Seems the USA President may find Balinese are not so pleased with his ambitious plan....from Jakarta Post today page 15:
"On the Indonesian resort island of Bali, building height is measured by coconut trees. Anything taller could anger the Gods the Hindu locals believe inhabit the island...
The National Narcotics Agency (BNN) says its data reveal that 2 percent of the population in Bali, a total of more than 61,000 people, are drug users.
Most of them are between 21 to 40 years old, with the rest belonging to non-productive age groups.
Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika admits...
You can see the security footage here:
Budget airline Citilink Indonesia announced that it has dismissed Capt. Tekad Purna for unprofessional conduct, which resulted in the delay of Flight QC 800 from Surabaya, East Java, to Jakarta on Wednesday...
Finally secured some land at Balian Beach. We are now trying to find a good builder who understands good quality work and charges a fair rate. Not an exorbitant rate. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
we are looking to start up a 100% foreign owned PMA for a new business. This business will be a small scale guesthouse with 10 rooms.
We would like to invest 100.000 US$ for this.
We read it's getting more complicated to achieve this with only this small investment, that you...
An interesting perspective on quora:
This goes back to when Indonesian was occupied by VOC or the Netherlands.
At the time, the dutch need cheap laborers to work on the plantations and trading route.
So they need to pay these people (slavery is sub-optimal since you degrade the dignity of...
Anyone know if this is legit?
I was counting on the help of an agent, because I will shortly return from outlying islands to Bali with an almost-expired 211 (Sosial) visa which needs renewing in a hurry. I contacted the agent Yani but she hasn't responded to me yet!
When David Magson came up with the idea of running a software company out of an island better known for its beaches, he had to live with the inevitable sceptical comments about Silicon Bali.
But now, having ridden the mining boom and the IT-driven cost-cutting era in corporate Australia, his...
Although it happened already more than two weeks ago, I would like to say that I was very surprise when I knew that one of the best fast boats companies in Bali had an accident and two people were dead.
Life always will surprise me, because that company it suppose to be the best company in Bali...
I am looking for co-investors for my unique and very promising project related to IT field here in Bali.
if you are interested you can send me a private message which is a better option to public one or send to my e-mail: nerbares at gmail
Here’s a story fresh from last night - 03 SEP 2016.
I am in a Hotel on Bali for a few nights. I was quite tired upon arrival. There are loads of Chinese in this Hotel at the moment.
OK – got here, got a Club sandwich, went through a process to get Outlook to work...
Good evening all,
Buying a used car anywhere is a serious buyers beware matter and I daresay buying a used car in Bali has some extras. But here's the thing. It seems that motor cycling in Indonesia is a rather hazardous occupation and more so with extra considerations for a Bule.
I saw this product is available in N, America and simply plugs into a power socket.....but they work off 120VAC.
I have a fiber WiFi modem in an upstairs bedroom but the signal is a bit weak in a guest bedroom downstairs.
Can anyone explain how they work and where available to buy in Bali...
Australia moves north by as much as 7cm per year,so recently they have made changes to its exact location for gps purposes,
Seems the earths plates are to blame for the movement,the last changes made were back in the early 80`s meaning it has moved as much as 1.5 mtrs since then,
Here's a twist...maybe Karma from when a money changer tried to steal from my wife.
from Jakpost today....
BADUNG, BALI: The police have arrested a Russian national, Kriukov Pavel, who they claim robbed a money exchange company in South Kuta on Thursday. Police say they arrested the Russian...
Despite not having yet officially launched in Indonesia, Pokémon GO, the smartphone game in which players hunt for virtual characters using a real-life map, has gained instant success among gamers and manga enthusiasts.
The app — a brainchild of the license owner Pokémon Company...
An unnamed investor from Australia is planning to invest Rp 10 billion ($763,000) to open a restaurant in Bali following a foreigner-friendly revision of Indonesia's negative investment list, according to the Investment Coordinating Board, or BKPM.
The list — which is known by its Indonesian...