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How a School in Bali Has Adapted to Online Teaching Due to COVID-19

What's On | Apr 14, 2020

When a child hears that “school’s out”, the immediate, knee-jerk reaction is often a jump for joy. “No more work! No more study! Yay!” Whatever it is amongst children, it just seems to be the go-to emotion, that is, until they realise what a life without school really means… Yes, with the need for social […]

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On the Ground: Covid-19 in Bali Discussion with Kopernik

What's On | Apr 09, 2020

Kopernik is a research and development lab for social and environmental issues; they have 10 years of experience in dealing with disaster response. Director of Kopernik in Bali, Arvin Dwiarrahman, is interviewed by Halim Ardie in this insightful broadcast. Halim Ardie is from Club Conscious, an intelligent discussion and music selections podcast. Last week, at […]

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Calling for Community Support: Food Donations

What's On | Apr 09, 2020

It isn’t only Bali’s economy that depends heavily on the tourism industry; the majority of networks and business infrastructures around the island are tied into to tourism as well. This includes suppliers (food and beverage, homeware, contractors, media, logistics etc) but on the other end of the spectrum many organisations depend on the generosity of […]

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3-Day Nyepi Lockdown Not Going Ahead

What's On | Apr 08, 2020

After proposed plans circulating the news of an additional 3-days of ‘Nyepi’ Day of Silence, the Majelis Desa Adat (Customary Village Assembly) and Parisada Hindu Dharma Indonesia (PHDI) of Bali announced today (8 April 2020) that these plans would not go ahead.  – This article is based on several published sources, taken from Indonesian news […]

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Online Groceries in Bali : Deliver Goods to Your Doorstep

NOW! Bali Blog | Apr 01, 2020

In these uncertain times, braving crowded aisles of the supermarket may feel perilous. Though trips to the grocery store are still given the green light, taking advantage of online groceries in Bali will save you time and worry. Here are the best ways to get groceries, from fresh food to pantry snacks, delivered safely to […]

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For the Attention of All British Nationals in Indonesia

What's On | Mar 27, 2020

On behalf of the British Embassy in Jakarta, NOW! would like to share this important message to all all British Nationals currently in Indonesia. If possible, please share to a friend if relevant to their situation. “Since 16 March The Foreign Office has advised against all but non-essential travel outside the UK. Other countries are […]

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COVID-19 in Bali – Essential Information and Numbers

What's On | Mar 27, 2020

COVID-19 Cases in Bali Island 1900 CONFIRMED 974 RECOVERED 23 DEATH For live update about Covid-19 cases in Indonesia, visit https://www.covid19.go.id/situasi-virus-corona. Get informed, take percautions, and help to contain the virus from spreading. Like the rest of the world, people are now also being hit by the effects of COVID-19 in Bali. Whilst the tourism […]

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Consulates in Bali : Complete Contact Details (2020)

Important Information | Mar 24, 2020

Below is a list of the consulates in Bali , including the latest update (1 January 2020) for contact details and name of representative. To be used if in need of help from your country of origin. List of consulates in Bali are displayed in alphabetical order: Consulate General of Australia Consul-General Ms. Anthea GRIFFINConsul […]

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Update: Balinese Government Limits Nyepi Ceremonies to Curb Covid-19 Spread

What's On | Mar 23, 2020

On an island deeply-rooted in its religion and culture, the Balinese calendar is filled with religious ceremonies and rituals all year round. But what will happen to these events while we are amidst the Covid-19 pandemic? The Balinese government has issued statements regarding the limitations of the upcoming Ogoh-Ogoh Parade and Melasti Ceremony to isolate […]

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Major Annual Bali Festivals Postponed in Light of COVID-19

What's On | Mar 20, 2020

It comes without surprise that with the growing effects and worry of COVID-19, alongside the increasing need for social distancing, major annual festivals in Bali have been postponed The first to announce their postponement was The Ubud Food Festival, which was supposed to be held 17-19 April, celebrating their 6th annual event. Of course, with so many international […]

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