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BALI UPDATE #1043 - 29 August 2016

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Tensions Rising in Benoa Bay Protests
30,000 March on Bali House of Representatives. Kuta Traffic Halted by Road Closure and Tire Burning

Crowds, estimated by the media at 30,000, marched on Provincial House of Representatives (DPRD-Bali) and the Governor’s Office on Thursday, August 26, 2016, demanding that Presidential Decree No. 51 of 2014 recommending the reclamation of Benoa Bay be revoked.

As reported by BaliPost.com, Governor Made Mangku Pastika appeared to wash his hands of the continuing polemic, saying that whether or not the reclamation is allowed to go ahead is a matter that must be decided by the Central Government in Jakarta.

“It’s useless to demonstrate in front of me. The decision on reclamation is not my decision to take,” said Pastika on Thursday.

Pastika also explained that, in keeping with recommendations given to him by the DPRD-Bali, he has spoken to President Joko Widodo on two occasions urging that his administration make a final decision on reclamation in order to end ongoing protests. To date, however, President Widodo has not addressed Pastika’s request, relayed at the request of the DPRD-Bali, to make a clearand definitive ruling on the controversial project.

Pastika also rejected as inappropriate demands from protestors that the Governor join the protests against reclamation.

Pastika said that he has also written separately to the head of the Forestry Service, Maritime Department and the Presidential Cabinet Secretary seeking a clear and final decision on the Benoa Reclamation Project.

Governor Pastika said there is nothing more left for him to do to end the ongoing demonstrations against Benoa’s reclamation, complaining that he is tired of the demonstrations launched against him, the havoc these demonstration visit upon Bali and the need to mobilize some 600 policemen for each and every of the now regular protest rallies.

obali.com reports that after the Thursday, August 25, 2016, mass rally against Benoa’s reclamation by ForBALI, demonstrator became angry when they were unable to meet with members of the DPRD-Bali.

Some of the demonstrators managed to gain entrance to the DPRD-Bali building and unfurl banners on the building’s roof. Many voiced their anger at recent efforts to criminalize their protests against Benoa Bay’s Reclamation by charging the ForBALI movement coordinator I Wayan Gendo Suardana with criminal acts.

When at 6:30 pm police closed the Temacun Banjar Bridge and access to Jalan Raya Kuta, a splinter group of approximately 200 demonstrators protested by burning car tires at the barricade. Those burning the tires originated from Kuta who saw the road closure as barring their return home after the demonstrations earlier in the day in downtown Denpasar. The tire burning and appearance of demonstrators was the cause of serious traffic congestion along Jalan Raya Kuta and surrounding areas.

Mangku Suweja, a member of the Kuta Community, said: “Frankly, the people of Kuta are disappointed that we have launched peaceful protests to the DPRD on several occasions has received no response from the Island’s elected representatives. Because of this disappointment, we have closed Jalan Raya Kuta at Banjar Temacun by burning tires.”

Some 45-minutes after launching the protest, the Kuta residents, all dressed in traditional costumes, disbanded and return the homes. Officials extinguished and removed the burnt tires a short time later.

The protests are centered on widespread rejection by traditional communities across Bali who reject plans to change 700-hectares of once-protected mangrove forest into an entertainment and recreational complex in Benoa Bay by PT Tirta Wahana Bali Internasional (PT TWBI).

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Expat Home Industry
Long-term German Expat in Bali Arrested with Methamphetamine Factory at his Home

Investigators from the National Anti-Narcotics Agency (BNNP) continue to investigate the evidence and admissions made by a German man living in Bali, identified only by the initials BB, found with a rudimentary methamphetamine factory operating in his rented residence in North Kuta.

BB told police that he established the methamphetamine factory due to his difficult financial situation and a personal drug dependency problem.

When police searched BB’s premises they confiscated raw materials sufficient for the production of several kilograms of methamphetamines.

BaliPost.com quoted the head of BNNP-Bali, Brigadier General Putu Gede Suastawa, who said on Thursday, August 25, 2016: “The (narcotics) production was distributed and endangered the public. He designed to poison the people of Bali. Fortunately, we caught him early.”

Police say the German started the illicit narcotics production business due to financial difficulties and the lack of a supply network for his own use. This prompted BB to explore how to make methamphetamines, information the Germans says he found on YouTube.com.

Suastawa said that when police raided the man’s residence they found enough ingredients and other materials to produce 2 kilograms of methamphetamines over two days.

Apparently, BB was still learning and gradually phasing in production of the narcotics producr. After several failed starts, he managed to produce 2 grams of methamphetamines that police seized for forensic examination.

Police theorize that BB was on the verge of being able to produce 10 grams of methamphetamines daily. Police say the German, an expert in Internet technology, had begun recruiting a network of distributors with two people, identified by police with the initials STV and VM, standing by to sell and distribute his product.

Police say BB has lived in Bali for 8 years and suggest the quality of the narcotics he produced was extremely low.

BB told police that hispast  personal supplies from a café on Jalan Dewi Sri in Kuta. When police raided and closed that café, BB became desperate to find a new supply of the drug, turning to the Internet to study how to make the narcotic.

Police say BB used dogs to keep neighbors away from his house and tried to cover up the noxious fumes that are a by product of methamphetamine production process. When police got wind of BB’s activities, they raided his residence at the Puri Wahana Residence on Jalan Raya Semer in Kerobokan, North Bali on Monday, August 22, 2016.


Taylor Made Confession
Bali Police Detail How Murder of Balinese Policeman by British Man and Australian Woman Went Down

The head of the Denpasar Police Precinct, Kombes Hadi Purnomo, detailed to the press on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, the police version of the chronology of events that led to the death Wayan Sudarsa, an on-duty Indonesian policeman killed in an altercation with an British man and an Australian woman on Kuta Beach, in the early hours of Wednesday, August 17, 2016.

Based on physical and forensic evidence in hand and interviews with David James Taylor (33) and Sara Connor (45), Purnomo said the homicide unfolded when Connor lost her handbag during a romantic tryst with Taylor on the beach. Searching for Connor’s purse, Taylor encountered the uniformed Police Officer Sudarsa and accused of him of being a "bogus cop," engaged in a beach fight with the 53-year old policeman in which the Indonesian was wounded 42 times before being left for dead on the beach.

