| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:57 AM
BEIJING -- Splashed across the front pages, there is China’s president, Xi Jinping, resplendent as he strolls with his photogenic first lady down the red carpet welcoming him in Malaysia.
There Xi is again in Jakarta — the first foreign...
| Dec 14, 2007
The European Union threatened Thursday to boycott President Bush's climate summit in Hawaii next month if the United States didn't allow specific targets for carbon emission reduction to be included in a draft text being prepared at a summit here this...
| Aug 8, 2010
THE BEST WAY TO BALI
From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to the Denpasar airport, about 15 miles from Ubud, is offered on China, Korean, Cathay Pacific, Singapore, Eva, Thai and Malaysia Airlines. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $840....
| Nov 19, 2011
| 6:01 AM
Does president Obama believe his countrymen are lazy?
No, he does not.
So he said in his weekly address (see video below), delivered from Bali, Indonesia, where he wrapped up a nine-day tour of the Asian-Pacific.
Americans, he said, are "the hardest-...
| May 22, 2011
In 1930, Mexican artist Miguel Covarrubias and his wife, Rose, traveled to the island of Bali in Indonesia and promptly fell in love with what they saw. They stayed nine months, soaking up the natural beauty and distinct culture. Covarrubias later wrote a...
| Apr 29, 2012
In the worlds of myth and literature, plenty of figures have had their "lost" years. There are, to name a few, Sherlock Holmes (after the plunge from Reichenbach Falls), the wizard Merlin (was he imprisoned in a cave or was he killed?), Shakespeare...
| Mar 10, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO THE MALUKU ISLANDS, INDONESIA
From LAX, Cathay Pacific, Singapore, Virgin AustraIia, Malaysia Airlines, China Airlines and EVA offer connecting service (change of planes) to Denpasar International Airport on Bali. Restricted round-trip...