Category Archives: News from Bali

CNN Hero of the Year is from Bali

Hemmerle Robin Teresa Jehle, known as Robin Lim, was named the 2011 CNN Hero of the Year. Lim, who runs the Yayasan Bumi Sehat health clinic, has spent decades in Bali teaching how gentle birth and exclusive breastfeeding are crucial

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Jason Mraz live in Bali

Jason Mraz will perform in Bali on November 09, 2011 [Wednesday] at Taman Bhagawan, Tanjung Benoa. The 52 Grammy Award nominee in 2010, Jason Mraz will visit Bali in his “Jason Mraz: A Special Acoustic Evening with Toca Rivera” Asian

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Road repairs in Bali

The Bali administration is proposing Rp 135.9 billion (US$15.9 million) in its draft 2012 provincial budget to repair roads across its nine municipality and regencies. A total of 860.53 km of roads will be repaired with budget funds, which is

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Bali to Switch to Gas for Power Self-Sufficiency

Bali’s oil-burning power plants will all convert to the cleaner natural gas by the end of 2013, officials in Denpasar said at the weekend. The chairman of power plant operator PT Bali Global Energi, announced the launch of a “Bali

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Mr. Obama is coming to Bali

The President of the United States, Mr. Barack Obama will come back to Indonesia. If previously he had nostalgic to Jakarta, the next visit, he will tread in the island resort, Bali. Governor of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika said Obama

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Bali prepares for Galungan

Galungan, the Balinese holiday that occurs every 210 days and lasts for 10 days, is about to begin tomorrow July 6th. Galungan means “When the Dharma is winning”. During this holiday the Balinese gods visit the Earth and leave on Kuningan, the last day of the holiday.

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Bali, the cleanest Indonesian province

Despite recent criticism about land and water pollution, Bali has the best environment of all of the Indonesian provinces, a government study shows. The report on Indonesia’s environmental quality index in 2010 conducted by the Environment Ministry showed that Bali

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Bali is praying for Japan

A prayer for our Japanese friends who suffered from the earthquake and tsunami will be held at Pura Uluwatu, at 16.00 pm on Saturday (today) , 2nd April 2011. The prayer is organised by the Bali Tourism Board. Bali Tourism

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Tourism Hospital in Bali

Officials from the Health Department in Badung have announced ambitious plans to build a 500-bed “tourism hospital” with international accreditation in southern Bali, with funding of Rp.40 billion (US$4.5 million) earmarked for the project. According to initial plans the hospital

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No TV on Nyepi Day!

For a complete celebration on Nyepi Day, TV broadcast will be suspended in Bali, as shown in the release below: “We Would like to inform you that based on Bali’s Government Instruction on Nyepi Day (5th March 2011), we are

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