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BALI UPDATE #1025 - 25 April 2016

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The Pain Remains
14 Years After 2002 Bali Bombings, Widows Struggle to Provide for their Families

The Bali Association of Journalists (JBB) donated a sum of money to the widows of the 2002 Bali Bombing to be used in setting up small enterprises.

Beritabali.com reports that Dewa Putu Sumerta handed a donation of Rp. 1.7 million to widow Nyoman Rencini to help her purchase good for her small trading enterprise.

Rencini was moved to tears by the donation from the journalists.

A member of JJB, Ida Bagus Anom Putra said: “I hope this small help we have given will move the government or other members of the community who have comfortable livings to extend help to those living lives of difficulty. Ibu Rencini is only one of many in need who was encountered by JJB members who are trying to help. We hope more help will come, not only for Rencini, but for other needy people in Bali.”

Nyoman Rencini lost her husband Ketut Sumerawat in the bombing of the Sari Club 14 years ago. Since that date, she has become the sole provider for her family as she tries to eke out a simple existence.

“14 years ago, my life made a turn for the worse and became much more difficult, causing me to go into debt after my husband who was the chief breadwinner for my family was killed in the 1st Bali Bombing. Thank God that I am still able to provide for my three children, although only on a very basic level,” said Rencini.

Rencini and her children stay in a rented room near the Madura Sanur Cemetery. The lease on the simple room will soon end. She has opened a small kiosk on at Padang Galak Beach to earn money to help feed her children.

For many, the Bali Bombings of 2002 and 2005 are not a thing of the past, but the pain and suffering remain a constant feature of the survivors’ lives.


In Search of Dragon
NAM Air Flies Daily Between Bali and Labuan Bajo – the Gateway to Komodo

NAM Air will commenced its new daily service between Bali and Labuan Bajo, Flores on April 26, 2016.

NAM Air is a sister-company of Sriwijaya Air.

Quoted by Kompas.com, Agus Soedjono, Senior Manager Corporate Communications for the Sriwijaya Air Group, said: “This service represents one of the forms of integration between Sirwijaya and NAM Air who are synergizing their efforts to develop the Nation. In this way, plans by the government to improve the infrastructure at 10 prioritized destinations will soon be realized.”

Labuan Bajo, located on the tip of West Flores, in the Regency of West Manggarai, is the gateway for the Komodo National Park.

NAM Air IN 9664 flying from Denpasar to Labuan Bakor will depart each day at 1:30 pm WITA landing in Labuan Bajo at 2:45 pm WITA.

The return flight IN 9665 leaves Labuan Bajo at 3:00 pm WITA landing in Bali at 3:50 pm.

NAM Air will use Boeing 737-500 aircraft on the new route configured to carry 112 economy and 8 business class passengers.


Weighs and Mischievous Ways
Bali Governor Cracks Down on Overloaded Trucks at Gilimanuk Weigh Station

Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika was visibly angered during an inspection visit to the truck weighing station at Cekik, near the Port of Gilimanuk on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

As reported by NusaBali, the Governor discovered a large number of overloaded trucks were being allowed to pass through the weighing station. However, with the Governor in attendance, overloaded trucks that were "normally" allowed to pass the weighing station, were ordered to turn around and return to the point of origin.

Accompanying the Governor on his visit to the weighing station were the Regent of Jembrana Putu Artha and the head of the Provincial Transportation – Information – Communication Office I Ketut Artika.

Governor Pastika demanded that weigh station officials stop allowing overloaded trucks from passing through the weigh station and, with immediate effect, to order trucks carrying over the specified weight limits be turned back. Adding: “If the truck are overweight, tell them to go back. This is what destroys our roads.”

Pastika, who once served as Chief of Police for the Province of Bali, warned the officials working at the Cekik weigh station to never compromise with overloaded trucks. “Let there be no compromise; don’t take any bribes. If they’re overloaded, send them back. If you’re unable to do this, just let me know. Later, I will replace these people. I know many people who are able to perform this job,” said the Governor.

The Governor then left the weighing station, having his lunch at a nearby restaurant.When he made the surprise move of suddenly returning to the weighing station, he was reported to have become infuriated to again find trucks were still being allowed to proceed on to Denpasar and other parts of Bali in an overloaded condition, despite his absolute order that the trucks should be ordered back to Java.

The Governor then drove to the Port of Gilimanuk where he waited to make sure that overloaded trucks were being reloaded onto ferries and sent back across the Bali Straits. Pastika then asked the assistance of the Head of the Jembrana Police Precinct to supervise that the trucks violating weight restrictions were being sent back to the point of origin in Java.

