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BALI UPDATE #1045 - 12 September 2016

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Seeking to Heal a Wounded Heart
Bishop of North Medan Embraces Parents of 17-Year-Old Failed Terrorist Who Tired to Bomb a Crowded Church

As reported on Balidiscovery.com “Sins of the Son, Visited on the Family”, the parents of the failed terrorist who tried to perform a suicide bombing of a Medan, North Sumatra Catholic Church on Sunday, August 28, 2016, made a heartfelt plea for forgiveness to their neighbors and members of North Sumatra’s Catholic community on September 1, 2016.

At the September 1st press conference, the 17-year-old’s father, Makmur Hasugian (66), and the his mother Arista boru Purba, tearfully accepted responsibility for failing to properly supervise their Son and took special pains to explain that their own family has extensive connections with the Christian community with which they share close convivial relations.

As reported by www.posnesia.com, the parents were warmly received by the Bishop of Medan, Monsignor Anicetus B. Sinaga OFM, at the Bishop’s official residence on Monday, September 5, 2016. Unable to attend the meeting was Pastor Albertus Pandiangan OFM who was slightly wounded by the boy wielding a knife as he attacked the priest during mass when the bomb he was wearing failed to explode.

The Hasugian family leaders were warmly welcomed by the Bishop of Medan in the spirit of the Jubilee Year of Mercy declared by Pope Francis and intended to foster respectful dialogue with all “noble religious traditions” including Judaism and Islam, in order to “drive out every form of violence and discrimination.”

Makmur Hasugian and his wife, Arista boru Purba, had requested the audience with the Bishop who welcomed them, quite literally, with open arms and a warm embrace.

The parents said they came to apologize and seek forgiveness from the Bishop and Pastor Pandiangan in connection with the attack committed by their Son. The Bishop, Monsignor Anicetus, said, “We receive the intent of their visit with open arms and an open heart.

The visit to the Bishop’s Palace by the two distraught parents was facilitated by a group of Medan attorneys led by A. Dewantoro Handoko SH, a lawyer and a director of the Catholic People’s Forum of North Sumatra (FMKI), who accompanyied the parents on their visit.

Following the meeting with the parents of Ivan Armadi Hasugian, Bishop Anicetus B. Sinaga OFM shared with the press some of the topics discussed with the apologetic parents of the failed teenage terrorist.

The Bishop cited the moral aspects of the matter, praising the parents who came to seek forgiveness for the attack. Monsignor Sinaga also underlined the mercy and forgiveness granted in his capacity as the Bishop of Medan and by Pastor Pandingan who, was in the spirit of their Christian faith, granting pardon and forgaving the young boy in an effort to heal his wounded heart.

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Bali Island School Turns 30
Bali Celebrated Three Decades of Providing an International Education with a Gathering of Nations

The Bali Island School (BIS), formerly known as Bali International School, celebrated its 30th anniversary holing a celebration on Friday, September 2, 2016, marking it as the oldest international school on the Island.

Proclaiming the day as “International Day” - students, parents and the staff participated by dressing in their national costumes  organized into country groupings.

bration started with a colorful parade of costumes and flags from all over the world. A total of 35 countries were represented amongst students and staff. This was followed by a formal ceremony, which included a Balinese blessing, a gamelan performance and speeches by honored guests and students.

“This celebration is a product of everyone’s effort and participation and reflects one of our school’s main goals - active community engagement,” said Denise Walsh, head of Bali Island School during her speech.

bration continued with creatively decorated country booths serving authentic food delicacies, including Swiss fondue, Columbian ceviche, and Swedish chocolate balls. Games such as “Pingpong Jars” and ”Hook the Duck” were played while an assortment of student performances entertained the visitors throughout the course of the event.

Island School was the first international school established in Bali and the only offering the International Baccalaureate program for all grades.


Changes at Nusa Dua Complex
Bali’s Nusa Dua Complex Now Under Local Management Control

Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika hopes that the Nusa Dua Complex on the southernmost tip of the Island can improve its management practices and continue to become a green region.

Quoted by the State News Agency Antara, Pastika said: “By providing bicycles and free shuttle services, ‘green tourism’ can become a sales attraction at Nusa Dua. Moreover, if it’s possible, busses can use electrical power that is more environmentally friendly."

The Governor’s comments were made while receiving a group representing the management of the Indonesian Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC).

During the meeting, Governor Pastika repeatedly emphasized his commitment to see Nusa Dua operated as a “green region.” For this reason, Bali’s Chief Executive said he hope rented bicycles and specially modified busses could be introduced at Nusa Dua.

In addition to making Nusa Dua a pollution free area, the Governor would also like to see the safety and security of tourists enhanced for those walking around the complex.

“The Nusa Dua Complex has managed to create an image that is positive for Bali tourism and I place this region in good keeping so it can compete globally in the future. While many countries now wish to build their own Nusa Dua Complex, do not let the fact that we are up and running allow us to become complacent and get overtaken by our competitors,” warned the Governor.

With the elevation in status of the Indonesian Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) to a State-Owned Company (BUMN) effective August 1, 2016, the Nusa Dua Complex is now managed by its own independent management team.

Pastika said he has left Nusa Dua's assets under the command of a new management team in order to allow it to operate competitively in an international arena. Adding: “There (Nusa Dua) are assets owned by the Province of Bali. I bestow these assets to be safeguarding and cultivation of the new management team in keeping with the formal agreement signed and now in place.”

