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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. spicyayam

    NZ man missing in Bali

    I wonder how someone can just go missing in Bali. Kiwi man missing in Bali after Tinder date a fortnight ago
  3. L

    Laptop rental

    Anyone knows wher i can rent/hire a laptop for 2/3 moths, basic configuration it is ok since will only be used for writing an essay. Not for me but for a friend
  4. balinews

    Australian court witness deported from Indonesia

    An Australian expert who testified that Indonesian woman Wayan Mirna Salihin was unlikely to have died from cyanide poisoning after drinking a Vietnamese iced coffee will be deported and banned from entering Indonesia for six months. Professor Beng Beng Ong, a forensic pathologist and senior...
  5. 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...
  6. K

    Does any one know which is the cheapeast wholesale source site in China?

    Does any one know which is the cheapeast wholesale source site in China? I want to source from China, I know Alibaba.com, but the price is usually not real price, the real price is higher than the listed. Any one having good suggestion?
  7. geedee

    Tap Water

    Is the water that comes from the taps treated? Where are the dams that supply the water? Where if any are the treatment plants? If so is that for all areas of Bali? Does it also have fluoride? Do you guys drink the tap water ? Given the amount of tourists and lack of rain this year is there ever...
  8. davita


    I just copy/pasted this rant from another forum....anyone know this bar....and may wish to refute? Barbs Sports Bar Sanur I just got charged 40,000 IDR for a small glass of ice, with a splash of cheap orange cordial (from a 2 litre bottle) and soda water. What a joke. My rant is over - I can...
  9. spicyayam

    Suitcase murderer's cousin arrested in US

    I think it will be interesting to see if the cousin gets more jail time than the couple convicted of murder in Bali: Chicago man charged for aiding U.S. couple in Bali suitcase murder
  10. N

    Helping Hand

    Hi all,here`s something for those of us who don't speak Bahasa Indonesia, Worth checking it out, Install the latest version of Google Translate on your smart phone, Then for example when say looking at a menu that is completely written in Indonesian,Pop out your phone,open translate,set...
  11. D

    Building costs - access lane

    Hi - I'm building in Ubud and am a newbie to building and a definitely a newbie to building in Bali. I have an architect and a building contractor in mind, I'm still in the design stage but step one will be to build an access road. The access road is 40mx3m and I've been quoted 70M IDR, with...
  12. Steve Rossell

    Best swell of the year in Bali.

    Just for those interested the best swell to hit Bali this year and maybe the last couple started pounding the Bukit this morning. I am still a few days away from leaving Oz and have been checking the live web cam, provided by Bali Belly, at Bingin periodically throughout today. It is a glorious...
  13. balinews

    Australian University names scholarship after Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran

    Australian Catholic University has created two scholarships for Indonesian students to study in Australia named after Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran. The scholarships will cover the full cost of tuition for up to four years and be awarded on academic merit as well as an essay on the theme...
  14. Smoke

    Indonesia to Withdraw Local Language Plan for Foreign Workers-Sources

    Indonesia to Withdraw Local Language Plan for Foreign Workers-Sources - The Jakarta Globe I guess a huge relief for many
  15. spicyayam

    New work permit regulations for 2015

    Seems immigration are only making things more difficult for foreigners to work in Indonesia: 2015 New Work Permit Regulations in Indonesia
  16. M

    Confused By Administration Decisions?

    I yesterday posted an inquiry concerning East Timor (Leste). The post was buried. To my mind it should have appeared under "Whats New?", after all most members don't spend all their time in Bali and commonly need a re-entry trip for a visa run. Thus it hardly seems remote to have information...
  17. S

    Poor Air Safety Record?

  18. balinews

    Bule Hunter - new book

    Indonesian women who have Western partners or husbands are often met with negative, sometimes harsh judgment from people around them, from gold diggers to exotic-looking harlots. ​When you see an Indonesian woman with brown complexion walking together with a Western man, for example, you...
  19. Braveheart_shaped_box

    A test post hello kitties

    Hi a Scottish Lass currently in and around Singapore visiting friends heading for Bali and the area in December to spend Christmas and new year there might stay longer might not, see how things go. From Aberdeen originally no ties no baggage just traveling the world having fun and writing a...
  20. M

    There's a passenger plane found abandoned in Bali?

    I was searching for any abandoned places in popular places at Bali and I found this plane on Google Maps! I was shocked :icon_e_surprised:.. Surprisingly not many people are talking about it. I found a recent post that writing about this plane...