When he Governor left the weighing station in the early afternoon to return to Denpasar the atmosphere there had intensified with drivers refusing to turn back, claiming they lacked the money to undertake a return journey. Frustrated, the drivers then began to block access to the entry road to the Port of Gilimanuk, creating a traffic jam that stretched for more than 300 meters from the Port’s entrance to the front of port police post.

Police and Weigh Station officials attempted to diffuse the situation by urging trucks to share excess loads with other trucks in order to keep within weight limits. Many drivers refused this approach, claiming they were unable to pay other drivers and lacked the authority from their employers to negotiate such arrangements.

Many of the trucks were seen to be carrying loads that exceed their stated limits of between 60-100%. These overloaded trucks are often cited as the cause of many catastrophic accidents on Bali’s highways, a major source of traffic jams, and linked to the poor condition of Bali’s roads.

You're Fired!

Governor Pastika's anger had not dissipated two days after his inspection visits when, on Thursday, April 21, 2016, he dismissed the chief of the Cekik Weighing Station. Obviously displeased with Wayan Artana’s management of the facility, he has bee reassigned to a staff position at the Provincial Administration. The man now in charge of the Cekik Weighing Station is I Ketut Suhartana.

In making the change, Pastika openly lamented officials at the weigh station who would allow overloaded trucks to pass through providing a corrupt fee of Rp. 50,000 was handed to weigh station workers as the truck passed through.

The Governor ask: “Don’t you have any personal integrity? You’re also dishonoring your oath of office.”

Suhartana has made a personal pledge to the Governor that he will enforce the law in accordance with the established road safety rules and regulations on wieght restrictions. In doing so, he said he hoped the number of accidents on Bali’s roads leading to and from Gilimanuk could be reduced.

The Limits

Current maximum loads under rules issued by the Ministry of Transportation in 2015 set the maximum weight of a pick-up truck at 1,700 kilograms, a Colt diesel pick-up 800 kilograms, trucks 5 tons and a large goods truck 27 tons.


Knowing When to Leave
70 Foreign Nationals Deported from Bali January-April 2016

During the first four months of 2016, the Ngurah Rai Immigration Office has deported a total of 70 foreigners for overstaying their visas of violating immigration regulations.

As reported by Metrobali.com, the head of the Ngurah Rai Immigration Office, Rai Yosep Renung Widodo, said the foreigners were deported for overstaying their visas, misuse of the stay permit, falsification of passports, misuse of a visitors visa and other violations.

Widodo said that while 70 foreign nationals were departed in the first four months of 2016, a total of 357 people were deported during the entire calendar year of 2015.

The largest numbers of foreigners deportees January-April 2016 were Mainland Chinese citizens.

The immigration chief said that computer-based technology were helping officials detain travelers trying to use falsified passports and visas, and identify those overstaying their original visas.

The Immigration office has established a special team to supervise foreign nationals comprised of 30 members drawn from the police, customs, the armed forces, social service and other agencies.


Bottled Up Anxiety
21 Bali Police Officers Identified as Narcotics Users in Operasi Bersinar Agung 2016

Mandatory urine screening undertaken on Police officers working in Bali as part of “Operasi Bersinar Agung 2016” has identified 21 Bali Police personnel as narcotics abusers.

Beritabali.com said the police personnel found to have tested positively for illicity narcotics used are receiving strong actions in keeping with established rules.

Of the 21 netted in the screening programs 7 were working at police headquarters, 7 in Klungkung regency, 3 in Bandung regency, 2 in Buleleng regency, 1 in Karangasem regency and one in Denpasar.

The “Operasi Bersinar Agung” mandates that all police serving in Bali undergo screening without exception. The Bali Chief of Police proudly told the press that he was among those screened in the program.

Operasi Bersinar Agung 2016 was conducted from March 21 until April 19, 2016.


A Bad Neighbor
Unrest at Bali’s Main Prison Reignites Calls for Relocation of Kerobokan Penitentiary

In the face of continuing unrest at Bali’s Kerobokan Prison, Bali’s Deputy Governor, Ketut Sudikerta, is asking the Minister of Law and Human Rights move the Kerobokan Prison to a more appropriate locale. Prompting the Deputy Governor's call for the move is the fact that the present prison is filled with prisoners beyond its stated capacity and is located in a congested area surrounded by tourism enterprises.