Quoted by Beritabali.com, Purnomo said blood found at the crime scene and in the home stay rented by Taylor in Kuta matched the blood of both Connor and Taylor. This evidence initially fuelled the search for the couple and led to their arrest on Friday, August 19, 2016.

Initially denying any involvement in the policeman’s death, after hours of interrogation and being confronted with police evidence, Connor and Taylor admitted their involvement in the killing the Sudarsa, expressing profound regret and seeking to mitigate their role by claiming they were intoxicated at the time of the homicide and did not know the unconscious policeman left on the beach was dead or dying.

Police describe how the couple went to Kuta Beach at 9:00 pm on Tuesday, August 16th where they spent a romantic evening drinking beer. Later, they changed location down the beach, placing their beer and Sarah’s Connor’s handbag on the sand behind their backs. At one point, the Australian woman noticed her bag containing Rp. 3 million, an ATM card and a credit cards were missing.

In a panic, Connor began quizzing people up and down the beachfront if they had seen the missing handbag.

At the time of the incident, Sub-inspector Wayan Sudarsa was on duty at the entrance to the beach located in front of the Pullman Nirwana Resort. Sara reportedly sought Sudarsa’s assistance in the search for her missing bag.

Police say Sudarsa reportedly told Connor he had no knowledge of her missing handbag, causing the Australian woman to angrily accuse the policeman of playing some part in its disappearance.

A short time later, David James Taylor arrived and began accusing Sudarsa of being a “bogus cop.” Taylor, then boldly and aggressively began searching the policeman who was in full uniform at the time, seeking evidence of the missing bag and missing wallet.

Offended by Taylor’s accusations and aggressive behaviour, Sudarsa reportedly pushed the Englishman away precipitating a brawl on the beach during which Taylor began beating the policeman with blunt objects. During the course of the struggle, Connor is said to have joined the fray by pushing and striking Sudarsa. Police say that during the fight, Sudarsa bit the hand and left thigh of Connor.

Pressing the policeman to the ground, David Taylor began to hit the head of the policeman with the officer’s hand phone, a pair of binoculars and a beer bottle, all the while accusing Sudarsa of being a “bogus cop” and using four-letter expletives demanding the return of Connor’s bag.

Perhaps in an effort to end the brutal assault, Sudarsa told Taylor the missing bag was lying on the sand down the beach. Unable to locate the bag, Taylor angrily returned to the battle and resumed beating the policeman. Police say Taylor used both his right and left hands to strike the policeman in a wild assault on the fallen policeman.

Taylor then searched the now unconscious policeman, going so far as to remove Sudarsa’s shirt in the search for the missing wallet and bag. Police say Sara Connor also participated in the search of the officer.

Finding nothing that linked the fallen policeman to the missing bag, Connor and Taylor began again to comb the beach looking for the bag.

At one point in the search, the couple returned to the unconscious body of Sudarsa and searched him again, turning his body over on the sandy beach.

Taylor told police that in the search of the unconscious policeman Taylor found Sudarsa’s wallet containing driver licenses, police identificate and Rp. 2,000 in cash.

Unsuccessful in their search for the bag, Taylor and Connor left the beach, asking a motorcycle taxi to bring them back to their home stay. The “ojek” driver reportedly refused the fare because of the couple’s bloody demeanour.

Eventually making their way back to the Kubu Kauh Home Stay in Kuta, they washed their bodies and bloody clothing before retiring for the night. At 12:00 am on Wednesday, the couple checked out of the home stay shifting to another home stay in the Jimbaran area of Bali. Taylor returned later in the day to Kuta in order to retrieve items left at the Kuta home and burn blood-soaked clothing worn by Taylor and Connor the previous night.

Police say they found the dead policeman’s Samsung Hand Phone in Taylor’s possession and that the Englishman had also taken and burnt and burnt the policeman’s wallet containing his driver license and identity cards.

Police say Taylor will be charged under the criminal code for committing a homicide and Connor for acting as an accomplice in the act.

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Sara’s Turns to Talk
Sara Turner Turns Coat on DJ Boyfriends, Describing Herself as Hapless Bystander in Death of Bali Police Office

Sara Connor (45), the Australian woman held in Bali in connection with the murder of a Balinese Policeman, has undergone intensive sessions of interrogation accompanied by her lawyer. Police have also submitted the Australian mother of two to examination by local psychiatrists.

RadarBali.com quotes Connor’s Indonesian lawyer, Erwin Siregar, saying the idea of burning the clothing worn by David James Taylor and Sara Connor was done at the insistence of the Australian woman’s 35-year-old paramour, whose professional name is “DJNutzo.”

Siregar said his client expressed her condolences on the death of the 53-year-old police Sub-inspector Wayan Sudarsa, declaring a desire to assist the man’s family.

The woman, who runs a pasta-making business in New South Wales, said she wants to return home and reunite with her 9 and 11-year-old sons.

Siregar said he is corresponding with the police asking the woman not be charged with homicide under Section 338 of the Criminal Code (KUHP) that carries a maximum prison sentence of 15 years, urging instead she be charged as an accessory in a manslaughter.

Siregar told the press that Connor was not involved in a fight with the policeman, but only attempted to separate Taylor who was engaged in a violent brawl with the Indonesian police officer.

During their interrogation, police showed Connor items of evidence that included shirt buttons, a cigarette butt, a telephone SIM card, a motorcycle registration (STNK), a broken surfboard, a rear mirror from a motorcycle, a motorcycle helmet, items of clothing, hand phone and the dead policeman’s tax registration card. Sara told police that she took the cards and identification found in the policeman’s wallet in order to determine that Sudarsa was actually a police officer. She then told police that she took the precaution of cutting in half the cards owned by Sudarsa to prevent them being misused by others who may find them.

Sara also said the idea to burn their bloodstained clothing came from Taylor.

