Sunrise to Sunset with Rcbus

Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS] is excited to announce that we are participating in a Friendship Exchange with Rotary Club of Tucson Sunrise [TRCS] in Tucson, Arizona, USA. A Friendship Exchange is an international exchange program for Rotary members and friends that allows participants to take turns hosting one another in their homes and […]

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Survey Party – BYOB

As the Bali Advertiser is now fully online, readership is world wide. For those of you in Singapore, you can take this opportunity to see the work of Bali-based American artist Ashley Bickerton. He runs a wild creative commentary on the various issues confronting him in Bali and in his adventures in the art world […]

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The Four-Way Test

So . . . what do a merchant from Bedulu, a retired BMW executive from Germany, a product development manager for a silver and gold company in Bali, a retired not for profit director from the US, an owner of a health industry business in Ubud, the owner of a restaurant in Keramas, a retired […]

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Wet Walls, Chimpanzees and Poaching Eggs

Wet and damp walls are a perennial problem in many parts of the world. Waterproofing is a specialist skill and can be surprisingly difficult, even the most competent contractors will be doomed to failure if they don’t know what they are doing. By following some basic principles and using initiative combined with sophisticated materials walls […]

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When Investing Becomes a Casino

2020 was a tragic year for those who fell victim to Covid-19. Hundreds of thousands globally lost their lives while millions more lost their livelihoods. Few parts of the world escaped its grip; Bali has been among the worst affected and the misery is not yet over. Yet some have benefitted. Industries and businesses that […]

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Who’s Afraid of The ‘Big I’?

Who is afraid? – Starting close to home: a group of UK retirees in Bali using their UK state pensions to fund their twilight years! Who else? –  Any retiree anywhere on a fixed pension or annuity –  People with small incomes –  Owners of government or corporate bonds –  People holding large cash deposits […]

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Why in the World Would You Want to Join Rotary?

About a year ago, Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset [RCBUS] asked its membership that exact question. The answers were not a surprise to anyone. Most of our members join RCBUS to access the service opportunities the club offers. Our service projects address such concerns as health care, hunger, poverty, available clean water supplies, women’s issues, […]

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