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 · Time to Kiss and Make Up?
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
Jln. By Pass Ida Bagus Mantra,
Jln. Pucuk 1 No. 70X
Denpasar, Bali
Indonesia

24h:
+62 (0)812 3819724
Tel:
+62 (0)361 464 032, +62 (0)361 471 0242

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Time to Kiss and Make Up?

Governor Pastika Signals Readiness to End War with Bali Post


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Made Mangku Pastika, Bali Post, desa pakraman, traditional villages, legal suit, freedom of the press, defamation
Click Image to Enlarge

(8/12/2012)

Beritabalii.com reports that Bali’s governor Made Mangku Pastika is ready to end his ongoing conflict with the island’s largest daily paper Bali Post, saying his door is open to accept an apology from the publication.

On Saturday, August 11, 2012,  as a further sign of his desire for reconciliation, Pastika said that the newspaper does not need to meet him directly to offer its apology.

Pastika said the problem of his polemic with the Bali Post was now a matter of the past. Nonetheless, the governor said it was time for the Bali Post to also demonstrate its desire to put the conflict at an end by withdrawing its legal appeal of the Court’s decision that declared the governor victorious in his defamation claim against the paper.

“I have forgiven them. But, don't appeal (the Court’s ruling). Because, if they (The Bali Post) appeal, the legal matter will continue. Legal teams will become involved again. If forgiveness has been granted, then let the matter end there. Everything (can be considered) finished.” said the governor.

Pastika said there are many more pressing issues that need to be addressed than continuing his conflict with the Bali Post. “Many of Bali’s assets are under legal threat. Some are being claimed in legal proceedings where there are unclear issues. We are weary of trying to address all these matters. It would better if these things were taken care of,” explained the governor.

The governor's conflict with the Bali Post originates from a report in the paper with the title “After Battles in Kemoning-Budaga, Governor Declares: Just Dismantle the Traditional Villages.” Pastika denied ever making a call for the dismantling of all traditional villages (Desa Pakraman), suggesting that this solution was put forth for only two warring villages unable to peaceably resolve their differences. The governor felt the Bali Post report was inaccurate prompting him to eventually seek a legal resolution of his published misrepresentation.

The Bali Post continues to claim the news was accurately presented.

The Bali District Court recently ruled in favor of the governor, granting him damages of Rp. 170 million (US$18,280) and requiring the Bali Post to publish full page apologies for six consecutive days in The Bali Post and a number of other major newspapers.

The Bali Post has filed a formal appeal of the court’s ruling.

Related Article

[An Island Most Appealing]
 


© 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
Sunset Swim Ends Tragically
Finnish Tourist Drowns Off Berawa Beach in Bali
(2/18/2018)
Making a Difference in the Lives of Bali Children
Australian Margaret Barry Honored with Order of Australian Medal for Her Work with Bali Children Foundation.
(2/18/2018)
Bale Banjar Culture Club: Balinese Music Demystified
Vaughn Hatch of Mekar Bhuana Speaks on Balinese Music at March 11, 2018, Bale Banjar Lecture Ė Ayoda Resort Bali
(2/18/2018)
350-kms by Hand Cycle Around Bali
Giro Hand Cycle Ride Around Bali April 28 Ė May 1, 2018
(2/18/2018)
Writing it Long, Writing it Clear
Protestors Bring 150-Meter-Long Banner to Governorís Office Rejecting Reclamation of Benoa Bay
(2/18/2018)
Canines Who Dine on What You Donít
Hotel in Ubud Recycles Leftover Food to Feed Hungry Bali Dogs
(2/18/2018)
Hate Two Pieces
Angry Citizens Demand Removal of Hotel Advertisement on Denpasar Ė Gilimanuk Highway.
(2/18/2018)
Itís All Happening at the Zoo!
Bali Zoo Booming Over Chinese New Year Period
(2/18/2018)
Banyuwangi as a New Gateway to Bali
Banyuwangi Ė the Quick Way to Access Baliís West and North, Now Poised to Become International Airport
(2/18/2018)
Fore Play in Nusa Dua
Free Golf Lessons on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Bali National Golf
(2/18/2018)
American Dies While Surfing
American Living in Bali Dies While Surfing off Sanur Beach
(2/18/2018)
A Nation of Islands; A Nation of Sails
Indonesian Traditional Pinisi Sailing Ships Named Icon of Cultural Heritage
(2/18/2018)
All [News]!