15k Medical Students Geared up to Fight against Covid-19

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Mar 29, 2020
House of Representatives Commission X overseeing Education and the Education and Culture Ministry confirmed that around 15000 students throughout the nation are all geared up and ready to be deployed in the Country's fight against the corona virus.Syaiful Huda, Commission X Chairman said that these students have signed up from 158 universities to help around 2500 Nurses and 1500 Doctors as per the report from government’s COVID-19 rapid response team.“This is good news because many places a...

Tourist Destinations Urged to Suspend Operations in Bali To Curb Corona Virus Spread

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Mar 27, 2020
Tourist destinations are strongly urged to suspend operations by Bali's provincial administration to curb down the Covid-19 outbreak in the country.Dewa Made Indra, the administration's regional secretary who is also serving as the head of provincial task force for COVID-19, said Governor Wayan Koster told all mayors and regents to close all tourist destinations in their areas, including nightclubs and other entertainment spots.However he also said that the tourist places that are still ope...

Automatic Stay Permit Extension for Foreigners in Indonesia

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Mar 24, 2020
The outbreak of Covid-19 has put a halt to the world and everyone is strongly urged to practice to social distancing and self isolation for at least the next two weeks. We sincerely hope that you all are staying safe in your homes and staying strong. Keeping the safety of public Director General of Immigration has taken a great step with "Automatic Stay Permit Extension" for foreigners who can not return to their country. It is updated on their official website and their twitter account as...

Inspired by Diversions - Batuan Artists

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Mar 23, 2020
The following three paintings by the artists show how they are in some way connected to I Made Jata painting studio, one of the most active art teacher in Batuan. The first one from the series is known as I Made Tubuh (who was one of Jata’s early students). Second one is I Made India (who studied with Bukel, a student of Tubuh and Budi), and the last painter is I Wayan Dana Wirawan (whose father and teacher Wasika, also a student of Tubuh).This is a complex network of teaching lea...

‘bedsheet ghost’ - A Balinese Ghost Story

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Mar 22, 2020
All of grew up hearing different ghost stories specially when you are sitting beside a bonfire. Most ghost stories either have creaking floor boards, the heart wrenching screams of a woman, displaced furniture or some ghostly figure. Most common one is the fabled "Bedsheet Ghost" something seen time and time again in the cartoons, movies or tv series. The primitive Halloween costume of which can be fashioned out of nothing but a white sheet is a far-cry from the spooky myth told here i...

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