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.
The second annual Rip Curl King of Benoa at Bali Wake Park concluded on Sunday, March 19 after an intense two day competition that saw wakeboarders and wakeskaters in national, amateur, and pro categories in every age group coming together and sharing their love for the sport. Tricks were observed, scores recorded, winners crowned, but […]
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
The erection of illegal building in no-build green zones in Bali has become more rampant in its disregard for the law, as quoted from Bali Discovery.