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1.5 Years Less Time Served
Lighter than Expected Prison Terms Sought for Australian Man Caught Living in Bali on a Borrowed Passport

Shaun Edward Davidson (31) has seen Indonesian State Prosecutors demand a relatively lenient prison sentence of only 1.5 years for violating immigration laws and using a false stay permit and passport in Bali in a case in which the maximum sentence the Courts could impose is between 5 and 7 years.

Davidson, who fired two Indonesian attorneys and insisted on conducting his own defense with the assistance of a court interpreter, heard prosecutors tell the Court: “We demand that Shaun Edward Davidson alias Eddie Lonsdale, alias Michael John Bayman be imprisoned for 1.5 years, less time served.

Prosecutors told the presiding judge that they had proven to the Court that Shaun was incorrectly using the immigration documents of others in violation of Indonesian immigration rules and regulations.

In a surprise turn of events, Prosecutors said the charge of misusing an immigration document or performing actions not in accordance with an issued visa could not be proved, thereby removing the threat of a 5-year jail term and a fine of Rp. 500 million.

In addition to the 1.5-year prison term sought for Shaun, Prosecutors have asked that he also be fined Rp. 200 million or serve an additional prison term of 10 months if the fine remains unpaid.

If Davidson is found guilty and sent to prison, upon release he would be deported to Western Australian where he would be arrested on outstanding criminal warrants there.

Prosecutors have asked that the passport in the name of Michael John Bayman be returned to the Australian Consulate and a Stay Permit (KITAS) issued in the name of Eddie Lonsdale be destroyed.

Shaun Davidson arrived in Bali in 2015 using a visa-on-arrival valid for only 30-days. The Australian who is wanted on criminal charges in Western Australia, stayed in Bali for months before being arrested by immigration officials.

Judges will render a final verdict in the case in the coming weeks.

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Open Skies in ASEAN
ASEAN Expert Links Tourism Growth to Air Access and Flight Frequency

The State News Agency Antara reports that the ASEAN Secretariat is linking the frequency of flights as one of three determining factors in the success of developing tourism in the 10- member ASEAN group.

Eddy Krsimeidi, a senior ASEAN official in the division for Infrastructure, Industry, and Finance at the ASEAN Secretariat, said: “The first factor (affecting tourism development) is the frequency of flights to the point where the frequency impacts on the opportunity for travel. Thus, tourists tourist with little time on their hands can go to Singapore in the morning and return on the same afternoon.”

Eddy said that the “open sky” policy among ASEAN partners has allowed flight frequencies to grow and attracted more international travel. Prior to the introduction of “open skies,” the flight frequencies between ASEAN countries were restricted and ticket prices were higher.

Currently, Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta Airport is the busiest airport in Southeast Asia followed by Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Changi International Airport in Singapore.

Eddy said the other factors affecting tourism growth in ASEAN Tourism are intra-ASEAN travel offers and packages and the facilitation of visa access for citizens of ASEAN nations.

The ASEAN official says tourism now accounts for around 60% of the intra-Asia economy.


Harmony Begins at Your Hotel’s Temple
Inna Grand Bali Beach Seeks God’s Blessing on the Hotel’s Renovated Temple

After an extensive six-month-long renovation of the Manik Tirtasari Temple (Pura Manik Tirtasari), located within the grounds of the INNA Grand Bali Beach Sanur, a series of rededication and purification ceremonies were held on Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

As reported by RadarBali.com, the 484 Bali-Hindu employees of the hotel, Hindu guests and members of surrounding community use the temple at the Inna Grand Bali Beach.

The ceremonies conducted were comprised of a mlaspas, mumpuk pedagingan and mercaru that rededicated, blessed and cleansed the temple located at the corner of the hotel property facing sacred Mount Agung.

Attending the sacred ceremonies were the Mayor of Denpasar Ida Bagus Rai Mantra; religious elders from Ubud; and chairman of the Bali chapter of the Indonesian Hotel and Restaurant Association (PHRI-Bali) Oka Artha Ardana Sukawati.

The leader of the ceremonies, Ida Bagus Alit Suka, explained that in addition to cleansing the temple site within the INNA Grand Bali Beach, the prayers would also vanquish evil and menacing spirit (Butha Kala) and expunge all negative energy.

The ceremonial parades and rituals consumed much of the day and included the involvement of the Hotel’s staff.

The General Manager of the INNA Grand Bali Beach Hotel, Yaya Hidayat, said he hoped the religious activities would achieve the desired harmony and stability for both the temple, the Hotel and Bali as a whole.


At the Car Hop!
Surprise Strip-tease Performance at Jembrana West Bali Public Event Has Deputy-Regent Apologizing to the Public?

The chairman of the organizing committee for Jembrana Festival 2016 who also serves as the Deputy Regent of Jembrana, Made Kembang Hartawan, has apologized to the public for staging a dance act roundly condemned during the Jembrana Modification Auto Show held at the Bung Karno Arts Building on Sunday night, August 21, 2016.

An erotic dance entitled the “Lady’s Car Wash” featured three women who stripped down to what has been described as black bras and panties to perform a provocative dance before hundreds in attendance loosely based on the idea of washing a car.

A staged program of showing modified vehicle was going smoothly when at 9:00 pm on Sunday night the three “sexy dancer” took to the stage.

The three woman appeared before the audience, initial completely dressed, and then performed a strip tease that left them wearing only their black undergarment.

As reported by Beritabali.com, Hartawan explained how the erotic dance managed to make it to the stage, saying: “Actually we reminded the organizing committee about he limits that could not be crossed, but they ignored out instructions. Because of this we now must apologize to both the people of Jembrana and the public at large.”

The Deputy-Regent, Kembang, has now called upon the organizers to urgently undertake a cleansing “Mecaru” ceremony at the scene of the erotic dance performance and reminded all concerned that similar outrages cannot be allowed occur in the future.

Continuing, Kembang said; “We were tricked. We have been devastated by this performance. The organizing committee has been scolded and now we turn the matter over to the police for further handling.”


Breaching Public Beaches in Bali
Social Media Complaints Against Nusa Dua Hotel for Impeding Public Access to Beaches

NusaBali reports that the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Nusa Dua – Bali, the Indonesian Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), the Village Chief (Lurah) of Benoa, and the Sub-District Chief (Camat) of South Kuta convened a coordinating meeting on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, to discuss the shoreline at Nusa Dua and hotels’ rights to restrict public use to the beach.

