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    crown capital management news - Paradise lost as once beautiful Bali buckles under forklifts and fallacies

    Diana Gibbs

    by Diana Gibbs

    When Indonesian Tourism Minister Mari Pangestu recently briefed officials and hoteliers on the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation summit to be held in Bali next year, she didn't mince her words: clean up Bali's image.

    That agenda will need to move at a cracking pace if Bali is to shape up in time. Titled Resilient Asia, Engine of Global Growth, APEC will showcase an island where environmental and pollution woes have spun out of control.