Speaking during the audience with the Governor, the Operational Director of the ITDC, AA Ngurah Wirawan, explained that the ITDC is no longer focused on the management of Nusa Dua, but will now dedicate its efforts to developing new tourism potentials across Indonesia. Wirawan took the opportunity to introduce his replacement and the new Operational Director at Nusa Dua, Wayan Karioka (shown).

Continuing, Wirawan said: “At this time ITDC has a wider responsibility covering all of Indonesia. If you have a need with the management of Nusa Dua, please directly contact Bapak Karioka.”

In response to the Governor’s desire to make Nusa Dua a “green region,” Wirawan said that ITDC has embraced this goal with a number or projects. This has included a project with PT Pertamina and Gas to proved piped gas supplies from Benoa to Nusa Dua.

“Now, the supply of natural gas to hotels no longer needs to utilize tanks because pipes supplying natural gas are now available to the hotel properties. All that remainsto be done is for the hotels to connect to the pipe network,” said Wirawan.

Wirawan also explained that in keeping with the demands of the time, ITDC has introduced a mobile computer application that includes maps of Nusa Dua, information on hotels, greeting services and the ability to download an application so guests can check-in online. Adding: “In the future, tourists will find it easier to access information on our region. There’s no longer a need to wastefully print maps and use lots of paper as was the case in the past.”

Wirawan said that Nusa Dua would study the Governor’s call for electric transport in Nusa Dua


Paving the Way for Tourism Growth
Tourism Minister Outlines Road Ahead for Tourism During Speech Before Diaspora in Shanghai, China

During a speech in Shanghai, China speaking to the Indonesian diaspora, Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya reviewed the Independence Day address delivered to the Nation by President Joko Widodo on August 17, 2016, in which the Indonesian Chief Executive spoke on development and international competition.

Quoted by Beritabali.com, Yahya said: “I am sure that many among you have yet to hear the speech of the President Joko Widodo on the occasion of 71st Independence Day. Those remarks can serve as a medicine for those (of you) homesick for Indonesia. This is what I share with you, the words (of the President) that need to be referenced and emphasized.”

Yahya was speaking to the members of the Indonesia-China Chamber of Commerce based in Shanghai.

“Today we live in an era of global competition. The competition among nations is extraordinarily challenging; extraordinarily intense. In order to win and be considered a winning nation, we have to be prepared to operate outside our comfort zone. We must be creative, optimistic and work side-by-side, and find new breakthroughs. All this is needed to accelerate national development and to enhance our competitiveness as a nation,” said Yahya.

The Tourism Minister told his audience that unless Indonesians were prepared to operate outside their comfort zone, the nation would continue to be plagued by poverty, unemployment, and social conflict. Continuing, he said we need breakthroughs, efficiency, and strong and effective national organizations.

Indonesia has declared 2016 as the year for the acceleration of National Development. Accordingly, the Government is accelerating infrastructure projects, increasing productive capacities, enhancing the skills of Indonesia workers, and deregulating the State bureaucracy.

Within the tourism sector, Indonesia is preparing 10 priority tourism destinations across the national, including improving the supporting infrastructure at those locations.

Yahya said that manpower in Indonesia ranks among the world’s best. At this time in the development effort, Yahya said we must “build, borrow and buy.” He said that the optimal means at the moment is “borrow” management talent using “shadow management” with proven management reputations.

Tourism is also being accelerated through the deregulation of the bureaucracy. This has included the expansion of the visa-free list to 196 countries - including China, and simplifying yacht and cruise ship procedures for five main ports.

In order to meet and take advantage of the digital age, the Ministry of Tourism is introducing E-Government, E-Tourism, Travel Exchange Indonesia and the Indonesia Travel Data Warehouse.

“We have a ‘War Room’ in order to be a global player and we are prepared to compete on an international level,” said Yahya.

Minister Yahya said that his Ministry projects that by 2019 the tourism sector will represent 15% of the Gross National Product (GNP), generate foreign exchange worth US$20 billion, and provide employment for 13 million workers.


German Charity Begins in Tabanan
Professional German Panhandler Found Begging on the Streets of Tabanan, Bali

RadarBali.com has been reporting the plight of a 30-year-old German man who has deposited himself at a busy traffic intersection in Tabanan, West Bali where he begs for money.

When the newspaper visited the location on Sunday, September 4, 2016, they discovered Benjamin Holst who suffers from disfiguring Elephantiasis, had become an object of widespread interest among Bali residents who have never seen an expat beggar. Some Balinese have left money for the man, while others accused the man of being a professional beggar.

Delving further into the case, RadarBali.com has uncovered 9 pieces of background information they say the public needs to know about the German who has been reduced to begging on a Bali street corner:
  1. Prior to becoming a beggar in Tabanan, Benjamin Holst was seen to be wandering back and forth at on Jalan Bypass Ir. Soekarno-Hatta.
  2. Benjamin Holst arrived at the location on a Honda Scoopy motorcycle that he rented from Putu Bali in Legian.
  3. After Benjamin determined the location was suitable, he sat down beneath a traffic light, without any shade from the mid-day sun.
  4. Benjamin Holst told reporters that he had spent two weeks in Bali and had been staying at the Mangga Bali Inn on Jalan Raya Legian during his one-week visit to Bali.
  5. Benjamin told reporters that before coming to Bali he visited Jakarta, traveling overland from Jakarta to Bali. Because he ran out of funds, he said he was compelled to beg on the streets.
  6. According to local residents in Tabanan, Benjamin was met by a car at 5:00 pm and driven in the direction of Denpasar. Meanwhile, someone else arrived at the location and drove the motorcycle away. The German managed to leave the scene a short time before local enforcement officials (Satpol PP) arrived to enquire about complaints registered by local citizens.
  7. After news about the German was uploaded by www.jawapos.com, many people came to the location to see the expat beggar. While some expressed sympathy for the man, others were extremely critical of the man.
  8. One observer on social media registered under the name Derk Reckel accused Benjamin Holst of being a professional street beggar who has begged in the streets of the Philippines and Bangkok. Thai Immigration authorities reportedly eventually deported him from Pattaya.
  9. A search for more information about the German on the Internet or via his Facebook account suggest the man has a college degree, has worked at a number of companies, and despite his status as a beggar enjoys keeping the company of ladies at Bars wherever he travels.
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Jailing Unsafe Parents
Indonesian Woman Educator Mounts Petition Drive to Imprison Parents Who Allow Underage Children to Drive

