Perspective

October 10, 2008

Australians Saying Goodbye to ‘G’day Mate’: Report

SYDNEY ~ Australians who sound like Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin could soon be a relic of the past, a report said. Research shows the nasal Australian twang – exemplified by – Read More...
October 17, 2008

Singapore Public Housing: ‘A Nation of Homeowners’

SINGAPORE ~ Public housing is often associated with poverty-stricken slums and other social ills but Singapore’s high-rise apartment blocks built by the government are an exception. Known locally as “the – Read More...
October 17, 2008

Asia’s Luxury Infatuation under Pressure during Economic Woes

HONG KONG ~ During a recent trip to her “expensive” Hong Kong hairdresser, luxury brand consultant Radha Chadha asked her stylist if recent turmoil in the world’s stock markets had – Read More...
October 17, 2008

Jerry Zezima : The Radio Is Pre-Set on Lather, Rinse, Repeat

The good news in the Zezima family is that my younger daughter, Lauren, has a new car that she has managed to keep spotlessly clean since she bought it in – Read More...
October 17, 2008

Once in a Bali Lifetime: Our Eternal Quest to Understand Our Origin

By William J. Furney The Bali Times It’s unrelenting. “Where do (tree) seeds come from?” “From trees.” “Where do trees come from?” “From seeds.” “Where do seeds come from?” “Trees.” – Read More...
October 24, 2008

Instinct

A Tail within a Tale By Elizabeth Henzell For The Bali Times UBUD ~ Many years ago, my sister, a school teacher, told me that in order to motivate children – Read More...
October 24, 2008

Once in a Bali Lifetime: Gas Men (and Women)

By William J. Furney The Bali Times Cockiness is a preresiquite if you want to apply for a job flogging gas regulators under the guise of a safety inspector. I – Read More...
November 7, 2008

Sci-fi author Michael Crichton dies at age 66: family

LOS ANGELES ~ Michael Crichton, author of bestselling science fiction adventures including Jurassic Park and The Andromeda Strain, died of cancer in Los Angeles, aged 66, his family said on – Read More...
November 7, 2008

Many Whine for Want of Wine

By Laurane Marchive The Bali Times LEGIAN ~ Wine supplies have dried up in Bali in recent weeks, leaving many expatriate residents to wonder what’s behind this latest recurring drought. – Read More...
November 7, 2008

The Bali Times Diary: Hector’s Scratchings

Try the Corn Laws for a Better Laugh IT IS such a shame that Indonesia’s legislators, if they really wanted, figuratively speaking, to fiddle while Rome burned instead of bothering – Read More...
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