only 9 tsunami warning sirens for 153 high-risk villages in bali

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Apr 29, 2021
An official confirmed that there are only 9 active tsunami warning sirens in Bali, despite the fact that 153 villages have been identified as high-risk areas for the disaster. It shows a notable lack in province's preparation for the disaster.“Hopefully in the future we can have sirens that cover all the regions that are in the high-risk danger zones,” Gede Teja, secretary of Bali’s regional disaster management agency (BPBD) said. All of these villages are located along the Bali's coasts, w...

search continued for submarine missing in north bali with 53 on board

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Apr 26, 2021
The Indonesian Ministry recently issued a statement cautioning against any misleading or unverified information regarding the ongoing search for KRI Nanggala-402 submarine that reported missing north of Bali on Wednesday with 53 people on board. Major General Achmad Riad, Spokesperson of TNI in a press conference said that the contact was lost with the German made submarine as it was conducting a torpedo drill in North Bali about 60 miles.“The last communication with KRI Nanggala was at 4:2...

bali should be exempted from mudik ban - deputy governor

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Apr 25, 2021
An appeal has been made to the central government by Bali officials to exempt Bali from Mudik Ban. Tourists should be allowed in the Island during the ban period next month. The argument is based on leisure travelers should not be put into the same category as those who are returning to their hometowns. The annual homecoming exodus tradition that collides with Eid-ul-Fitr normally sees tens of millions of Indonesians visiting their hometowns before the pandemic. With Eid holiday e...

first jab of vaccine received by 600000 people in bali

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Apr 23, 2021
Over 600,000 people have already received the first doze of corona virus vaccine in Bali until now, as the province is focused on accelerating its vaccine efforts in order to partially reopen the resort Island to foreigners in July.Data from health ministry showed as of yesterday that nearly 610,000 have received their first doze of vaccine. 166,000 out of this number have already received their second doze.Indonesian officials announced last month about a possible plan to reopen Bali in a few m...

balinese creatives response to cancelled ogoh-ogoh parades

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Apr 21, 2021
The Ogoh-ogoh is one of the most fantastic artistic features of Balinese culture. Extraordinary papier-mâché and bamboo depictions of external and internal demons take the form of terrifying giant sculptures. During the Ngrupuk parade on the eve of Nyepi, ogoh-ogoh is paraded through village crossroads around Bali. According to the Saka calendar, the artistic spectacle is an emotional roller coaster that ushers in the first day of the Balinese new year – an annual attraction not to be avo...

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