On The Frontline


Going Above & Beyond: Organisations Extending Their Help Further During Covid-19

On The Frontline | May 16, 2020

If running a charitable organisation wasn’t already enough, these groups have extended yet another hand to the newly vulnerable communities created through the Covid-19 outbreak. Whilst many charities have their core function and mission, be it providing employment and education or supporting orphanages, there are those who have decided to go above and beyond their […]

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Going Off Grid: Becoming Self-Sufficient in Times of Crisis

On The Frontline | May 14, 2020

What Covid-19 has taught us, amongst a multitude of other lessons, is how incredibly dependent we all are on the economic system. When the wheel stops, we begin to realise that our most basic needs may become more difficult to attain — food, water, electricity, it’s all gone if we aren’t all getting paid. So, […]

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Covid-19 & The Island: Words with Bali’s Tourism Industry

On The Frontline | May 13, 2020

With tourism at a dead end in Bali, NOW! Bali speaks to some industry leaders to hear their insights and thoughts on the Covid-19 situation. Looking to hear from different sides of the industry, we hear from the board of the Bali Hotels Association, as well as Jack Daniels, owner Bali Discovery Tours,and the editor […]

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Innovation to the Rescue: Fighting Covid with Technology

On The Frontline | May 08, 2020

With a fast-spreading virus, solutions must be equally as swift. Enter Kopernik, a research and development lab whose fast-paced innovations have helped curb the effects of Covid-19 in Bali. With many countries around the world struggling with resources during the spread of Covid-19 – such as hand sanitisers and face masks on an individual level, […]

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Closing the Distance: People of Bali

On The Frontline | May 08, 2020

In this photo essay, we share the small stories of everyday people in Bali unable to socially distance, dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak in their own way. Not everyone has the luxury of working from home, there are those that must keep businesses open, risking exposure, in order to keep the wolves at the door. […]

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Bali’s Doctors on the Frontline

On The Frontline | May 08, 2020

The people most exposed to Covid-19 are of course the medical workers who come face-to-face with potential carriers of the virus. NOW! Bali speaks to Dr. Nyoman Suparta of Badung Regional General Hospital to see what life on the front line is really like. “You’ve been working from home for two months now? How has […]

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