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Tech billionaire Elon Musk and Indonesia's health minister, Budi Gunadi Sadikin, inaugurate the launch of the Starlink internet service in Bali's capital of Denpasar on Sunday.
May 19, 2024
Tycoon Musk launches Starlink in Indonesia
Millions of people in Indonesia, a vast archipelago of more than 17,000 islands, are not currently hooked up to reliable internet services.
Tourists enjoy the sunset at Bali's Canggu beach in 2021.
ENVIRONMENT / Sustainability
Oct 19, 2023
In Bali, 'sea-sun-sand' tourists threaten ancient rainforest
The island seeks to limit visitors without scaring off too many job-creating visitors with exorbitant taxes.
Japan Times
Jun 9, 2023
Bali seeks a new kind of tourist after kicking out 136 unruly visitors this year
The local government has deported foreign visitors for various misconduct including indecent exposure, rowdy behavior and rule breaking, according to the Bali immigration office.
Japan Times
Jun 4, 2020
Cheap holidays target locals across tourism-reliant Southeast Asia
With cash flow drying up at Thailand’s popular beach resort of Phuket, hotels are racing to restart tourism — starting with local travelers.
Japan Times
May 15, 2020
How traditions helped Bali avoid becoming a virus hot spot
Island's relative success in containing the virus may give it a head start when international travel resumes.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Oct 15, 2018
'Winter is coming': IMF talks in Bali point to tremors rattling world economy
Woken one night by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake at the IMF annual meetings in Bali, global finance chiefs spent the week assessing the tremors now rippling through the world economy.
Japan Times
Aug 6, 2018
Tourists begin fleeing Indonesia's Lombok Island after second killer quake in a week strikes
Rescue workers found scenes of destruction across the north of Indonesia's resort island of Lombok on Monday after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake killed at least 91 people and prompted an exodus of tourists rattled by the second powerful quake in a week.
Japan Times
Jun 8, 2018
Bali's Kintamani dogs seek global recognition
When in Bali's Kintamani highland, take the roads less traveled, for this will let you see more than just the beauty of mountains and lakes. One road will lead you to the village of Sukawana, where you can meet with another kind of beauty: native Kintamani dogs.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 10, 2018
Bali court begins trial of man accused of murdering Japanese couple
A court in the Indonesian resort island of Bali has opened the trial of a 25-year-old local man indicted for the murder of an elderly Japanese couple during a home invasion last September.
Japan Times
Jan 1, 2018
Amid tight security, hundreds of couples ring in new year at mass Jakarta wedding
Hundreds of Indonesian couples celebrated New Year's Eve on Sunday night by tying the knot in a mass wedding in Jakarta.
Japan Times
Nov 30, 2017
Stranded tourists depart Bali as volcanic ash cloud shifts
Airlines laid on extra flights to Bali on Thursday to allow some of the thousands of passengers stranded by the eruption of Mount Agung to fly out, as a switch in wind direction sent volcanic ash away from the holiday island's airport.
Japan Times
Nov 27, 2017
Bali volcano forces mass evacuation as alert raised to highest level
Indonesia raised its warning for Bali's Mount Agung volcano to the highest alert level Monday, closed the island's airport and told residents around the mountain to evacuate immediately, warning of an "imminent" risk of a larger eruption.
Japan Times
Nov 26, 2017
Erupting volcano on Bali brings air travel warnings
Indonesian and regional authorities heightened flight warnings around Bali's Mount Agung on Sunday as the volcano's eruptions sent a plume of volcanic ash and steam more than 6,000 meters into the skies above the popular holiday island.
Japan Times
Sep 28, 2017
Indonesia ready to divert Bali-bound flights if volcano erupts
Indonesian authorities are preparing to divert flights to 10 airports across the country in case an increasingly active volcano on the holiday island of Bali erupts and disrupts travel.
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Sep 11, 2017
Business likely the motive behind elderly couple's murder in Bali, police say
The police in Indonesia said Monday they believe an elderly Japanese couple found dead in Bali last week were murdered, citing business troubles as a possible motive.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 5, 2017
Burned bodies of Japanese couple found in Bali home
Indonesian police are investigating after an elderly Japanese couple were found dead Monday at their home in southern Bali.
Japan Times
Aug 16, 2017
Bali schoolchildren hold tsunami drill with help from U.N., Japan
Students scrambled to safety as sirens blared during a tsunami drill on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Tuesday, part of a campaign to prepare for disasters in the quake-prone country.
Apr 10, 2017
Firefight kills six linked to Islamic State after failed ambush in Indonesia
Indonesian police said Saturday they killed six suspected members of a group loyal to Islamic State militants following a failed ambush of officers.
Oct 8, 2016
Japanese man pulled out to sea in Bali despite warning not to swim
A Japanese man was pulled out to sea Friday afternoon while swimming at a beach on a tiny island near the southeast coast of Bali, police said.
Sep 28, 2016
Some 400 climbers may still be on erupting Indonesia volcano: officials
At least 389 climbers, including 333 foreigners, might be still on a volcano near the Indonesian resort island of Bali that had erupted Tuesday afternoon, government officials said.


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