Julie Bishop arrives in Indonesia

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has landed in Indonesia for her first visit since the Bali Nine executions. Ms Bishop will spend the day in Padang, west Sumatra for the Indian Ocean Rim Association Ministerial meeting. Padang is currently blanketed in a thick haze from illegal forest fires burning in Sumatra. Concern over the fires which […]

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The St Regis Bali

About The St. Regis Bali Resort Located on the pristine beach of Nusa Dua, The St. Regis Bali is nestled in the heart of the noteworthy “Garden of Bali”. Exuding understated barefoot elegance and Balinese-inspired living, the Resort offers infinite panoramic ocean views on a generous 9 hectares of lush gardens, a strand pool with […]

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Thai film director decries censorship

Apichatpong Weerasethakul is in London for the screening of Cemetery of Splendour at the BFI London Film Festival An award-winning Thai film director has told the BBC he does not want his latest film shown in Thailand as he would be required to self-censor. Apichatpong Weerasethakul, winner of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or […]

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Boeing says it created lightest metal ever

Boeing says it’s created the lightest metal ever, a microlattice material which it describes as 99.99% air. Weight savings are crucially important in aircraft manufacturing, since a lighter aircraft requires less fuel, which is airlines’ largest operating expense. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner was a breakthrough commercial jet because it used light-weight composite carbon fiber material, […]

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Bali drug Brit Paul Beales is freed

Bali drug Brit Paul Beales is freed and on way home after three years in jail The property developer was arrested alongside grandmother Lindsay Sandiford, who remains on death row and could be executed as soon as January. A British man jailed as part of a drug smuggling syndicate in Bali was last night on […]

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About Bali – Part 4 : Tanah Lot Temple

Welcome to About Bali section, where you can learn and feel about bali itselfs. Fourth week of Balinese Culture. Enjoy Tanah Lot is a rock formation off the Indonesian island of Bali. It is home to the pilgrimage temple Pura Tanah Lot (literally “Tanah Lot temple”), a popular tourist and cultural icon for photography and […]

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