Zoning laws in Bali stipulate that the space between the high water mark and 100-meters inland must be kept clear of permanent structures to allow free and unimpeded access by the public. The Lurah of Benoa, Wayan Solo, said the meeting on Tuesday determined that the authority of hotels over their lots ends at the edge of the beach long boardwalk on Nusa Dua. At the same time, hotels are permitted to place assets between the boardwalk and the ocean, such as beach chairs and chaise lounges.

Solo continued: “It’s like this, the authority of the hotels over their property (at Nusa Dua) extends only to the edge of the boardwalk. The hotels can place their assets outside this boundary as facilities – such as lounge chairs, umbrellas and similar items that are portable and not permanent. This is done for the good name of Bali. We know how international visitors like to sunbathe. Let these tourists return home and share good stories from Bali.”

A controversy emerged on Social Media and in the local press in Bali when a local tourist, Annabelle, posted on Facebook on August 20, 2016, complaining bitterly of being harassed by a rude, abusive and threatening security guard who scolded her for relaxing on the beach in from the Grand Hyatt Hotel at Nusa Dua on August 16, 2016. Annabelle claimed that the Hotel’s guard at one point threatened to slap her face if she continued to argue the point.

Solo blamed the incident on a lack understanding given to the hotel’s security team. Apparently the individual complaining online was relaxing between the boardwalk and the ocean’s edge when the altercation occured.

Solo said that while the security staffs have the right to protect their employer’s property, they must also employ a strong sense of logic and ethics when trying to impose rules on the public using public land.

Solo told the press that he plans to soon convene all the hotels in his areas and make sure they understand the right of public access to all beach areas.

The traditional chief (Bendesa Adat) of the village of Bualu, Wayan Wita, said that it was clear that the beach belongs to the public and cannot be claimed exclusively by any company or individual.

The RTRWP 2009 Zoning Law stipulates that the area 100 meters from the high water mark is for unimpeded public use. At Nusa Dua this space is demarcated at a distance that is  sometimes considerably less marked by the edge of the public boardwalk.The right-of-way has, in some cases, moved further in land due to rising water levels along the entire beachfront.

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In practical and legal terms -  hotels, restaurant and private villas who build any structures of a permanent or temporary nature within the 100-meter set back zone are in violation of the law and would have no basis to scold or oust tourists or locals who decided to spontaneously “set up camp” to hold a picnic, practice yoga or perform ritual prayers inside illegal structures sitting on a public right-of-way.

Business operators who claim the right to use these spaces on the basis of “prior understandings” with local villages are, in fact, making a specious argument. The 100-meter swath on every beach belongs to the general public and cannot, in fact, be assigned for exclusive use to a third party by any local community.


Ships Ahoy!
Tourism Minister: Urgent Need to Deregulate Marine Tourism

The State News Agency Antara reports that the Indonesian Minister of Tourism, Arief Yahya, is urging for a massive deregulation of the sea tourism sector in order to clear the way for cruise and yacht tourism to produce much-needed foreign exchange for the National Economy.

Minister Yahya said while marking Nusantara Day 2016 at his office on Monday, August 22, 2016: “We must undertake a massive deregulation in the sea tourism sector. At this time, when people want to bring a yacht to Indonesia it takes 21-days to process the permits, while in neighboring countries like Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand the entire yacht clearance process takes only one hour. How can we compete when we make things so difficult for our clients?”

The Minister explained that while sea tourism remains a major attraction in Indonesia, in 2015 the foreign exchange generated from the tourism sector was only US$ 1 billion.

Minister Yahya said Indonesia’s revenues earned from marine tourism are much less than Malaysia who earned US$8 billion from sea tourism in 2015, when, in fact, Indonesia has a much more extensive array of shorelines and coral reefs than Malaysia.

Continuing, the Minister said: “If the performance of your business is poor, it can almost certainly be traced back to poor regulations, incapable of supporting business.”

Because of this, Indonesia’s Minister of Tourism feels there is an urgent need to consider deregulating sea tourism.

“Our shoreline length is the longest in the world after Canada. Two-thirds of the world’s coral reef is found in Indonesia, judge by many to be the best reefs in the world. Three of the world’s best locations for diving and snorkeling are judged to exist in Indonesia,’ said Yahya.

Yahya called for the supervising coordination of the Minister of Maritime Affairs over  the Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of Transportation and the Ministry of Fisheries.


See Indonesia by Sea
PT Pelni Promoting Cruise Programs on its Fleet of Vessels to Selected Indonesian Destinations

PT Pelni – the State-owned inter-island passenger shipping company is falling into step with the Indonesian government’s desire to develop cruise tourism by promoting cruise programs under the theme “Ship Xperience: New Way to Explore Wonderful Indonesia.”

Beritabali.com reports that 5 destinations that are being showcased by PT Pelni are: Labuan Bajo (West Flores) and Komodo, Derawan (East Kalimantan), Raja Ampat, Wakatobi and Banda Neira.

orate secretary of PT Pelni, Didik Dwi Prasetio, told the press: “The concept that we are offering is a live-aboard cruise. The Pelni ships have complete facilities - so tourists have no need to worry. We have hot showers, a range of dining menus and electricity so people can keep their selfie cameras fully charged."

The Pelni ship experience will offer four-day/ three-night cruise programs from designated starting points.

The Labuan Bajo cruise will see tourists fly to Labuan Bajo to check in on board the waiting Pelni ship at the Labuan Bajo port. The cruise will end back in Labuan Bajo as part of the fly-cruise package.

While the Pelni ships are known for their low-cost deck class packages, the cruise packages offer a range of sleeping accommodation options ranging to First-class cabins for two passengers with en suite bathrooms and ocean-facing portholes.

Passengers traveling with the new fly-cruise packages will also enjoy fast-boat service and snorkeling equipment at selected ports of call. Not included in the package prices is the cost of airfares and scuba diving equipment.

