Governor: Tourism is a ‘disaster’ for the poor

Governor: Tourism is a ‘disaster’ for the poor

The rapid development of the island’s tourism sector is not only apparently not having a positive impact on Bali’s people, it could, on the contrary, have a negative impact on people who are living in poverty if there is no intervention from the government.

The end of Pererenan River Mouth (Canggu Right)?

The end of Pererenan River Mouth (Canggu Right)?

An ongoing beach conservation project along Pererenan beach in Badung has stirred controversy among surfing enthusiasts. They fear that the man-made construction will ruin one of the island’s favorite surfing points.

The project involves the construction of a revetment, or retaining wall, a permeable, sloping structure made of natural stones and concrete, designed to hold the beach’s sandy shoreline in place and prevent further erosion.

Vehicle growth creates traffic nightmare for Bali

Vehicle growth creates traffic nightmare for Bali

The Bali administration’s task of solving traffic congestion is getting more challenging by the day, as the uncontrolled growth of vehicle ownership and lack of infrastructure threaten to engulf the island in commuter hell.

Celebrating the Launch of the New BIMC Hospital Nusa Dua

Celebrating the Launch of the New BIMC Hospital Nusa Dua

The official launch of the New BIMC Hospital in the high-end tourism enclave of Nusa Dua on 5th May 2012 marks a dynamic new era in quality health care on the island of Bali. It also heralds the beginning of an international standard medical tourism industry that will put the island on the global map […]

Kuta to say goodbye to traffic jams

Kuta to say goodbye to traffic jams

Traffic congestion at Bali’s busy Dewa Ruci intersection connecting Sanur, Kuta and Denpasar areas will be eased as soon as construction of the island’s first underpass, scheduled for completion in May 2013, is finished.