The National Police Headquarters in Jakarta have promised to study a proposal to create a law that would sentence to prison parents for allowing their underage children to drive.

A spokesman for the National Police, Inspector General Rafli Amar, told detikOto.com that parents have a responsibility to supervise their children and teach them right from wrong. Speaking on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, Amar said, “Parents must care for their children in accordance with the existing law.”

The agreement to consider the new law is in response to a petition drive launched by an Indonesian woman educator, Saleha Juliadi, calling for the imprisonment of  parents who allow underage children to drive on public roads.

The petition, launched a month ago, is directed to the attention of the Indonesian President Joko Widodo and the National Police Chief General Tito Karnavian.

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Go Tell it on the Mountain
Visitors to Sacred Mount Agung in Bali Complain of Aggressive and Coercive Treatment by Local Guides

Balipost.com reports a foreign tourist climbing Bali’s sacred Mount Agung is complaining to officials, the print media and on Social Media of extortion by guides who accompany them on their trek.

Mikael More, told of a life-threatening situation he encountered on Mount Agung. Writing to The Bali Post, he said that while he knew the Balinese as people who are both truthful and respectful, his experience on Mount Agung when being accompanied by guides identified with the initials WY and Mr. Kt were highly disappointing. “They threatened me and extorted me,” said More in his letter to the largest Bali daily newspaper.

He said the two men behaved like they were policemen, and put More’s life in danger by inviting him to take a route that was very hazardous.

More said that if such a situation remains unaddressed it would damage Bali’s tourism image.

The Deputy-regent of Karangasem, Wayan Artha Dipa, on Thursday, September 1, 2016, said his office would assign members of the Regency’s Tourism Service and Culture Directorate to investigate the complaints made by More. If the charges can be proven, Dipa said he would not hesitate to file criminal charges against the guides.

Dipa explained that the Regency has provided training and instruction to Mt. Agung guides. There are many people acting as guides and porters for tourists wishing to climb Mt. Agung. He suspects that those involved in the complaints made by More may be new guides who have yet to receive government instruction.

Dipa said a management board is now being organized to oversee the Besakih Temple and Mount Agung. As the Deputy-Regent, Dipa will serve as the Vice-Chairman of the management board charged with protecting the sanctity of Besakih Temple and ensuring visitors remain safe and comfortable when visiting Bali’s most sacred Mother Temple on the slopes of Mt. Agung.


Yudistira Ascends into Heaven
Rabies Suspected in Death of 10-Year-Old North Bali Boy

A ten-year-old boy from North Bali has died of rabies in the Buleleng General Hospital on Monday, September 5, 2016, at 6:00 am.

Ketut Ferdi Yudistira, a boy with a name ironically drawn from a character in the Mahabharata Epic who enjoyed an inseparable bond with his pet dog, was brought by his parents to the Buleleng Hospital ay 8:00 pm on Sunday evening, September 4, 2016, dusplaying clinical symptoms of rabies. He died at sunrise on the following day.

NusaBali reports that Yudistira is the fourth of five children parented by I Made Suyasa (46) and Ni Putu Anggreni (45). He was warded briefly at the Santhi Graha Hospital in Seririt before being transferred to the isolation care unit of the Buleleng General Hospital. Among the symptoms exhibited by the child were pins and needles in his right arm, a sore throat, and general malaise. By 4:00 am the boy could only be calmed by his Father’s embrace as he developed uncontrolled drooling and convulsions.

While a final medical diagnosis awaits the results of laboratory tests, a dog is known to have bit Yudistira in June of 2016 while he was playing with a brother in the family compound in North Bali.

The boy was bitten by one of a pair of dogs fighting in their front yard when Yudistara tried to separate the animals.

At the time the parents immediately washed the boy's superficial wound with soap and water. The boy’s Father took his Son to local health center and requested rabies vaccines. Medical staff at the Health Center said, in accordance with official procedures, the boy would only receive a vaccination if the dog that had bitten him died within one week or the child developed a high fever.

The family was unable to find the dog that bit their child and because Yudistira did not develop a fever within one week, no further treatment was sought. When the boy began feeling ill mid-day on Saturday, September 3rd he was taken to a traditional healer who administered local remedies to no avail.

By Saturday night the young boy’s condition was deteriorating badly when his mental state became delirious. After one day at a local hospital in Seririt, he as rushed to Buleleng where he died within 12 hours of admission.

The boy will be buried at the Dencarik Cemetery on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, for cremation at a later date.

Health officials on Buleleng say they are investigating the boy’s death, saying some of his symptoms were not consistent with a diagnosis of rabies. Officials have taken saliva specimens from the boy for laboratory examination.

