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BALI UPDATE #1132 - 14 May 2017


School Daze
Bali Lawmaker at National House of Representatives Wants Government to Close International Schools Operating Outside the Law

A Bali legislator serving on Commission X in the National House of Representative (DPR-RI), Wayan Koster, wants the government to take strong action against international schools in Bali operating without the required licenses and permits.

Koster's calls for the erring international schools to be immediately closed whenever found to be operating in violation of the law and uncooperative in efforts to bring the school into conformance with the existing regulations. Said Koster: "If schools wearing the label 'international' in Bali do not have a permit, we will check. If it's true that they have no permit, just close them. Don't use the title 'international' if that is a lie and your services are in disarray."

Koster's comments were made on Friday, August 29, 2014 and quoted in The Bali Post.

Koster is a member of Commission X of DPR-RI charged with educational matters before the House.

He said that observations in the field have revealed many problems at international schools in Indonesia that provide education for expatriate children and the offspring of the Indonesian elite. According to the legislator, the high tuitions charged by international schools damage the Indonesian education system. He also bemoaned what he said is discrimination against local teachers.

Citing allegations of sexual molestation of students still under investigation at the Jakarta International School, he asked the Minister of Education and Culture be more selective in issuing licenses to international schools. Koster also demanded that international schools follow the national curriculum established by the Ministry.

Admitting enforcement by the Ministry of Education and Culture has been weak, Koster said: "We've been tricked. It's apparent that many (schools) are unlicensed and do not teach our National curriculum. This is a violation (of the law) and must be punished."

In a separate meeting, the head of Bali's Education, Youth and Sports Service (Disdikpora-Bali), Tjok Istri Agung Kusuma Wardhani said her office has yet to receive a response to a letter sent to the Ministry of Education and Culture asking for guidance on the problems posed by international schools without licenses in Bali. Disdikpora-Bali is asking the Ministry for clarification on their authority to take enforcement action against international schools found to be operating illegally on the Island.

A Flood of Newcomers in Bali
Renon Officials in Bali Conduct Identity Checks to Keep Track of a Migrant Population Now Outnumbering Balinese by 5 to 1.

The Renon area of Bali's capital city of Denpasar reflects migration pressures posed generally by non-Balinese newcomers to the Island.

According to NusaBali, migrants now outnumber local Balinese by a factor of 5:1 in Renon.

The chief of the traditional village of Renon (Bendesa Pakraman Renon), I Made Sutama, convened a meeting of pacalang, neighborhood security officers (Hansip), Kelurahan staff and enforcement offices from Denpasar (Satpol PP) providing guidelines on taking stock and recording data connected with migrant Indonesians living in Renon. The briefing was held in front of Pura Kahyangan in Renon on Thursday, August 28, 2014.

Sutama revealed that "original" residents of Renon number 716 families representing 3,428 people. A count carried out prior to Lebaran put the total number of Renon resident, both native and migrant, at 3,828 families totaling around 10,000 people. "This is burdensome, with a ratio of 5 to 1 between newcomers and native locals," said Sutama.

Sutama said he was thankful that migrant newcomers held the required official identification and had housing in Renon. He worried that some Renon residents have sublet their properties without reporting the names and details of people occupying these residents. Sutama worried that such administrative lapses by people living in Renon represents an opportunity for criminality,

Denpasar municipal regulations require people living in the City to have a national identity card (KTP) that must first be presented to Sutama's office to obtain a mandatory recommendation to be allowed to live in Renon. That recommendation is then forwarded to community officials who issued a Seasonal Residency Card (KIPEM).

In addition the the requirement to hold an identity card (KTP), Sutama reminded that migrants must also submit separate passport photos that are used by law enforcement in identifying criminal suspects. "We hope that Renon remains safe, but because of the great number of migrants we continue to take anticipatory steps. The submission of a photographs is done so we know clearly who is staying in Renon. If people don't want to follow our rules, then don't stay in Renon," explained Sutama.

When surveying sweeps are conducted in Renon and residents are discovered to not hold the necessary KTP their details are carefully recorded with the subject individual handed over to Denpasar enforcement officials (Satpol PP). Included in the sweeps are five Renon community units (banjar).

Recent sweeps netted 19 native residents and 50 migrants who could not present the required KTP. The 69 people are now being processed by Satpol PP.

Go Go Gadget
Bruneian Diplomat Attending UN Conference in Nusa Dua Bali Loses Computer Gadget to a Thief

A diplomat from Brunei attending the 6th United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (INAOC) held in Bali August 29-30, 2014 had his lap top stolen while attending a meeting at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center in South Bali on Friday, August 29, 2014.

The Deputy Chief of Mission for the Brunei Embassy in Indonesia, Ahmad Nasri bin Abdul Latief, told police that he left his Samsung Tablet on a table to welcome Brunei's Minister of Foreign Affairs, only to discover it missing when he returned to the table.

Radar Bali put the value of the missing gadget at Rp. 8 million (US$695).

The head of the South Kuta police precinct confirmed the theft report filed by the Bruneian diplomat. When the theft was initially reported police were able to use a GPS tracking device that confirmed the instrument had left the Nusa Dua area.

The lack of CCTV camera coverage of the area in which the theft reportedly occurred has thwarted attempts by police to identify the thief.

This was not the first time Ahmad Nasri has been the victim of a theft while serving the Sultanate of Brunei as a diplomat in Indonesia. On February 2, 2014, Nasri reported that a bag he was carrying at Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport was snatched by a thief. In that incident the diplomat lost a Galaxy notebook, ATM and identity papers, Rp. 400,000 (US$35) and Bruneian currency equivalent to US$17,400.

Reclaiming Sanity
Questions Persist How Benoa Bay Reclamation Project can Proceed when Official Review by Bali's Udayana University Found Project Non-Viable in Every Regard

In its continuing coverage of the controversy surrounding plans for the reclamation and major development of Benoa Bay, Bali Post reports a detailed feasibility study undertaken by Bali's Udayana University found plans to reclaim the bay not viable on a technical, environmental, social-cultural or economic basis.

The final draft of study, financed by the PT Tirta Wahana Bali International (TWBI) who desire to develop the project, was reviewed in a meeting held at Udayana University on Monday, September 2, 2013. That meeting was attended by leading professors, academic deans and a cross section of professors lasting four hours. At the end of the meeting, agreement was reached declaring that the reclamation of Benoa Bay was technically impossible, environmentally unsound, potentially damaging to the social-cultural milieu and financially non-viable.

The Rector of Udayana University Professor Dr. Ketut Suastika, accompanied the chairman of Agency for Research and Service to the People (LPPM) Professor Ketut Satriawan, commenting on the feasibility study conducted by Udayana University, said: "After we received the results, then there was a discussion with participation by both those conducting the feasibility study and those assigned to review it. The consensus was that the reclamation of Benoa Bay was not suitable to be continued."

