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19 Aug - 26 Aug 2009 (143)

KUTA WEEKLY
Volume 3, Issue 143 19 Aug - 26 Aug 2009 (143)

G BOY
BI Eva BALI EKA AYU
Laundry TOUR AND TRAVEL

Tony Blair and Family on Bali


Holiday
Ubud Luxury Resort and While at the Elephant
Elephant Safari Park at Park, the Blair family were
Taro Visited by Britian's hosted by the Park's owners,
Former Prime Minister and Nigel Mason, who introduced the
Family. visitors to the
The Rt. "herd" including
Hon Anthony a group of baby
"Tony" elephants born
Charles at the park.
Lynton Blair Later, the entire
and his wife, family "climbed
Cherie, took on board" a
advantage of group of
the August elephants for a
holidays to tour of the Park.
bring their four The Blair's
children to left Bali on
Bali.Britian's former Prime Saturday, August 15, 2009,
Minister, special international traveling on to China, the next
envoy to the Middle East stop on their holiday tour.
and journeyman on the Shown on
internatonal lecture circuit balidiscovery.com are pictures
stayed in Bali at the [Como taken during the Blair family visit
Shambhala Estate ] and to Bali.
enjoyed excursions to many
of Bali's sites and
attractions, including a day
the the [Elephant Safari Park www.balidiscovery.com
at Taro].

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tranquil place is worth a visit and the people are welcoming and good natured. For decades
Sunday,30 Aug 2009
visitors have been attracted to this “living museum”, many of them drawn by the geringsing
2 pm N R L (Double Ikat), cloth woven by the women of Tenganan. After you have paid a small donation,
IMPARJA STORM vs SEA EAGLES you enter this village which is 500 meter long and 250 meter wide and surrounded by natural
walls with only through Tenganan is very interesting; you can see how the people live, some
1.00pm A F L A F L 11.30am temples, and some typical local architecture. The inhabitants of this village live according to
7 Central COLLINGWOOD vs SYDNEY Aust. Net St. KILDA vs NORTH MELBOURNE their ancient traditions and ceremonies. They continue to practice traditional arts like making
3.00pm baskets and lontar leaf books or calendars. In this village buffalos walk freely around and are
G W N
A F L ignored by the villagers. If you go to Tenganan, read about it beforehand or take local guide
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HOTELS - RESTAURANTS - DIVING - SURFING - TRIPS Bali Police Chief Convenes Security Meeting
Candi Dasa is a small established coastal Resort around 52 Km from the airport. It is nestled in bay of sand and clear blue waters Bali Hotel order to identify
which offer breathtaking views across the sea to the small islands in the bay, and to the rear a view of green palm Managers Attend potential terrorists
covered hills and mountain terrain. It’s also a paradise for divers offering many spectacular dive sites. Monthly Briefing to activities.
GUSTI Sings Coordinate Safety Dewa
The resort is famous for it’s many fine restaurants and small hotels, which line the main road through the village. BALI-BALI
BALI
and Security bemoaned the
The small community of Balinese villagers provide a welcome and friendliness typical of the culture for which Bali is so famous... Candi Dasa in the regency Measures. fact that some
of Karangasem and boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in Bali as well as being close to many of the major tourist attractions. Beritabali.com CCTV systems
reports Bali's newly installed at some
Visit us for a taste of the real Bali experience. appointed Chief of Bali hotels need
Police, General better repair and
THE BALI SHANGRILA BEACH CLUB Sutisna, convened a maintenance.
Unique, Friendly & Relaxing meeting of Bali Hotel Bearing in
www.balishangrila.net / Telp: 0363 41003 / 41829 Managers and those mind that
charged with security terrorists are now
matters on Tuesday, known to recruit
August 11, 2009, to hotel staff, Dewa
coordinate the war called for stricter
on terrorism checks to be
currently being carried out at both
waged across its very susceptible to terrorists. public and
Indonesia. Because of this, the island must employee entrances to hotels.
Held at a Nusa Dua remain vigilant in every aspect The Head of operations for
Hotel, the meeting's participants of its security precautions. the Bali police, Hary Prasetya,
included Bali's Chief of Police General Sutisna said, told the security gathering that his
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Spacious lounge good size kitchen. Unit 225 48sq mts + balcony overlooking the pool area. bounty on his head as under 18 and we are
1 2 bedroom 2 bathroom on the 3rd floor in stage 2 very good lift access and views looking over the pool British police take offering the reward to
from the balcony and bedrooms. On offer by the owner. 321 (unit 301 on the plan) 82 sq mts.
"bold" steps to solve a anyone who can tell us
1 2 bedroom 2 bathroom on the 3rd floor in stage 2 very good lift access and views looking through towards
Kuta Beach from the balcony and bedrooms. On offer by the owner. Unit 323 (303 on the plan) 88.6sq mts.
murder case. where he is staying that's
1 2 bedroom 2 bathroom two story apartment, 3rd floor, lift 10 mts away from the door views overlooking
Greater all you need to do.
the Lap pool from the balcony. Unit 322 (302 on the plan) 102sq mts. Manchester Police has "Any information we
We have a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom in stage 1 ground floor overlooking the pool spacious veranda, all new issued a wanted poster
furnishings including Tv’s in the bedrooms. Aprox 96sq mts.
receive will be treated
POPPIES 2
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Detective Five men have
Superintendent Paul been charged with a
Making Tourism Work for the Balinese Rumney said: "We need offences in connection
to speak to Moses with his death.
The General Manager of approximately US$40,000 are urgently. If anyone knows
the trekking-oriented nature given an initial 25 year lease on him or his whereabouts, you "We're so keen to
park is "local boy," I Ketut an attractive tree-top villa that must get in touch immediately. speak to him that we have
Sunarta, a former tour guide they can occupy for 100 days a
who sees the park as a veritable year. An additional one-hectare
"land bank" allowing Balinese to lot is also under development for Thai protesters seek Thaksin royal pardon
hold onto their diminishing land use in animal husbandry and
resources. plantings as part of an overall Tens of thousands of suffered over the past three The protesters are from
Working with local plan to make the project self- protesters have rallied in years, but was grateful for their the same group which
investors, Sunarta has sufficient in food production. Thailand's capital Bangkok
Family-based Sustainable petition campaign. disrupted the East Asia
managed to establish eco- Among the plants currently
Tourism Project at seeking a royal pardon for Thaksin was ousted in a Summit in Pattaya and
friendly bungalow complex, a being cultivated are passion
Tampaksiring - a Model fugitive former prime minister military coup in September 2006 clashed with the army on the
restaurant and spa that fruit, mangos, ginger and a
worthy of Emulation. complement a series of nature
Thaksin Shinawatra. amid accusations of corruption streets of Bangkok in April.
whole range of local fruits and
Local economic treks along the banks of the Five million people are and attempts to undermine the
vegetables.
development (LED) and job sacred Penatu river covering said to have signed a petition monarchy.
Profits from the project
opportunities for youth (JOY) the lands and producing for Thaksin's pardon, which He fled the corruption
are allocated 50% to investors,
are widely accepted as the supplemental revenues for 34 was delivered to the royal conviction last year and spends
30% for land owners and 10% to
cornerstones of creating local farming families. household representative much of his time in Dubai.
the local community.
sustainable tourism. And, while The brainchild of Sunarta today in a number of large Commentators say the
often honored more in principle and Swiss-investor Peter boxes. petition bid is likely to fail
than in actual practice, a Studer, the park aims to leave a The protesters wore because Thaksin has to be
laudable exception to this minimum footprints on the their distinctive red shirts as serving a sentence before he
situation is the newly BALI EKA AYU they gathered at a public park
pristine hill environment while can be considered for a pardon.
inaugurated Bayad Eco Resort creating a sustainable business near the Grand Palace in Thaksin says he remains
TOUR AND TRAVEL
and Bali Eco Adventure in model that provides tangible Bangkok where they heard loyal to Thailand's revered royal
Banjar Bayad located on the benefits to people of Banjar See page 20 from Thaksin via telephone. See page 39
family and will until the day he
outskirts of Tampaksiring. Bayad. Investors who pay He told them he has dies.
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Beatle's schoolboy photo auction Illegal Villas are Big Business in Bali's Gianyar Regency
A previously unseen organising the auction. pair's shared love of music and illegal commercial villas who commercial villas in the district so
photograph of Sir Paul Also on sale is a the environment. side-step their tax obligations. that the owners could be required
McCartney, before he found lithograph of producer Sir Mr Bailey said the Quoted in beritabali.com, to obtain villa (pondok wisata)
fame and fortune with The George Martin's score for the recession could be responsible the Gianyar Head of the agency operating licenses.
Beatles, is set for auction. Beatles song Yesterday. The for a large amount of charged with permits, Nyoman Of the estimated 581
A schoolboy Paul is seen lithograph, complete with memorabilia being offered. Sukanada , said that if these commercial villas operating in
engrossed in a comic "It is truly report are true, he hoped the Ginayar, only 143 hold valid
surrounded by amazing," he said. villa owners would soon take the operating licenses. According to
classmates from Joseph "This is our 19th steps necessary to register their beritabali.com many of the
Williams School, annual memorabilia villas as businesses. Describing unlicensed villas are allowed to
Liverpool, in the picture, auction and you would what may prove to be a step-by- continue their illegal operations in
taken in 1952. have possibly thought Estimated 75% of Commercial step process, Sukanada order to provide "extra” income to
A woman recently that the Crown Jewels Villas in Bali's Gianyar suggested that some villas lack enforcement officials.
took it into The Beatles Regency are Operating any kind of license meaning that In response, the head of
would have long since
Shop - a few metres Illegally. owners may have to first obtain the Public Relations Section of the
been found and sold but
away from the original that is just not the case. A special committee of the simple residential permits before Gianyar Regency, A.A. Surya
Cavern Club in Liverpool. Regional House of moving on to commercial Raditya, told the press that if any
"I think that the
It will be among Representatives from the licensing. officials is involved in such
present financial climate
315 items of Beatles regency of Gianyar in Bali has In order to hasten the "playing around” they are liable to
has concentrated
memorabilia auctioned estimated that 60% of that registration of villas in Gianyar, strong sanctions under the law.
mistakes and tea stains, is people's memories and the Sukanada called on the Gianyar
on 29 August. numbered and hand signed by extra cash that they will make district's potential hotel and
'Truly amazing' restaurant tax income is lost via Tourism office to submit data on www.balidiscovery.com
Sir Paul and Sir George. It is comes in handy at a time like
The haul also features a estimated to fetch £6,000. this."
class photograph of drummer Among the other items is Thousands of Beatles
Ringo Starr, aged eight, sitting a picture of Sir Paul, with his late fans from across the country
smartly dressed in shorts and a wife Linda, posing on a pair of are expected at the auction,
black jacket at St Silus School.
"It's the earliest class
photo [of Ringo] we have," said
Stephen Bailey, manager of The
customised Shimano mountain
bikes.
Both bikes feature
which will be held in the Paul
McCartney Auditorium at the
Liverpool Institute of
Serendipity AntiquesPoppies Lane 1. Agung Market Area. Kuta - Bali
individual artwork inspired by the Performing Arts
Beatles Shop, which is HP. 087 861 501 700 / 081236413652

