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Michelin star boosts chef at outdoor Thai kitchen to stardom

Jan 12, 2018

A Thai chef who has spent over 30 years wielding her wok in an unassuming outdoor, coal-fired kitchen has been awarded a Michelin star, propelling her to culinary stardom

Bali volcano emits wispy plume of steam, flights resume

Dec 4, 2017

Gushing ash from a Bali volcano dissipated into a wispy plume of steam, and Australian airlines that canceled some flights to the Indonesian resort island over the weekend returned to near-normal schedules

Remembering 1963 eruption, Bali's elderly wary of another

Dec 4, 2017

Indonesia's glowering Mount Agung has seemingly quieted, but some survivors of the volcano's catastrophic 1963 explosions believe a bigger eruption is coming

Stranded in Bali tourists lampooned online for complaints

Dec 1, 2017

Australian tourists who complained about being stranded on tropical Bali when volcanic ash closed its airport have been roasted online as out of touch with the hardships faced by Indonesians who fled their homes

Bali flights resume, but volcanic ash still disrupts travel

Nov 30, 2017

Flights trickled out of Bali a day after its airport reopened but the erupting volcano there shut down air travel to a neighboring Indonesian island, showing the continued risk to aircraft from the towering ash clouds

The Latest: Flights trickle from Bali after airport reopens

Nov 30, 2017

Bali's airport is operating at far from its usual capacity after reopening while ash from the Mount Agung volcano was moving away from the airport

Bali volcano ash drifts 4.7 miles high, airport shut 3rd day

Nov 29, 2017

An erupting volcano with a deadly history on Indonesia's Bali island has spread drifting ash 7,600 meters (4.7 miles) high in the atmosphere and closed the airport for a third day

On Penang island, it's all about art, eats and old streets

Nov 28, 2017

Penang in Malaysia is the rare tropical island where hitting the town beats lazing on the beach

Volcano gushing ash over Bali closes airport for a 2nd day

Nov 28, 2017

A volcano gushing towering columns of ash closed the airport on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali for a second day, disrupting travel for tens of thousands, as authorities renewed their warnings for villagers to evacuate

The Latest: Tourists look for flight info or enjoy Bali stay

Nov 28, 2017

Thousands of tourists remain stuck on Indonesia's island of Bali after its airport was closed for a second day due to hazards created by clouds of ash from an erupting volcano

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