Meanwhile, Provincial health authorities in Bali say for the period January-June 2016 five deaths have been attributed to rabies, a number that does not include Yudhistira’s death. The five deaths in the first half of the year took place in the Regency of Klungkung, Karangasem, Gianyar, Jembrana and Buleleng.


Journey of a Lifetime
Garuda Indonesia Flies 78,772 Haj Pilgrims to Madinah and Jeddah

Garuda Indonesia completed the departure phase of the annual haj pilgrimage on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, that saw 78,772 Indonesian pilgrims depart for Saudi Arabia.

The extraordinary movement of the Moslem faithful from Indonesia to the religious homeland was completed with an on-time performance (OTP) of 98.05%.

Quoted by the State News Agency Antara, the vice president of corporate communications for Garuda Indonesia, Benny S. Butarbutar, confirmed that the 78,772 pilgrims departed in 205 groups (kloter).

The breakdown of passengers over eight embarkation points: Banda Aceh (3.192), Medan (6.597), Padang (4.929), Jakarta (17.752), Solo (26.480), Balikpapan (4.248), Makassar (11.942) and Lombok (3.632).

Continuing, Butarbutar explained that the Haj departure was done in two waves, the first destined for Madinah and the second to Jeddah.

The haj pilgrimage movement’s first departure took place August 9-21, 2016 via Madinah. Meanwhile, the second wave took place August 21 – September 5, 2016, via Jeddah.

The return to Indonesia from the haj will take place also in two phases via Jeddah and Madinah. The first phase of returning pilgrims from Jeddah will take place September 17-29, 2016. The second phase via Madinah will take place September 30 – October 15, 2016.

Garuda Indonesia is operating the haj pilgrimage with 12 aircraft comprised of two Boeing 747-400 (455 seats), four Boeing 777-300 ER (393 seats) and five Airbus 330-300 (360 seats).

Garuda Indonesia provided 442 cabin crews, 40% of whom originated from the embarkation point in Indonesia of the pilgrims in order to enhance communications in tribal languages between pilgrims and crew.

All pilgrims were strictly limited to a maximum of 32 kilograms of luggage on each leg of the trip.

As a special service, Garuda Indonesia gives five liters of holy water from Saudi Arabia (Air Zum Zum) to each passenger upon their return to Indonesia.

Garuda also launched a special website dedicated to information pertaining to pilgrim flight movements at www.haji-ga.com


Honoring the Flag
Police Name Protestor as Suspect for Criminal Acts in August 25th Demonstrations at DPRD-Bali

The Provincial Chief of Police, Inspector General Sugeng Priyanto has confirmed that ForBALI activist I Gusti Putu Dharmawijaya as a criminal suspect. Dharmawijaya was taken from his place of employment at a hotel in Bali on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, on the holiday of Galungan– a day of great religious significance celebrating the triumph of good over evil.

As reported by DenPost, General Priyanto said the naming of Dharmawijaya as a suspect for criminally defaming the National Flag was the enforcement of the law in connection with the raising of a ForBali flag on a single flagstaff at the Bali House of Representatives (DPRD-Bali) on August 25, 2016.

“There is no connection (in the arrest) with demonstrations against the reclamation of Benoa Bay, because the reclamation is outside the domain of the police,” said General Priyanto on Thursday, September 8, 2016, before the press and accompanied by senior officers of the Bali Police Command.

General Priyanto also confirmed that police were also seeking another man, identified by the initials IMJA, in connection with a charge under Section 24 of Law Number 24 of 2009 (KUHP) for disrespecting the national flag, language, Nation or National Anthem.

Police told the press that they have interviewed 7 witnesses in the case and have CCTV footage and photographs as part of their evidence files.

Police  confirmed that suspect I Gusti Putu Dharmawijaya has been allowed to return to his own home on his own recognizance supported by personal guarantees by members of the community that the legal process will continue.

The Provincial Chief of police rejected accusations that police acted without proper authority and without due respect for the Hindu religion in arresting Dharmawijaya on Galungan Day. Priyanto said the arrest took place at the suspect’s place of employment and not at a place of prayer or worship.

In conclusion, General Priyanto said: “I wish to make straight, there is no move to criminalize (anything) in this instance. To criminalize that which is not criminal in nature – that is criminalization. I have often said that demonstrations are not forbidden, providing they do not disturb the public peace.”

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International Restaurant Investment at Uluwatu, Bali
Hakkasan Group Announce Culinary Partnership Luxury Bali Resort at Alila Hotels & Resorts

A global hospitality company, Hakkasan Group, has announced their intention to open two new venues in Bali at The Cliff at Alila Villas Uluwatu.

The Alila Villas in Bali will soon host the world’s first OMNIA Day club and luxury Japanese restaurant Sake No Hana with partners KAJA Group and Alila Hotel & Resorts.

The investment is targeted to generate 150 jobs when it opens in Q3 2017 and an additional 250 jobs through the further construction planned on the site.

As part of the partnership announced last year, Sake no Hana, OMNIA Nightclub and a Hakkasan Restaurant will also open in Alila SCBD Hotel, Jakarta. When complete, the three luxury experiences will bring 339 jobs to the Indonesian capital.

The partnership and investment from KAJA Group in both Jakarta and Bali totals $38 million.

Once these initial projects are completed, Hakkasan Group intends to expand within Indonesia and across South East Asia to Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia.

Commenting on the venture, Neil Moffitt, Hakkasan Group CEO said: “Two in every five tourists visit Bali while in Indonesia and the country’s young, and increasingly urban population makes it one of the fastest-growing consumer markets in the world. These factors create a unique opportunity for Hakkasan Group to enter the market at this time."