Australian man wins right to die Specialising in Real Antiques,


A court in Australia has
ruled that a quadriplegic man
Western Australia's
highest judge, Wayne Martin,
adventurer.
He made a public plea
Old Collectables & Bric - a - Brac
who wants to die can tell his said the Brightwater Care Group last week to be allowed to end
carers to stop feeding him. would not be criminally his life which he described as a
The judge in the western responsible if it stopped feeding "living hell".
city of Perth said the nursing and hydrating Mr Rossiter. "I have no fear of death - L E G IA N S T R E E T

home would not be held Judge Martin said Mr just pain. I only fear pain," he
criminally responsible. Rossiter was not terminally ill or said.

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perform any basic human about his treatment. accidents in which he fell from a
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The ruling sets a legal "I am unable to blow my while riding his bicycle. Secret Garden

precedent in Australia, where nose," Mr Rossiter said.


assisting someone to take their "I am unable to wipe the COME IN AND BROWSE-GREAT QUALITY TREASURES A COLLECTOR’S HEAVEN
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in prison. former stockbroker and outdoor
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Tattooed lucky fish on sale in China
OTBA LL Pet shops in a city in south- for just 10 yuan ($1.80) while a will surely affect the fish. It's like
tattooed one goes for at least 25
E FO S H O west China are offering fish
tattooed with patterns and lucky yuan.
tattooing a human being's body, it
breaks the physiological balance of
P characters intended to bring their A set of four fish tattooed the fish and damages the skin's
owners good fortune and with the characters for Good protective surface," Mr Zhang said.
happiness. Fortune, Luck, Long Life and Pets have become more
TH The Qingshiqiao pet market Happiness can cost 120 yuan, the popular in China in recent years
in Chengdu sells a variety of paper said. with the country's increasing
BIG - BOY ornamental "fortune fish" decorated Tattooed fish first prosperity.
ALL MADE TO ORDER with flowers, rainbows and appeared on the market in 2005
characters, the Huaxi Metropolis but only became popular in the
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T-Shirts, Singlets, Muscle Shirts, Polo’s, Shorts Tropical parrot fish are While some shoppers
Caps, Stubby Holders, Key Rings, Bed Covers, Etc. usually used for tattooing, often interviewed by the paper said the
with the Chinese characters idea of tattooed fish was novel,
If You Want To Make Up meaning "May your business others thought it was cruel.
Shirts, Polo’s, Caps, Stubby Holders, Etc. boom," the regional newspaper said Fisheries expert Zhang
For Your Company, Hotel, Restaurant, Bar, Etc Zhicheng says no-one had
on its website.
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HP: 081 338 560 800 Pig diving survives swine flu show cull
Pig racing and diving exhibition pigs and so forth are
Round 22 Round 20 will still feature at the show. all open really for handling by a
(ABC) large number of people," he
Pig exhibitions will not said.
2009 N R L LADDER 2009 A F L LADDER be a part of this year's Royal "So these training pigs
Adelaide Show because of are there really for performance
No. TEAM PW L D F Agnts Pts No. TEAM PW L D F Agnts % Pts fears the animals could only, and there's no risk
1 DRAGONS 21 16 4 0 503 276 36 1 ST. KILDA 20 19 1 0 2024 1280 158.12 76 contract swine flu from associated and of course they
2 BULLDOGS 21 16 5 0 495 370 34 2 GEELONG 20 17 3 0 2122 1651 128.53 68 people, but it's not all bad don't go back to a piggery at
news. home, they go on racing, in fact
3 TITANS 21 14 7 0 454 395 32 3 COLLINGWOOD 20 14 6 0 2001 1622 123.37 56 The Royal Agricultural to the Melbourne show!"
4 STORM 21 12 7 1 421 324 29 4 W. BULLDOGS 20 13 7 0 2168 1768 122.62 52 and Horticultural Society has Mr Rothwell says the pig
5 WESTS TIGERS 21 11 9 0 482 409 26 5 C.F. CARLTON 20 12 8 0 2013 1783 112.90 48 consulted the Australian Pig exhibition ban will protect the
Breeders Association and the animals and their owners.
6 SEA EAGLES 21 11 10 0 473 423 26 6 ADELAIDE 20 12 8 0 1806 1637 110.32 48 Primary Industries "From their point of view,
7 KNIGHTS 21 11 10 0 427 435 26 7 BRISBANE LIONS 20 11 8 1 1810 1706 106.10 46 Department. it's far better off to protect their
8 BRONCOS 21 11 10 0 461 544 26 8 ESSENDON 20 9 10 1 1877 1887 99.47 38 The ban will leave industry and take the precaution
about 200 pigs out of the rather than the risk," he said.
9 P. EELS 21 10 10 1 402 412 25 9 PORT ADELAIDE 20 9 11 0 1831 2066 88.63 36 Shows' exhibitions. Pig exhibitor Cheryl
10 PANTHERS 21 10 10 1 469 496 25 10 SYDNEY SWANS 20 8 12 0 1740 1830 95.08 32 But the Royal Show's Wandel agrees.
11 COWBOYS 21 10 10 0 490 410 24 11 HAWTHORN 20 8 12 0 1728 1911 90.42 32 chief executive, John "Especially for the people
12 21 Rothwell, says pig racing - that rely on the pigs for their
RABBITOHS 9 10 1 489 479 23 12 WEST COAST E. 20 7 13 0 1720 1862 92.37 28 and diving - in which pigs income for the year," she said.
13 RAIDERS 21 8 13 0 429 450 20 13 N. MELBOURNE 20 5 14 1 1545 1889 81.79 22 plunge into pools of water - The Royal Adelaide
14 WARRIORS 21 6 12 2 323 475 18 14 RICHMOND 20 5 14 1 1636 2128 76.88 22 will stay. Show runs from September 4 to
15 21 5 14 0 309 504 14 20 0 2078 74.69 20 "They have their own 12.
SHARKS 15 FREMANTLE 5 15 1552 facilities, they're only handled
16 ROOSTERS 21 5 15 0 358 583 14 16 MELBOURNE 20 4 16 0 1543 2018 76.46 16 by their trainers, whereas our
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The Changing Face of Bali
Editorial: Balinese Development emphasizes only the competition for
Expert Outlines How Balinese are suddenly became rich by selling their
more investment without sufficiently land and reinvested the money in
Becoming Disenfranchised from preventing its negative impacts.
the Land that was Once their profitable businesses.
The beauty of the island, the It is also true that the many
Birthright. unique Balinese culture, and its friendly
An article below was years of booming tourism has boosted
A full service web design house providing web development solution for companies or individuals smiling people have made Bali one of the Bali economy, created more jobs for
originally published in The Jakarta the top tourist destinations for decades.
interested in outsourcing their web design and website development needs Post on Tuesday, August 4, 2009. the people, and given alternatives to
The island's tourism industry has Balinese to just being poor farmers.
Written by Balinese Ketut Kartika brought many investors to Bali to build
Inggas, it underlines impact the The traditional Balinese concept
five-star hotels and international chains. of Tri Hita Karana - the Balinese Hindu
tourism industry is having on the With the open tap of investment
island's culture and norm that keeps harmony and balance
traditional life style. between humans and God,
Inggas is an alumnae of humans and humans, and
University of East Anglia, humans and the
England (MA in environment, has frequently
Development Studies), been ignored.
curently working in Ignoring this
Bangkok: concept continues to erode
Getting a Bigger Bali's environment and
Share of Bali's Tourism degrade Balinese social,
Pie cultural and religious life. In
Pan Merta the name of maximizing
stared emptily at a small return on investment, so
corner of the rice field in much has been sacrificed;
front of him. His only environment problem,
son, Putu, was running friction among the
around barefoot chasing community, and the shifting
away birds trying to eat of Balinese way of life from
the rice grains. agrarian to a commercial
He remembers and consumption based
many years back when society.
he was his son's age: He Bali cannot deny
also liked to chase the birds away that encourages Balinese to sell their that its economy depends
with the other village boys, only then land, now the most desirable spaces in on tourism. Indeed it is the island's
the rice field was much larger - at Bali no longer belong to Balinese. Most major source of income. Data from Bali
least ten times its size now - and all of the land with the best economic trade office recorded that tourism
the land belonged to his father. Now, prospects is now owned by non- contributed about 60 percent of the
almost all of this huge paddy field of Balinese. region's income. Reports say that Bali,
his youth has changed into a five-star Maybe at first, Balinese were one of Indonesia's 33 provinces,
resort. happy with the instant gratification of generates between US$2 and 3 billion a
The rest, the little piece of receiving a lot of money at once when year from its tourism industry, which
the land that is still used to grow rice, they sold the land. But now, there is contributes 30 percent to the total
is not his property any more. Pan nothing left. The money they got from national tourism income.
Merta's childhood was wonderful. selling their land disappeared in However, it is also very
After school, he always ran to his consumption spending. What is left now important to ensure that tourism
family's paddy field and played there is only poverty, as with Pan Merta. development will not debase Balinese
until sunset. Little Merta always had But Pan Merta's story gets culture, its environment, and its people.
enough to eat, wore new clothes for worse. The village leader forced his Rapid investment in the tourism
the Galungan holidays, and the whole father to sell the land, claiming it had industry means nothing if Balinese are
family were always together. become too dry to be cultivated swept away and marginalized. For this
Now, these are only sweet anymore. His father nervously sold the reason, tourism should also give priority
memories that taste bitter, especially land cheaply, only to find out later there to lifting Balinese out of poverty.
when he realizes he cannot bequeath was a conspiracy among the village If related stakeholders ignore
those great childhood experiences to leader, the developers and the irrigation this premise, sad stories like Pan
his young Putu. His son often sleeps officials to cut off the water supply to his Merta's will more and more mark
with an empty stomach, and had to land. Not long after that, his family Balinese life.
drop out after elementary school watched in anger the construction of a
