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 · Are the Balinese an Endangered Cultural Species?
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

Are the Balinese an Endangered Cultural Species?

Bali Politician and Community Leader Bemoans the Increasing Marginalization of the Balinese in their Homeland


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Nyoman Dhamantra, marginalization of the Balinese, cost of culture, local content in Bali, urban management, Forum to Fight for the Rights of Bali, Forum Perjuangan Hak Bali, FPHB
Click Image to Enlarge

(2/17/2012)

Beritabali.com quotes the founder of the Forum to Fight for the Rights of Bali (Forum Perjuangan Hak Bali – FPHB) and a member of Bali’s House of Representatives, Nyoman Dhamantra, as complaining that the native Balinese are becoming increasingly marginalized on their own island.

“The Balinese have small hopes (for the future). The investment in Bali has caused the marginalization of the Balinese. Investment has not allowed the Balinese to become masters on their own island. Because of this, investment that marginalizes the Balinese must be stopped,” said Dhamantra.

Dhamantra said the increasing marginalization of his people is also due to the low competitive capacity of the Balinese.

“In this condition, the most commonly blamed ‘black sheep’ are Bali’s new residents. In fact, this is the failure of the government to safeguard the existence of its local citizens. The government has poor urban management,” complained Dhamantra.

“The government should enhance the competitive position of the Balinese. Issues of prioritizing local content needs serious attention. The high costs associated with Balinese culture must be reduced so the people can be more competitive. If incomes remain stable, but the cost burden of culture increases, how can they (the Balinese) be competitive?” he asked.

Related Article

[Culture Has its Costs]



 


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

       

 
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
Stranger, Now Gardening in Paradise
Made Wijaya – Australian Who Adopted an Island that Also Adopted Him – has Died in Sydney Australia
(8/28/2016)
Mass Insanity
Bali Put on Guard Following Failed Bombing Attack on North Sumatra Catholic Church
(8/28/2016)
The Risk of Lending Your Name
'Tax Amnesty' Complicates the Position of Nominee Property Owners in Bali
(8/28/2016)
Hog Heaven?
Island Life: East Bali Farmer Spends His Days Going Door-to-Door with his Pig on a Leash
(8/28/2016)
Bring Your own Plane to Indonesia
Indonesia Declares Intent to Ease Application Process for Private Aircraft visits
(8/28/2016)
Can Ya Run Faster than a Kenyan?
Kenyan Julias Kangethe Mbugua Overall Winner of 5th Maybank Bali Marathon. More Race Results
(8/28/2016)
Spice and Everything Nice
Bali Restaurateur to Open Second Spice by Chris Salans in Sanur in September 2016
(8/28/2016)
Classical Elegance Comes to Bali
Pascal and Ami Rogé to Perform Classical Piano Pieces at Ubud and Kuta Padma Resort on September 10-11, 2016
(8/28/2016)
Passage from India
Indonesia Tourism Ministry Says Indian Arrivals will Increase with Direct Flight Connections
(8/28/2016)
Trial for Errors
Evidence Files for Foreign Couple Charged with Killing a Bali Policeman Set to be Handed to State Prosecutor
(8/28/2016)
See Indonesia by Sea
PT Pelni Promoting Cruise Programs on its Fleet of Vessels to Selected Indonesian Destinations
(8/28/2016)
Ships Ahoy!
Tourism Minister: Urgent Need to Deregulate Marine Tourism
(8/28/2016)
All [News]!