No money for rapid tests: 5 men attempt to bypass medical certificate requirement to enter Bali
With no money to undergo rapid tests, five men from Banyuwangi in East Java tried to bypass the medical certificate requirement to enter Bali and attempted to cross the strait using a wooden boat and via an alternate route, only to be apprehended by local authorities in Jembrana regency.
Visitors flock to Canggu beaches despite temporary closure
It appears that people have been flocking to beaches in Canggu this week, with reports of visitors jumping over barriers and making their way through the bushes, despite local authorities saying that the beaches are still officially closed.
Australian man dies in Bali after complaining of ‘difficulty breathing’
An Australian man died in a kost (boarding house)in Badung regency’s Munggu village in the early hours of Wednesday after reportedly having “difficulty breathing,” with authorities now waiting for confirmation on his cause of death.
6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of NTB, tremors felt in Bali
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) last night, with tremors reportedly felt in parts of Bali, including Kuta and Denpasar. There have been no immediate reports of major damage or injuries.
Anti-racism protests in the US are shining the light on racism against Papuans in Indonesia
Across the globe, people are taking to the streets and occupying virtual spaces to speak up against racism, following the senseless murder of a black man named George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer in the United States.
Bali needs to stop depending solely on tourism, governor says
Bali Governor Wayan Koster said that his administration will be boosting other sectors of the local economy, including the creative economy and agriculture, as the province attempts to reduce its dependence on tourism.