because his father's income as a big resort commenced on what used to
tenant farmer was not enough to pay be their land.
for his tuition and books. Of course, there are many
Pan Merta is not alone. Balinese who have better stories than
Unfortunately there are many victims Pan Merta - stories of those who www.balidiscovery.com
of Bali's tourism development that
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Bali's Grapes of Wrath
expensive-to-cultivate rice whenever market demand is low.
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Temekus in the Banjar District, estimated 892 hectares of rice
said, "farmers are compelled to fields were converted to villa and
plow under their grape vines and residential projects.
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Back to Rice Agriculture costs associated with managing a another factor pushing the
Since mid-2007 the rice crop entails fewer risks and a abandonment of agricultural lands
amount of land in the regency of lower cost than trying to raise to residential pursuits.
Buleleng dedicated to rice grapes. Low prices for grapes also
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hectares as more and more farmers sometimes been forced to watch an
are plowing under lands once used entire harvest spoil, while rice crops
for grape production in favor of less- can be stored for later sale
Bali's Airport: A Goose that Lays Golden Eggs
Bali's Airport Managers Kelan and Tuban Rp.
List Financial 409,352 million
Contributions to the Island. (US$40,935).
While Bali's Ngurah Payments made to
Rai International Airport is the local tax coffers by Bali's
focus of much criticism airport earned PT PAP the
concerning poor distinction of being the top
management, over- tax payer in the Badung
commercialization and regency for 2007 and
appalling service, the 2008.
managers of the airport In addition to taxes
recently presented “the other paid, PT PAP social
side of the story” detailing the responsibility contributions
many financial contributions and donations to
made by the airport's community projects across
operation to the local Bali totaled Rp. 26.231
economy. billion (US$2.6 million) for
PT Angkasa Pura I the 18 months ended June
(PTPAP), the airport's 30, 2009.
management company, Citing the
outlined the impact of the substantial employment
taxes they pay and corporate and financial contribution
responsibility programs to the Bali Tax retributions for use of
made to the local economy and,
Post. ground water Rp. 1.254 billion
perhaps, responding to criticisms
For the period of 2008 and (US$125,400).
leveled at the management of the
the first six months of 2009, PT PAP Building and Land taxes
airport over recent months, PT
paid the following tax contributions Rp. 13.13 billion (US$1,313,000).
PAP's manager, Heru Legowo, told
to Bali: Parking tax retributions Rp.
the Bali Post: "Don't kill the goose
Public area lighting tax 1,032 billion (US$103,200).
laying golden eggs."
retributions of Rp. 2.109 billion Contributions to the
(US$210,000) adjoining traditional villages of
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Thief leaves name, address behind Monroe 'burial plot' up for sale
A MAN vying for the title
of New Zealand's most
incompetent criminal left his
witnessed the theft on Friday.
"It's comical,'' Mr
Knight said.
EVA’S LAUNDRY
Agung’s Market, Poppies 1
A US widow is auctioning
off the burial plot occupied by
her late husband above that of
film legend Marilyn Monroe, the
than that," she said. "I want to
leave it free and clear for my
kids."
The cemetery is the final
gangsters" of LA.
Mrs Poncher said he
bought two burial plots from Joe
DiMaggio during the US baseball
name and contact details with Just minutes before the Opposite Kuta - Bali Los Angeles Times newspaper resting place of many celebrities, legend's 1954 divorce from
a shop before robbing it and robbery, the man had Kuta Town Houses says. including Dean Martin, Roy Monroe.
fleeing. approached the assistant, "Spend eternity directly Orbison, Truman Capote, and Monroe died in 1962,
The man - a regular saying he wanted a copy of above Marilyn Monroe", says the most recently Farrah Fawcett. aged 36.
customer of the music shop in Pink Floyd's album The Wall ad placed on eBay by Elsie Playboy magnate Hugh Mrs Poncher says her
the southern city of held for him. Poncher of Beverly Hills. Hefner bought the crypt beside husband's remains will be moved
Christchurch - grabbed He wrote his name and Bidding opened at Monroe in 1992. over one spot into the crypt
handfuls of banknotes from contact details down for the $500,000 (£303,000), and had But Mrs Poncher is selling intended for her, while she will be
the till with four surveillance assistant. reached $700,000 by Sunday. the chance to reserve a "place in cremated when the time comes.
He also had other long- Mrs Poncher said she will eternity" directly above the
cameras trained on him, the Open be "vacating" the remains of her Hollywood sex symbol, telling
shop's manager told The standing requests for albums
Press newspaper. at the shop, also 7am - 9pm husband "to make room for a the LA Times that her own
accompanied by his name new resident" at LA's exclusive husband was placed face down
Manager Garry Knight 7 Days Westwood Village cemetery. in his crypt on top of the actress,
said although the shop and contact details.
The widow told the LA in keeping with his dying wish.
assistant was distracted with For all your Times that she hoped to make Richard Poncher - who
helping another customer, two enough money to pay off the
laundry needs died 23 years ago at the age of
other people in the store $1.6m mortgage on her Beverly 81 - was said to be a successful
Hills mansion. businessman who worked hard,
"I can't be more honest spent lavishly, and knew "all the
Horoscopes: Predictions for Aug. 17-23
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) -- A chaotic atmosphere SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) -- This is a
Intrepid 11yo scores Obama interview
taxes the patience of the Aries Lamb, who prefers to deal good time to use that Scorpian creativity to come up
with a more orderly environment. Best advice: Stay out of with something special that will help get your derailed
At just 11 years old, young interviewer. after their summer recess.
the situation until things settle. career plans back on track and headed in the right Damon Weaver has scored an Footage of the ten-minute "Were you ever bullied in
direction. interview that journalists all over interview was posted on video- school?" Weaver asked Mr
TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) -- Tension runs high in both SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) -- the world would love to have - sharing website YouTube. Obama.
personal and workplace relationships. This can make it While change is favored, it could be a good idea to
difficult to get your message across. Best to wait until you carefully weigh the possible fallout as well as the with President Barack Obama. Asked about his job as "You know, I wasn't bullied
have a more receptive audience. benefits of any moves before you make them. The child journalist, who president, Mr Obama declared it too much in school, I was pretty
has been trying for months to "very exciting." big for my age," the president
GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) -- This is a good time to take CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) -- The interview the US leader, "It's a lot of work. At times said.
a break from your busy schedule to plan for some well- Goat continues to create a stir by following his or her
deserved socializing. You could get news about an own path. Just be sure you keep your focus straight
declared Mr Obama "a normal you get a little worn down, but Rounding out the
important personal matter by the week's end. and avoid any distractions that could cause you to person," after gaining exclusive everyday you have the interview, Mr Obama thanked
make a misstep. access to the president for a possibility of helping people." Weaver, who said to him: "Now
AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) -- A television station run by his
CANCER (June 21 to July 22) -- An offer of help could
colleague's demands seem out of line. But before Weaver focused most of that I interviewed you, would you
come just when you seem to need it. But be careful about school, Kathryn Cunningham
saying yes to anything that might have conditions attached
reacting one way or another, talk things out and see his questions on education, like to become my homeboy?”
that could cause problems down the line.
how you might resolve the problem and avoid future Elementary in Florida. including the quality of teaching
misunderstandings.
Weaver had already at US schools, bullying of
PISCES (February 19 to March 20) -- A personal
LEO (July 23 to August 22) -- Sometimes a workplace matter appears to be making more demands on your interviewed figures from Vice students, and even school
colleague can't be charmed into supporting the Lion's time than you feel you're ready to give. See if some President Joe Biden to lunches.
position. That's when it's time to shift tactics and compromise can be reached before things get too
overwhelm the doubter with the facts. dicey.
basketball superstar Dwyane Mr Obama discussed his
VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) -- You continue to Wade, but he was determined to educational platform in detail,
earn respect for your efforts to help someone close to you question the president, even talking about "state funding" and
stand up to a bully. But be careful that in pushing this
matter you don't start to do some bullying yourself. IF YOU WERE BORN THIS WEEK: attending Mr Obama's "school resources," and telling
inauguration in the hopes of Weaver that he plans to give a
You're able to communicate feelings better than meeting with him. major speech on education on
LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) -- Don't ask others if
they think you're up to a new responsibility. Having faith in most people. Have you considered a career in "You look good in your September 8, as children across
your own abilities is the key to dealing with a challenge.
P.S.: That "private" matter needs your attention.
the pulpit or in politics? suit man," Mr Obama told the country head back to school See page 17
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Dancing Dragon Cottages Closed


