Without lockdown, Bali province relies on local customs to tackle COVID-19
Bali, which has so far confirmed more than 300 cases of COVID-19 and recently recorded a spike in local transmissions, is insisting against implementing the central government’s Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) protocol.
Bali police officer dons terrifying ‘Leak’ mask to educate the public on COVID-19 matters
Police in Badung regency are borrowing a figure from Balinese folklore in a creative attempt to capture the public’s attention for matters related to COVID-19, as seen in photos that are circulating on social media this week.
3-meter python sighted at Pura Goa Lawah in Bali’s Klungkung regency
Pura Goa Lawah, a Balinese Hindu temple located in Bali’s Klungkung regency, has been welcoming a wild and unusual guest lately — a 3-meter python that some are hoping to represent a good omen.
Bintang Supermarket staff catch Spanish national stealing US$19 worth of groceries
An unidentified Spanish man reportedly attempted to steal groceries from a supermarket in Seminyak earlier this week, but was later caught and questioned by staff before running away and leaving the items behind.
More than 6,000 dengue fever cases recorded in Bali
Bali has recorded thousands of dengue fever cases in the province since the start of the year, with Buleleng regency alone accounting for about a third of the total.
According to reports, officials from the Bali Health Agency recorded a total 6,050 cases of dengue fever between January and April of this year.
Belarusian tourist lashes out in jail over late breakfast: police
The Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) in Denpasar apprehended a Belarusian national on Sunday after local residents reportedly grew suspicious of him while he absentmindedly wandered around in an area of the city.