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The Kopernik Revolution

Posted by on Jan 15, 2012 in Business, Development, Featured, People | 0 comments

Kopernik is a technology marketplace that connects life-changing innovations (such as water purification and solar-powered devices) to the people who need them in the developing world. Co-founder Ewa Wojkowska explains how and why it came about.

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Ring of Fire: the Extraordinary Odyssey of the Blair Brothers

Posted by on Jan 15, 2012 in Books, Culture, Featured, Film, People, Travel | 0 comments

“Are you one of those people who believe that there’s nothing left to discover in this world of ours? Then here’s the story of Lawrence Blair and his brother Lorne, who came East in search of adventure and found themselves wandering for 10 years in the most volcanic region on earth, into the Ring of Fire…”

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Maridjan of Merapi

Posted by on Oct 27, 2010 in Java, People, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Mbah Maridjan, gatekeeper and key-holder of Mount Merapi, came to prominence in May 2006 as news reports showed a smoking Merapi and residents of the volcano’s slopes were warned to evacuate.

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Ubud Writers Festival: The Countdown Begins

Posted by on Sep 12, 2009 in Bali, Books, Culture, People | 0 comments

Kabar asked festival founder/director Janet De Neefe what she's particularly looking forward to this year: here she recommends her top 5 things to see at the 2009 festival.

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Ubud Writers Festival 2009: Q&A with Vikas Swarup

Posted by on Aug 12, 2009 in Bali, Books, Culture, People | 0 comments

As a novelist, Vikas Swarup made the kind of debut that goes beyond the wildest dreams of most budding authors; not only was his first book, Q&A, picked up by publishers across the world, it went on to become a multiple Oscar-winning blockbuster movie, Slumdog Millionaire.

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The Flying Photographer: Jez O’Hare

Posted by on Mar 12, 2009 in Culture, Featured, People, Photography, Travel | 0 comments

Jez O'Hare, adventurous master of aerial photography, has a unique perspective on Indonesia. Avi Hazuria met him at his home in Bandung.

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