PELNI insists that pricing for the new cruise programs will be kept affordable with the per person rate on the Labuan Bajo four-day cruise starting from Rp. 3 million for economy accommodation.

A First-class tourist package to Raja Ampat will start from Rp. 9 .


Trial for Errors
Evidence Files for Foreign Couple Charged with Killing a Bali Policeman Set to be Handed to State Prosecutor

Beritabali.com reports that detectives from the Denpasar Police Precinct will soon hand their evidence on Australian Sara Connor and U.K. national David Taylor to State Prosecutors in the next step in the criminal justice process facing the couple in the murder of an Indonesian Policeman, I Wayan Sudarsa (53), that occured on Kuta Beach on Wednesday, August 17, 2016.

With a reconstruction of the crime completed, police expect to hand over their investigative report (BA) to prosecutors within 20 days.

Police say they now have 6 witnesses to present in the coming trials, including 2 people who were staying at the Home Stay in Jimbaran where the couple moved after allegedly taking the life of the Balinese policeman. Another 2 witnesses saw the couple burning the personal papers of the policeman.

Police say that while the couple has not directly confessed to killing Sudarsa, they have admitted to the surrounding elements connected to his death, including the brawl with the Bali policeman, and incorrectly accusing the policeman of stealing the Australian’s wallet

Taylor also admitted to police that he aggressively searched the policeman for the missing wallet, while accusing Sudarsa of being a “fake cop in an argument that precipitated the brawl that resulted in the policeman’s death.

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Passage from India
Indonesia Tourism Ministry Says Indian Arrivals will Increase with Direct Flight Connections

Speaking in Kolkata, India, Dody Prianto, a ranking official in the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism has underlined that direct flights between Indonesia and India will automatically increase tourism visits to Indonesia from the Asia subcontinent. Quoted by the State News Agency Antara, Prianto said, “The main challenge is direct flights with at present only transit connections now available to and from India.”

Direct flights, he said, reduce travel time and also result in lower air ticket costs.

Because of this, Prianto said he hope that in the near future an airline will step forward to operate direct flights between India and Indonesia. He admitted that airlines, including Garuda Indonesia, are considering operating Indonesia-India flights but have yet to commit to operating this route.

In the meantime, the Indonesian Ministry of Toourism continues to undertake promotion to the Indian market. “There are many (Indians) who do not know other areas, such as Sumatra, when, in fact, from a culinary standpoint there are many similarities with India. Sumatra also enjoys good acces from India via connecting flights from Singapore and Jakarta,” said Prianto.

Bali can only be reached from India via transiting and changing flights in intermediate points - such as Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.

Indian arrivals to Bali January-May totaled 73,939 – an increase of 61.60% over Indian arrivals during the same period in 2015.


Classical Elegance Comes to Bali
Pascal and Ami Rogé to Perform Classical Piano Pieces at Ubud and Kuta Padma Resort on September 10-11, 2016

In its continuing commitment to presenting a program of fine arts performances, the Padma Resort Legian and Padma Resort Ubud host musical performances by international piano virtuosos Pascal and Ami Rogé in Ubud on Saturday, September 10, 2016 and in Kuta on Sunday, September 11, 2016.

An internationally acclaimed pianist, Frenchman Pascal Rogé studied at the Paris Conservatory, with mentoring by Julius Katchen and Nadia Boulanger.

A winner of Georges Enesco piano competition and 1st prize in the Marguerite Long Piano competition, he signed a recording contract with Decca Records at the age of 17.

A versatile artist, Rogé is renowned for his approach to the music of Poulenc, Satie, Fauré, Saint-Saëns and Ravel, musical treatments characterized by their elegance, beauty, and stylistically perfect phrasing.

Rogé has performed at major concert halls around the globe, collaborating with distinguished conductors that include Lorin Maazel, Michael Tilson Thomas, Mariss Jansons, Charles Dutoit, Kurt Masur, Edo de Waart, Alan Gilbert, David Zinman, Marek Janowski, Sir Andrew Davis and Raymond Leppard.

He has won two Gramophone Awards, a Grand Prix du Disque and an Edison Award for his interpretations of the Ravel and Saint- Saens concerti along with the complete piano works of Ravel, Poulenc and Satie.

More recently, Rogé embarked on a new musical venture with began a new recording project with Onyx called the Rogé Edition. Performing with the Vienna Radio Symphony under the baton of Bertrand de Billy, he has recorded two CDs of both of the Ravel Piano Concerti and the Gershwin Concerto in F and Rhapsody in Blue.

Rogé will appear in Bali with his accomplished partner-in-life Ami Rogé performing solo and four-hand/two piano renditions of works by leading composers.

Grand Performances Duet by Pascal & Ami Rogé
  • Saturday, September 10, 2016, at Padma Resort Bali Ubud.
  • Sunday, September 11, 2016, at Padma Resort Bali Legian.
  • Pre-event canapés and wine served from 5:30 pm. Performance at 6:30 pm with opening recital by Era Students.
Ticket prices are Rp. 250,000 net per person and include pre-event canapés with free-flow wine, beer and soft drinks.

Mandiri Card Holders receive a 30% discounts with music school students and expectant mothers eligible for a 50% discount.

For more information or to order tickets telephone Maggie at +62-(0)812-37074172 (Maggie) Email


Spice and Everything Nice
Bali Restaurateur to Open Second Spice by Chris Salans in Sanur in September 2016

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Bali’s very own culinary celebrity Chris Salans is building on the success of his Spice Brand in Ubud with the opening of Sanur Spice in September 2016.

And, as Moses descended from the mountain, Chris Salans promises he will regularly descend from the hillside community of Ubud where he captains Mozaic Restaurant Gastonomique and Spice Ubud in order to minister to the Spice-deprived diners in Sanur.

At Spice, all ingredients are locally sourced, with an emphasis on the surprising flavors and healing properties of Indonesia’s aromatic roots, herbs, and spices. The cuisine joyfully combines the humble and the precious, as in Slipper lobster with curry-leaf butter and tempé, or Snapper Carpaccio with tamarind croutons and rujak.

