Bali

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Bali ‘suitcase murder’ accomplice arrested on return to US after jail release
Heather Mack convicted in 2015 for working with boyfriend to kill her mother

Staff and agencies

03, Nov, 2021 @8:35 PM

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Coronavirus live: 42,776 new cases in the UK; travellers stranded after NHS Covid vaccination pass app crashes
UK also reports 136 further deaths; some people unable to travel after issue with downloading proof of vaccination

Euan O'Byrne Mulligan (now); Jane Clinton, Martin Belam (and) Samantha Lock (earlier)

13, Oct, 2021 @10:39 PM

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Bali is reopening to tourists, but nervous locals wonder what the future will bring
The pandemic has prompted a rethink of tourism’s role on the island as some call for only ‘quality’ visitors

Amahl S. Azwar in Bali

13, Oct, 2021 @1:10 AM

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Bali without tourists: once-bustling hotspots now eerie and overgrown – a photo essay
Tourism on the island came to a standstill at the beginning of the pandemic. Putu Sayoga captures the impact on a once thriving industry

08, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Bali was our playground. Now Fortress Australia has turned its back on Indonesia | Brigid Delaney
Covid has hastened Australia’s inward drift, but now is not the time to disengage from our struggling neighbour

Brigid Delaney

13, Aug, 2021 @8:00 PM

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‘Have a little empathy’: Bali tires of badly behaved foreign influencers
Tourists threaten the island’s economic recovery by ignoring Covid protocols, including refusing to wear masks and even making a porn film

Febriana Firdaus in Ubud

14, May, 2021 @8:00 PM

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'We live here': fears tourist tweets on gay lifestyle may backfire on Bali's LGBT community
Expulsion of US woman who promoted Indonesian island as ‘queer-friendly’ reveals how acceptance extends only to visitors

Gemma Holliani Cahya in Jakarta

27, Jan, 2021 @4:09 AM

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Bali’s thieving monkeys can spot high-value items to ransom
Study finds macaques go for tourists’ electronics and wallets over empty bags and then maximise their profit

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

14, Jan, 2021 @1:00 AM

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Indonesia extends deadline for foreigners to leave country or switch visas
Exclusive: foreigners hail decision ‘generous’ and ‘lenient’, but for Australians in Bali, getting back home remains a challenge

Febriana Firdaus and Elias Visontay

18, Aug, 2020 @7:15 AM

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'Bali is not only about tourism': Covid-19 prompts rethink for island's residents
With tourism devastated by the pandemic, many have returned to work the fields. Some believe they will never go back

Febriana Firdaus in Ubud

01, Aug, 2020 @8:00 PM

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Britain told us to come home from Bali – but there were no planes, and no help | Amelia Sandy
When coronavirus hit, I spent all my savings on flights that were then cancelled, says Amelia Sandy

Amelia Sandy

01, Apr, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Living bridges and supper from sewage: can ancient fixes save our crisis-torn world?
From underground aqueducts to tree-bridges and fish that love sewage, indigenous customs could save the planet – but are under threat. Landscape architect Julia Watson shares her ‘lo-TEK’ vision

Oliver Wainwright

27, Mar, 2020 @4:40 PM

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