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 · Meeting with Sukses
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

Meeting with Sukses

Protests Continue from Displaced Traders at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport Vowing a ‘Fight till the Death’ to Continue their Business Activities


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, PT Angkasa Pura, Association of Airport Traders, P2B, Wayan Sukses, Grama Vikash Kendra, GVK, protests, Puputan
Click Image to Enlarge

(7/29/2013)

Hundreds of traders operating from Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport, members of the Airport Traders Association (P2B), took to the streets in protest and on occasion disrupted traffic leading to the airport on Friday, July 26, 2013.
A group of protesting traders, estimated at 500 by Seputarbali.com, briefly occupied the offices of Grama Vikash Kendra (GVK) - commercial space consultants/managers for the airport.

Led by the chairman of P2B, I Wayan Sukses, protestors brought posters on a “long march” that slowed traffic on Jalan Ngurah Rai Bypass before arriving at the GVK office.

The traders were protesting the increase in rental rates for retail space to take effect with the inauguration of the renovated airport later this year. Wayan Sukses told the press, “We will continue to protest until we meeting the head of the consultant company for the airport and our demands for relocation (within the renovated airport) are met.”

Sukses complained that the Airport’s Management, PT Angkasa Pura I, had issued promises to the traders who are members of P2B that they would be relocated and accommodated in the renovated airport facility.

The promised relocation, says Sukses, has yet to occur, adding, “The main point is this: we will continue to fight, even until a ‘Puputan’ (a ritual battle to the death), to defend or rights as the traders who have operated in the past from the airport.”

The latest protest is the latest in a series of demonstrations aimed at retaining local traders right to operated from the airport. The members of P2B contend that they are being quietly evicted from the new airport and are being denied their promised new space for retail sales in the new airport facility.

The Indian company in charge of the management of retail space at the airport, GVK, has set rental rates, bonds and minimum sales targets that local traders feel is beyond their financial and merchandising capabilities.

Following an earlier protest, an accord was reached between PT Angkasa Pura and P2B that assured that the traders working before the Airport’s renovation would find space to continue their businesses in the renovated air gateway.

Related Articles

[A Fair Trade?]

[A Tender Trap]

[Shop ‘Till Your Shop Gets Dropped]

[Taking Care of Business]


© 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
An Island of Winners
Winners of the 2016 Yak Awards
(12/4/2016)
Taro – Where Elephants are Loved in Bali
Nigel Mason of Bali’s Elephant Safari Park Defends Affection and Positive Reinforcement as the Only Way to Train an Elephant
(12/4/2016)
Overly Ambitious Tourism Targets
A University of Indonesia Economist Faisal Basri Questions if 20 Million Tourist Target by 2019 is Realistic
(12/4/2016)
The Hillsides Are Alive
Petang Area of Bali Under Threat of Isolation Due to Landslide
(12/4/2016)
Spinning Wheels of Protest
Disabled Group in Wheelchairs Travel 17 km to Demand Access for the Disabled
(12/4/2016)
World’s State Bankers to Meet in Bali
Bali to Host Annual IMF and World Bank Meeting in October 2018 - More than 13,000 Expected to Attend
(12/4/2016)
Putting an End to a Boondoggle
Denpasar, Bali Official on Trial for Corrupting Rp. 2 billion in Official Travel Funds
(12/4/2016)
Farewell Grand Nikko, Welcome Hilton Bali Resort
Grand Nikko Brand Exits Bali with Rebranding as Hilton Bali Resort
(12/4/2016)
A Warung that Wows!
Chef Hugo Coudurier Experience at 3-Star Michelin Award Restaurants and his Surfboard to Bali to Open Two New Eateries in Canggu and Echo Beach.
(12/5/2016)
Jenggala at 40
Jenggala Keramic Month-Long Celebration of Four Decades of Magnificent Design
(12/4/2016)
Bill Bailey - Please Come Home to Bali?
Famous UK Comedian Bill Bailey to Perform at Trans Resort Bali on Saturday, December 17, 2016.
(12/5/2016)
And the Sea Rushes In
The Lovina Bali in North Bali Defends Installation of Temporary Breakwater as Needed to Stop Beach Erosion
(12/4/2016)
All [News]!