Described by its creator as a "gastro-bar," -  Spice by Chris Salans excels at innovative cocktails built around fresh ingredients, whole spices, and fine imported spirits. The Chef and the Mixologist collaborate closely and are happy to design bespoke cocktails that pair ingeniously with a particular dish. As you might expect, there is also a good selection of wines.

Reflecting its fine-dining ancestry established at the legendary Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique, the arguably more relaxed Spice is by nature genetically predisposed towards smart attentive service.

ng characteristic of both Spice outlets is the open kitchen that imparts an interactive experience for diners as they discover the unfamiliar flavors imparted by Indonesian ingredients as they are picked, cut and mixed into the foods and cocktail in open kitchens. The sounds, smells, and sights coming from the beautifully equipped Nayati kitchens complements the wonderful gustative experience offered at Spice.

The newest Spice by Chris Salans is located in the center of Sanur, just across the street from the famous Café Batujimbar on Jalan Danau Tamblingan and will be open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, dinner.

The interiors of Spice Sanur celebrates the Indonesian archipelago using contemporary artisan styling’s. The ingredients employed in the kitchen including cinnamon, saffron, curry, and coriander inspire the spicy color palette within the restaurant. The signature bold zigzag pattern that dominates in the tile floors and bar areas exemplify the sarongs worn by agriculture workers who grow the restaurants’ produce. Hand-thrown upended terracotta pots create whimsical pendant lamp groupings along the ceiling. Certain to draw diner’s attention is the "bottle chandelier”, created from clusters of suspended wine and liquor bottles hovering over the bar station.

The design of Spice Sanur was a creative collaboration between Chris Salans and LLoyd Hassencahl of Design Solutions.

With seating for 80 people, including 40 outdoor garden seats and 40 seats in the air-conditioned interior, Spice by Chris Salans Sanur will be ideal for mid-scale meetings and gatherings for birthdays, and group luncheons.

Chris Salans says, “I am excited to bring Spice to Sanur and soon also to Seminyak. This is in response to popular demand, after the big success of Spice in Ubud. I’m grateful to the many loyal customers who have inspired us to achieve this new milestone with our new casual dining concept named ‘Spice’.”

About Chris Salans

American-born and French-raised, Chris began his training at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris before taking internships in France at Michelin Starred restaurants such as L’Oustau de Baumaniere and Lucas Carton. His culinary career brought him to New York where he worked as Sous Chef for David Bouley and then as Chef de Cuisine for Thomas Keller in Napa Valley. It was during this time that Chris developed his admiration for Asian cuisine and, a short time later, accepted a position as executive chef at The Legian in Bali.

In 2001, he opened Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique in Ubud – the cultural heart of Bali. It was at Mozaic that Chris developed and mastered his own style of cuisine – marrying the techniques of Western modern cooking and presentation with the native ingredients and the amazing flavors of Indonesia.

After more than13 years of operations, Mozaic Restaurant is today regarded as one of the best dining experiences in Asia, receiving numerous accolades, including being listed in the Tradition et Qualité - Les Grandes Tables Du Monde, San Pellegrino’s ‘The World’s top 50 restaurants’, Miele Guides ‘Top 10 in Asia’ and World Gourmet Summit 2015 award for “Best Asian Restaurant.”

Chris published his first award-winning cookbook, “Mozaic: French Cuisine, Balinese Flavors” in 2011. Salans' first cookery book won the award for “Best in the World 2011" by the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.


Can Ya Run Faster than a Kenyan?
Kenyan Julias Kangethe Mbugua Overall Winner of 5th Maybank Bali Marathon. More Race Results

Kenyan Julius Kangethe Mbugua emerged as the overall winner of the 5th Maybank Bali Marathon with a time of 02:29:46 over the 42.915 kilometer course on Sunday, August 28, 2016.

For a day’s work that began with a 5:00 am start and ended 2.5 hours later, Mbugna went home with a paycheck of Rp. 178 million handed to him by Maybank President Taswin Zakaria.

In all, cash prizes worth more than Rp. 2 billion were distributed to 88 runners placing in the categories and division of the race that holds a “Grade A" certification issued by the International Association of Athletic Federation (IAAF) and The Association of International Marathons (AIMS).

The 10 km course has also received certification from the Indonesian Athletics Association (PB PASI).

Carrying on the theme of ‘Run. Find Yourself’ this year's Maybank Bali Marathon 2016 saw more than 7,000 runners from 42 countries come to Bali to run through welcoming and picturesque villages in Gianyar along Bali’s eastern shore.

The Winners of the Maybank Bali Marathon 2016:

Full Marathon Open Category
MALE


1st Place
KENYA
JULIUS KANGETHE MBUGUA
Time: 02:29:46
Prize Money Rp. 178,000,000

