Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Working on the Road
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
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

++62 361 286 283

++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)

U.K. Fax:

Australian Fax:

++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

Bali News

Working on the Road

Tuban Officials Seek Work Opportunities for Locals at Baliís New Toll way and Airport

Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Jasa Marga, Toll way, airport, Ngurah Rai, Gede Raka, Wayan Sunartha, Drajat Hari Suseno
Click Image to Enlarge


Bali’s new toll way is schedule to soon open. According to the spokesman for the project, Drajat Hari Suseno, trial tests are scheduled for the second week of June 2013.

Meanwhile, the community chief (lurah) of Tuban, I Gede Raka, told DenPost on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, that he remains hopeful that the completion of the toll road project will provide job opportunities for the people of Tuban, the area surrounding new road that he serves.

Raka told the press that he is coordination with the chairman of the Tuban Community Association (LPM Tuban), Wayan Sunartha, to undertake discussions with the PT Jasa Marga Bali – the operators of the toll way.

Gede Raka said he has issued no local employment target in connection with the toll way project, emphasizing that the main issue to create opportunities for community members, at the very least working as the attendants staffing the tollbooths.

Raka went on to add the he also hoped the revamped Bali Ngurah Rai Airport would also provide job opportunities for the surrounding populace. He complained that the airport has published no job opportunities, saying any such announcement should be made known far in advance of the full operation of the upgraded airport.

Similarly, his office is approaching new hotels under constructionly in Tuban asking that steps be taken to ensure work opportunities are available to the people of Tuban.

Sunartha complained to the press that the management of PT Jasa Marga Bali has evaded his requests for a meeting to discuss job opportunities. He objected that the Toll way is advertising positions via their website instead of making a direct approach to local officials.

Sunartha said that if jobs were not available for the people of Tuban, then PT Jasa Marga should make a corporate social responsibility pledge to contribute financially to the surrounding community.

Sunartha added, “I trust that the a shiny new toll way will not open while the local people are relegated to the role of downtrodden spectators of development.”

© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to


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
The Jewel of Baliís North Shore
The Lovina Bali - the Way Luxury in North Bali was Meant to Be
We Get Mail
Readers Respond to Coverage of an Aging Dokar Driver and Express Concerns About Island's Overdevelopment
Two Strikes . . .
Lightning Strike Kills Two Farmers in West Bali
Don't Be Gone in a Flash! Shares Safety Tips for Motorcyclists and Other Outdoor Sports Enthusiasts on What to Do When Lightning Strikes
Optimistic About Baliís Economy in 2016
Bank Indonesia Predicts 6.53% Economic Growth and Inflation of 2.98% for Bali in 2016.
An Official Check Up
9 Foreign Workers Examined in Immigration Inspection of Bali Health Services Provider
Balancing Baliís North and South
BTDC Exploring a Second Nusa Dua Style Complex for North Bali
Playing Possum on the Death Penalty
Indonesian Coordinating Minister Accused of Sending Mixed Signals on Plans for Imminent Executions
Bali Hai Cruises Sailing into the Future
Bali Hai Cruises Awards Contract for Design of a New Day Vessel for their Bali-based Cruise Operation
Love Among Island Republics
TripAdvisor: Singapore Travelers Picking Bali as their Top Holiday Destination for Q1 2016
All Roads do Not Necessarily Lead to Mecca
Bali Rejects Moves to Promote Island as Syariah Tourism Destination
Keeping Things Equal
Garuda Indonesia Charged with Sex Discrimination by its Female Cabin Crew
All [News]!