Amazing Grace and the Balinese Gigolos

The Balinese authorities have got it all wrong where it comes to the hooha over the news documentary Cowboys in Paradise, about the Kuta Cowboys, gigolos selling their services to foreign women tourists. Instead of getting angry with Singapore-based director Amit Virmani for allegedly besmirching the island's reputation, they should instead thank Amit for restoring... Continue Reading →

Potential crisis: How will BCA cope with reports about missing funds?

Update 2pm: 2 more local banks named as suffering from the same problem of disappearing funds on Twitter. A Twitterer quotes a BCA officer as saying that the problem is mainly confined to customers who use internet or online banking. Classic uncontrolled communications among front-line staff in crisis-like situations. Unspun's alter ego penned some thoughts... Continue Reading →

The ugly “girls” of the Bali Blogging Community

After all the hard traveling and visiting the tourist sites in bali the five foreign bloggers were treated to a night of camaraderie and madcap fun by the Bali Blogging community last night. But did they in their wildest dreams (or nightmares) every imagined that they would be confronted by The Joker in Balinese traditional... Continue Reading →

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