Gojek helped boost local economy in Denpasar, survey shows
There’s no denying that many Indonesians have relied on various online services during the pandemic, so much so that a recent survey in Denpasar, Bali has shown that Indonesia’s super app Gojek has helped boost the city’s economy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Indonesia sets aside US$7.5 million to build coral reef gardens in Bali
The Indonesian government is setting course to build coral reef gardens in five locations across Bali in hopes of conserving and restoring marine ecosystems around the island, as officials aim to also boost economic recovery through the project’s labour-intensive work.
German man apprehended by local authorities after outburst at Bali hotel
A 60-year-old German man was apprehended by local authorities after he was reportedly screaming and causing a scene at a hotel in Sanur, Denpasar.
Officials are venturing the possibility that the man may be suffering from depression.
Bali officials call in holy man to perform cleansing ritual at ‘haunted’ COVID-19 hotel
Can you imagine having to deal with the inconvenience of supernatural apparitions while in quarantine for COVID-19? Less than a week after it started hosting asymptomatic COVID-19 patients, local officials called in a Hindu holy man to cleanse a hotel in Ubud following reports of supernatural sightings.
7 SUVs trapped in river following flash flood in Bali’s Klungkung regency
Seven Willys Jeep SUVs were trapped in a flash flood in Unda River in Bali’s Klungkung regency following heavy rain in the area on Sunday, with a number of people later rescued by local authorities.
Indonesian health officials run COVID-19 vaccination simulation in Bali
Indonesian health officials yesterday conducted a simulation for COVID-19 vaccination in Bali’s Badung regency, as the country gears up preparations to distribute potential vaccines for the infectious disease.
The Health Ministry has chosen two community health clinics (Puskesmas) in Bali and Bogor, West Java to train medical workers for Indonesia’s vaccination program.