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  1. hadodi

    Not happy with police help

    I reported few months ago a fraud and embezzlement. Just few days ago I received a litter from the officer who handled the case that there was no criminal case... He adviced that I could complain. With whom? Him! Does somebody similar experience? What tomdo?
  2. Mark

    Outdoor bathrooms?

    Planning a villa now and interested to hear opinions on indoor vs. outdoor bathrooms in Bali - by outdoor I mean covered by a roof and with appropriate privacy measures but otherwise open to nature. Have stayed in places with both and can see the only advantage of an outdoor bathroom to be...
  3. geedee

    Indonesian airlines cleared for US flights

    Lots more American tourists possibly. Indonesian carriers cleared for US flights after nine-year ban - BBC News
  4. balinews

    Pokemon GO popular in Indonesia

    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...
  5. balinews

    Russian expats on the rise

    Big city life offers people many opportunities but it also comes with a great deal of stress and problems. In recent years, a growing number of Russians are opting out of successful careers and great social lives and instead go where life is simpler. Some look to reconnect with who they really...
  6. Markit

    Mud Crabs (Live) Anyone?

    I got a friend that's trying to flog live mud crabs including delivery in the south of this island. Sizes from 350grams to 2 kilos Prices 350grams to 700 grams is Rp. 150.000, 700grams to 1 kg is Rp. 200.000 and over 1 kg is Rp. 220.000 Prices include delivery and the promise that deaders...
  7. spicyayam

    Telkom DNS woes - looking for a fix

    Overall I am happy with Indihome, but the last couple of days I have been getting lots of 'page not found' errors each time I click on a link. Refreshing the page usually works. I have my computer and modem set to use Google's DNS, but I suspect Telkom is controlling this. It is pretty...
  8. spicyayam

    A good example of why not to buy a condotel or any other kind of shared lease

    Nothing but problems with the managers of the property and almost nothing you can do about it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4TPqaPYmEQ
  9. H

    Social Activities ?

    As we are thinking of coming to Bali for 6-8 years we were wondering about the social life.....life after you come down from the excitement of actually realizing the dream. Is there is a club or bunch of people that do regular scooter/bike runs around Bali or Island Hopping as we've read...
  10. geedee

    New Aussie media story today

    Its on again Surely all these stories must start to have an effect however small. Terror attack warning for Indonesia and TV National 9 news (wife loves subtitles)
  11. Steve Rossell

    A Bali Xmas.

    0430hrs and the alarm wakes me before the roosters on the Christmas morning of 2015. Teman saya Ibu Nyoman arrived with her family to pick me up soon after and we head off in a convoy of 2 cars toward the old Kingdom of Karangesem. This is a day of celebration, offerings and reflection but not...
  12. davita


    The USA 44 State Powerball Lottery Winnings are estimated to be US$675 million. If won on Saturday this is a record. Of course, after tax etc, the winnings will dwindle to a mere half of that figure. I've always been interested, at dinner party conversations and pub chats, what people would do...
  13. J

    Looking at retiring in Bali

    Hello everyone. My wife and I are considering on retiring in Bali in the near future, I am 53 and my wife 49. We are heading over for a holiday in April of 2106 to explore the island with a view to finding a nice area to retire. We are not after an area full of tourists but would like to find...
  14. balinews

    Entrepreneurs swap office cubicles for beanbags in Bali

    IT HAS all the makings of an island holiday. Lush tropical surrounds, endless sun and a leisurely pace with which to collect your thoughts. Days here start like most do in Bali. Guests roll out of bed for a 10am start. But the Macbook mafia at members-only Tribewanted in Ubud didn’t come for...
  15. C

    Thinking of building a house???

    If you are thinking of buidling your dream home or making custom furniture to fit your home in Bali, I can help you to build and fully renovate your house with reasonable quote per m2. I am also able to help you to design and build furniture for your house. If you need such service or if you...
  16. C

    Build Contractor

    If you are thinking of buidling your dream home or making custom furniture to fit your home, I can help you to build and fully renovate your house with reasonable quote per m2. I am also able to help you to design and build furniture for your house. If you need such service or if you know...
  17. davita

    Alternate to Bali

    Just come across an interesting idea for those whom Bali has not been their dream come true....and might also have interest. https://liberland.org/en/main/ It is a small country near Serbia/Croatia that has been independantly annexed and now looking to be populated...it offers citizenship...
  18. spicyayam


    I keep seeing this error today using Telkom fiber. It is pretty frustrating. Some sites work and others don't...
  19. L

    Looking for a partner for starting a restaurant company

    Looking for a partner for starting a restaurant PMA company in Bali. Must have genuine background. PM for more info.
  20. balinews

    Bali based Australian wedding planner goes bankrupt

    The wedding plans of some WA couples are in tatters after a Perth-based Bali event planner went broke, leaving clients tens of thousands of dollars out of pocket. Consumer Protection said nine WA couples had reported problems with Bali D'Luxe, which was declared insolvent yesterday after sole...