Suastika statement was reinforced and supported by Satriawan. He said that in a substantive way all four means of evaluating the project - technically, environmentally, social-culturally and economically - were declared nonviable by the team of reviewers. Satriawan said that non-viability on any single one aspect of the four criteria would mean the reclamation cannot not proceed.

The result of the review undertaken by Udayana University have formed the basis for rejection of the Benoa Bay project by many intellectuals and academics in Bali.

Speaking on behalf of the Forum for University Rectors in Bali where he serves as chairman, Suastika said his organization is opposed to the reclamation projection. Similarly the Association of Places of Higher Education in Indonesia (Aptisi), represented by its secretary Dr Shri Gst Ngr Arya Wedakarna, has also made an official statement rejecting the reclamation project.

Joining the protest, the Executive Association of University Students in Bali (BEM) representing the student community has rejected the planned reclamation.

Bali's Busy Airport
Bali's Airport Handled 15.6 million passengers in 2013 with Passenger Numbers Continuing to Rise

Following the renovation of Bali's Ngurah Rai Airport that cost Rp. 2.8 trillion (US$ 243 million), the Island's sole airport continues to record rapid growth both in terms of the number of flights and the number of passengers handled.

PT Angkasa Pura I - the State-owned company managing the airport, reports that traffic through the airport is increasing at an average 13% per year.

In terms of flight movements handled, Bali's airport handled 113,000 flights in 2012. In 2013 that number increased to 125,000 flights.

Meanwhile passengers traveling through the airport increased  substantially from 2012 when 14.2 million passengers used Bali's air gateway to 15.6 million passengers in 2013.

As reported by Radar Bali, Bali's newly renovated airport has been designed to handle a maximum of 25 million domestic and international passengers each year. This level of carrying capacity makes Bali Indonesia largest airport (in terms of capacity), followed by Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta airport with a carrying capacity of 22 million passengers. This is followed by Kualaname Airport in Deli with a capacity for 8.1 millon.

An Epic Visit
India Films Star to make Whirlwind visit to Bali

Following recent hints by A.S. Takhi, the Indian Consulate General in Bali, that Bollywood stars would soon be paying visits to Bali, DenPost reports that two mega-star of the Indian TV serial Mahabrata will make a one-day appearance in Denpasar on October 5, 2014.

The program depicting the ancient Hindu folktale has a huge following both on TV and via pirated VCDs in Bali.

Expected to make a brief appearance in Bali on October 5th is Duryodhana who portray Panca Pandawa together with Karna.

Busy schedules only permit a single day's visit to Bali.

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The Bali Land Grab
Property Prices in Bali's Capital of Denpasar Double over Past Year

The chairman of the Bali chapter of Real Estate Indonesia (REI-Bali) I Gusti Made Aryawan views property prices in South Bali overinflated following an increase of as much as 70% over the past year.

As reported by,  Aryawan blames escalating real estate prices on the strong desire in the market to own a piece of land in Bali in the face of the limited amount of land available to purchasers,

Quoted on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, Aryawan said, "Because ownership of land here (Bali) is viewed by some people as a matter of personal prestige, in the end these people will purchase land at any price asked."

The REI chairman said it has now become difficult to find land in Bali's capital of Denpasar selling at Rp. 300 million per are (US$26,000). An are of land is equal to 100 square meters. Land in Denpasar prices lower than Rp. 300 meter per can only be found in areas bordering on other regencies, such as Gianyar.

On the average, a low-cost residence with 36 square meters of floor space on a one are plot (100 square meters) is now selling for Rp. 600 million (US$52,000).

Aryawan warned that if the current situation continues unabated the real estate price surge in Denpasar will be duplicated in other regions of the Island.

Leading in Legian
Pratiwi Tjahja Named to Lead Post by Akmani Legian in Bali

Veteran Indonesian hotelier Pratiwi Tjahja has been appointed as Executive Assistant Manager for the 154-room and villa The Akmani Legian, part of the Akmani Hotel Group.

Pratiwi's carer as a hotelier started with the Bali Intercontinental Resort, paving the way for a career in both business and leisure tourism that has seen her take assignments in Bali, Lombok and Jakarta. Previous appointments include general management roles with Kuta Lagoon Resort and Club Bali Resort. Taking on jobs as the Director of Sales and Marketing over the past 11 years she has worked at 4 and 5 star hotels, including Harris Resort Kuta, Sheraton Senggigi Beach Resort, Sanur Paradise Plaza & Suites and Redtop Hotel & Convention Center Jakarta.

In her new role, Pratiwi will also lead a major transformation of sidewalk shopping complex into dining and amusement venue supporting the fun and dynamic lifestyle in Legian.

And the Cabinet was Bare
7 Members of Presidential Cabinet Must Leave Office Early to Take Up Elected Posts in Indonesian House of Representatives

As Indonesia moves into the final stretch prior to the October 20, 2014 inauguration of its 7th President Joko Widodo and his vice-president Jusuf Kalla, the chairs surrounding President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at Cabinet meetings will be largely empty.

A total seven ministers currently seated in the Cabinet are expected to soon tender their formal resignation, a requirement under the law in order for them to assume their newly elected posts as members of the National House of Representatives (DPR-RI) on October 1, 2014.

Widely expected to vacate their ministerial roles before October 1st are:
  • Syarief Hasan, Minister for Cooperatives and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises.
  • Zulfilki Hasan, Minister for Forestry.
  • E.E. Mangindaan, Transportation Minister.
  • Jero Wacik, Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources.
  • Muhamin Iskandar, Manpower Minister.
  • Helmi Faishal Sanini, Minister for Underdeveloped Region.
  • Tifatul Sembiring, Minister for Communications.
President SBY is expected to leave the ministerial posts vacant in the approximate one-month gap before Joko Widodo takes office and appoints his own retinue of ministers. Management matters affecting the ministries without ministers at the helm will be overseen by Coordinating Ministers who remain in office until the new Government is seated.

As reported by Jakarta Globe, one minister, Lukman Hakin Saifuddin, only recently appointed to head the troubled Ministry of Religious Affairs has decided to stay on until October 20th, automatically relinquishing his right to take up his elected post on the DPR-RI.

Appointed to the post of Minister for Religious Affairs when his predecessor resigned due to corruption allegations, Lukam Hakim Saifuddin decided the demands for care and attention of the 168,000 Indonesian Moslems traveling to Mecca on this years haj pilgrimage outweighed in importance the chance to take his chair in the House of Representatives.

Saifuddin assumed the head of the Religious Affairs Ministry when Suryadharma Ali was named a suspect in the loss of Rp. 1 trillion (US$87 million) in government procurement of hajj pilgrimage services.