Continuing, Moffit said: “For Hakkasan Group, choosing like-minded partners has always been key for us. Alila Hotels & Resorts has the same focus and passion for excellence in culinary experiences and impeccable service while KAJA Group has enabled us to bring this luxury experience to visitors to Bali.”


Trying to Keep the Customer Satisfied
Bali Airport Distributed Flowers and Gifts to the Public on ‘Customer Day’

Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport marked “Customer Day” by distributing 1,000 roses, souvenir medalions, and postcards to passengers traveling through Bali’s air gateway on Monday, September 5, 2016.

Members of the Airport’s management, wearing traditional Balinese dress, were on hand in both the domestic and international terminals to welcome the public.

Quoted by Beritadewata.com, the general manager of the the Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, Yanus Suprayogi, said: “Within the context of welcoming ‘Customer Day,’ we wish to directly welcome the Ngurah Rai airport’s customers. We welcome not only passengers, but also the airlines, ground handlers and commercial tenants of the airport.”

Many passengers were surprised and delighted when they were approached and handed flowers or souvenirs.

“It is our desire to make direct contact with those who use our services and strengthen cooperation with our business colleagues at the airport," said Yanus.


Seeking Due Process Under the Law
ForBALI to Report Bali Police for Misconduct to Jakarta Police Headquarters and President Widodo

The legal representative of ForBALI, the lead group in opposition to the reclamation of Benoa Bay in Bali, Made Ariel Suardana, has said he will formally complain the National Chief of Police and Indonesian President about alleged abuse of power committed by the Bali Police in the arrest of a ForBALI activist.

Suardana claims that the Bali Police acted in a high-handed and illegal manner when they apprehended I Gusti Putu Dharmawijaya on Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

“On Monday, September 9, 2016, we will complain to the National Chief of Police, the Professional and Security Division of the National Police (Propam), the Inspectorate of Public Supervision of the National Police (Irwasum), the National Police Commission (KOMPOLNAS), Commission III of the National House of Representatives (DPR-RI), the National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) and the President regarding this illegal act,” said Suardana on Friday, September 9, 2016.

Suardana is alleging a failure by the Bali Police to follow due process of law in the arrest of the ForBALI protestor. Specifically, ForBALI says police violated Section 112 paragraph 1 of the Criminal Code (KUHP) that required a police investigator must present a formal signed document at the time of arrest stating the reason for the summons, the authority to arrest, and a specific time limit to respond to a summons.

In addition to claiming Dharmawijaya should have been summoned to report to the police on his own accord, Suardana said investigators were required to file a formal notice in advance with State Prosecutors announcing the commencement of a criminal investigation.

ForBALI also challenges the view of the Police in Bali that the lowering of the National Flag alleged against Dharmawijaya constitutes an insult to the Nation.

“On this basis, we will ask that the Chief of Police in Bali to free I Gusti Putu Dharmawijaya is issued a formal declaration of an end to a current investigation (SP3),” said Suardana. The legal advisor of ForBALI is also calling on Inspector General Sugeng Priyanto, as the Chief of the Bali Police, to act impartially in handling this case and not be swayed by efforts to criminalize environmental activists.

Re-emphasizing his demand, Suradana called on the Bali Chief of Police to instruct those under his command in the Province of Bali to cease arrests, detentions, searches and illegal seizures being systematically performed (on environmental activists). Adding: “The Provincial Chief of Police should ensure security, protection, respect (for the law), and the assurance of human rights for people living in Bali and guarantee the due process of the law in accordance with respect (of the law), protection and the fulfillment of human rights.”

Dharmawijaya was arrested by a Team of Swift Response Officers from the Bali Police (Tim Buser Polda Bali) at 9:00 pm on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at the hotel where he is employed on Jalan Kartika Plaza in Kuta.

With demonstrators gathering outside the heavily guarded police headquarters in Denpasar, Dharmawijaya was released 5.5 hours later on his own recognizance in the early hours of the next morning after being named a suspect in the case of the lowering of the National Flag at a ForBALI demonstration at the Bali House of Representatives on August 25, 2016.

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Mourning Massage
Perth Pensioner Dies During Morning Massage at his Home in Denpasar, Bali

A 62-year-old Australian expatriate living in the Sanur area of Bali has died at his home on Jalan Tukad Balian Perum Nuansa Balian, Renon.

A native of Perth, Western Australia, Kim Hunter was reportedly feeling unwell when his female companion brought a masseuse to the man’s home at 9:00 am.

As reported by RadarBali.com, the masseuse said that when she began her massage of the Australian’s legs as the man cried in pain and his body went into spasms. She unsuccessfully attempted to call the hand phone of man’s female acquaintance who summoned the masseuse, but the woman had left on an errand.

The masseuse attempted to revive Hunter with a glass of water, but lost consciousness.

When, at around 10 am, the man’s female friend returned the Australian was apparently already dead.

Police sealed the house in which the man died taking into custody a number of medications, massage oil, drinking receptacles and medications or forensic examination.


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Suitable for any level of current knowledge, the narrative is supported by real-life examples and links for additional reading.

The tips and tricks in this eBook can easily boost both sales and profits, provide strategies on how to outrank the competition and generate more online traffic, leads and sales for accommodation providers.

Hotel Link Solutions network of worldwide associates, that also includes a highly-skilled team in Indonesia, has run thousands of online Health Checks over the past two years providing marketing and booking/distribution tools and insights.

