Post Tagged : industry

The Gems of Riau

Archipelago Diaries | Aug 17, 2018

The Riau Islands is home to what is decidedly one of Indonesia’s favoured destinations – Batam and Bintan. Bridging the heart of Singapore with the lush scenery of Indonesia, the islands have seen growth in both business and tourism. The main islands are Batam, Rempang, Galang, Bintan, Bintan, Kundur, and Karimun. Batam and Bintan are among […]

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Education and the Efforts to Grow Bali’s Next Generation

Our Bali Heroes | Aug 09, 2018

Contrary to popular belief, Bali’s tourism industry which is growing at an unprecedented rate doesn’t always impact people living in rural areas. The myth of the ‘trickle down effect’ strikes again, it seems. Many families in rural areas are caught in the poverty trap with little or even no income to survive – this helps to explain the huge number […]

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Power to the People: Empowering Local Balinese Communities

Bali's Unsung Heroes | Aug 06, 2018

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics of Bali, there is up to 5% of the population on this island classified as poor. It is such a sad fact that despite the tourism industry is growing, we can easily find children asking for money at stop lights or sleeping in the street. Many of these […]

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