As reported by NusaBali, Sudikerta reminded Jakarta that the Provincial Government had previously offered the Ministry of Justine and Human Rights the opportunity to relocate the Kerobokan Prison to a new location near the Public Rubbish Tip at Suwung (TPA Suwung) in South Denpasar.

“But I do not know the follow up or current status of plans to relocate the Kerobokan Prison. Earlier, the offer of the new location was made to the Minister of Justice,” explained Sudikerta on Friday, April 22, 2016.

In 2015 Governor Pastika offered a 30-hectare plot at the TPA Suwung in order that a new modern prison that could be built to house 1,500-2,000 prisoners.

In the meantime, Sudikerta asked those in charge of the Kerobokan Prison to discharge their responsibilities professionally, including not allowing weapons and contraband to enter the prison area. Sudikerta said the key to good management of the prison rested with ethical and moral behavior, and a shared commitment among those in charge.

Sudikerta also highlighted the fact that conflict between criminal gangs (mass organizations) continue to flare up despite all parties having signed a peace pledge before the governor on December 17, 2015.

Referring to the latest unrest at the prison that occurred on Thursday April 21, 2016, Sudikerta said the unsafe situation of the prison is affecting Bali’s image as a tourism destination. He went on to disdain the leaders of “mass organizations” (criminal gangs) who he complained are not honoring the peace agreement made with the government.

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Nurturing Mother Nature
Honoring the Earth and Educating a Coming Generation at Bali Safari and Marine Park on Earth Day 2016

Bali Safari & Marine Park’s annual celebration of Earth Day was marked this year with a visit from the children of the Eben Haezer Orphanage in Bali. In a day packed with fun activities organized across the 40-hectare Park, the Bali Safari Educational Team created events intended to instill a concern and love for the natural environment.

Among the interesting activities organized for the visiting children were lessons in making water retention wells or bio-pores; creating useful items from recyclable materials; and witnessing how the Park’s Safari Rangers make recycled paper from elephant manure (“Poo Paper”). These activities reflect the “green commitment” of Bali Safari and its deep concern for the planet earth.



The “Green Safari” organized for the children hosted by the Park represent just one aspect of a much wider commitment to educate the public on the importance of environmental protection and share practical steps to create a greener world. By sharing simple, practical steps that can be performed by the public, such as teaching kids how to make bio pore retention wells, the Park hopes to become agents of change in the community.

By sharing with the coming generation how to create bio-pores or retention wells, Bali Safari and Marine Park hopes that the children will take this know-how back to their home communities. Bio-pores can be easily constructed and have been proven highly effective in helping to capture and return rainwater to the water table. By filling these wells with organic waste rich sources of compost are also created that will help enrich the soil.

The general manager of the Bali Safari and Marine Park, William Santoso, said such activities are very worthwhile in increasing environmental awareness and are in keeping with the Park’s mission statement: “A Green Safari is a Cleaner Bali.” Continuing, Santoso said: “The celebration of Earth Day is one of the most important days on the calendar and demands the participation of everyone. We all share a responsibility to take a role in safeguarding the place we call ‘home’ or Mother Earth. We hope that programs such as these will make a meaningful contribution to Bali’s natural environment. By remaining active in all ‘Green Living’ initiatives we hope to make Bali - the home of our animals, our staff and their families a healthier place to live.”

Earth Day is marked annually every April 22nd in 192 countries around the world with activities designed to raise awareness of the need to protect the delicate world environment.

This globally important day was first commemorated on April 22, 1970.


Caught by the Seat of his Pants
Young American Tourist Caught Shoplifting from Ubud, Bali Store

A 22-year-old American, Noah Pardue,  is in police custody in Ubud, Central Bali after being caught trying to steal a pair of pants from a local shop.

As reported by BaliPost.com, Noah Pardue purchased a pair of trousers from Art Shop 69 Slam mid-day on Friday, April 22, 2016. A worker in the store saw Pardue attempt to conceal a second pair of pants in his shopping without paying. When confronted by the store employee, the American was evasive and refuse to allow his belonging to be checked.

During the questioning, Pardue tried to flee the store. With shop workers screaming “thief” and they followed in hot pursuit of the American. Subdued by local residents a short distance later, Pardue continued to refuse to discuss the theft and the fact that he was carrying two pairs of trousers when, in fact, he had paid for only one.



Surrounded by a crowd of spectators, Noah Pardue tried to make another escape running down Monkey Forest Road and dashing in and out of several restaurants.