What’s On ? Karen Kingston's Popular 'Feng
Shui' Hotel in Ahmed, Bali,
Permanently Closed Due to a
Business Dispute.
natural energy contours of the
land.
Irreconcilable
Differences
over the loss of jobs the closure
represents to staff of the hotel,
Kingston said in her brief
announcement: "There is no
Bali's unique feng shui Citing "irreconcilable possibility the hotel will re-open."
Bali Pajama Party August 29, 2009 resort in Ahmed Dancing Dragon difference" with her Balinese
Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset experiential items. Among the valuable has closed. Business partner, Karen Kingston Www.balidiscovery.com
Terazo ,
Launches Bali's First Nightwear Siam and unusual items open for bids will be announced the closing of the hotel
Fund Raiser. Sally a self-designed piece of jewelry from Opened by internationally on the Dancing Dragon Cottage
As Eric Idle once said when and John Hardy Jewelry and KTI Design acclaimed feng shui expert and Wesbite.
introducing a man with three buttocks: Kué - Studio; a private tour through the Kope best-selling author, Karen Kingston, The announcement, dated
"And now for something completely will Bali Coffee Bean Roasting factory in July 2000, Dancing Dragon August 12, 2009, said all
different" . . . combi including an introduction to the world's Cottages applied principles of furnishings and the hotel are
. . . the Rotary Club Bali Ubud ne most expensive cup of coffee - kopi
Sunset is presenting its first "annual" space management, space clearing being offered at “rock-bottom”
forces luwak; and an exclusive private portrait
Pajama Party Fundraiser at 7:00 p.m. photography shot by Ubud's very own
and natural light in constructing a prices for quick disposition.
to
on Saturday, August 29, 2009. prepar e Rio Helmi. These are just a few of a
revolutionary boutique resort In what was apparently a
Slated to take place at the a number of items offered for sale during concept. Wiring was concealed and sudden decision, Kingston thanks
Tony Taka Art Gallery in Mas, Ubud, menu the course of the evening. kept, as much as possible, away past guests for their support and
organizers promise an evening loosely of Atlas South Sea Pearl from sleeping and living areas, apologized to those who had
organized around a Pajama Party mouth Company is also offering a free tour of corners were rounded on interior booked the hotel over the coming
theme, the highlights of which include: wateri their North Bali pearl farm including spaces, and circuitous pathways months.
ng "comfort foods." transportation for everyone who across the property followed the Also expressing regret
Dress Code: - Come as you Entertainment - They'll be attends the Pajama Party."
are, or go as you went! Be creative music during dinner served in the Tickets for the evening are
and wear what you like, but guests are main art gallery followed by a garden only Rp. 450,000 (US$45) with
invited to attend in elegant pajamas,
loungewear or in hair rollers, face
dance performance by Bali's world
renowned Nyoman Sura Dance
proceeds from the evening in support
of the many community service
Giving 'Rock Concert' a Whole New Meaning in Bali
cream and comfy bed shirt. Troupe performing a special projects run by the Rotary Club Bali
Food - In keeping with the composition created for the evening Ubud Sunet . Third Eye Blind's Stephan
style and character of the Rotary Club Tickets can be purchased
two-time Grammy-nominated to play in free concert at the
entitled "Dreaming." Jenkin Performs at the Rock
Bali Ubud Sunset, the evening will be Special Auction - Bali's from club members or at the Roda band was visiting Bali after Rock Bar for local fans, as he
a community affair. Accordingly, chef's Update Editor Jack Daniels and Internet Café on Jalan Bisma (across Bar at Bali's Ayana Resort headlining Indonesia's largest prepared to re-group with the
from some of Ubud's best restaurants, Ubud's culture Diva Rucina Ballinger from the Café des Artistes or at Biku in and Spa. rest of the band to officially
including Ary's Warung, Plantation at will serve as guest auctioneer for the Petitenget at telephone ++62- Stephan Jenkins,
Alila Ubud, Lamak, Maya Ubud, evening selling a range of enticing (0)8123901142. release their new album on
lead vocalist of American August 18 in the U.S.A.. The
alternative rock band Third band is scheduled to do three
Terrorance Tolerism: An Exhibition by I Ketut Teler Eye Blind (3eb), presented
a one-night-only concert on
shows in San Francisco, New
York and West Virginia all
Balinese Artisit I Ketut Teler contention that conflicts between Thursday, August 12, 2009. within the next 10 days.
Explores Human Diversity and going into or out of self, between soft at the "Rock Bar," the
Tolerance in Ubud, Bali Exhibition and hard, between goodness and "We came to Bali for
stunning new open-top bar the surfing and diving, and
September 11-30, 2009. evil, fear and bravery can be
In his exhibition "Terrorance harmonized through the application
built on natural rocks above this is one of the most
Tolerism" the Balinese artist I Ketut of tolerance and the acceptance of the Indian Ocean in Bali at beautiful places I've ever
Teler explores the role diversity plays in diversity as the essence of life. the Ayana Resort and Spa. seen," Jenkins said. "We've
human experience. Perched on a rocky
Using as a point of departure Terrorance Tolerism worked really hard on the new
'stage' jutting out from the album and are now heading
the Indonesian national motto of An Exhibition of I Ketut
"Bhinneka Tunggal Ika" or "Unity in TelerHanna Artspace, Pengosekan,
cliff-face, Jenkins gave a back to the States to officially
Diversity," Teler delves the essence of Ubud, Bali solo performance of tracks release it."
diversity - (kebhinekaan). September 11 30, 2009. from the band's new album Complementing
Maintaining there is no truth in 'Ursa Major,' their first
dualism, the artists sees differences in Www.balidiscovery.com Jenkins seaside performance
album in six years. were appearances by DJ Zoe
color, ideology and within clans as the
source of conflict. It is the artist's Acceding to audience requests, music festival, Java Rockin
Noa from Amsterdam, Japanese
Jenkin also played his past Land where 3eb played before
saxophonist Chika Asamoto and
hits, including "Deep Inside some 22,000 fans. Seduced by
a dramatic "fire-breathing"
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The front man of the
the beauty of Bali, Jenkins
made the spontaneous decision
performance by local daredevils.

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Bali's Rodent Invasion Widens
Rats and Birds Continue to farmers claiming their entire crops of rats in Tabanan on July 17, 2009 at
Play Havoc on Lives of Bali's has been destroyed by rats and a cost of Rp. 250 million (US$25,000)
Farmers. predatory birds. Some farmers have and subsequent hunting expeditions
As reported on experienced failure of two entire to destroy rats has had mixed results,
balidiscovery.com, farmers in a crop rotations, making the feeding with some areas of Tabanan
number of areas of Bali are losing and care of their families reporting improvement in harvests
valuable crops due to a sudden problematic. while other farms claiming to have
upsurge in rat populations laying Efforts to curb rodent been little aided in their efforts to
once productive agricultural lands infestation using poisons have conserve their crops.
virtually bare. [See: An Island in proven ineffective in securing the
Need of a Pied Piper] local rice crop. Www.balidiscovery.com
Despite widespread rodent The Chief of the Tabanan
elimination programs, including Agriculture and
the recent sacred cremation of Horticulture
112,670 rats in a special Department, I Gede
ceremony in Tabanan, the Bali Made Sukawijaya,
Post reports that the plague of acknowledged
rodents continues to worsen, widespread crop
complicated further by the destruction in several
reported increase of the number areas of his regency,
of marauding birds attacking rice saying he hope
crops that have managed to measures to control
evade rodent attacks. the rodent population
The villages of Antosari, would soon yield
Selemadeg Barat in Tabanan has results.
seen 35 hectares of rice fields laid The mass
waste after rodent attacks, with culling and cremation
H1N1 Patients in Bali Now Treated as Outpatients
circumstances are present will Organizaiton Indonesian medical
be warded at Bali's Sanglah providers have been forced to
General Hospital. Other patients follow international practice,
infected with the virus but reserving its limited number of
deemed not to be at more available hospital beds for those
severe risk will be given suffering an acute attack of H1N1
appropriate medications and told or for those suffering life-
to return to their homes and limit threatening complications from the
contact wit others as much as disease.
possible.
As H1N1 Pandemic The change from a policy www.balidiscovery.com
Broadens Indonesian of hospitalization to outpatient
Government Changes care reflects a larger change in
Approach to Swine Flu policy achieved
Patient Care. following a
In the face of coordinating meeting
burgeoning new cases of the on confronting H1N1
H1N1 virus or "Swine Flu" recently held on the
being detected in Bali, the Bali
Post reports that Dr. Ken
island of Batam.
With the