A Tarnished Legacy

President SBY who came to office on a pledge of fighting corruption will leave office with at least three Ministers, all members of the Democratic Party led by the President, tarnished by corruption cases:
  • Jero Wacik, the  Balinese minister, who held two portfolios under SBY for Tourism and later for Energy and Mineral Resource was formerly named in early September as a suspect for extorting funds while in office,
  • Syarief Hasan, Minister for Cooperatives and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises is implicated in an unfolding illegal procurement case in which his son, Rievan Avrian, won procurement contracts for items needed by the Ministry headed by his father.
  • Andi Mallalarangeng, former Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs, ia now charged with causing the state losses of Rp. 2.5 trillion (US$ 217 million).

Making Tracks in Bali
Jakarta Awaiting Bali's Signature on MoU for Round-Island Rail System

The State News Agency Antara reports that the Director of Traffic and Trains at the Directorate of Trains, Hanggoro Budi Wiryawan said the Central Government is still waiting for a formal memorandum of understanding with the provincial government of Bali needed to proceed further with plans to build a train system to circle the Island.

"We are still waiting for a note of understanding from the provincial government of Bali to move ahead on the construction of the round Bali rail system," said Hanggoro in Bali on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Adding, "We need a MoU to move quickly and help quickly realize the subject rail system."

The subject MoU will make the Province responsible for securing right-of-ways needed to create the track systems.

The government official said the tourist rail system is needed to move tourists around the Island and reduce current traffic congestion and growing traffic problems in the coming years. The proposed rail system is also lauded for its potential to reduce the cost of moving around Bali and its energy-saving potential.

The current cost of the round-Bali rail system is put at between Rp 5-7 trillion (US$ 434 -608 million).

Good Morning Vietnam!
Vietnam Airlines Plans to Add More Indonesian Flight Including Flight to Bali

Vietnam Airlines has announced plans to increase flight frequencies between Vietnam and Indonesia in order to grow the respective tourism industries of the two nations. quotes the Ambassador of Vietnam for Indonesia, Nguyen Xuan Thuy, as saying a great potential for tourism exists for developing tourism between Vietnam and Indonesia.

"The growth in tourist arrivals in both countries has grown steadily since direct flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta commence in late 2012," said Ambassador Nguyen on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 in Jakarta.

The Ambassador suggested that Vietnam Airlines plans to soon increase the number of direct flights between the two countries.

The representative for Vietnam Airlines in Indonesia, Nghiem Van Khanh, said, "Currently under study are flights between Jakarta and Hanoi and from Vietnam to Bali."

Since Vietnam Airlines commenced flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta it has carried 88,000 passengers and expects to carry more than 100,000 passengers in all 2014.

Greed Precedes the Bust
Real Estate Leader Warns that Bali Hotel Development is Uncontrolled, Overbuilt and has Exceeded Local Environment's Carrying Capacity

The vice-chairman of the Bali chapter of Real Estate Indonesia (REI), I Made Sudhana, is urging the provincial government of Bali to declare a moratorium on permits for new hotels in Bali. Sudhana warns that as the result of uncontrolled development, Bali's current condition has become chaotic, dirty and highly disordered.

Speaking to, Sudhana  said on Monday, September 1, 2014: "Hotels can now be found in every corner of Bali. Most are budget hotels. Because of this we urged the provincial government of Bali to urgently limit building permits for new hotels."

Sudhana believes that budget hotels are being built and managed by local and foreign entities with little or no regard for the environment's carrying capacity. Some new hotels, moreover, are being built on postage-stamp sized plots of land of only 8 are (800 square meters). Projects on such minuscule pieces of land mean little or no space is reserved for parking or garden areas to absorb groundwater.

"In the end, the vehicles of hotel guests must park on the side of roads resulting in more traffic congestion in Bali. The chaotic situation of Bali grows more chaotic," explained Sudhana.

Also of concern, according to Sudhana, the average occupancy levels of hotels in Bali continue to decline. Based on statistics from the National Statistics Bureau (BPS) for July 2014 showed an average occupancy of 61.40%, down 0.70% from the average of 62.10% reported in June 2014. When compared to the same period in 2013, occupancies in July 2014 are down 1.04% from 62.44% one year ago.

Sudhana insists that his call for a moratorium on new hotels is not without basis. He says the number of new hotels in Bali continues to rise. almost beyond the limits of anyone's ability to calculate. Hotels are popping up in every district and sub district of the Island.

Reports from BPS estimated that by the end of 2016 Bali will open another 67 hotels that are home to 12,226 rooms. Of that number an estimated 40% is comprised of three-star hotels.

The official count says Bali had 25,400 hotel rooms at the end of 2012. Another 4,700 rooms were added in 2014, with another 4,100 estimated to come on line in 2014-2016. 

This means Bali will have 34,200 rooms on sale by the end of 2016. Not included in this total are new condotel units estimated to number at east 13,000 by the end of 2016.

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Indonesia's Tourism Economy is Booming
Growth of Indonesia's Tourism Economy Outpacing the National Economy for Semester One 2014 quotes Indonesia's Minister of Tourism and the Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pangestu, saying that in the first half of 2014 domestic tourists in Indonesia number 107 million who spent an estimated Rp. 76.16 trillion (US$6.6 billion).

These results, according to the Minister, allow her to remain optimistic that a target of 255 domestic tourists taking a holiday by the end of 2014 remains achievable.

Her optimism, she claimed, is buoyed further by the numerous events and festivals, both on a national and international level, being held across the nation and promoted to the media.

The Minister continued, saying: "To increase domestic tourism numbers promotional efforts launched at main markets must be undertaken, including working together with airlines."

The Minister said tourism and the creative economy has become a major source of growth in the national economy. The Gross National Tourism Product through the end of the first-half of 2014 grew 6.86%, growing faster than the national economy as a whole that grew 5.17% in the same period.

The contribution of tourism to the Gross National Product for the first semester of 2014 hit Rp. 136.76 trillion (US$ 11.9 billion). Minister Pangestu said: "The biggest contribution came from the restaurant sector at Rp. 104.06 trillion (US$9 billion) followed by the hotel sector at Rp. 19.51 trillion (US$1.7 billion) and recreational-entertainment centers at Rp. 13.18 trillion (US$1.15 billion).

Meanwhile the Minister projects that the creative economy has grown 5.12% during the first half of 2014, a rate approximately equal to the rate of growth for the Indonesian economy as a whole.

A Lion's Share of Blame
Indonesian Safety Board Issues Damning Report on Lion Air Crash in Bali on April 13, 2013.

Indonesia's National Traffic Safety Safety Committee (NTSC) has handed down a damning report on Indonesia's fast-growing Lion Air in connection with the crash of a Boeing 737-800 on April 13, 2013 on final approach to Bali's Ngurah Rai International Airport.