This program has shown that only a very small percentage of accommodation providers do their online marketing well and, as a result, end up leaving a lot of business on the table.

According to Len Cordiner, CEO of Hotel Link Solutions, typical failings include no fresh content, no up sells or promotions, and no Tripadvisor responses.

This was also reinforced in a recent study covering 63 similar types of accommodation in the Pacific Region. All had been equipped in the past three years with the latest responsive websites and booking/distribution tools. Looking at total booking numbers and revenues for the 12 months ending April 2016, Hotel Links Solution found that just four properties in the survey group generated more than 50% of the total revenue and bookings through online channels.

This result showing low materialization of online bookings surprised Hotel Links who began to drill down and discovered:
  • The poor performers were almost universally guilty of a “set and forget” mentality.
  • They had a nice SEO-friendly, responsive website, a booking engine, and the two to three online travel agency channels they used prior to setting up in their channel manager.
  • They all believed (hoped) what they could tick the online marketing box now as “done”, and get back to their day job of running a hotel.
On the other hand, the properties doing well and generating large amounts of online booking were, in fact, not doing anything particularly dramatic.
  • They had simply taken a very structured approach to doing lots of little things well; in the process leveraging much of the capacity of the tools they’d been provided.
  • They used live chat, they proactively sought feedback.
  • They ran specials and up sells.
  • They broadened distribution
  • They regularly added more content to their websites
In reality, what separated the highly successful from the marginally so was little more than good housekeeping. Little things done every day, every week and every month to grow their business made all the difference.
In fact, it seems that there are no magic bullets in the online marketing of accommodation. The “winners” were doing lots of things, many of them running in parallel.

Importantly, they were measuring everything they did, focusing on the activities that got results and constantly fine-tuning as they went.

As a result, Hotel Link Solutions has set about building a good housekeeping style guide via the free online eBook to capture all this best practice and put it down with key insights that accommodations can implement immediately.

Based on what they learned from successful accommodations providers, there are tools/functionalities recommend to be switched on at all times, such as live chat, specials/promos, booking extras, best price guarantees and others.

Luckily, these are all features most good booking engines and websites provide.

“Good housekeeping tasks” identified as delivering the best outcomes range from proactively managing social media and content marketing to continuously building out distribution.

Some who read this handy online guide may find they are handicapped by lousy tools such as websites which are not responsive; sites that are very slow to load; difficult to update; and booking engines which hard to use, lack basic functionality.

The free online guide identifies tools needed to look for when selecting a provider.

The happy reality today is that most independent accommodation providers will be able to source excellent websites and booking/distribution tools for less than $100 per month capable of supporting all the housekeeping tasks group by the guide as “best practice.”

Unless you're an accommodation provider that enjoys having empty rooms in its inventory, there is really no reason to hold back.

This easy-to-understand guide helps to demystify some of the more advanced digital marketing techniques which can be deployed, advocating a cautious “test as you go” approach.

Again, there are no magic bullets here.

You will need to work with a good agency, try many things, measure everything you do, and zero in on the ones working for your business.

Related Links Hotel Link Solutions

Hotel Link Solutions Website 

Free Online Marketing Guide for Accommodations

Email Hotel Link Solutions Indonesia 


Showtime!
Performing Arts Center Planned at Former Location of Badung Regency Office Destroyed in 1999 Riots

Bali Post reports that the Regency of Badung has completed detailed engineering designs (DED) for the construction of a Multi-Purpose Building (Gedung Serba Guna) at the former location of the Regents’ office in Denpasar, burnt by demonstrators in October 1999.

The Multi-purpose building will, according to planners, be used artistic and cultural shows mirroring the function currently in place at the Bali Arts Center in downtown Denpasar.

The current DED provides for a closed theatre capable of seating 3,000 people and a meeting room for 600 – a number said sufficient to accommodate the size of a village banjar.

Plans also call for an outdoor stage for performances requiring an al fresco venue.

The performance areas will be designed to permit equipment and props to be unloaded directly onto the backstage areas.

The preliminary cost of the performance hall is put at Rp. 16 billion.

The possible funding sources for the project are still being explored by Badung Regency.


A Port without Pier or Peer
Tanah Ampo International Port Project: An Embarrassment from Start to Finish

Suspicions of gross misadministration of a public project and corruption have resurfaced surrounding the Tanah Ampo International Cruise Port project in Karangasem, East Bali.

After consultations between Commission III of the Bali House of Representatives (DPRD-Bali) and the Ministry of Transportation it was revealed that plans to lengthen the current 150-meter pier to accommodate large cruise ships is now not possible.

The Secretary of Commission III of the DPRD-Bali, I Ketut Kariyasa Adnyana, told The Bali Post on Monday, September 5, 2016, after meeting with National port officials: “Apparently, the pier cannot be extended. The water depth at the end of the current pier is 17-meters, making it impossible to extend the pier.”

Size Matters

Kariyasa explained that the current pier can only receive a ship with a maximal length of 120-meters, Meanwhile, the average length of cruise ships visiting Bali is at least 300-meters long.

Kariyasa also revealed that the Central Government plans to construct a 100-meter-long breakwater at Tanah Ampo in 2017 to shelter a pier that, in all likliehood, will remain unsuitable for the cruise ship market.

Plagued with bad planning from its initial construction in 2012, the Tanah Ampo International Cruise Port has consumed more than Rp. 100 billion in public funds. Kariyasa said the National Audit Board (BPK) is now faced with finding some means to use or recover the Rp. 100 billion-plus already spent on the Tanah Ampo Project. A failure to do this, he said, would mean a legal case could be made for the misuse of public funds.