By this stage, Police from the local precinct had joined the chase aided by photos of the man recorded on hand phones. Pardue was eventually discovered hiding in a water tower, wet from head to toe.

As police escorted the American through the busy streets of Ubud, angry bystanders began to scream demands for the administration of simple street justice. Fearing for the man’s safety, police quickly evacuated him to the relative safety of a cell at the Ubud Police Precinct.

Police have sinced moved the American to the Gianyar Police headquarters for further interviews as they prepare a criminal case to be handed to prosecutors.


Fire in Seminyak
Two Rooms Damaged by Fire in Under-Construction Portion of Alila Seminyak Hotel

A fire at the new Hotel Alila Seminyak in the Petitenget area of Seminyak destroyed two rooms in a portion of the hotel not yet open to the public.

The blaze began at 12:30 on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, and destroyed two 4 x 6-meter rooms. A short circuit is suspected to have been the cause of the fire.

As reported by NusaBali, no injuries resulted from the fire that was extinguished within one hour of its discovery.

Eight fire trucks were dispatched to the scene of the fire.

A fire official put the total loss at approximately Rp. 1 billion.

The customers residing in the block of the hotel already open for business were unaffected by the fire.


Bali Airport Ranked Among the Very Best
Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport Named 3rd Best Among Airports Serving 15-25 Million Passengers Per Year

Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport has won third place for passenger service among the world’s airports serving 15-25 million passengers annually.

The Airport Service Quality Awards (ASQ) is a world-renowned global benchmarking program measuring passengers’ satisfaction based on feedback from actual travelers. The yearlong selection process surveys the opinions of 550,000 air passengers using 300 airports spread across 80 countries.

Winning first place in the same category was Gimpo Airport in Seoul, South Korean with second place in the ASQ Awards going to Tianhe Airport in China.

As reported by Metrobali.com, the announcement of the winners in the ASQ Awards was made at the annual conference of Airports Council International (ACI) held on the Gold Coast in Australia, April 18-20, 2016. On hand to receive the award on behalf of Bali’s Airport was the General Manager of Ngurah Rai International Airport, Trikora Hardjo.

The same award ceremony named Bali’s airport as “The Most Improved Airport 2015.”

When Bali’s airport first joined the ASQ ranking system in 2012, the service quality was put at only 4.74. That rating has improved dramatically to 60.7 in the latest survey.

Among the 34 separate areas surveyed by ASQ were overall service, including airport access, check-in process, availability and cleanliness of toilets, security, shopping and dining facilities.


World’s Police Officers to Meet in Bali
Annual General Meeting of INTERPOL to be Held in Bali in November 2016

Bali will serve as host to the 85th General Assemble of Interpol (The International Criminal Police Organization - ICPO) in November 2016.

More than 2,000 representatives from 190 countries are expected to travel to Bali, revealed Bali Chief of Police, General Sugeng Priyanto, speaking at a Seminar at a session on hotel security at a national conference of the Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI) on Saturday, April 23, 2016.

Quoted by the State News Agency Antara, General Priyanto said: “Based on my experience (attending INTERPOL General Assemblies), in addition to attending the conference, the participants also bring their spouses and families for a holiday meaning 3,000 to 3,500 people may visit Bali.”

Organizers have already conducted two inspections at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) that will serve as the venue for the important conference.

Priyanto said the quality of the meeting facilities in Bali has truly impressed representatives of INTERPOL during their advance surveys.

The Indonesian Police Force will handle security for the conference and will supply a fleet of new vehicles to shuttle delegates around the Island during the course of the conference.


Take Our Advice: Bali’s the Best!
TripAdvisor Heaps Honors on Bali as Best Island in Asia and 5th Best Island in the World

TripAdvisor has named Bali as Asia best tourism destination in its 2016 ranking of the “best of the best”. The same ranking saw Bali named the 5th Best Island in the World with and the Bali destination of Ubud named as the 10th Best Desination in the World.

TripAdvisor is an authoritative voice in travel with an estimated 350 million visitors browsing their website every month to view the more than 290 million community-member opinions regarding 5.3 million accommodation providers, restaurants and tourist attractions.

Selection to TripAdvisor’s list of the “best of the best” is based on algorithms that for an entire year count the quantity and quality of visits to the pages on TripAdvisor detailing accommodation, restaurants and tourism objects in a given destination.

