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2008-08-04 09:00:15

Asian Science Camp 2008 to be organized in Bali, Indonesia JAKARTA, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- The Asian Science Camp (ASC) 2008 is to be organized in Indonesia's resort island of Bali from Aug. 3 to 9 and attended by five Nobel Laureates, the Antara news agency reported Saturday. The Nobel Laureates to participate in the ASC 2008 are Prof. Masatoshi Koshiba (2002 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Japan), Prof. Yuan Tseh Lee (1986 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Chinese Taipei), Prof. Douglas D. Osheroff...

2008-07-15 09:00:56

By Sally McGrane Ahush fell in the red room, the largest performing space in the former barn here that the experimental Odin Teatret has called home since 1966. The theater's founder and director, Eugenio Barba, welcomed the 32 members of the Gambuh Desa Batuan Ensemble, who had just arrived from Bali and were sitting on the floor in sarongs. They were to play the roles of Medea and her kinsmen in "The Marriage of Medea," a new production presented last month by the Odin in a town festival....

2008-07-10 09:00:35

Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE: HBI) today announced that it will host a live Internet webcast of its quarterly investor conference call at 4:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 29, 2008, to review results for the second quarter, which ended June 28, 2008. Hanesbrands also will summarize the quarterly results in a press release issued that day at the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The live Internet broadcast may be accessed on the home page of the Hanesbrands corporate Web site,...

2008-04-05 00:00:00

Climate negotiators have unveiled an ambitious agenda for talks designed to form a historic global warming pact between Japan and other developing countries on how to cut greenhouse gas emissions. A schedule was planned after a five days meeting in Bangkok"”requiring negotiators to settle contentions issues that include how countries will cut their emissions and how rich nations will help the poor adapt to climate change effects. "This is significant in the sense that it's an important...

2008-03-14 00:00:22

By Anna Maria Samsudin JOGJAKARTA: Indonesia AirAsia, a 49 per cent subsidiary of AirAsia Bhd, will pump in RM200 million to develop more new routes to Malaysia from four of its points in Indonesia this year. Instead of flying solely to Kuala Lumpur, the airline will be expanding its wings to other new destinations in Malaysia namely Kota Kinabalu, Kuching and Penang from its two hubs, Jakarta and Bali, as well as Medan and Jogjakarta. To date, it has already obtained approval to fly to...

2007-12-20 10:44:44

BEIJING (AP) - The United States should take a more positive role in tackling climate change while developing nations improve their own domestic energy efficiency, China's chief climate change negotiator said Thursday. China is satisfied with the result of the recent Bali climate change negotiations and will cooperate in international talks while working to improve its energy efficiency, Yu Qingtai, China's special representative for climate change negotiations, told a news briefing. "When it...

2007-12-15 10:45:00

BALI, Indonesia -- Delegates at a U.N. climate conference have agreed to include forest conservation in any future discussions about a new global warming pact, paving the way for billions of dollars in new spending to attack illegal logging, officials said. With deforestation making up 20 percent of global emissions, world governments are desperate to find a solution to a problem that has been fueled by rising demand for timber and palm oil, widespread corruption and endemic poverty. The...

2007-12-12 10:40:00

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Nobel laureate Al Gore said Thursday the United States is "principally responsible" for blocking progress at the U.N. climate conference, and European nations threatened to boycott U.S.-led climate talks next month unless Washington compromises on emissions reductions. The former vice president urged delegates to take urgent action to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, and told them that the next U.S. president will likely be more supportive of...

2007-12-12 10:15:00

BALI, Indonesia -- In the face of U.S. opposition, the U.N. chief said Wednesday guidelines on greenhouse gas emissions cuts favored by Europe and developing countries may be "too ambitious" to include in a final statement on climate change. Drafts of a final statement at a U.N. global warming conference this week have included a call for industrialized countries to consider cutting emissions blamed for rising temperature by between 25 percent and 40 percent by 2020. U.N. Secretary-General...

2007-12-11 18:38:23

BALI, Indonesia -- Delegates at the U.N. climate conference struggled to agree Tuesday on whether they will call on rich nations to cut greenhouse gas emissions by specific amounts, and the U.N. chief warned that the human race faces oblivion if it fails to confront global warming. Ban Ki-moon, who is presiding over the final days of a conference aimed at setting an agenda and deadline for talks on a pact to replace the Kyoto Protocol in 2012, urged quick action as negotiators haggled over...

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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...

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...

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....

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...

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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