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In the End, A Matter of Deportment
Immigration Chief Orders the Arrest of German Tourist Working as Professional Panhandler in Bali

The head of Immigration at Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport has ordered local law enforcement (Satpol PP) to apprehend the German tourist Benjamin Holst – a professional beggar operating in Indonesia.

Immigration chief, Yosep Widodo HR, told RadarBali.com on Friday, September 9, 2016, that the German, suffering from elephantiasis, and been seen begging on the roadsides in Tabanan and Kuta, must be taken under arrest and charged with public disorder.

Once Holst is under arrest for begging in public, Widodo asked that he be handed to immigration for processing and eventual deportation.

Widodo claims that the disabled German is known to have worked as a street beggar in a number of countries, including Hong Kong, Thailand, the Philippines and in Indonesia (Jakarta and Bali).

In closing, Widodo said: “Feel free to arrest him on any day. I will throw him in detention. He is shameless. Benjamin came here to beg in Bali.”

A subsequent report confirms that Holst has been taken into custody by Indonesian government authorities in Surabaya, East Java. 

Holst has been examined by doctors who say the German does not require hospitalization. Holst is being kept at a social welfare agency and in isolation out of fear that his physical condition of elephantiasis could be contagious. Meanwhile, immigration and other government agencies are considering their next step.

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We’re all Bound for America
Garuda Indonesia Gearing Up to Launch USA Flights in 2017

The Jakarta Post reports that Garuda Indonesia is taking positive steps towards commencing service between Indonesia and the U.S.A. in 2017 and tap into a market for Indonesia estimated at 400,000 passengers.

The Airline’s spokesperson, Benny S. Butarbutar told the press that US flights form part of Garuda’s larger strategic expansion plan. A detailed feasibility plan for the US flights is now underway examining profit projections, most profitable routes, aircraft availability and transit air rights with the Japanese government.

Butarbutar said Garuda would fly to the USA using Tokyo as a transit point for its Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft.

Garuda has Fifth Freedom Traffic Rights with the Japanese Government that would allow the Indonesian carrier to embark and disembark passengers in Tokyo on its Indonesia-US flights.

Under the terms of Garuda’s SkyTeam Alliance in place since 2014, the Indonesian national carrier currently offers flights to Los Angeles and Seattle via Tokyo under a code share agreement with Delta Airlines.

The US Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) has bestowed a “category one” safety status on Garuda clearing the way the airline to operate scheduled commercial flights to America.


Answering Bali’s Water Crisis
Bali Target 12,000 New Bio Pore Holes Before the End of 2016.

The Provincial Government of Bali is targeting to create 12,000 biopori holes across the Island of Bali before the end of 2016.

A biopori hole, an environmental innovation invented in Bogor, West Java, is a cylindrical hole in the earth designed to dramatically enhance the ability of soil to absorb water and replenish badly depleted ground water reserves.

An invention created by Dr. Kamir Raziudin Brata at the Bogor Institute of Agriculture, introduced the concept of vertical holes filled with organic waste that create compost and act as channels for water to be returned to depleted ground water tables.

Biopore holes have been shown to prevent flooding, increase the water absorption rate of soil, reduced greenhouse gasses (CO2 and methane) and improve soil fertility.

Metrobali.com quotes the head of the Provincial Environmental Agency (BLH-Bali), Gede Suarjana, as saying 7,000 biopore holes have been created across Bali thus far in 2016, with an additional 5,000 holes targeted for completion before the end of the year.

All schools and government units are being told to install biopore holes at schools, villages and at every government office.

Biopore holes are seen as a possible means of alleviating Bali’s worsening water crisis. In addition to helping to build ground water supplies, biopore holes also become an important source of compost to richen otherwise nutritionally-depleted soil.

Another essential means of conserving ground water is by ensuring sufficient green spaces exist for the absorption of rainwater. Current zoning laws require hotels, residential buildings and other building projects retain 40% of their land area in the form of open gardens to aid the retention of ground water.


Keeping Airhubs Open in Times of Need
Bali’s Airport Undertakes Disaster Preparedness Training

Bisnis Bali and DenPost report that Deutsche Post DHL Group and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) conducted a comprehensive “Get Airport Ready for Disasters” (GARD) program in Bali on September 5-9, 2016.

An index established in 2013 by the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) listed Bali and Lombok at particular risk to earthquake, tsunami and volcanic activity.

Because of this ongoing threat, 50 participants from the Airport’s management, air safety experts, BNPB officials, the Red Cross, immigration, military police and the police underwent the 5 days of training airport disaster preparedness training.

Chris Weeks, Director of Humanitarian Affairs at Deutsche Post DHL Group, said that after a natural disaster airports assume a central role in the movement of people and critical supplies.

The GARD training anticipates future logistic and supply chain problems by discussing and also agreeing the respective roles of government agencies and airport components should disaster strike.


Please, Mister, Buy My Souvenir!
Aggressive Souvenir Touts Detracting from Quality of Denpasar, Bali City Tours

Radar Bali reports that efforts by the Metropolitan Government of Denpasar, Bali to encourage “City Tours” of the Island's Capital are being disrupted to by the aggressuce entrepreneurial behavior of roaming touts trying to sell souvenirs to tour participants.

Both guide and tour participants are complaining of the aggressive sales behavior of souvenir sellers at the Puputan Field in Denpasar and surrounding areas.

Undeterred by tour participant’s refusal to buy or angry admonitions delivered by the licensed guides, the souvenir vendors remain in close pursuit as tourists continue their tour program.

