Nyepi celebrations: Mobile internet turned off for Bali's New Year

Nyepi celebrations: Mobile internet turned off for Bali's New Year
 

Bali has asked phone companies to turn off mobile internet to celebrate New Year, which falls locally on Saturday.
Mobile internet will be shut down to mark Nyepi, a Hindu holiday on the Indonesian island.
The island's airport will also shut for 24 hours from 06:00 on Saturday (22:00 GMT Friday).
"Many Hindu people are addicted to gadgets," Hinduism Society head Gusti Ngurah Sudiana said. "I hope during Nyepi they can be introspective."
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14 March 2018 in World News, Views: 65
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