The 10 best islands in Asia according to TripAdvisor are.
  1. Bali, Indonesia
  2. Phuket, Thailand
  3. Ko Samui, Thailand
  4. Koh Tao, Thailand
  5. Lombok, Indonesia
  6. Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
  7. Boracay, Philippines
  8. Langkawi, Malaysia
  9. Havelock Island, India
  10. Taketomicho Iriomote-jima, Japan


Waiting for the Next Big One
Experts Say Bali at High Risk of Earthquake and Tsunami

The head of the Disaster Mitigation from Earthquakes and Tsunamis at the Meteorology, Climate and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), Daryono, recently told Beritabali.com that Bali is at high risk of a major earthquake.

Daryono confirmed that Bali has a long history of earthquakes that have cost lives and resulted in major property damage.

Speaking at a conference on Disaster Management held in Sanur, Bali on Monday, April 18, 2016, Daryono said: “The potential for earthquakes remains high because Bali is positioned between two sources of quakes. North of Bali is the Flores Back Arc Thrust Belt while to the south is the subduction zone separating the Indo-Australian Plate and the Eurasian Plate.”

The Chief of the Disaster Mitigation Agency for Bali (BPBD-Bali), Made Indra, said those living in the north of Bali may have less than 5 minutes to seek high ground against a tsunami following an earthquake. People living in Bali’s south, aided by tsunami sirens, may have as much as 30 minutes to seek the safety of higher ground.

Bali has suffered catastrophic earthquakes resulting in substantial loss of life in 1817, 1857 and 1917. Some have speculated that an earthquake-prone area will experience a major seismic event on an average of once every one hundred years, which could mean Bali is ready for its next major quake at any time.

A 1974 earthquake that struck Seririt in the regency of Buleleng, North Bali, killed an estimated 573 people and left nearly 5,000 people injured.Despite the high loss of life, this Seririt earthquake affected a fairly limited geographical region.

Indra said that not every earthquake creates a tsunami. To generate a tsunami an earthquake must generally measure above 7.0 on the Richter scale, create a vertical fracture and occur at a relatively shallow depth.

Bali is divided into three zones most at risk of earthquakes:
  • Zone 1: Comprised of the regencies of Klungkung, Bangli and Karangasem.
  • Zone 2: Comprised of the regencies of Tabanan, Jembrana and the City of Denpasar.
  • Zone 3: Comprised of the regencies of Badung and Gianyar.
BPBD-Bali confirmed that Bali has 9 tsunami warning sirens in operation and have asked for 10 more sirens to be installed by the Central Government.

Recent news reports, however, state that all the warning buoys that trigger the sirens ashore are no longer in operating order.

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Purple Drains, Purple Drains
PDAM Answers Fears that Tukad Badung Pollution is Contaminating Denpasar’s Water Supply

Customers of the State Water Board (PDAM) are complaining of murky water coming from their water taps, concerned that the water quality is being affected by the severe pollution of water sources, such as the Badung River (Tukad Badung) in Denpasar.

In response, the CEO of PDAM Tirta Mangutama Badung, I Made Subarga Yasa, told NusaBali that the occasional murkiness in the water supply is not due to the pollution of Tukad Badung, but due instead to leaking water pipes.

Yasa that while the water of the Tukad Badung is heavily polluted and has become a receptacle for trash and plastic, all water used by PDAM goes through a rigorous series of filtrations and purifications.

At the same time, Yasa said action must be taken to clean the Tukad Bandung as both the rate of water flow and depth of the river are being adversely affected by trash in what has become a flowing trash receptacle for the people living along the river’s banks.


Foreign ‘Ownership’ of Land in Indonesia
New Government Decree Issued on Foreign Land Ownership in Indonesia

The Minister of Land and Spatial Planning/Chairperson of the National Land Affairs Agency (BPN) has issued Regulation No. 13 of 2016 regarding the transfer of ownership of homes for foreign residents in Indonesia.