The head of the Denpasar Tourism Department, Wayan Gunawan, said control over the vendors was the responsibility of the Denpasar enforcement agency (Satpol PP Kota Denpasar) whose job it is to enforce municipal rules.

Gunawan promised to meet with enforcement officials to bring the vendors under control.


Junk Food?
Beef for the Dinner Table Raised on a Garbage Tip

A study has been undertaken by the Animal Husbandry Faculty of Bali’s Udayana University examining whether or not the “thousands” of free-ranging cows that graze at the massive Suwung Garbage Dump (TPA Suwung) are safe for human consumption.

Radar Bali says researchers confirmed that the meat of these cows did not exhibit toxins at levels considered unsafe for human consumption.

At the same time, researchers caution that cows from TPA Suwung destined for the dinner table must be quarantined and fed on a diet of grass for one month before slaughter.

Meanwhile, those processing the cows harvested for slaughter from TPA Suwung credit these animals as being fatter and having pelts of a better color that cows coming from more traditional pastoral sources.

All cows brought to the Pesanggaran Abattoir undergo a thorough examination and are rejected if not in a good state of health. Post-mortem examinations are also performed as required by law.


An Open Letter to Bali’s Governor
Editorial: A Plea to Governor Made Mangku Pastika to Impose Simple ‘Rules of the House’ for Bali Visitors


Dear Bapak Made Mangku Pastika,

We pray that in your capacity as Governor of Bali, you will take the time to read this and listen to a growing chorus asking you to step forward, assume your rightful role of the “adult in the room,” and urgently impose some simple rules of respectful behavior for those visiting or living on your beautiful island.

Bapak Pastika, there is a prevailing mistaken belief that in order to attract tourist visitors to the Island, the Balinese must bite their tongues and allow visitors complete laissez-faire access to the Island, unimpeded by any rules or regulations dictating respectful behavior during their stay. As a result, Bali is increasingly plagued by outrageous acts committed by visitors ranging from people walking down public streets drinking from a bottle of open beer, public intoxication, inappropriate dress in public areas, illegal workers involved in criminal enterprise, a rampant drug culture that you have personally encountered while walking in Kuta, and, most shockingly, the recent murders of on-duty policemen in which foreign visitors were involved.

The Balinese, like many of the other ethnic groups that make the Republic their home, live largely well-ordered lives governed by rules of mutual respect, deference, and social interaction. The Balinese language demands constant mindfulness of who is being addressed, determining even the choice of the most appropriate word depending on the social status of the person being addressed. Balinese pay careful attention to modes of dress, realizing that, on the most basic level, the manner in which someone publicly present themselves epitomizes their understanding of respectful behavior. Moreover, Balinese life is filled with detailed strictures governing religious practice, even stipulating specific periods when visits to sacred temples are not allowed.

Against this background of the largely preacefull and mutually considerate lives of the Balinese, many visitors are guilty of increasingly subjecting the indigenous inhabitants of this Island and their children to outrageous displays of callous behavior. As a result, the Balinese end up being marginalized on their own Island by "in your face"public acts by visitors that are crude, ill-mannered and lack the basic graciousness that should be displayed by any guest – especially those of privileged enough to visit the Island of the Gods – Bali.

Dear Bapak Made Mangku Pastika, Bali desperately needs you to urgently introduce some simple “rules of house” that, when implemented, will do much to improve the quality of lives of everyone living here. Why should foreign visitors be allowed to visit this beloved Island and behave in ways that would never be accepted and land them in trouble in their home communities? There are few places in the world where the consumption of alcohol while walking fown a street - outside the confines of a bar or a restaurant, entering into a local business only wearing a swimming suit or while shirtless, or appearing in public in a highly intoxicated state would be tolerated.

Clearly there are few places that such outlandish behavior would be allowed, that is, except perhaps on the streets the Island of Bali.

The urgent, impartial and certain enforcement of a few basic rules for all those living in Bali would not only serve as a positive example for the impressionable young people of Bali, but would arguably increase tourism flows to the Island. In truth, many quality tourists would find a well-mannered and cultured Bali a much more attractive tourist destination for their coming holiday than is currently the case.

In the end, tourists who leave good manners, common sense and any sense of respect for their hosts “back home” are the kind of visitors the Island of Bali can very well  live without.


An Island of Expendable Children?
In a Fast-Growing Toll of Children Dying Needlessly, 14-Year-Old Dies Operating a Motorcycle in North Bali.

Another child has died on Bali’s roads at the wheel of a vehicle he lacked the age, experience or legal operating certificate to operate.

14-year-old Made Angga Pratama died instantly when the Junior High School student driving a Honda Sonic motorcycle tried to pass a vehicle in front of him only to collide head-on with a vehicle in the opposite lane driven by Ni Nyoman Adi Lukita Sari (26).

Made Angga Pratama was from Kaliantu, Buleleng, North Bali. The fatal accident happened near the Banyuasri Bridge on Jalan Ahmad Yani in Buleleng.

The accident took place at 3:30 pm on Saturday afternoon, September 10, 2016.

The head of traffic police in Buleleng, AKP Gede Sumadra Kerthiawan, said the accident was caused by an incautious use of a motorcycle at a high rare of speed on a crowded road. Sumadra apparently made no mention of the boy’s age and that his parents allowed the illegal operation of a motor vehicle where the minimum age to obtain a driver’s license is 17-years.

The accident took place in the midst of a national petition drive create laws that, if successful, would imprison the parents of underage drivers.

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