Our south coast is attracting a lot of interest from investors and it’s little wonder… Lombok’s south coast beaches are amongst the best in SE Asia!
Recharge your batteries with a few days spent on long stretches of un-crowded beaches with breath-taking views, clear azure seas, sparkling white sands and big blue skies. That’s stunning South Lombok!
• Well done to everyone who supported the Gili Triathlon on Saturday, 28 March!
The event raised more than Rp 40 million, which will go towards the cost of buying a rubbish incinerator for Gili T (although the Gili Eco Trust says they still have a way to go before raising the total cost of Rp 2 billion... but they won’t give up!)
The controversial Benoa Bay Reclamation Project has run into another obstacle with the NTB (Lombok and Sumbawa) government refusing a request to be allowed to dredge sand from Lombok and deposit it in South Bali.
Tirta Wahana Bali International (TWBI) – a company controlled by Indonesian business tycoon Tommy Winata – is proposing to reclaim more than 700 hectares of mangroves in Benoa Bay to build hotels, a convention centre and entertainment complex.
NOW FOREIGN WORKERS MAY NOT HAVE TO SPEAK INDONESIAN
The Jakarta Globe reports that the Indonesian Manpower Ministry is backtracking on its plan to require foreign nationals working in Indonesia to pass an Indonesian language proficiency test.
At the beginning of this year, Manpower Minister, M Hanif Dhakiri, said his department would immediately implement new government regulations for foreign workers in Indonesia, including requiring them to demonstrate fluency in Bahasa Indonesia.
Verve Beach Club in Mangsit hosted a private
tasting of Splash Wines for a limited number of
guests this month.
Produced by Jansz Estate Wines from the
famous Yarra Valley wine region in Australia,
Splash Wines are available in Indonesia– especially Bali – and are also popular in Phuket,
Thailand, as reasonably priced and good quality