The new regulation permits foreign residents of Indonesia to directly purchase homes in Indonesia providing the subject homes meet the following minimum price levels:
  • DKI Jakarta Rp. 10 billion
  • Banten Rp. 5 billion
  • West Java Rp. 3 billion
  • Yogyakarta Rp. 3 billion
  • East Java Rp. Rp. 5 billion
  • Bali Rp. 3 billion
  • West Nusa Tenggara Rp. 2 billion
  • North Sumatra Rp. 2 billion
  • East Kalimantan RP. 2 billion
  • South Sulawesi Rp. 2 billion
  • All other regions Rp. 1 billion
The new regulation also stipulate:
  • Foreigners purchasing an apartment or a single-family residence must hold residency status.
  • The apartment or single-family residence that can be held by a foreigner with “Hak Pakai” (Right of Use) or “Hak Pengelolaan” (Right of Management) status must, at least initially, be purchased from the Government or from a developer.
  • Hak Pakai title is valid for a maximum period of 80 years.
  • If the foreigner dies or is no longer an Indonesian resident, the land must be sold to a “qualified buyer” within one-year.
  • A property can be inherited by a family member who is a foreigner if that person holds residency in Indonesia.
  • The much-coveted “freehold” (Hak Milik) remains closed to foreigners in Indonesia.
Luxury Taxes may apply on the transaction in which a foreign resident acquires an apartment or single-family residence.

While members of the real estate industry welcomed the clarifying legislation, many are adopting a “wait and see” stance in order to obtain a better understanding of actual legal practice as it applies to foreigners involved in Indonesian property transactions.

Other real estate professionals complain that the government has taken too long to open real estate transactions to foreign buyers, announcing deregulating terms only after the market is in a state of decline.

The new regulations may also prove problematic for foreigners seeking to own land in Indonesia. Particularly challenging issues remain with the fact that Indonesian property purchasers have traditionally shown little interest in purchasing land held under “Hak Paki” title, given the expensive and time-consuming proceduresrequired  to convert “Hak Pakai” into “Hak Milik.” This fact may prejudice the saleability and purchase price of a proprery held by a foreigner under "hak pakai" title.

Also raising concerns is a provision that mandates the State can auction a land held by a foreigner if he or she is unable to sell the property within one year after their residency status ends. Many suspect that this process would result in an unfair price far below the property’s actual market value.

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Out for a Night, Out for a Week
Australian Tourist Target of Violent Attack at Sky Garden in Kuta, Bali

The Sky Garden Night Club in Kuta has featured prominently in local and Australian media with photos and articles of a brutal attack suffered by an Australian tourist while visiting the nightspot on Saturday, April 2, 2016.

Pictures in the Australian press showed a horribly battered Joseph Joshua Hughes (32) at the Bali International Medical Center (BIMC) in Kuta being treated for cuts, abrasions, and broken bones. One report in the Australian press said Hughes required a steel plate be surgically installed on his skull as a result of the attack.

Because of the severity of his injuries, a complaint with the Bali Police was only filed five days after the attack on April 7, 2016.

Police now claim that the lateness of that report has complicated their investigations. The CCTV tape taken from the Sky Garden reportedly does not present a clear recording of the attack, which occurred on the premises.

Police also claim that other foreign customers who may have witnessed the attack and the victim have already left Bali.

As reported by Radar Bali, in reviewing the case, Wayan Sumara, the head of the Kuta Police Precinct reminded the security at Sky Garden not to use violent force in carrying out their responsibilities.

After a series of recent violence incidents at the Sky Garden, leaders of the Kuta Village (Bendesa Kuta) secured a pledge from the management of the Club that they would voluntarily close the Club if violent incidents re-occurred in the future. Wayan Swarsa the Bendesa Adat of Kuta said he was prepared to demand enforcement of that agreement if Security Guards were found to be at blame in the latest attack.

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Bali Update #913
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Bali Update #912
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Bali Update #911
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Bali Update #910
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Bali Update #909
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Bali Update #903
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Bali Update #902
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Bali Update #896
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Bali Update #894
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Bali Update #893
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Bali Update #892
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Bali Update #891
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Bali Update #890
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Bali Update #889
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Bali Update #888
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Bali Update #887
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Bali Update #886
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Bali Update #885
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Bali Update #884
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Bali Update #883
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Bali Update #882
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Bali Update #881
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Bali Update #880
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Bali Update #879
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Bali Update #878
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Bali Update #877
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Bali Update #876
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Bali Update #875
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Bali Update #874
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Bali Update #873
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Bali Update #872
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Bali Update #871
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Bali Update #870
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Bali Update #868
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Bali Update #867
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Bali Update #866
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Bali Update #865
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Bali Update #864
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Bali Update #863
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Bali Update #862
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Bali Update #861
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Bali Update #860
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Bali Update #859
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Bali Update #858
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Bali Update #857
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Bali Update #856
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Bali Update #855
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Bali Update #854
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Bali Update #853
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Bali Update #852
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Bali Update #851
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Bali Update #850
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Bali Update #847
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Bali Update #843
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Bali Update #841
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Bali Update #839
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Bali Update #796
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