Penida waters, Bali, on Friday.
The Indonesian business partner of the Trump group has pledged to respect Hindu traditions and follow building height restrictions at a luxury hotel and golf resort it is developing near a temple on the island of Bali, as quoted from Reuters.
Police at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport took an American citizen, Thomas Michael Misttreta, into custody on Thursday, March 23, 2017
Famous for its volcanic mountains, iconic beaches and coral reefs, Indonesia’s resort island of Bali has topped 2017 Travelers’ Choice Awards for destinations.
Balinese Hindu will celebrate the Saka calendar’s New Year’s Day, also known as Nyepi (Seclusion Day), by refraining from doing worldly business. They believe the Nyepi day creates and keeps the balance of nature.
During Nyepi, which will fall on March 21, Balinese Hindu will have to follow the four abstinence rules known as Catur Brata Penyepian. They consist of Amati Geni, or abstaining from creating fire or light, Amati Karya, or abstaining from work, Amati Lelungan, or abstaining from traveling outside their homes, and Amati Lelanguan, or abstaining from enjoyable activities.
The quake, which had an epicentre about 10 kilometres from Denpasar and a depth of about 118km, hit just after 7am on Wednesday, local time.
A New Zealander has been swept away to sea in Indonesia while attempting to rescue his girlfriend.
The rebuilt “Yellow Bridge” (Jembatan Kuning) now connecting Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Lembongan in the Klungkung Regency off the east coast of Bali has already become something of a tourism icon by virtue of the addition of colorful night lighting that adorns the bridge, as quoted from Bali Discovery.
Health authorities have warned holidaymakers headed to Bali to ensure they have been vaccinated against measles, following a surge in cases on the holiday island.
Bali’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) recorded the quake’s epicenter as 334 kilometers southwest of Denpasar, at a depth of 10 kilometers. Most people likely slept through the small shakes, but the quake was reportedly felt in the Denpasar area