2nd
KENYA
KIPROP TONUI
Time: 02:29:46
Prize Money Rp. 128,000,000

3rd
KENYA
CHARLES KIPSANG
Time: 02:34:46
Prize Money Rp. 82,500,000

Full Marathon Open Category
FEMALE


1st
KENYA
EDINAH JERUTO
Time: 02:55:45
Prize Money Rp. 178,000,000

2nd
KENYA
IRINE KIPCHUMBA
Time: 02:56:49
Prize Money Rp. 128,000,000

3rd
KENYA
EVERLIN NYAMU ATTANCHA
Time: 03:02:27
Prize Money Rp. 82,500,000

Full Marathon Indonesian Category
MALE


1st
Indonesia
HAMDAN SAYUTI
Time: 02:35:47
Prize Money Rp. 105,000,000

2nd
Indonesia
WIRYAWAN JAYA SUBANGKIT
Time: 02:36:57
Prize Money Rp. 70,000,000

3rd
Indonesia
BAMBANG GIYONO
Time: 02:40:30
Prize Money Rp. 40,000,000

4th
Indonesia
ANDRIZAL KURNIAWAN
Time: 02:41:08
Prize Money Rp. 25,500,000

5th
Indonesia
YAHUZA
Time: 02:41:45
Prize Money Rp. 20,250,000

Full Marathon Indonesian Category
FEMALE


1st
Indonesia
MERI M PAIJO
Time: 03:02:35
Prize Money Rp. 105,000,000

2nd
Indonesia
IRMA HANDAYANI
Time: 03:06:01
Prize Money Rp. 70,000,000

3rd
Indonesia
NOVITA ANDRIYANI
Time: 03:15:43
Prize Money Rp. 40,000,000

4th
Indonesia
RAQUEL PIREIRA
Time: 03:42:59
Prize Money Rp. 25,500,000

5th
Indonesia
RUFINA GUTERI GANGGUS
Time: 03:54:55
Prize Money Rp. 20,250,000

Half Marathon (21 K) Open Category
MALE


1st
KENYA
STANLEY KIPKOECH KIRUI
Time: 01:06:29
Prize Money Rp. 72,500,000

2nd
KENYA
BARNABA SIGEI
Time: 01:06:43
Prize Money Rp. 37,500,000

3rd
INDONESIA
AGUS PRAYOGO
Time: 01:10:24
Prize Money Rp. 22,500,000

Half Marathon (21 K) Open Category
FEMALE


1st
KENYA
GLADYS JEPKECHEI TARUS
Time: 01:22:37
Prize Money Rp. 72,500,000

2nd
INDONESIA
YANITA SARI
Time: 01:25:03
Prize Money Rp. 37,500,000

3rd
INDONESIA
ODEKTA VINA
Time: 01:25:21
Prize Money Rp. 22,500,000

Half Marathon (21 K) National Category
MALE


1st
Indonesia
JAUHARI JOHAN
Time: 01:14:18
Prize Money Rp. 25,000,000

2nd
Indonesia
SAIIN ALIM
Time: 01:14:34
Prize Money Rp. 19,000,000

3rd
Indonesia
ERWIN BEKE
Time: 01:15:58
Prize Money Rp. 14,000,000

4th
Indonesia
MUHAMMAD ADAM
Time: 01:23:01
Prize Money Rp. 10,500,000

5th
Indonesia
HADI FIRMANSYAH
Time: 01:24:52
Prize Money Rp. 6,250,000

Half Marathon (21 K) National Category
FEMALE


1st
Indonesia
JUNI RAMAYANI
Time: 01:30:28
Prize Money Rp. 25,000,000

2nd
Indonesia
MUTIA PROBORINI
Time: 01:41:49
Prize Money Rp. 19,000,000

3rd
Indonesia
LAURA BEE
Time: 01:46:14
Prize Money Rp. 14,000,000

4th
Indonesia
PATRICIA HENY HASTUTININGRUM
Time: 01:48:49
Prize Money Rp. 10,500,000

5th
Indonesia
SRI WAHYUNI
Time: 01:49:20
Prize Money Rp. 6,250,000

10 K Open Category
MALE


1st
United Kingdom
PHILIP SESEMANN
Time: 00:32:39
Prize Money Rp. 24,000,000

2nd
INDONESIA
ASMA BARA
Time: 00:33:19
Prize Money Rp. 14,000,000

3rd
KENYA
CHARLES KIMINGI THAIYA
Time: 00:33:29
Prize Money Rp. 9,250,000

10 K Open Category
FEMALE


1st
KENYA
MARGARET NJUGUNA
Time: 00:36:14
Prize Money Rp. 24,000,000

2nd
KENYA
ISABELLAH KIGEN
Time: 00:39:23
Prize Money Rp. 14,000,000

3rd
INDONESIA
FERLY MARINCE SUBNAFEU
Time: 00:41:29
Prize Money Rp. 9,250,000

10 K Indonesian Category
MALE


1st
Indonesia
ELIESER GAMASE
Time: 00:34:00
Prize Money Rp. 11,000,000

2nd
Indonesia
HENDRO KARTIKO
Time: 00:34:33
Prize Money Rp. 9,000,000

3rd
Indonesia
FERI JUNAEDI
Time: 00:35:24
Prize Money Rp. 6,500,000

4th
Indonesia
CANDRA IRMAWAN
Time: 00:36:16
Prize Money Rp. 4,500,000

5th
Indonesia
OKTAVIANUS QUAASALMY
Time: 00:37:45
Prize Money Rp. 3,250,000

10 K Indonesian Category
FEMALE


1st
Indonesia
VERA FEBRIANTI
Time: 00:43:11
Prize Money Rp. 11,000,000

2nd
Indonesia
ZOLANDA RIVA
Time: 00:43:53
Prize Money Rp. 9,000,000

3rd
Indonesia
YVONNE HILLERI BETI
Time: 00:45:43
Prize Money Rp. 6,500,000

4th
Indonesia
ANGGRAENI MANSYUR
Time: 00:48:59
Prize Money Rp. 4,500,000

5th
Indonesia
FAUZIYYAH KHANSA SOLEH
Time: 00:49:52
Prize Money Rp. 3,250,000


Bring Your own Plane to Indonesia
Indonesia Declares Intent to Ease Application Process for Private Aircraft visits

NusaBali reports that the Government plans to facilitate the application process for private jet visits to Indonesia in order to attract more wealthy jet-set travelers to Indonesia.

Sudirman Saad, an official from the Tourism Ministry confirmed that the government will soon deregulate the rules and procedures governing private jets visiting Indonesia.

Speaking in Batam on Friday, August 12, 2016, Sudirman said, "We will improve the regulations in order to attract high-class tourists to Indonesia."

The regulation of private aircraft visits to Indonesia is currently governed under Decree Number 66 of 2015 issued by the Ministry of Transportation. The rules now in effect for private aircraft visits to Indonesia mandate that flight operators must be in possession of a diplomatic clearance issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a security clearance issued by the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI), and a flight approval from Ministry of Transportation.

While the permit procedures process is in place to safeguard Indonesia's sovereignty over its airspace, the process is also seen by the Ministry of Tourism as an obstacle to visits to Indonesia by elite travelers.

Plans to deregulate procedures for private aircraft visits to Indonesia were recently agreed at a coordinating meeting held in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara attended by representatives of the National Government, Regional Governments, and Bank Indonesia.


Hog Heaven?
Island Life: East Bali Farmer Spends His Days Going Door-to-Door with his Pig on a Leash

I Komang Nakta, a resident of Banjar Tengah, Bandem in Karangasem, East Bali, pursues a somewhat unique line of work.

