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Bali Remains Safe, Locals Urged to Stay Calm as Mount Agung Threatens to Erupt

Bali Remains Safe, Locals Urged to Stay Calm as Mount Agung Threatens to Erupt

Bali’s Governor has urged people to remain calm amid fears of a volcanic eruption on the holiday island. Seismic activity at the Mount Agung, or Gunung Agung, volcano significantly increased on Monday, leading authorities to issue a level 3, or high, alert and evacuate areas within 7.5 kilometres.

Governor: Bali In Drug “State of Emergency”

Governor: Bali In Drug “State of Emergency”

Bali is in the grip of a drug crisis verging on a ‘state of emergency’ with drug abuse cases reaching 62,457 last year, Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika….

Governor Issues an “Official Letter”, Cracking Down Bali Dog Meat Trade

Governor Issues an “Official Letter”, Cracking Down Bali Dog Meat Trade

To protect “the image of Bali tourism”, the Governor’s letter told his agencies to “order against the sale of dog meat because it is not inspected and guaranteed to be healthy and can potentially spread zoonotic diseases, especially rabies and other fatal dangers.”

Bali Governor Calls for a Shift from Mass Tourism to Quality Tourism

Bali Governor Calls for a Shift from Mass Tourism to Quality Tourism

Bali Governor Made Mangku has welcomed the news that Bali was recently named the world’s second best island in a survey by Travel+Leisure Magazine, but said he hope this recognition will motivate Bali to become a quality tourism destination as opposed to its current inclination towards mass tourism

Bali Governor Wants To Moved Kerobokan Prison at Island’s Main Rubbish Dump

Bali Governor Wants To Moved Kerobokan Prison at Island’s Main Rubbish Dump

Joining the growing chorus calling for the closure of Bali’s Kerobokan Prison and its removal to a more remote location on the Island is Bali’s Governor Made Mangku Pastika. As reported by Beritabali.com, Pastika renewed his long-standing call for a new prison for Bali during a meeting with a delegation from the Director General of Prisons, I Wayan Kusmiantha Dusak, from the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights visiting his office.