Social enterprise helps Ban village improve

Social enterprise helps Ban village improve

by Fikri Zaki Muhammadi | Bali Daily / Karangasem on 2014-04-23

No one would expect to see a large factory standing within a remote area of Karangasem regency, precisely, in Ban village.

Qbaca Indonesian e-library looking for content

Qbaca Indonesian e-library looking for content

by Desy Nurhayati | Bali Daily / Denpasa on 2014-04-23

Literary communities nationwide and those interested in writing are being encouraged to contribute to the new Indonesian digital book ecosystem, Qbaca, provided by state telecommunications company PT Telkom.

Foreign tourist arrivals exceed target

The number of foreign tourists visiting the island during the first three months of 2014 rose by 14.87 percent from the same period last year to more than 835,000 people, surpassing the 9 percent target.

New airport should not ignore culture, socioreligious aspects

The Indonesian Parisadha Hindu Council (PHDI) Bali chapter has declared its support of the planned new airport in Buleleng regency in the north of Bali.

Images: Turning used paper into ritual accessories

Every day is a ritual day for Balinese Hindus. Families prepare daily offerings to be presented at their homes and shrines, as well as special offerings for larger temples on certain occasions.

Beach Clean Up collects 3,000 kg of trash

Last Saturday saw the final Bali Beach Clean Up end, with more than 3,000 kilograms of trash collected from Kuta, Legian and Kedonganan beaches during the two-month program.

Drugs tests for students

Hundreds of senior high school students underwent a urine test organized by the National Narcotics Agency (BNN) on Monday to identify drug use among students.

Village head facing 1.5 years for extortion

Prosecutors have demanded 18 months’ imprisonment and a Rp 50 million (US$4,339) fine for the Sumberkima village head in Buleleng for extorting residents who wanted to obtain a land certificate.

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