Bali – Traditions Not Standing Still

Like other cultures and traditions across the world, Balinese culture is by no means     immune to change. In the West, we only have to look at a tradition / belief as massive as Christmas, which is not only quite possibly on the wrong date for someone who may not have even historically existed, but also […]

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Building in Bali and Building Permit (IMB) Requirements

Balinese traditional culture is one of the most amazing cultures in the world and probably the most visible aspect of Bali’s cultural treasure trove is its architecture. The elders of Bali are constantly considering how their culture can be preserved and protected and, to this end, have built a series of rules into legislation. Before […]

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How Does RCBUS Raise Funds During A Pandemic?

“. . . ,you know it ain’t easy,” to quote The Beatles, but Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS] continues to raise funds to support its projects which, in turn, support the people of Bali. All Rotary Clubs are fundraising organizations, and RCBUS is no exception. Last year, due to Covid restrictions, we hosted no […]

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Local News

Pushback, confusion from non-essential sectors in Bali as authorities enforce mandatory closure Bali is witnessing anticipated pushback from businesses in non-essential sectors, as authorities enforce tighter restrictions that require them to close in a bid to scale down COVID-19 transmission in the province. The provincial government on Saturday issued a circular reaffirming that businesses in […]

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Local News

Bali gets hundreds of oxygen concentrators following supply crisis There’s a collective sigh of relief in Bali after the province received hundreds of oxygen concentrators from the central government, following an oxygen crisis officials confirmed only a few days ago. Earlier today, Bali Deputy Governor Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardana Sukawati told reporters that oxygen supply […]

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The Future of Bali is in Your Hands. It’s a Mask, Not a Chin Bra

Heartfelt thanks go out to all Bali Advertiser readers who are protecting and preserving our marvelous Balinese hosts and their culture by following PPKM, the government’s orders for public health in these pandemic days. Anyone still hesitant to shelter at home, properly wear a mask, get vaccinated, and apply strict hygiene, is urged to consider […]

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Where There’s A Will There’s A Way

This familiar phrase has been around a long time. Since 1640 in fact when an author by the name of George Herbert coined a phrase ‘To him that will, ways are not wanting.’ The modern version, “Where there is a will, there is a way.” appeared in “New Monthly Magazine” in 1822. The phrase can be applied to any aspect of our […]

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