Many residents unaware of gubernatorial election: Survey

Many residents unaware of gubernatorial election: Survey

by Ni Komang Erviani | Bali Daily / Denpasar on 2013-03-25

A survey conducted by the school of social and political sciences at Udayana University in Bali says that around 19 percent of people living on the island are not aware that Bali will have a gubernatorial election in May.

Galungan brings prosperity to local craftsmen

Galungan brings prosperity to local craftsmen

by Luh De Suriyani | Bali Daily / Denpasar on 2013-03-25

Starting Monday (today), tall bamboo poles called penjor decorated with colorful ornaments and well-crafted young coconut leaves will sprout all over the island creating a festive atmosphere.

Forum expected to attract more green investment

Industries from around the Asia-Pacific region and other parts of the world will gather in a forum in Nusa Dua today to discuss how to responsibly utilize the Coral Triangle’s rich marine resources for long-term economic growth and environmental sustainability.

Bali to become major ASEAN market

Leading up to the start of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Community in 2015, Bali will likely become a major market for ASEAN member countries to sell their products and services.

Images: ‘Ngusaba Nuuh’, the pre-harvest cake festival

For the traditional farmers of Bali, the act of cultivating rice is much more than just a physical undertaking. Rice is both a valuable source of food and the earthly representation of Sri, the Goddess of Fertility. Cultivating rice, therefore, is also an act of devotion.

Int’l security standard adopted at Tanah Ampo

Around 20 International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) officials are now closely monitoring security at Tanah Ampo cruise port in Karangasem in an effort to improve the port’s security and to anticipate any threats.

Jeko Fauzy Trio: Jazz under the full moon

The increasingly popular Ubud Concert Series continues its exciting 2013 program with another special performance on Thursday, March 28 at 8 p.m. This month’s event features The Jeko Fauzy Trio with acclaimed American jazz saxophonist Joe Rosenburg as special guest, performing in the beautifully exotic gardens of the House of Masks and Puppets located in Mas, south of Ubud.

India, emerging market for Bali tourism

The Indonesian Hotels and Restaurants Association (PHRI) in Bali estimates that India could be the island’s latest emerging market as the number of Indian visitors to Bali has been increasing in the last few years.

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