Serendipity Antiques
Wirasudha has announced that illness now declared
only confirmed cases of H1N1 a "pandemic" by the See page 5
Virus in which life-threatening World Health
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AFL great Jim Stynes back at the football after cancer


k C r
J e n re diagnosis
Melbourne Demons AFL great
Jim Stynes says he is optimistic
had four different tumours taken they're down the bottom, they're
out, so it's good to have them going to really be able to stick it
about winning a fight against out of me. up them in a few years.
cancer so he can watch the "... I believe long-term, "I've got a five-year-old boy
club's re-emergence with his when I look back at it, this will be and a seven-year-old girl and I
children. the best thing that has ever just can't wait because it's hard -
Stynes, 43, said on Sunday happened to me in my life. 'When are we going to win, Dad?'
he had had four tumours removed "This is the great thing - but we're going to win today and
from his body and had gained about what I'm going through we're going to just slowly build it.
PIERRE THE FIGHTER PILOT some benefit from resting during a because I get to look forward to "Without getting the
three-week family holiday in something great, a lot of great expectations too high, it's
Thailand. things." coming."
It's a beautiful day and love is in The Demons president and Typically, much of Stynes' Before Stynes spoke,
the air. Marie leans over to Pierre former champion player used a focus was not on him but his Melbourne screened a stirring
the fighter pilot and says, "Pierre, brief address at the lunch before club, and he was confident the highlights package of the first
the Melbourne-Fremantle game at Demons could wipe off their game the Demons played after
kiss me!" He grabs a bottle of merlot
THE NUNS AND THE BLIND MAN and splashes it on Marie's lips.
the MCG to thank his family,
support network and well-wishers.
financial debt and improve
dramatically on-field in the
their president revealed he was
fighting cancer, the round-14 win
He also could not resist coming years. over West Coast.
"What are you doing, Pierre?" Asks giving a passionate declaration He said the emergence of The highlights included
Two nuns are ordered to paint a room the startled Marie. that his beloved club had a bright Melbourne's younger players coach Dean Bailey's pre-game
in the convent, and the last "I am Pierre the fighter pilot! When future despite its current last- would provide the club's young address, when he spoke of what it
instruction of the Mother Superior is placed status. supporters - including his own meant to wear the Melbourne
I have red meat, I have red wine!" Stynes said his health was children - with an exciting future. jumper, and his words to the
that they must not get even a drop of She smiles, and they start kissing. up and down, but Sunday was "Imagine how exciting it's huddle at three-quarter time,
paint on their habits. After conferring clearly an "up" day. going to be for those kids when he reminded his players
Things began to heat up. Marie says, "I'm really positive with what (supporters) when they grow up Stynes was at home watching the
about this for a while, the two nuns "Pierre, kiss me lower." He tears her I can do with the healing and all and enjoy it," he said. game on television.
decide to lock the door of the room, blouse open, grabs a bottle of that. I've got some great people "All the shit they've "What message do you
around me," he said. copped at school and people want to send him today?" he
strip off their habits, and paint in the chardonnay and starts pouring it all "We've got it all out, I've hanging it on them because roared.
nude. In the middle of the project, over her breasts.
there comes a knock at the door. "Pierre, what are you doing?" asks Geelong expect host of star Cats to return but aren't
"Who is it?" calls one of the nuns. the bewildered Marie.
"Blind man," replies a voice from the
sure on Brad Ottens
"I am Pierre the fighter pilot! When Geelong could regain a litter of either this weekend or in round
other side of the door. The two nuns (James) Kelly's a good chance
I have white meat, I have white key players from injury for 22 against Fremantle. and (David) Wojcinski's a chance,"
look at each other and shrug, and, wine!" They resume their passionate Friday night's round 21 AFL "We've got to discuss him he said.
deciding that no harm can come from clash against Western Bulldogs, tomorrow, whether we play him Geelong will stay in second
interlude. Marie leans close to his ear but they're not sure if Brad in another game in the VFL or in spot regardless of Friday night's
letting a blind man into the room, and whispers, "Pierre, kiss me lower!" Ottens will be one of them. the AFL and I really haven't result at Etihad Stadium, but
they open the door. The Cats will decide this decided myself," Thompson said expect another titanic game
week whether to play Ottens on Tuesday. against the Bulldogs, who are
"Nice gazongas," says the man, Pierre rips off her underwear, grabs against the Bulldogs or keep him in Thompson said at least aiming to finish in the top four.
"where do you want these blinds?" a bottle of cognac and pours it in her the VFL, where he has played three players - half-forwards "The Bulldogs are a really
three games since returning from a Paul Chapman and Max Rooke good, challenging game for us,"
lap. He strikes a match and lights it knee injury. and defender Darren Milburn - Thompson said.
on fire. Marie shrieks and dives into Coach Mark Thompson has were definitely ready to return "We're looking forward to a
to determine whether Ottens could from injury, while several others close one, a hard-fought, hard-
the river. ready himself for the finals by were close. running, skilful contest on a great
playing in the VFL or whether he "Chapman will play, stadium.”
needed to play in the top flight, Rooke will play, Milburn will play,
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John Worsfold says he Carlton champion Anthony
feared for Ben Cousins' Koutoufides says he wants SECRET GARDEN
life at West Coast to coach in the AFL
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John Worsfold says he was forced to confront Carlton champion Anthony Koutoufides says he Poppies Lane 1, Kuta-Bali
Ben Cousins about drug rumours when he wants to coach and would even join arch-rival
first took on the coaching job at West Coast in Collingwood to kick-start his career. Ph: 0361 - 757720
2002. While his preference is to join his beloved Blues,
And his behind-the-scenes battle to help Koutoufides said he would welcome an opportunity to
the Brownlow medallist beat his addiction ended work under Magpies coach Mick Malthouse.
with Worsfold fearing Cousins might die. "Collingwood, I'd love to go there under Mick
But the news that floored Worsfield was when he (Malthouse), no doubt about it," he said. Quality Great FOOD at the Right Price
received a phone call telling him his great mate "It's a great club, we all know that. No hiding that issue
Chris Mainwaring was dead. there.
Worsfold said in an expansive interview in The "Obviously, it would be an unbelievable club with the
Sunday Times: "There were rumours, basically, way they are going. And with 'Bucks' (Nathan Buckley) Western Style, Asian plus your
when I'd come back from Carlton (about drugs) and Mick, the way they handled everything was
and I said to him (Ben), 'I hear these rumours magnificent."
about you. What's going on?'," he said. Koutoufides has spoken to Carlton, unofficially,
"It would be fair to say he tried to make sure I was about his enthusiasm to rejoin the club.
aware there was no problem. He was adamant
there were no dramas."
"We will give Carlton the first choice on whether they
want me back there," he said.
FAVOURITES
But the wicked whispers continued and as "My love has always been there, but in saying that, if it
doesn't happen, I am not going to hold any grudges. SPECIAL ON SATURDAY
Worsfold lifted West Coast to the finals each year
"If Carlton don't want me, that's probably better, then I
there was more talk that his star midfielder was
can go to another club."
experimenting.
Carlton's head of football Stephen Icke said it
"Every time these stories came to my attention I
would look at off-field matters once the season was over.
would quiz him on it," Worsfold said. "In the end,
"We've got our mind set on this week. We'll start
when I could finally say, 'You've got a problem', planning for next year once our commitments for this BAR - B - QUE
and he acknowledged it, then it was about year have finished," Icke said.
helping him through it. "We haven't discussed him (Kouta) or anyone else for
"The big issue for Ben was that it would that matter."
AT THE GARDEN
become public - he was worried that people Koutoufides, 36, denied he would be joining a
would know about his problem. I said, 'well my boys club by returning to the Blues.
06.00pm until 10.00pm
advice is if you can't beat it while you're trying to He played alongside coach Brett Ratten, part-time
hide it, then you're better off it being public and assistant coach Craig Bradley and president Stephen
beating it. The key thing is beating it, not what Kernahan.
other people think. The big thing is you've got to "I finished my time under Denis (Pagan) and only got to
beat this addiction'." experience 'Ratts' (Brett Ratten) for one week," he said.
STILL The
It was finally in December 2006, when the Eagles "I'm sure I would have plenty to learn there with
were in pre-season training for the 2007 season, his methods. Coldest Beer
that Worsfold feared the worst. "I know the club well, but I've been out of there for two
"I pretty much said to him, 'I'd much rather years now. It's changed a bit, too.
people know that you've had an addiction and "To go back there, I would still learn a lot because I
you've beaten it than be reading about your reckon he is a different coach now."
funeral'," he said.
"I was saying, 'If you need to go away for four or
Koutoufides has also notified AFL Coaches' Association
boss Danny Frawley of his aspirations.
in Kuta
five months then we (the club) will support you -- "He helped me a lot," Koutoufides said. "He was
you're on our list. Get away and don't worry about good. I met up with him and we sat down and put *HAPPY HOURS*
playing footy . . . get it fixed and however long it together a CV that he thought would be beneficial for
takes is fine by me'. But, no, he wanted to try to me.
beat it and do it all and that's when it spiralled out "I still really love the game. It's been a passion of mine 5pm to 7pm
of control - it spiralled quickly because he was at for so many years.
that point of no return - by early 2007 it was all "When I retired I just needed to get away from it for a
over.” period. Now my hunger has resumed.
"Maybe I miss the adrenalin of it all."
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US banknotes Lake closed after fish bites woman Rocky Elsom says Wallabies must start turning
contain cocaine Lake Alexander will be occur we must act to ensure promise into tangible results
closed for two days while the safety of the community,
traces council workers try to remove " the council's chief Wallabies flanker Rocky Elsom says near responsibility to play well when you get picked to
dangerous large fish. executive, Brendan Dowd, enough will not be good enough for play for Australia but you have to be comfortable
A test of bank notes in It is usually saltwater said. Australia if it wants to keep its Bledisloe with how you go about things, which I am, and
the United States has revealed crocodiles that force the The lake will be closed Cup and Tri Nations hopes alive next bring a big game that you're comfortable playing."
that 95 per cent of bills closure of popular swimming on Wednesday and Thursday weekend. New Zealand will be bolstered by the return
examined in Washington areas in the Northern Territory. this week so that council Robbie Deans' side must beat the All of superstar flyhalf Daniel Carter but will still be
showed traces of contact with But Darwin City Council officers can remove the large Blacks at Sydney's ANZ Stadium to stay in the stinging from back-to-back losses to the
cocaine. has decided to close one in the fish. hunt for both pieces of silverware and will rush Springboks in South Africa.
The figure is up by 20 Top End capital because of the Mr Dowd says traps the abrasive but underdone Elsom on to the Elsom - a 40-Test campaigner - said that
per cent since the last test in danger posed by a large fish and long lines will be set and bench for the do-or-die encounter. would only make the Wallabies' task more difficult
2007. which recently bit a woman on all efforts will be made to Elsom has not played since the end of but he was confident Australia was ready for an
Scientists at the the foot. capture the fish alive so they May due to a knee injury but Australia badly arm-wrestle given high tensions between
University of Massachusetts The woman suffered can be released into the needs the 26-year-old's sheer aggression teammates at training last week.
minor lacerations as a result of ocean. which made him a smash hit during his off-
tested banknotes from more
the incident, which occurred at season stint with Irish club
than 30 cities in a number of
