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2013-11-05 23:27:46

Sonita Lontoh, chairman of IDF, will deliver keynote address to invited delegates, and share lessons learned and best practices on developing globally-competent professionals in the 21st century. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Indonesian Diaspora Foundation (IDF), a nonprofit focused on empowering Indonesian diaspora worldwide and strengthening the Indonesian human capital, announced today that the organization’s chairman, Sonita Lontoh, will deliver the keynote...

2013-07-08 23:23:29

Change Ventur.es launches a scholarship for the month long programme in September where individuals network, innovate and play in Bali with social, creative and business gurus. Singapore (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Change Ventur.es a Startup and Social Impact programme launches in Bali, Indonesia a one month long programme combining life experience with vocational coaching. This first programme is open to only 20 exceptional individuals from entrepreneurs to freelancers, graduates and career...

2013-05-24 23:18:55

The unique and flavorful coffee was praised by Jack Nicholson´s character in the movie ℠The Bucket List´. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Cluwak.com, a company that is devoted to offering its customers the unique and incredibly flavourful Kopi Luwak coffee, has just launched its brand new website. The history behind the new site is as fascinating as the coffee itself. When Edward Cole, played by Jack Nicholson, referred to Kopi Luwak as “the rarest beverage...


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Bali Pony
2014-04-01 12:18:08

The Bali pony is an ancient breed of pony inhabiting the Indonesian island of Bali. Its specific roots are unknown, but are thought to have been imported to Indonesia from China in the 6th century. This would mean that the Bali pony’s roots are from the Mongolian horse. Other breeds that may have contributed to the Bali’s bloodline include Indian breeds, specific ones are unknown, and various Dutch breeds brought to Indonesia during the eighteenth century. The Bali Pony is a tough...

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2008-05-27 14:39:56

The Kintamani is an Indonesian breed native to Bali. The breed most likely evolved from Balinese feral dogs and other Asian breeds. It is possible that the breed began around 600 years ago with a Chow Chow, but this is yet to be proven. The Kintamani stands 16 to 22 inches high and has a broad face, flat forehead and flat cheeks. The Kintamani also has erect ears and almond-shaped brown eyes. The coat of the Kintamani is usually white with apricot-tipped ears, but black and beige are...

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2007-07-16 16:24:33

The Bali Tiger (Panthera tigris balica), also called the Balinese Tiger, is an extinct species of tiger found only on the small Indonesian island of Bali. The tiger was one of three sub-species of tiger found in Indonesia along with the Javan tiger (also extinct) and Sumatran tiger (severely endangered). The Bali Tiger was the smallest of the species and weighed about 198 - 221 pounds. Females were smaller at 143 - 176 pounds. The male was about 7.5 feet long and the female 6.5 feet long....

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2006-10-19 13:09:29

The Yellow-crested Cockatoo, Cacatua sulphurea, is a medium-sized cockatoo inhabitant to wooded and cultivated areas of Timor-Leste and Indonesia's islands of Bali, Timor, Sulawesi and Lesser Sunda Islands. There is also a feral population of these birds in Hong Kong. The large group has apparently developed from a number of caged birds that have been released into the wild over many years. The Yellow-crested Cockatoo is about 13.75 inches long. It has all-white feathers, bluish bare...

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2006-03-06 12:33:12

The Bali Starling (Leucopsar rothschildi), also known as the Bali Myna, is a myna and a member of the starling family. This bird is common to the island of Bali in Indonesia. It is critically endangered, with a population in the wild of six in 2001. Roughly a thousand are believed to survive in captivity. This is a beautiful, medium to large (25cm), stocky starling. It is almost completely white and has a long, drooping crest, black wing-tips and tail tip. The bird has blue bare skin...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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