Each day he can be found leading an enormous male pig on a leash through the streets of his and surrounding communities in East Bali offering the sexual services of his male pigs  to farmers seeking to impregnate their female swine.

While impregnation cannot be guaranteed, Nakta requests Rp. 110,000 per tryst.

Nakta has two large male pigs whose services that he has offered to neighbors for the past seven years.

Nusa Bali reports that when Nakta first started his unique line of business he would only charge Rp. 25,000 per "encounter," but the passage of time and increasing prices everywhere now sees him charging Rp. 110,000 per visit.


The Risk of Lending Your Name
'Tax Amnesty' Complicates the Position of Nominee Property Owners in Bali

Bisnis Bali reports that a tax amnesty program recently introduced by the Indonesia Government may herald some unexpected problems and complications in the Bali property sector where the controversial use of local nominees by foreigners investing in real estate remains widely used.

Under the tax amnesty program, business owners and taxpayers are being encouraged to declare their personal assets as a means of bringing much-needed foreign exchange back to Indonesia and eventual compliance with the tax codes.

The new tax program, however, poses a dilemma for Indonesians who have "lent their names" as the owner of record to foreign investors for property purchases who are urged under the amnesty to declare their assets and settle their outstanding tax obligations. But, in doing so, the Indonesian nominee might potentially trigger audits on the part of tax officials if the nominee's reported income sources were deemed insufficient to finance the declared property assets.

In Bali, many nominees used by foreign property investors are low-income Indonesians, who sign poses as nominee owners out of friendship or for a modest fee.

Moreover, if a nominee declares his "ownership" of a property in Bali and the subject property is found to be in arrears on its taxes, problems may arise over settling the resulting tax obligation arising for both the nominee and ultimately the foreign investor.

The chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce for Bali (KADIN-Bali), AA Ngurah Alit Wiraputra, said on Wednesday, August 24, 2016: "The nominees' location is clear and his data easily identified. If his (the nominee's) wealth is not reported, the local partner will suffer because he is shown as the owner. Moreover, if at some point in the future, the foreign investor stops cooperating with the local owner (nominee), the tax burden will devolve to the local."

While recent changes in the rules governing foreign land ownership have been put in place that at first glance might be seen to encourage direct foreign ownership, a closer examination of these changes show that little has changed and that, in fact, direct ownership of property by foreigners is as problematic as ever. High minimum investment values and strict conditions imposed on the future sale/transfer of properties owned by foreigner or his/her estate creates obstacles and disincentives to the purchase of property by foreigners.

Wiraputra added: "The Government has to be firm in dealing with nominee owners in Bali and notaries have to cooperate in this effort in order to safeguard the interest of the local people.


Mass Insanity
Bali Put on Guard Following Failed Bombing Attack on North Sumatra Catholic Church

Police in Bali immediately stepped up security measures in response to a terror attack on a Catholic Church in Medan, North Sumatra on Sunday, August 28, 2016.

The North Sumatra incident bears a resemblance to the late-July ISIS attack on a church in Rouen, France, that took the life of an 84-year-old priest during a morning mass. The Indonesia incident involved an 18-year-old boy, Ivan Armadi Hasugian, who, after apparently failing to detonate a suicide bomb, ran to the altar and attacked a 60-year-old priest with a knife.

st, Father Albert S Pandiangan, suffered a superficial wound to his right arm before parishioners and police who were summoned to the scene by panicking parishioners subdued the boy bloodied by his fizzled bomb (shown).

The spokesman for the Bali Police, Kombes Polisi AA Sudana, confirmed heightened security measures were implemented at places of worship and public venues as soon as news of the Medan attack was received.

The 18-year-old terrorist was observed to be “fidgeting” and nervous during the religious service before detonating a device on his body that sparked, but did not explode, wounding only the bomber. He then rushed the altar where the priest was delivering a sermon and chased the pastor with a knife.

Quoted by RadarBali.com, Sudana said that the police in Bali responded to the attack by tightening security measures across the Island.

Sudana told the press that Bali was no stranger to terror having suffered multiple tragic bombings in 2002 and 2005.


Stranger, Now Gardening in Paradise
Made Wijaya – Australian Who Adopted an Island that Also Adopted Him – has Died in Sydney Australia

Word has been received by Balidiscovery.com of the death in Sydney, Australia of Michael White on Sunday, August 28, 2016.

White was more commonly known across his adopted Island home of Bali, as Made Wijaya.

A Sydney native, Wijaya arrived in Bali as a deckhand on a sailboat in 1973. Persuaded that he had discovered his personal “Bali Hai” Wijaya tells how he jumped ship in a rainstorm and swam ashore.

A student of architecture, the young Australian was adopted by a Brahman family in South Bali and initially eked out a living by teaching tennis, tutoring English and writing a weekly column for a local newspaper.

A keen interest in landscape architecture landed him an initial commission designing the gardens of the Bali Oberoi and the establishment of PT Wijaya Tribwana International that today employs hundreds of designers and gardeners who have designed countless gardens in Bali and around the world for celebrities and hotels located in Singapore, India, Spain, Morocco, Hawaii, Australia and Mexico.

Wijaya published five books: The Complete Stranger in Paradise; Balinese Architecture: Towards an Encyclopedia; Tropical Garden Design (Archipelago Press and Wijaya Words, 1999); At Home in Bali (Abbeville Press, 2000); and Architecture of Bali – A Source Book of Traditional and Modern Forms (Archipelago Press and Wijaya Words, 2002). He also contributed to Tropical Asian Style and was the main author of a pocket guidebook to Bali.

Possessing an encyclopedic knowledge of Balinese history and culture, Wijaya commanded a native ease with the Balinese language. Erudite and devilishly witty, Wijaya was a raconteur par excellence who published his social commentary at www.strangerinparadise.com and in “Poleng” a magazine he founded.

No announcement has been made at this time in connection with Wijaya’s death and what, if any, religious or memorial service is planned for the Australian who many years ago converted to become a Bali Hindu - the dominant religion of his adopted home.


 
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