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  1. balinews

    Pilot who missed runway at Bali airport was under the influence

    Today apparently has been a real tell-all for the director of Indonesia’s National Narcotics Agency (BNN). After confirming on Thursday from Denpasar that two WNA pilots working for Indonesian airline Susi Air tested positive for heroin use, Commissioner General Budi Waseso had another big...
  2. 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?
  3. M

    Holiday in Austria

    Hello! My friend is from Bali, Indonesia and he'd like to come to Austria. He was in Denmark last winter. The questions are now, does he has to make a new Schengenvisa for Austria, i read its lasting one year until it expires and you can visit this countries a few times. Or that you can...
  4. Markit

    Gambling Anyone?

    Having been at several Hindu ceremonies where all and sundry (regardless of youth) were gambling away the family silver/gold/cows/land I just wondered what the actual laws here are governing the pass-time? It also seems to take place outside of any ceremony as I've seen guys (who almost anyone...
  5. spicyayam

    Vigilante justice Bali style - violence warning

  6. mimpimanis

    Changing Avatar

    Hi My Avatar is very old and outdated and I would like to change it. I have tried in the profile section but can not figure it out. Any advice please :)
  7. Markit

    Balintines Day Experience - Lovely

    The missus went of this afternoon to see a girlfriend and I was relaxing with a cold one and a good book - very Sundayish when the dog goes off and I hear female squeals coming from the gate. Upon examining the disturbance imagine my delight to see not one but two long black, slim, brown skinned...
  8. geedee

    Cars in Bali

    Why don't you see saloon cars in Bali? All of the cars are the same shape, is it because that's all they manufacture or they need to move large families? Or am I blind?
  9. K

    Searching for a hi-res monitor

    Hi guys, Do you know of any place in Bali where I can buy these Dell screens (or an equivelant of a different brand)? So basically 27 inch screens with a resolution of 2560x1440 Dell UltraSharp 27 Inch QHD Monitor ? U2715H
  10. spicyayam

    Making a Murderer

    I finished watching this documentary. I thought it was pretty interesting. You can see the first episode on Youtube:
  11. Apocalypse69

    Child responsibility

    I have noticed in my daughters Montessori school that there are many mixed couples there. What I find odd (pisses me off) is that many of the kids don't speak English at all. The fathers cannot communicate with their children! I'm not a rocket scientist but there is something seriously...
  12. L

    parabola for European channels

    Anyone know if it’s possible to get a parabola to pick up European channels ? I would be interested in Italian and English channels Thanks
  13. SusanSydney

    Help accessing blogs

    Hi all, I can't access the blogs page and am dying to read them. Any hints as to why? I sent a question to the webmaster but they probably don't come on all that often. Sorry - I know this doesn't belong here thanks Kate
  14. M

    Bolt vs smartfren

    Hello all, I was wondering if anyone can give me some advice. I will be in bali cpl of months or so and the wifi at the apt I'm staying just won't cut it. I thought biznet prepaid home package was a good deal. But it seems like they don't have coverage around the jail. So I was thinking...
  15. Bali Budget Housing

    Stable Internet in Bali by combining your connections

    Bali Budget Housing just published an interesting post that helps to get stable internet! Read about it on our blogs. Visit balibudgethousing dot com and go to the blog section and check out our blog titled: One Step Closer to Stable Internet in Bali.
  16. S

    Can't we all just get along?

    Bali Nine Executions: Indonesian Minister Threatens Australia With 'Human Tsunami' Of Refugees If Provocations Persist Apparently not . . .
  17. D

    Last will.... testament

    I am looking for a notaris - notary, preferable in Sanur who can make a very simple last will for me if that is possible being a bule. I had one but she kept me waiting for many months and now can't do it because she is 'always traveling'. Thanks for advice, a name or phonenumber.
  18. spicyayam

    Interesting logic: Indonesia bans flight tickets from being sold at airports

    Why not ban the middlemen? [/FONT][/COLOR][/FONT][/COLOR]
  19. Rangi

    You know you are a Bali Expat when..
  20. spicyayam

    BPR banks

    Anyone have experience with BPR banks? I assume they are something like credit unions. I met someone promoting the bank and he said they offer 1% a month interest. He also said they are protected by the government, unlike LPDs. Found some info here: Bank Perkreditan Rakyat (BPR)