Lake Alexander in the Darwin Leinster.
countries. The Wallabies have shown
China had the lowest suburb of East Point.
"Instances where large genuine flashes of hope in their
rate of contamination at 12 per opening Tri Nations clashes only
cent. fish are a problem in the lake
to suffer from poor discipline and
are very rare, but when they
sloppy execution at critical
junctures.
As a result, Australia sits at
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Fox Sports goes back in time to take a close look at AFL Heidi Pratt says husband Spencer gives her 30
round 20 orgasms a day
Eight games, another bunch of Saints skipper missed. One of the Nick Riewoldt. Sure, the big blond TV star and singer-songwriter blonde said: "I was never very satisfied as we are.
highlights, lowlights, winners, game's of the season and upsets of looks like he's got it all. One of the Heidi Pratt has revealed her sexual before I met you, Spencer. "If
grinners, sinners and moments the year. best players in the game, a shot at husband gives her an orgasm "When I met you, I entered
to remember. Here's our take The Biggest Flop: Another this year's premiership, the world at for every hour of the day. into a whole new realm of
on the pulsating weekend that couple of nominations in this week. his feet. But the star St Kilda The Hills beauty bragged understanding, from fantasy to
was round 20 in the AFL. Our regular favourites Fremantle skipper will have to live with being to Playboy that Spencer, 25, is a love.
The Brownlow Banker: and Port Adelaide are back to vie for the man who blew the perfect 22-0 sex god and gives her up to 30 "Or to experience a day with
Who wrote him off? Come on, the award they've dominated for season, if the Saints go on to win orgasms a DAY. 20 or 30 orgasms. Before you, sex
stand up. You ought to be much of the season. The Dockers the next two matches. A 21-1 record In a bizarre interview with was just something that happened."
ashamed of yourself. Too selfish. were dismal against Melbourne would be a brilliant achievement the magazine, conducted by She added: "I feel sorry for
More interested in a Brownlow Demons, the Power rarely turned on and a premiership to go with it just Spencer himself, the 22-year-old couples who aren't as sexually
than team success. Gary Ablett, against Carlton. But it was fine, by it's not perfect. It's going to
the Geelong ace, has done it Richmond, in Joel Bowden's hurt for a week.
tough in the past few weeks. He swansong, who didn't fire a shot The Last Laugh: Jason Wait over for Hendra horse virus tests
reckons it's been the toughest against Collingwood. The Tigers Akermanis, for those of you new to
period of his career. Well, he put were toothless and good enough, or our great game, used to play for THE final test results that round of blood tests on the other carried out by NSW authorities, he
it all behind him with a 44- bad enough, to edge Port and Freo Brisbane Lions. He was a handful will confirm whether any more horses and another 10 horses that said.
possession game that willed the in this category. there, for both his opponents and horses on a Queensland property left the stud for other Queensland Two Hendra-affected horses
Cats across the line against Spray Of The Week: Speaking of coach Leigh Matthews. A couple of are infected with the Hendra virus properties prior to the lockdown, have died at the stud, on August 7
heroic Sydney Swans. He might Richmond, Collingwood captain Nick years back Lethal reached the end will be known today. are due to be returned to and 8.
not win the medal but he'll get Maxwell didn't miss the Tigers after of his tether and sent the three-time One of 25 horses in authorities from Victoria's A third horse, originally
three votes for round 20. the match. The boys in yellow and premiership pest on his way. He isolation on the J4S stud at Australian Animal Health thought to have suffered a snake
The Golden Moment: Jim Stynes black went the biff and Maxwell's joined Western Bulldogs and went Cawarral, east of Rockhampton, Laboratory and released today, a bite in late July, may also have been
is back. The Melbourne Demons Magpies, playing with one eye on back to his old stomping ground on tested positive to the virus on Department of Primary Industries infected but its carcass was
president was on hand to see his the finals, had to keep their fists to Saturday night. In a different jumper Friday but is being retested after spokesman has said. destroyed before it could be tested.
beloved club score a fourth win of themselves. But the skipper was but same shocking goatee, the an earlier check had cleared it. Testing on another horse,
the season against Fremantle at able to throw a few verbal shots on crafty forward killed off his former Results of the second which was moved to NSW, is being
the MCG on Sunday. The 63- Sunday. "That's the way they club's budding last-quarter
point shellacking brought a smile decided to go, but I thought it was comeback with a signature left-foot Calls for law change after family barbeques dog
to the face of the former pretty average considering we goal from the boundary.
champion, who is fighting cancer. couldn't fight back and considering What's His Name Again He Animal lovers in New Lupi Taufa says it's "I find it quite disturbing
He was all smiles at the final they weren't prepared, a few of their Had A Belter: If ever a boy was Zealand want to make it illegal common practice in her that somebody would kill a pet
siren and full of hope. "I believe blokes, to put their head over the born to play for Collingwood it is for people to eat their pets, homeland Tonga. and then eat it. I'm not OK with
long-term, when I look back at it, ball when it counted," he said. Dayne Beams. He's tough, had a after a Tongan family killed "Dog, horse, we eat it in that, but unfortunately the law
this will be the best thing that has Watch This Space: The sleeve full of tattoos by the time he Tonga. It's good food for us,"
and barbequed their pet dog. allows you to do it," he said.
ever happened to me in my life," search for the next coach of North was drafted, and works his backside
he said of his battle with illness. The Taufa family killed she said. The SPCA says people
Melbourne and Richmond is poised on the training track. On Saturday,
Didn't See That Coming: their pet staffordshire bull Derek Haddy works for eating their pets happens more
to end this week. As early as against the insipid Tigers, Beams
St Kilda were three games from Monday, North Melbourne could may have just shaded his ink buddy terrier Ripper and then invited the SPCA, New Zealand's often than society realises.
the first 22-0 season. So close announce Damien Hardwick as the Dane Swan in a near-best afield friends round for a barbeque. equivalent of the RSPCA.
they could taste it. Essendon, man to lead them. Hardwick has two performance.
their opponents in round 20, were rivals for that position; Darren What You Won't See This
expected to put up a quarter of Crocker and Collingwood assistant Week: Essendon shore up their Man arrested for drive-by faeces attack
resistance, perhaps a half, then Brad Scott. He's also in a race of place in the eight. Call me crazy, but
be chewed up by a combination four for the job at Punt Road. His Fremantle are going to knock the A 39-year-old "I have no idea what kind of
was detained on suspicion of
of midfield talent and frontal opponents for that position are Bombers off this weekend, mark my construction worker has been penalty he may face. I have not
assault, a municipal police
pressure. Until Sunday, St Kilda caretaker Jade Rawlings, Geelong words. Dustin Fletcher won't play, arrested for throwing his own heard about such a case before.''
spokesman said.
had not lost at Etihad Stadium in assistant Ken Hinkley and Essendon Paddy Ryder pulled up sore, faeces at women passers-by In the first incident, Moriguchi
The worker, identified as
more than 14 months, compiling assistant Alan Richardson. If I were Courtenay Dempsey is injured and from a motorcycle in two relieved himself outdoors just before
Tatsuya Moriguchi, committed a
an 18-game winning streak at the a betting man it'd be Hardwick at the high that must come after separate attacks in western getting on his moped and throwing
similar assault in the same city on
venue. Someone didn't explain all Richmond and Scott at North beating St Kilda can only be Japan, police said today. the faeces at the head of a woman in
August 3, the police official said.
this to the Bombers. Nick Melbourne. A couple more tough followed by a low. Getting done by The man turned himself her 20s, the official said.
"The suspect has told
Riewoldt had a post-siren shot to nuts look ready to enter the the Dockers might just be the lowest in yesterday after making the investigators he did it because he
right the wrongs of Sunday coaching ranks. of low. second drive-by attack in Settsu, felt frustrated when his work didn't
night's classic contest, but the Wouldn't Want To Be You: a satellite city near Osaka, and go well,'' the official said.
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Japan protester tries to disembowel himself England left copy of fifth Test squad in a dustbin
Japanese police say a
right-wing nationalist has
country's war dead.
Police say the 39-year-old
Emperor Akihito visit the
Yasukuni shrine.
outside selection meeting
Red-faced England shot Oval. page Ashes memo from former
stabbed himself in the man stood outside the The shrine honours themselves in the foot by The dustbin drama Australian coach John Buchanan was
stomach in a bizarre protest parliament and then plunged a Japan's 2.5 million war dead, as leaving a copy of their fifth Test followed another major leak when mistakenly sent to the room of an
outside the national short sword into his stomach in well as 14 convicted war squad in a dustbin outside an Justin Langer's dossier on English English journalist in Southampton.
parliament. an attempt to commit ritual criminals. Ashes selection meeting. players became public. The Although the memo contained
The man was disembowelment, known as Police say he survived the The scrunched-up document described England's obscure references to the teachings of
demanding that political seppuku. suicide attempt. document, revealing that rookie players as soft, lazy and fifth-century BC Chinese military leader
leaders and the Japanese He was carrying a letter batsman Jonathan Trott had been superficial. Sun Tzu, Buchanan also claimed
Emperor visit a controversial demanding that Prime Minister selected and Ravi Bopara axed, They are not the first England was hanging on to excuses
was understood to have been examples of private Ashes and would have no place left to hide.
shrine that honours the Taro Aso, cabinet members and
picked up by an English journalist documents finding their way into
at Trent Bridge. the wrong hands. In 2001, a 10-
Scorned wife admits lighting deadly wedding fire The team quickly leaked
out and was revealed in most
English newspapers two days
A Kuwaiti woman has Kuwait's Times Fire authorities say it took before it was set to be officially
reportedly confessed to newspaper is now reporting the just three minutes for the blaze to unveiled.
lighting a fire that killed 41 groom's first wife has confessed kill its 41 victims. It provided Australia with
women and children, and to starting the fire after Many more were injured in some crucial early intelligence
injured scores more, at a witnesses claimed they saw her the ensuing stampede as they that allowed them to formulate
wedding. light it with the help of kerosene- tried to escape the tent. plans for the South African-born
Trott, who will bat at No.5 for
The fire broke out in a soaked rags. The tragedy is likely to England in Thursday's Ashes-
women's tent at a Kuwaiti She is now in custody. bring changes to Kuwaiti laws to deciding Oval Test.
wedding party on Saturday; The newspaper says the restrict the use of wedding tents High-ranking England
41 bodies were found in the bride escaped uninjured but her in future. officials are believed to be fuming
smouldering remains. mother and sister were killed. at the embarrassing blooper and
it is another black mark against
selection boss Geoff Miller.
Woman pregnant with 12 children Miller was the man who
allowed injured stars Kevin
fate is likely for the unnamed identified only as Marwan, said the Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff to
mother-to-be's 12 children, saying couple were overjoyed, having go to the Indian Premier League
the feat is “impossible”, but she endured several miscarriages in the earlier in April despite the fact it
says she feels fine. past before turning to fertility was an Ashes year.
One doctor told the Daily treatment to conceive the brood. Both men's injuries
Mail the chances of even one baby "In the beginning we thought became worse in the IPL, with
surviving were “one in a hundred”. that my wife would give birth to Pietersen needing to undergo
The stress of carrying the twins,” he told The Sun. Achilles tendon surgery after two
babies could see them born as “But more foetuses were Tests and Flintoff (knee injury)
early as 20 weeks into her discovered. Our joy increased with missing the pivotal fourth Test at
pregnancy, and given that doctors the growing number." Headingley.
