Ubud bakso seller arrested for allegedly slinging drugs

An Ubud street vendor selling bakso was arrested in Denpasar for allegedly slinging more than just the Indonesian...

Ubud bakso seller arrested for allegedly slinging drugs

Lombok man arrested over Facebook posts insulting police

A man from Indonesia’s Lombok island has been arrested in Bali for allegedly insulting police on Facebook. Under...

Lombok man arrested over Facebook posts insulting police

Indonesia to free Bali Nine drug smuggler Renae Lawrence: official

The only female member of the “Bali Nine” heroin-trafficking gang will be freed from an Indonesian prison...

Indonesia to free Bali Nine drug smuggler Renae Lawrence: official

Bali airport gets ready for rainy season

Bali’s I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport is gearing up for rainy season. Airport General Manager Yanus...

Bali airport gets ready for rainy season

Dance Till You Drop: Djakarta Warehouse Project is back this Dec. 7 – 9 and you’re invited!

| Coconuts Bali x DWPX | This party is lit.

Review: Grand Cafe 1919, the restaurant that resurrected an abandoned colonial-era building in Manila’s Chinatown

Candles in Moonlight: Here’s a look at Loy Krathong traditions around Thailand

No kawaii coffee here: Ekkamai’s Phil Coffee Company is one of Bangkok’s best roasters and specialty cafes

The Coconuts taste test: We try 7 bubble tea brands to find the best brown sugar pearl milk in Singapore

Lombok’s Hotel Tugu: An affordable, artsy stay with spiritual touches and romantic lotus pond dining

The Apurva Kempinski Bali: A new 5-star hotel coming to Nusa Dua in early 2019

Tourist Crap: Taipei’s notorious Modern Toilet Restaurant has terrible hot pot, but great photo ops

New high-tech multi-label store Nomadx is home to brands like Taobao, Style Theory, and Oo La Lab

Grace Baey’s portraits of Yangon’s trans population are intimate without being intrusive [PHOTOS]


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Coconuts Bali

Coconuts Bali is the leading English source of local news in Bali, (Pulau Dewata, Island of the Gods) and we operate exclusively online. We run up to date news stories on a daily basis, from across the island, covering a number of relevant issues, from crime, to health, to transportation, to urban development. From Badung in the south to Buleleng in the north, from Jembrana in the west, to Karangasem in the east, and everything in between (we see you, Ubud), our scope is literally island-wide. We especially love breaking those quirky stories that you would find in the metro news section of your local paper. Cows invading the main road? On it! Super old human skulls uncovered in some random village? We’re there! No one else is really translating those stories from bahasa Indonesia over to English in Bali—except for us. Meanwhile, if there is a big international story that the foreign press is actually reporting on (usually involving Australians or other bule aka foreigners in trouble with the law in Bali) we are also all over it, running updates at lightning speed, and aggregating all the most important and interesting slices of what is happening. And about the net, of course we are on top of all that is viral and buzzed about on social media when it comes to this island. Seriously, we live on social media, which happens to be dominated by Facebook and Instagram in Bali. Get your Bali scoop here, you heard it here first.