Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Heil! Taxi! Heil!
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Heil! Taxi! Heil!

Bali Taxi Drivers Continue to Protest Against Operations of Blue Bird Fleet.


Bali News: Bali, Protests, Blue Bird, Praja Bali Transportasi, Wahana Taksi Bali, Ngurah Rai Taksi Bali, Komotra Taksi Bali, Kowinu Taksi Bali
Click Image to Enlarge

(3/15/2010)

Despite findings by a judicial review board that Blue Bird Taxi and its Bali registered brand of PT Praja Bali Transportasi meet the letter of the law for their popular Bali taxi operation [See: The Blue Bird of Happiness Gets a Balinese Reprieve], controversy continues to surround Bali's taxi operators.

Hundred of taxi drivers participated in rallies in Bali on Thursday, March 11, 2010, demanding the Bali government rescind plans to allow Blue Bird to add 250 taxis to its current fleet of 750. The protesters, comprised of drivers from Wahana Taksi Bali, Ngurah Rai Taksi Bali, Komotra Taksi Bali and Kowinu Taksi Bali - staged rolling protests starting from Kuta's Sunset Road to the Bali House of Representatives (DPRD) and ending at the Governor's office. Carrying posters the called for the closure of Blue Bird and accusations that the company was "Killing the Balinese People - the protesters maintain that the 2,200 taxis already operating on the island is sufficient to meet demand.

When legislators promised to recommend to the Governor a delay in the introduction of more taxis on Bali's streets, the protesters remained steadfast, insisting on an immediate meeting with the Governor so he could hear their demand for a closure of Blue Bird.

Local news reports suggest that the Governor is prepared to endorse the appeasement of delaying the introduction of new taxis into the Blue Bird. fleet.

Related Editorial

[Who Speaks for the Public?]


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Plaga Wine
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
When Meeting Planners Meet
‘Thank You’ Party held for Members of the Bali MICE Initiative
(2/7/2016)
A Record Year
Bali by the Numbers: Bali Tops 4 Million Visitors in 2015
(2/7/2016)
Enter the Year of the Monkey
Bali Expecting a Surge in Chinese Visitors for Lunar New Year
(2/7/2016)
When Helping Others is Highly Fashionable
Bali Smile Foundation Fashion Show Sales and Fund Raiser in Ubud, Friday, February 28, 2016
(2/7/2016)
The Evil of Advertising
Denpasar Government Begins to Dismantle Roadside Advertising for Cigarettes
(2/7/2016)
Reclaiming Sanity
Tourism Experts Warn Reclamation of Benoa Bay will Only Worsen Critical Over-Supply of Hotel Rooms in Bali
(2/7/2016)
Interview: Rainy Hendriany – Foreign Ownership Update
Foreign Property Ownership in Indonesia – One Step Forward and Two Steps Back?
(2/7/2016)
Half a World is Now Just One Flight Away
United Airlines to Introduce 15-Hour Non-Stop San Francisco to Singapore in June 2016
(2/7/2016)
London Calling
Garuda Indonesia to Fly to London from Jakarta Starting March 31, 2016
(2/7/2016)
Drawing Lines in the Sand
Villagers Issue Deadline Ultimatum of March 20, 2016 to Hotel InterContinental Canggu
(2/7/2016)
Pass the Popcorn!
10th BALINALE Bali Film Festival September 24-30, 2016
(2/7/2016)
Tiger Shows it Stripes
TigerAir Reveals the Look of Planes to be Operated on Oz to Bali flights.
(2/7/2016)
All [News]!