A WOMAN pregnant have confirmed she's carrying six It is not clear whether the A behind-the-scenes
with 12 babies is determined boys and six girls - a process that mother was offered the option of investigation was being launched
to give birth to them all can only be carried out after 16 “selective reduction” - terminating on Sunday night into how the
naturally - and the father is weeks - she could well be in labour several of the foetuses - in order to England squad found their way
right behind her. sooner rather than later.The increase the chance of survival of into the hands of the media.
Despite being warned of woman's pregnancy comes seven the remaining foetuses and their It came as England
the “colossal” risks, the Tunisian months after Californian mum mother. officially released their 14-man
woman is defying medical advice Nadya Suleman - popularly known However, the Tunisian squad, which as anticipated, saw
and if successful, will smash the as “Octomom” - delivered eight Government says it will do “all it Bopara dumped, Trott called up
current record of nine babies healthy children. can” to care for the mother and her and Flintoff named for his farewell
born naturally. However, Suleman's eight babies. Test.
That record is held by a children were delivered by Monty Panesar returns,
Sydney woman in 1971, but all caesarean section. giving England the option of
nine of her children died. The woman's husband, playing him alongside fellow
Doctors warn the same spinner Graeme Swann at The
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Rossi stretches championship lead after winning Czech Corby, Lawrence given sentence Man done for DUI
MotoGP cuts in golf cart
Italy's Valentino Rossi on a title champagne on ice. before his rival's misfortune allowed
Yamaha won the Czech Grand "It's really a shame for him to breeze home in the knowledge Convicted Australian drug Corby, 32, was Police have charged a
Prix meeting to extend his Jorge," said the Italian, noting that, that Pedrosa was trailing by a huge smugglers Schapelle Corby and sentenced to 20 years' jail after Northern Territory man with drink-
overall championship lead and despite his handsome lead "there's 14.772sec. Renae Lawrence have each had she was caught at Bali's airport driving after he was allegedly
move a big step closer to a long way to go. I have to stay There was further drama in their sentences reduced at Bali's in October 2004 with 4.1 found cruising along a footpath in
clinching a ninth world title. focused." the penultimate lap when Finland's Kerobokan Prison to mark kilograms of marijuana in her a golf cart more than two
After a thrilling head-to- Dani Pedrosa of Honda Mika Kallio ran into the back of Italian Indonesia's Independence Day. boogie board bag. kilometres from the nearest golf
head duel with Spanish placed second 11.766ec adrift of Marco Melandri, dragging both men Corby was handed a four- Lawrence, also 32, was course.
stablemate Jorge Lorenzo, Rossi Rossi while fellow Honda rider Toni down although neither appeared to month remission while Lawrence, sentenced to 20 years' jail for The 28-year-old man, who
profited from the latter's fall five Elias, who predicted a tough future have suffered injury. one of the so-called Bali Nine, her role in the failed Bali Nine owns the buggy, was pulled over
laps from the finish to extend his despite his first season podium as Italy's Marco Simoncelli of was given a five-month cut. plot to smuggle more than 8kg at 1am by police in Katherine,
lead to 50 points going into the he is looking for a new team for Gilera won the 250cc race as the They are among 321 of heroin from Bali to Australia in about 300 kilometres south of
final seven races, starting with 2010, completed the podium. world champion beat out compatriot people in Bali's Kerobokan Prison 2005. Darwin.
Indianapolis on August 30. Rossi, Lorenzo and Pedrosa Mattia Pasini with Spain's Alvaro to receive sentence remissions, Police say he recorded a
The other members of
Lorenzo had passed Rossi shot out of the blocks and had put Bautista taking third place.
prison chief Siswanto said at a the Bali Nine were not eligible blood alcohol level of 0.14 per
three laps earlier but his more than 2sec between The win means the Italian can
ceremony this morning. for remissions because they are cent.
spectacular tumble - from which themselves and the chasing pack still retain legitimate hope of
he emerged unscathed although led by Elias. overhauling Honda's Hiroshi Aoyama, "They received these either on death row or serving He allegedly told police he
he angrily threw his gloves down Rossi, who had gone into who currently leads the standings with remissions because they have life sentences. thought getting home in his golf
and kicked out at his machine - the race on pole for the 56th time, 172 points to Aprilia racer Alvaro served more than two years of Indonesia traditionally cart would be safer than driving
handed Rossi a clear run through was furiously jousting for the lead Bautista's 160 and 140 for Simoncelli, their sentences and they have cuts jail terms on Independence his car .
to the finish and a 102nd career with Lorenzo with the Italian just in who now has three wins this behaved well in prison," he said. Day and some religious The man has been
victory. the ascendency as the Yamaha pair campaign and won off pole Sunday. Corby received a lesser holidays. charged with medium range drink-
The 30-year-old Rossi, left the rest trailing with Pedrosa Pasini missed out at the death reduction for allegedly keeping a driving and driving an
nicknamed The Doctor, is now third at 2.6 sec and the gap then after coming through from seventh on mobile phone in her jail cell. unregistered vehicle.
closing in on Giacomo Agostini's 9sec on Elias and company. the grid to give Simoncelli a fine run
all-time mark of 122 race wins. The 14th lap saw Lorenzo for his money.
After crossing the line make his all-or-bust move for the Nicolas Terol of Spain won the
exuberantly on one wheel in 43min lead as he set the fastest lap time of 125cc race at the Czech Grand Prix
08.991sec he leapt over the 1:56.674, a time he then bettered meeting ahead of compatriot Julian
barrier to celebrate with his crew, by 0.004sec on lap 16 before Simon and Andrea Iannone of Italy.
warmly embracing them in turn. nipping through the gap into the Terol grabbed the lead from Kuta Townhouses Friday special
Afterwards, he had time to lead. the start and was never headed after
offer a word of sympathy to But his 18th-lap fall brought that as he recorded his first win of the
Lorenzo - while insisting that he his brave challenge to naught as year. ROAST CHICKEN
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of playing in the Ashes decider Ashes decider with solid of another typically accurate
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Australia beat England Lions by Hauritz (2-43 off 16 overs) tailender Steve Kirby (7no) three KUTA
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yet to play in the Ashes because of spot at The Oval with pitch 340, England Lions were dismissed
injury, took 3-37 in a last-gasp conditions expected to play a major for 237 on the final day when it was
attempt to force his way back into
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The tweaker claimed the
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Hauritz thought his and
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Australia need just a draw to retain play and bowled with nice variation "I don't think it really
the Ashes. POPPIES I
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Spinner Nathan Hauritz and bounce off the dry pitch. hit-out for the team," he said.
and seamer Stuart Clark kept their Clark was unlucky not to
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'Currywurst' museum opens in Germany THE All Blacks used five security guards to patrol a
AS German as the currywurst was ex-chancellor a Channel 7 camera crew taped five-eighth Dan Carter in their side
Berliners insist a bored THE All Blacks used
Brandenburg Gate, the nation's Gerhard Schroeder's favourite dish a private Kiwi session and gave today.
sausage seller, Herta Heuwer, five security guards to patrol a
favourite snack, the curried and Volkswagen sells more
sausage or "currywurst", has now
created the currywurst on a drizzly locked-down training session a copy to the Wallabies.Australia Carter ran at No. 10
currywurst in its canteens than it September 4, 1949, less than four
got its own museum, a shrine to the yesterday as Kiwi paranoia angrily dismissed the slur but it yesterday, and fullback Mils
does Golf cars. months after the end of the Western
saucy delicacy that has become a Love it or hate it, currywurst, over spying reached bizarre was clear yesterday the Kiwis Muliaina said the focus of the
Allies' Berlin Airlift. remained agitated about covert secret session was "making sure
national treasure. explained museum director Birgit new heights.
Lacking clients, so the story Wallabies surveillance. he's up to speed with what we are
The “currywurst museum”, Breloh, is nothing short of a “social goes, Heuwer mixed up a dash of
New Zealand's first
which opened at the weekend, phenomenon”. training session ahead of The guards were heard doing".
American ketchup, a pinch of British
celebrates the iconic dish, ”Our goal was to show all the Saturday’s second Bledisloe to remind each other to "check Wallabies rival Matt Giteau
curry sauce, a few spices and a
nicknamed the “poor man's steak”, facets of the currywurst,” she added. Cup clash resembled an episode the roofs" and swiftly kicked out is expecting the star Kiwi No. 10
drop of Worcester sauce and hey
800 million of which are gobbled Entering the museum, of Spooks as guards with walkie- two punters from a northern to be back to his best.
presto: currywurst sauce was born.
every year in Germany a decked out in ketchup-red with stand. "He is a pretty special
staggering 1,500 sausages per
But the residents of talkies combed the North
enormous plastic drops of sauce Hamburg in northern Germany also After Aussie media were individual, I think. From all reports
minute. Sydney Oval stands for spies or
hanging overhead, the visitor can claim the currywurst for their own, evicted, two local journalists in his comeback games he has
Despite its name, it is not explore the world of the currywurst hidden cameras and later tried to
with the Currywurst Club Hamburg move onlookers off a public were even warned off watching played pretty well," Giteau said.
actually the sausage that is curried. with all the senses, hearing the even going so far as to accuse street. on through an open north gate "That's how I'd be
The secret of currywurst's acquired sound of sausages sizzling and the Berlin of re-writing the history books. at Rydge St. preparing for the game - looking at
taste stems from the sauce a smell of spices filling the nostrils. Australian media were
Whoever first created the
simple but unforgettable melange of But for the hoped-for 350,000 also asked to leave the All When it was pointed out it that he is in his best form and he
dish, the fact remains that
pureed tomato sprinkled with curry visitors annually, the experience is currywurst is a central part of Blacks' training after the team they were standing on a public is playing his best rugby."
powder. more than just sensual, but also warmed up, but New Zealand street, the guard replied: "I Giteau believes the All
German history, which perhaps
Best munched standing up didactic. media were allowed to stay. understand that, but this is a Blacks will attempt to move the
explains the museum's location
at an omnipresent outdoor snack A mocked-up stand, for private session." ball wide, which perhaps gives the
right next to Checkpoint Charlie The extraordinary
bar, the sausage is sliced into example, offers tourists the chance to The secrecy was in stark defensively solid Ryan Cross a
where Soviet and American tanks Bledisloe spy-games showed the
pieces, drenched in curry sauce see what life is like on the other side
and served to the punter on a
faced off at the Berlin Wall at the Kiwis haven't calmed down after contrast to the Wallabies' leg-up for Stirling Mortlock's
of the grill. Visitors can also snap up height of the Cold War.
cardboard plate with a plastic or allegations of Wallabies' training sessions, where vacant No. 13.
a “don't worry, be curry” t-shirt. The only question remains:
wooden fork, together with bread, Also explained is the espionage last year in Brisbane, members of the public are Adam Ashley-Cooper is the
will tourists fork out the 11 euros frequently invited to watch. other candidate, with James
chips or potato salad. controversial story of how currywurst where assistant coach Steve
($16) for an entry ticket, or will they No amount of cloak and O'Connor to play fullback. Rocky
Former US president first came into being a story that has prefer to splash the cash on four
Hansen accused Australia of
George W. Bush reputedly once caused much squabbling between obtaining footage of training. daggers could hide the fact the Elsom is expected to return at No.
delicious helpings of currywurst?
turned up his nose at it, but cities down the years. Hansen complained that All Blacks were certain to name 6.