The final report highlighted serious deficiencies by the airline in the area of pilot competency and emergency response procedures.

The NTSC report concluded:
  • There was poor communication between the pilot and co-pilot in the minutes leading up to the crash.
  • Poor weather at the time of the crash obstructed the cockpit from having a clear view of the runway.
  • The plane was being flown the first officer at the time of the crash.
  • The first officer could not see the runway as he descended through 900 feet on final approach.
  • The crew disengaged the autopilot and auto throttle as they passed 500 feet and then flew the aircraft manually.
  • As the plane passed 300 feet the cockpit flight recorder recorded sound thought to be rain on the plane's windshield but without the corresponding sound expected of windshield wipers.
  • At 150 feet the captain assume control of the plane at the same time as the first officer continued to complain that he could not see the runway.
  • Interviews after the crash indicated that the Captain expected to see the runway "at any moment" but the sounding of a ground proximity warning system at 20 feet above ground level caused the pilot to try to initiate a go-around. One second later the aircraft impacted the water  short of runway 90. The Captain's decision to abort the landing was made too late causing the aircraft to pancake into the ocean. A go-around maneuver requires a minimum of 3 seconds and 50 feet of remaining altitude to execute.
  • There were no fatalities among the 108 passengers and crew, but four passengers suffered serious injuries as the result of the crash.
  • The evacuation of the aircraft sitting in the water just short of the runway was botched. The first office tried unsuccessfully to get passengers out of the plane via the right cockpit window. He later opened the right starboard-side service door.
  • A flight attendant was unable to deploy a life raft, claiming she had only ever seen a training film on the procedure.
The NTSC report made critical recommendations to Lion Air addressing crew management skills, flying skills and emergency procedures.

Recommendations for improvement were also made to PT Angkasa Pura I - the authority that manages the airport and the Directorate General of Civil Aviations.

Ups and Down of Indonesian Aviation
Garuda Indonesian CEO Reflects on the Natural Cycles of the World Aviation Industry

The leading Indonesian daily Kompas carried a page-one article in its Friday, September 5, 2014 edition sharing the views of the CEO of the Indonesian national flag carrier Garuda Indonesia, Emirsyah Satar, on the state of the Indonesian carrier and the aviation industry as a whole.

Satar (shown) is scheduled to be replaced in the coming few months as the CEO as the head of Garuda, having reached the mandated end of his tenure as the man in charge of the State-owned air carriers.

Satar's view is that the aviation industry in the Asia-Pacific, including Indonesia, will remain under considerable pleasure for the short term. He sees these pressures as part of a natural economic cycle experienced by airlines universally.

Satar believes a year or more is needed to see airlines in Southeast Asia return to profitable operations.

"Last year, the Asia Pacific experienced its best synergy. Now, while regional airlines continue to grow, sll our experiencing heavy pressure because economic growth is not keeping pace with expectations, the price of fuel has become expensive and competitions from Middle Eastern Airlines. This airline (the Middle Eastern Carrier) has deployed great capacity in the Asia Pacific. A tariff war has really been the result," Emirsyah Satar told Kompas on Thursday, September 4, 2014.

Nonetheless, Emirsyah sees the current condition of Southeast Asian airlines as a normal part of the airline business cycle. While regional airlines are encountering new challenges, airlines operating in the U.S.A. this year are reporting financial success.

However, said Satar, just two years ago U.S. carriers were suffering profound losses. After a number of changes in corporate aviation policy, corrections to cash flow and restructuring debt the condition of the U.S. aviation industry improved. Seeing this also as party of a cycle, he said that U.S. carriers will face new challenges presented by the growing age of their fleets.

"For the Asia-Pacific, I think it will take 12-18 months for conditions to improve. I believe the aviation industry is sufficiently adaptive in the face of external conditions. For example, in 2008 there were those who who predicted that if the price of oil exceeded US$100 per barrel, the world airline industry would collapse. This did not occur. The airlines were quick to adapt," said Emirsyah.

As regards Garuda Indonesia, Emirsyah said Garuda is confronting the fact that the Indonesian rupiah has depreciated at an annual rate of 23% against the U.S. dollar. Maximum fares that can be charge in Rupiahs to the domestic market are limited. Meanwhile, 50% of Garuda's income is in Rupiahs while 75% of the Airlines expenses are in U.S. dollars.

The Indonesian Air Carriers Association (INACA) has called on the government to be more serious in their commitment to assist the domestic aviation industry. "The problems confronting INACA members are many and threaten continued flight operations. When the government shows more commitment to helping us, that will create an atmosphere that is better for the aviation industry," said the chairman of INACA, Arif Wibowo.

Meanwhile, a senior manager of corporate communications for Sriwijaya Air, Agus Soedjono said one of the policies that that the airline industry wait to be corrected is the maximum price they are allowed to charge for flights."To date, because the maximum fare is controlled, we have found it difficult to increase our prices. But, in fact, operating costs continue to increase."

In response to such criticism, the head of public communications for the Ministry of Transportation, JA Barata, insists that the government has given an opportunity to airlines via allowed surcharges for aviation fuel, "These charges do help. Nonetheless, we are considering adjusting correcting the tariffs that airlines can charge," said Barata.

Garuda to Dili Daily
Garuda Signs Agreement with Air Timor for Daily Bali to Dili

The Jakarta Post reports that Garuda Indonesia will start flying between Denpasar, Bali and Dili, the capital of Timor Leste in October 2014.

Plans are to fly on a daily basis in order to tap into the nation's outbound market and serve the many tourists wanting to explore one of the newest nations formed in the former Indonesian province.

Garuda plans, subject to Australian government approval that the proposed flight will continue on to Darwin, Australia. The flight will form part of a joint operation between Garuda Indonesia and Air Timor that was formalized in a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed on Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Garuda sales and marketing director Erik Meijer said on Friday that the carrier was scheduled to run daily flights from Denpasar to Dili in October, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Timor Leste’s flag carrier Air Timor on Tuesday.

The signing took place between Garuda CEO Emirsyah Satar and a director of Air Timor, Francisco Bento ALves Pereira Belchior, The signing was witnessed by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Timor Leste Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao.

Wanted: Bouncers in Bali
New Canggu Club Opens Bounce Trampoline Center

That a visit to Bali has its ups and down is well demonstrated with the opening of the Bounce Trampoline Center at the New Canggu Club.
unce Bali is the first operation of its kind on the island and offers the opportunity to experience gravity defying, airborne acrobatic activities in a safe and controlled environment.

The main free style arena comprises twenty-five interconnected, framed and spring loaded trampolines, completely covered with two inch foam pads to ensure there are no hard surfaces and for added safety. For added safety, padding lines the walls and only one person per each of the twenty-five trampolines allowed to bounce at any time.

