December 11, 2009

Challenging the Tropical Climate and Singing in The Rain

How did you get started in the wine business? Hatten Wines is a family business. We started making rice wine, Brem, around the 1960s and then we decided to create – Read More...
January 8, 2010

‘There will be no future if we fail to act now’

Agung Wardana: We have to change our tourism model into a more ecofriendly one. With a continuing increase in weather-related catastrophes and the failure to deliver a binding climate deal – Read More...
January 15, 2010

Westerners think we’re the same as 20 years ago but things have changed a lot

Big Plans: Sanglah chief Dr Wayan Sutarga. With a rabies toll of 26 since the outbreak began on the island last year and dengue fever on the rise, many westerners – Read More...
January 22, 2010

‘Reiki is the energy of nature that can cure medical and non-medical problems’

                  Healing Signs: A reiki symbol (Chakra). Holistic treatments are increasingly being incorporated into hospitals’ treatment programmes, and such is the demand – and apparent success – of natural therapies – Read More...
January 29, 2010

‘Balinese people are still not aware of the negative effects of using chemicals’

Recent years have seen an increasing concern in chemicals’ harmful effects on health that has pushed some to switch to organic food. Paolo Righetti, a 45-year-old Swiss national and co-owner – Read More...
February 5, 2010

‘The government should promote the image of the country’

Although Bali’s tourists increased by 32 percent in the last year, many visitor sites continue to lack basic facilities. Ida Bagus Ngurah Wijaya, chairman of the Bali Tourism Board (BTB), – Read More...
February 19, 2010

‘The government has to open its eyes and ears, to see their people are suffering’

Although women’s groups have emerged across the world, struggling for gender equality and justice, disparity and violence against women continues to be commonplace in Indonesia, limiting the full participation of – Read More...
February 26, 2010

‘More people coming means more prosperity’

Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport is celebrating its 45th anniversary, at a time when it is under pressure like never before. Record numbers of foreign tourist arrivals are pushing the – Read More...
March 5, 2010

‘Bali is one of the best locations to dive in the world’

For many, scuba diving opens up a whole new world of exploration and adventure, as they scour the seafloor and view an endless array of ocean life, and Bali provides – Read More...
March 11, 2010

Disputed Play Is Genuine Shakespeare, Says Expert

Double Falsehood, a drama linked to William Shakespeare by its publisher 250 years ago but whose authorship was disputed, is a genuine work by the bard, a British academic has – Read More...

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