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Michael Schumacher calls off F1 comeback Election 2009: And the real winners are... the people!
After more than four incompetence in managing the candidates.
Former world champion di Montezemolo and Team Valencia. weeks of waiting, finally we can entire electoral process. There As is practiced in most
Michael Schumacher has Principal Stefano Domenicali that That would have left him pop the champagne corks or were problems with the voters' democracies, the losing
abandoned plans to return to unfortunately I'm not able to step
desperately short of practice for cut the yellow rice cone, and registration, but we could safely candidates would concede
Formula One racing at the in for Felipe," Schumacher said on the race, but as it turned out it celebrate the final outcome of say that those who were eligible defeat and extend
European Grand Prix in his website. was physical more than the presidential election. were able to vote on July 8, congratulatory messages as
Valencia due to a neck injury, "I really tried everything to mechanical reasons that spoiled The Constitutional Court because of a last-minute soon as the results are out,
he announced on his website. make that temporary comeback
his return. on Wednesday ruled that the intervention by the Constitutional and the winner would embrace
The 40-year-old German, possible, however, much to my "The consequences of the results of the July 8 presidential Court that allowed people to vote the losers and take the
who won the world title seven regret it didn't work out. injuries caused by the bike- election, as released earlier by simply by presenting their ID initiative to lead in efforts to
times before retiring in 2006, "Unfortunately we did not accident in February, fractures in the General Elections cards even if they were not reunite the nation.
had been primed to replace the manage to get a grip on the pain
the area of head and neck, Commission (KPU), were valid, registered. But this did not happen
injured Felipe Massa in the in the neck which occurred after unfortunately have turned out to Megawati and Kalla's best in Indonesia in 2009.
Ferrari team for the race in the private F1-day in Mugello, and that the claims by the two
be still too severe," he said.
Spain and possibly for the rest even if medically or losing candidates of massive claim of fraud was that many Rather than accepting
"That is why my neck
of the season. therapeutically we tried everything frauds were not substantiated. people were registered more defeat gracefully, the losers
cannot stand the extreme
But he injured his neck in possible. It's not so much the than once on the electoral roll, are bitching about how the
stresses caused by Formula 1 yet.
a motorcycle accident in The door for a sensational results that we should be because loopholes in the election was stolen from under
I am disappointed to the core.
February and medical tests Schumacher comeback to the celebrating as the finality and national population registry their feet. The winners could
"I am awfully sorry for the
showed that he had yet to fully sport he dominated for so long certainty of the electoral allowed people to possess more not possibly be expected to
guys of Ferrari and for all the fans
recover. was opened when Brazilian outcome that gave the than one ID card. But the pair embrace people who still bear
which crossed fingers for me. I
"Yesterday evening, I had Massa sustained serious head incumbent, Susilo Bambang were unable to prove that these grudges against them.
can only repeat that I tried
to inform Ferrari President Luca injuries during qualifying for the Yudhoyono, a landslide victory errors were widely abused to Megawati and Kalla are
everything that was within my
Hungarian Grand power. All I can do now is to keep with more than 60 percent of give Yudhoyono the victory. probably too busy now facing
Prix in Budapest my fingers crossed for the whole the votes. Kudos to the Indonesian serious challenges to their
PT. ARTHA CANDRA UTAMA on July 25. team for the coming races." Prior to Wednesday's people for showing the world, leadership of their respective
BEST AUTHORIZED MONEY CHANGER looked That Ferrari announced that the announcement, there was the once again, that we as a nation parties after their humiliating
certain to team's test driver Luca Badoer prospect of the KPU having to of 240 million people with defeat to be thinking about
rule him out for would take the place of re-run the election as diverse races, ethnicities, mending ties with the winners.
the rest of the Schumacher replacing Massa for demanded by the two losing cultures and languages spread Both are in the twilight of their
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immediately competed in five Grands Prix Both Megawati and Kalla free of violence. They could have left a
turned toward during his career, the last being in
Activities: their former top have now accepted the results, While the people have much better legacy than what
1999. albeit grudgingly. shown that they can embrace they are creating now.
- Domestic and International driver to step in. Team boss Luca di
His Megawati still refrained democracy, sadly we cannot say But it's their loss rather
Airline Ticketing Montezemolo said he was from congratulating the winner, the same about our political elite. than ours. This ship is sailing,
planned disappointed that Schumacher
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been a dramatic "His return to racing would Yudhoyono, her behavior came democracy out of
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