There is also a separate, smaller arena of twelve mini tramps providing an opportunity for games of six-a-side dodge ball along with two basketball hoops for slam-dunk competitions. More accomplished acrobats may opt for the angled ramps installed to facilitate back flips, front flips and a number of other airial manoeuvres.

Want to jump off the deep end in Bali?

The activity center contains three trampoline paths leading to a massive pit containing 50 cubic meters of foam. Bouncers are encouraged to use the paths to gain momentum before launching themselves into the pit for a soft and safe landing. Three elite performance tramps in the furthest corner of the Bounce arena will delight gymnastics enthusiasts and those with more advanced acrobatic skills as these trampolines generate more air time, enabling experienced jumpers to complete aerial flips and gravity defying trick sequences adjacent to a foam wall built especially for bouncing onto and practicing your vertical walking skills.

In this high octane, aerial arena the wall becomes the floor and the rules of gravity need not apply!

Observers can watch all of the excitement in cool comfort from the elevated viewing area and enjoy a snack and a beverage from Bounce Bar and Café while you enjoy the entertainment below.

Situated within a brand new, fully air conditioned complex, Bounce Bali is open to the public. Bookings can be made with ease online via allowing you to choose your time and nominate the number of participants in your group, ensuring you are ready to bounce when you arrive for your session.

One-hour time slots are available at Rp100, 000 (US$8.70) per session. Special Bounce socks with extra grip must be worn for safety purposes and are available on arrival for Rp 20,000 (US$1.80).

Bounce is open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday with hours of operation extended until midnight on Friday and Saturday. Sunday sees the center open from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m..

Operators boast the Bounce provides opportunities for skill development, core training and a calorie burning cardio workout. Trampolining is proven to be beneficial for balance and coordination, core strength and general fitness with the added bonus of low impact exercise. A study by NASA determined that ten minutes on a trampoline provided a more effective cardio workout than over thirty minutes of running!

Jalan Canggu Club
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Ph: +62 (361) 848 3939
Fax: + 62 (361) 844 6386


Minister Jero Wacik Resigns
Former Minister of Tourism and Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Resigns Presidential Cabinet After Being Named a Suspect in Corruption Case.

Presidential spokesman, Julian Pasha, has confirmed to the State News Agency Antara that a letter of resignation signed by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Jero Wacik is in the hands of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

According to Pasha, Wacik's resignation took immediate effect from Friday, September 5, 2014.

Pasha said that the question of a successor, even on an ad interim basis to serve the remaining 15 days at the head of the ministry, has yet to be decided.

With the inauguration of Joko Widodo on October 20, 2014 as Indonesia's 7th President, the entire current cabinet steps down on that date.Those elected to legislative seats must resign by September 20th.

Julian Pasha evaded direct questions on whether or not Jero Wacik, just named as a suspect in a corruption case at his ministry by the National Anti-graft Agency (KPK), had met directly with the President prior to tendering his resignation. The KPK alleges that Wacik, a Balinese and former Minister of Tourism and the Creative Economy, extorted Rp. 9.9 billion (US$860,000) from suppliers assigned to the Ministry.

Wacik was absent from a full cabinet meeting held in Jakarta on Friday, Setember 5, 2014.The State News Agency Antara reports that Wacik's name plate was placed on the cabinet table before being abruptly removed by a presidential staff member.

It is uncertain if Wacik, elected to a seat in the National House of Representatives (DPR-RI), will assume his legislative role during the coming legal process to determine his guilt or innocence on the corruption charges that could, if  he is found guilty, send him to prison for 20 years.

The case against Wacik is believed to be connected with the arrest of Rudi Rubianti, who heads the SKKMigas agency, in August 2013 for taking bribes from a Singapore-based energy trader. Later in the same case, a close aide of Wacik secretary general Waryono was apprehended with US$200,000 in cash in his office.

In his trial, Rubianti named Sutan Bhatoegana, a Democratic Party member in the DPR-RI as demanding cash kickbacks in connection with the DSKKMigas tendering process.

Rudi was sentenced to seven years in prison while an execcutive of the Singapore oil trader got 3 years behind bars. Waryono and Sutan are waiting their trial dates,

President SBY, who heads the Democratic Party of which Wacik is a member, made anti-corruption a centerpiece of his presidency. All the members of his Cabinet, including Wacik, signed an "integrity pact" pledging corruption would form no part of their ministerial assignment.

Wacik becomes the latest Democrat official embroiled in a corruption scandal. Several top officials from party chaired by Yudhoyono have either been jailed or are standing or awaiting trial in a range of graft cases.

Noosa Man Missing at Nusa Penida
Search Intensifies for Queensland Man Missing on Bali and Nusa Penida Surfing Trip Since August 26, 2014

The Sate News Agency Antara confirms that police in Bali continue to search for an Australian man man missing for more than 10 days.

Peter James Alexander Maynard (46) of Noosa Queensland was last reported seen at a bungalow on Nusa Penida Island on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

Scheduled to check out on August 28, 2014, Maynard did not return to his accommodation and left his personal belongings, including a surfboard, at the bungalow.

SInce his disappearance police have interviewed owners of local shops and restaurants, but remained baffled by Maynard's disappearance.

The man's wife, Kyie Maynard, is in the area and assisting search efforts.

Police are also not discounting that the man may have disappeared while swimming or surfing in the waters surrounding the island.

Reports have been received of the man surfing on August 27th at several popular ocean spots. A part of a surfboard, identified as belonging to Maynards has also bee recovered from the ocean.

When last seen Peter Maynard was believed to be wearing a bright blue surf vest, dark colored broad shorts and using a white "Hammo" surfboard.

Police and family of the man are imploring anyone with news connected to Maynard disappearance in Bali and Nusa Penida to come forward and share that information with the police.

Ten Cool Hands in Luke's Kitchen
Chef Luke Mangan and Four of Bali's Most Legendary Chefs Join Forces for One Night Only at Salt tapas & Bar on Saturday, September 20, 2014.

Be Warned: They use fire, carry knives and take a non-nonsense approach to their work.

Five of the world’s leading culinary talents will gather in the kitchen of Luke Mangan’s Salt tapas & Bar in Bali on Saturday, September 20th to celebrate the first anniversary of Mangan’s Bali venture.

Five chefs, five courses and paired premium wines – all for only Rp. 1.5 million (US$130).

Arguably, never before has so much talent been gathered in one Kitchen at one time:

Luke Mangan - the man behind Salt tapas and bar is an internationally renowned chef noted for his role as the Ambassador of Australian culinary culture. He operates restaurants in Sydney, Surfer's Paradise, Jakarta, Singapore, Tokyo, on P&O cruise ships and in Bali. He is also a consulting chef for Virgin Australia.

