Australians to get into Bali visa-free

AUSTRALIA is among 47 countries Indonesia will add to its visa-free list as it strives to draw more tourists. MARITIME Coordinating Minister Rizal Ramli is quoted in Indonesian media on Tuesday saying he brought forward the move from January 2016 to October 2015 to capture the whole holiday season. Immigration director general Ronny F Sompie […]

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Ashley Callingbul First Native Mrs. Universe Winner

Ashley Callingbull, a 25-year-old from the Enoch Cree Nation in Alberta, Canada, on Saturday became the first native woman and the first Canadian to ever win the Mrs. Universe pageant. The Mrs. Universe pageant (not to be confused with the Miss Universe pageant of Donald Trump ownership and infamy) honors the beauty and accomplishments of […]

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Bali Nine lawyer : Indonesia’s struggling economy cannot afford another execution

Indonesia’s struggling economy could be one reason why there has been little word of the country’s next round of executions, according to the lead lawyer for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran. Australians Chan and Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the so-called Bali Nine, were among several foreigners shot dead in April. According to high-profile Indonesian lawyer […]

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Indonesia launches its first AirRaid on Malaysia

Indonesia staged its first air attack on Malaysia during the Confrontation or Konfrontasi, when it sent two bombers to a remote highland settlement in Pa’ Umor, Sarawak, with machine guns blazing. No casualties were reported at the longhouse settlement of 200 Kelabit tribespeople, where the attack took place. The Mitchell bombers appeared over the settlement […]

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Women in Business Q&A: Tapasya Bali, Co-Founder and COO, YOGASMOGA

Tapasya Bali is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of YOGASMOGA. YOGASMOGA is a designer, manufacturer and retailer of Yoga inspired athletic apparel and accessories and is proudly made in the USA. Tapasya is significantly influenced by her upbringing in the Himalayas and the culture of yoga. In addition to running YOGASMOGA’s operations, Tapasya is […]

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TFFBali2015 – THE FASHION FESTIVAL BALI THANKS YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

The Fashion Festival Bali 2015 officially opened its doors on August 20th 2015 at The Trans Resort Bali’s lavish ballroom. The first runway show wowed the audience with Mona Al Mansouri’s ethereal collection of couture gowns, Xi Zhu’s modern take and twist on contemporary men’s wear, captivating sustainable headpieces from Heads of State Millinery, easy […]

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Indonesia government saves maid from death row in Malaysia

After a five-year battle, the Indonesian government has won the fight to free an Indonesian maid from death row in Malaysia. The Indonesian government worked hard to secure Wilfrida Soik’s release while maintaining a hardline stance on its own death row prisoners, including Bali Nine pair Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, who were executed in […]

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