The author of five best-selling cookbooks, he also makes regular TV appearances, managing to fit a wide range of community service activities into his busy schedule.
Will Meyrick - The man who opened Sarong in Bali in 2008, Mama San in Bali in 2011 and E&O in Jakarta - Will Meyrick is an Australian chef who has been so totally seduced by the flavors of Asian street food that he rethinks and presents  these delicacies at his elite restaurant venues.
Mandif Warokka - Named "The Best Bali Chef of 2011" - Mandiff represents the very best of rising culinary stars born and raised in Indonesia. A welcomed guest chef in Michelin starred restaurants in Europe, he established the exceptional dining reputation of JuMaNa at the Banyan Tree Ungasan Bali before moving on to open Teatro Gastronomique in Kerobokan.
Chris Salans - The man who put Mozaic Gatronomique in Ubud on the world culinary map and later co-opened Mozaic Beach Club, Chris Salans prides himself on the use of unique local ingredients presented in a sophisticated manner.
Angus Harrison - A Sydney-sider who earned his cooking stripes at some of New South Wales' most iconic eateries, Angus heads the team at Luke Mangan's Salt taps & bar as Head Chef
ions are essential!

A Night with Luke Mangan and friends
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.
Salt tapas & bar
Peppers Sentosa Seminyak
Jalan Pura Waja Petitenget
Seminyak, Bali

Bookings: Telephone ++62-(0)361 737675

Dining Out at Prego in Nusa Dua
Six Courses of Outstanding Italian Food and the Paired Wines of Luis Felipe Edward on Friday, September 12, 2014

Prego – the Italian restaurant of the Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali will be the setting for a convivilal evening that inclues six-course of outstanding cuisine prepared by Master Chef Alessandro Molini that will be carefully paired with the New World wines of one of Chile’s most progressive and highly awarded wineries - Luis Felipe Edwards.

Representing Luis Felipe Edwards on the evening and sharing tasting note and wine-making anecdotes will be Nick Tullet, commercial director for Asia, Pacific and the Middle East.

The evening of fun, food and memorable wines starts at 7:00 pm on Friday, September 12, 2014 at Prego.

A very special price of only Rp. 850,000 net (US$74) per person covers six-course, paired wine, coffees, teas and waters. Seats at the table are limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis.

The Menu
Anguria compressa all succo d’arancia, feta e rosmarino
Orange juice compressed water melon, feta cheese and rosemary leaves


Ostrica delle mangrovie al limone e basilico dolce
Lemon and Thai basil scented mangrove oyster, tomato gelatin, bread and black olives crumbles

Pupila Sauvignon Blanc


Fagottino di bresaolaalla ricotta mantecata con pesto di rucola
Ricotta cheese stuffed bresaola with arugula pesto

Pupila Chardonnay

Fettuccine all’ uovo al ragout d’anatra
Handmade egg fettuccine pasta tossed with organic duck ragout

Pinot Noir Reserva


Tonno, fagioli e cipollerosse brasate al vino
Grilled tuna, mashed borlotti beans, red wine, braised onions

Cabernet Sauvignon Gran Reserva


Gorgonzola D.O.P. con mostarda di zucca e croccantinoai semi di sesamo
Gorgonzola cheese with pumpkin “mostarda”and sesame seedslavoche

Dona Bernarda


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Singing Up a Storm to Help Children
Indonesian Idol Winner Nowella and Hit Artist Petra Sihombing in Concert October 31, 2014 at Westin Nusa Dua Bali

heir time at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali, Nowela and Petra will meet and greet fans at Prego, the Italian Family Restaurant via an interactive sharing session followed by high tea. After tea, the main event will commence at 7:00 p.m. featuring solo performances by both singers.

A highlight of the evening will be a heartfelt musical collaboration with children chosen from the best performers from leading musical schools across Bali.

Tickets for this annual charity event are priced at just Rp. 100,000 per person (US$8.70). Limited places for the musical rendezvous at Prego will also be available for Rp. 375,000 per person (US$32.75) that includes an elegant high tea.

All proceeds will be donated directly to UNICEF to a project that provides educational opportunities and vaccinates children across the Asia Pacific region.

For the past 19 years Starwood Hotels and Resorts has partnered with UNICEF to raise funds for a number of worthy causes that benefit impoverished children around the world. In the Asia Pacific region alone, the UNICEF Check Out For Children Program has supported the immunization of thousands of young women and children against a number of preventable diseases.
  • For information and reservations telephone:
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Take a Hike!
Baliís SOLEMEN to Walk 100 Kilometers to Help Disabled Athletes

SOLEMEN and their indefatigable supporters will conducts a WADA Event - Walk to Assist Disabled Athletes in Bali covering 100 kilometers through Eastern Bali over 4-days September 23-26, 2014.

The event, intended to raise funds to support disabled athletes and awareness of their plight, will start at Nusa Dua and cover 100 kilometers over 4 days ending at the Ujung Water Palace in Karangasem. Operated in four 25 kilometer legs, walkers will travel through Nusa Dua, Jimbaran, Kuta, Seminyak, Sanur, Ubud, Gianyar, Klungkung, Candidasa and Jasri.

The original concept of the WADA was to raise awareness for the disabled athletes in Bali who struggle to obtain support, both physical and financial, that would enabled them to compete in local, national and international sporting events.

In August 2014, Bali Sports Foundation (BSF) received an invitation from the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation to field a team at the upcoming Asian Para Games held in Korea in late October. With the approval of NPC, the Indonesian National Paralympics Committee (BSF) now has the challenge to not only train the team but to raise the funds necessary to enable the first ever wheelchair rugby team from Indonesia to compete at this international event.

With the valued support and in partnership with SOLEMEN Indonesia, the WADA will now focus on raising awareness and funds for the Indonesian Wheelchair Rugby Team and for SOLEMEN initiatives that support other disadvantaged individuals in Bali.

The coming WADA Event will see members for the Bali Sports Foundation and SOLEMEN affiliates will walk, on average, 25 kilometers per day over 4 days:
  • Day 1: September 23rd - Nusa Dua to Seminyak. Starting from the entry gates/Security checkpoint at Nusa Dua at 7:30 a.m. Finishing at Seminyak Square.
  • Day 2 : September 24th - Sanur to Ubud. Starting at Stiff Chilli Restaurant, Jalan Kesumasari, Sanur at 7:30 a.m. - Finishing at Ubud Monkey Forest.
  • Day 3 : September 25th - Ubud to Klungkung. Starting at Yayasan Sjaki-Tari-Us, Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud at 7:30 a.m. - Finishing at Kertagosa, Jalan Puputan, Klungkung.
  • Day 4 : September 26 - Goa Lawah to Ujung Water Palace . Starting Goa Lawah temple at 8:00 a.m. after making offering at the temple - Finishing at Ujung Water Palace, Jalan Karangasem-Seraya where there will be a fund raising event with food, drink and music to celebrate the completion of the WADA.
People can support the WADA Event by:
  • Joining the walkers on one or more days and having your friends, family or work colleagues sponsor you in the walk.
  • Businesses can provide sponsorship for the walkers or donate goods or services that can be raffled at the finale event at Ujung on Friday, September 26th.
  • Souvenir singlet’s will be available for sale at a cost of Rp. 100,000 (US$8.70) at the beginning of each day and at the final day rally. 
Organizers aim is to have at least 25 people walk each day to show their support for the disadvantaged and disabled people living in Bali.

Registration closes on September 15, 2014.

For more information email Vicki  or Robert Epstone   

SOLEMEN Webite  

Less than Forthright
Police Investigating Unreported Death of Balinese Child at Swimming Pool of Alila Soori Resort in West Bali

DenPost reports the drowning death of a 3-year-old child in the swimming pool of the Villa Alila Soori Resort on Kelating Beach in Tabanan, West Bali has prompted an investigation by the police who reportedly were not told of the death for two weeks.

The death of the toddler, I Gede Pratama Adikusuma, eventually came to the attention of the police via word-of-mouth. The child is believed to have drowned in the luxury resort’s swimming pool on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, after which the child’s parents, accompanied by a staff member of the hotel, brought the child to the nearby Wisma Prashanti Hospital in Tabanan where he was pronounce dead on arrival at 3:30 p.m. The child's body was immediately removed from the hospital and taken to the family's home in Denpasar.

Several days after the boy’s death, the village chief (klien) learned of the incidents and recommended that purification ceremonies (pecaruan) be quickly undertaken. The pecaruan ceremony was hurriedly undertaken on Monday, August 25, 2014 during a dark moon (bulan tilem).

A group of reporters who visited the resort to obtain more information on the child’s death were told management was unable to comment and were outside the property attending a meeting.

The head of the Tabanan police precinct, AKBP Dekananto Eko Purwono, when told of the incident, promised to launch an investigation, saying: “If this case is for real, it can’t be covered up because it involves the loss of a human life. The police will launch an investigation to determine if the management was negligent or not.”

Additional reporting by, reports that five people have been called for interviews by police comprised of 4 Alila staff and the mother of the victim.

As reported by DenPost, if negligence by management is determined to have played a role in the death, the Criminal Code (KUHP 359) applies with a possible penalty of 5 years in prison.

Lions Never Have to Say They're Sorry
Lion Air Ruled to Have Discriminated Against a Handicapped Traveler on a Jakarta to Bali Flight

The Jakarta High Court hearing a case on appeal has ruled against Lion Air and the government ordering that a fine of Rp. 50 million (US$4,350) be paid and a published apology be made to a passenger who suffered discrimination due to his physical disability. reports that the passenger named Ridwan was flying from Jakarta to Denpasar, Bali on April 11, 2011. During the departure process, Ridwan, who was using a wheelchair, complained he received no special handling. Instead of being given a seat at the front of the airplane he was seated mid-aircraft, complicating the boarding difficulties for the man.

As the result of his experience, Ridwan filed suit with the Central Jakarta Court.

In addition to Lion Air, Ridwan also named the airport operators PT Angkasa Pura and the Ministry of Transportation in his legal suit. Angkasa Pura was cited for failing to be aware of the situation during his passage through the airport.

The Court ruled favorably for Ridwan on December 8, 2011, ordering a fine of Rp. 25 million be paid and an apology be published in the national mass media.

Lion Air appealed the Court’s decision to the Jakarta High Court where they lost again and saw the fine doubled to Rp. 50 million.

Undeterred, the lawyer of the Loin Air Group, Dr. Arthur Harrris Hedar, told that the Airline would continue to appeal the case through the legal process.

Hedar told the press: “We care about the handicapped. We have already asked forgiveness regarding the incident."

Got the Message?
Marketing, Media and Advertising Moguls Gather in Bali at APMF September 18-20, 2014

The Asia Pacific Media Forum (APMF) will be held in Nusa Dua Bali September 18-20, 2014.

The biennial conference will gather professionals in marketing, advertising, media and technology to obtain knowledge and exchange ideas.

The chairman of APMF, Andi Sadha, told,“The delegates at APMF are businesspeople in marketing, advertising, research, media and leading academics who want to learn the trends and opportunities that can be pursued."

Sadha said that those who attend APMF represent the people who control more than 90% of advertising expenditures in Indonesia. Meanwhile, those attending from overseas, he said, are persons of influence in their respective nations.

The APMF event is also seen as a major networking opportunity among the major players in marketing and advertising.

The organizers say Bali and the Nusa Dua Convention Center were chosen because of both its infrastructure and the creative atmosphere of the Island.

APMF Website

90% of Baliís arrivals from Regional Sources
Bali by the Numbers: January- July 2014 Foreign Tourist Arrivals to Bali Up 16.69%

Total foreign arrivals to Bali January – July broke the 2 million mark totaling 2,089.706 visitors - a number 16.69% ahead of the same period in 2013.
als maintain the 16.69% rate-of-growth through the end of the year, Bali should finish the year with a record 3.8 million foreign visitors.

Australian visitors, after domestic holidaymakers, continue to be Bali’s biggest source of visitors. As the leading source of foreign guests, Australian arrivals to Bali have increased 17.8% year-on-year through the end of July, passing the half-million mark in July.

Meanwhile, the surge in Mainland Chinese visitors is markedly changing the face of Bali tourism. Now the second-largest source of foreign travelers, PRC holidaymakers have increased 45.66% for January-July 2014 when compared to the same period in 2013. It is now within the realms of possibility that Chinese visitors to Bali might eclipse Australian visitors within the period of one or two years hence and become the largest source of Bali visitors.

Malaysia is now the third largest source of Bali visitors, increasing 19.75% thus far in 2014 totaling 125,173.

How fast and how far the great have fallen is the story of Japan – once unassailable as the top producer of Bal's  foreign visitors – now shrunk to fourth place. Japan declined 2.18% year-on-year through the end of July and is now poised to soon slip to fifth or sixth place as Singapore and South Korea continue post strong growth in arrivals.

The Island Republic of Singapore reports an increase of 46.10% in Bali arrivals year-on-year through the end of July, while South Korea is up 11.75%.

Be sure to keep an eye on Indian travelers who grew 38.75% through the end of July.

Russia, once touted as the “next big thing” for Bali tourism is slipping in the ranks, dropping 11.04% year-on-year at the end of July. Bellicose foreign policies, economic sanctions form the U.S.A. and NATO, and a 13% percent depreciation in Ruble all bode ill for Russian travel in the short and medium-term.

More than 75% of Bali’s foreign visitors come from the Asia-Pacific and ASEAN. Throw Indonesian domestic travelers into the equation and nearly 90% of Bali visitors now come from domestic and regional sources.

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Bali Update #914
March 10, 2014

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 #908
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Bali Update #907
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Bali Update #906
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Bali Update #905
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Bali Update #904
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Bali Update #903
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Bali Update #902
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Bali Update #901
December 09, 2013

Bali Update #900
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Bali Update #899
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Bali Update #898
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Bali Update #897
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Bali Update #896
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Bali Update #895
October 28, 2013

Bali Update #894
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Bali Update #893
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Bali Update #892
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Bali Update #891
September 30, 2013

Bali Update #890
September 23, 2013

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
August 12, 2013

Bali Update #883
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Bali Update #882
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Bali Update #881
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Bali Update #880
July 15, 2013

Bali Update #879
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Bali Update #878
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Bali Update #877
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Bali Update #876
June 16, 2013

Bali Update #875
June 10, 2013

Bali Update #874
June 03, 2013

Bali Update #873
May 27, 2013

Bali Update #872
May 20, 2013

Bali Update #871
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Bali Update #870
May 06, 2013

Bali Update #869
April 29, 2013

Bali Update #868
April 22, 2013

Bali Update #867
April 15, 2013

Bali Update #866
April 08, 2013

Bali Update #865
April 01, 2013

Bali Update #864
March 25, 2013

Bali Update #863
March 18, 2013

Bali Update #862
March 11, 2013

Bali Update #861
March 04, 2013

Bali Update #860
February 25, 2013

Bali Update #859
February 18, 2013

Bali Update #858
February 11, 2013

Bali Update #857
February 04, 2013

Bali Update #856
January 28, 2013

Bali Update #855
January 21, 2013

Bali Update #854
January 14, 2013

Bali Update #853
January 07, 2013

Bali Update #852
December 31, 2012

Bali Update #851
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Bali Update #850
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Bali Update #849
December 10, 2012

Bali Update #848
December 03, 2012

Bali Update #847
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Bali Update #846
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Bali Update #845
November 12, 2012

Bali Update #844
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Bali Update #843
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Bali Update #842
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Bali Update #841
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Bali Update #839
October 08, 2012

Bali Update #839
October 01, 2012

Bali Update #838
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Bali Update #837
September 15, 2012

Bali Update #836
September 10, 2012

Bali Update #835
September 03, 2012

Bali Update #834
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Bali Update #833
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Bali Update #831
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Bali Update #831
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Bali Update #830
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Bali Update #829
July 23, 2012

Bali Update #828
July 16, 2012

Bali Update #827
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Bali Update #826
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Bali Update #825
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Bali Update #824
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Bali Update #823
June 11, 2012

Bali Update #822
June 04, 2012

Bali Update #821
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Bali Update #820
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Bali Update #819
May 14, 2012

Bali Update #818
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Bali Update #817
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Bali Update #816
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Bali Update #815
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Bali Update #814
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Bali Update #813
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Bali Update #812
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Bali Update #811
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Bali Update #810
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Bali Update #809
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Bali Update #808
february 27, 2012

Bali Update #807
february 20, 2012

Bali Update #806
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Bali Update #805
february 06, 2012

Bali Update #804
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Bali Update #803
january 23, 2012

Bali Update #802
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Bali Update #801
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Bali Update #800
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Bali Update #799
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Bali Update #798
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Bali Update #797
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Bali Update #796
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Bali Update #795
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Bali Update #794
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Bali Update #793
November 14, 2011

Bali Update #792
November 04, 2011

Bali Update #791
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Bali Update #790
October 24, 2011

Bali Update #789
October 17, 2011

Bali Update #788
October 14, 2011

Bali Update #787
October 10, 2011

Bali Update #786
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Bali Update #785
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Bali Update #784
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Bali Update #783
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Bali Update #782
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Bali Update #781
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Bali Update #780
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Bali Update #779
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Bali Update #778
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Bali Update #777
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Bali Update #776
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Bali Update #775
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Bali Update #774
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Bali Update #773
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Bali Update #772
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Bali Update #771
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Bali Update #770
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Bali Update #769
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Bali Update #768
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Bali Update #767
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Bali Update #766
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Bali Update #765
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Bali Update #764
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Bali Update #763
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Bali Update #762
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Bali Update #761
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Bali Update #760
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Bali Update #759
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Bali Update #758
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Bali Update #757
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Bali Update #756
March 7, 2011

Bali Update #755
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Bali Update #754
February 21, 2011

Bali Update #753
February 14, 2011

Bali Update #752
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Bali Update #751
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Bali Update #750
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Bali Update #749
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Bali Update #748
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Bali Update #747
January 3, 2011

Bali Update #746
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Bali Update #745
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Bali Update #744
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Bali Update #743
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Bali Update #742
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Bali Update #741
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Bali Update #739
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Bali Update #736
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Bali Update #734
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Bali Update #733
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Bali Update #731
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Bali Update #727
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Bali Update #725
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Bali Update #721
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Bali Update #720
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Bali Update #719
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Bali Update #718
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Bali Update #717
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Bali Update #716
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Bali Update #715
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Bali Update #714
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Bali Update #713
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Bali Update #712
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Bali Update #711
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Bali Update #710
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Bali Update #709
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Bali Update #708
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Bali Update #707
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Bali Update #706
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Bali Update #705
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Bali Update #704
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Bali Update #703
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Bali Update #702
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Bali Update #701
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Bali Update #700
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Bali Update #699
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Bali Update #697
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Bali Update #696
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Bali Update #693
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Bali Update #692
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Bali Update #690
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Bali Update #688
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Bali Update #687
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Bali Update #684
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Bali Update #683
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Bali Update #681
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Bali Update #680
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Bali Update #678
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Bali Update #675
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Bali Update #672
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Bali Update #671
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Bali Update #670
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Bali Update #669
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Bali Update #665
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Bali Update #664
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Bali Update #660
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Bali Update #659
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Bali Update #656
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Bali Update #651
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Bali Update #650
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Bali Update #649
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Bali Update #646
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Bali Update #643
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Bali Update #641
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Bali Update #635
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Bali Update #633
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Bali Update #632
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Bali Update #625
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Bali Update #623
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Bali Update #620
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Bali Update #619
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Bali Update #616
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Bali Update #615
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Bali Update #614
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Bali Update #613
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Bali Update #612
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Bali Update #611
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Bali Update #610
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Bali Update #609
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Bali Update #608
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Bali Update #607
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Bali Update #606
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Bali Update #605
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Bali Update #604
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Bali Update #603
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Bali Update #601
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Bali Update #597
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Bali Update #594
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Bali Update #593
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Bali Update #592
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Bali Update #591
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Bali Update #590
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Bali Update #589
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Bali Update #588
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Bali Update #555
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Bali Update #551
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