TOURISTS have been scrambling to leave Bali, Lombok and the Gili archipelago after a series of earthquakes left more than 340 dead. After another quake struck today, here's what you need to know including the latest travel advice. What happened in Lombok? A series of earthquakes have rocked the islands of Lombok and Bali in Indonesia. On July 29 Lombok was hit by a 6.4 magnitude quake close to the surface, killing 16 people. A week later on August 5 a bigger earthquake measuring 6.9 brought devastation to the same area. Worst hit were the Gili Islands off the North-West of Lombok. Buildings were flattened and scores of people killed. Residents and tourists were left scrambling for space on evacuation boats in Dunkirk-style scenes on the beaches. Officials said more than 2,000 people had been evacuated from the three Gili islands as fears spread of a tsunami. The Foreign Office said staff were sent to Lombok to assist stranded British tourists, with extra flights added to help … [Read more...] about Is it safe to travel to Bali and Lombok following the recent earthquakes?
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Retirement means no longer dealing with the daily grind -- but having more freedom during retirement doesn't mean there are no rules to live by. Most retirees have limited incomes and concerns about making their money last -- which means that making a plan and setting guidelines can be essential. To help ensure you'll be able to enjoy your retirement and escape financial disaster, make sure that you live by these four important retirement rules. Image source: Getty Images 1. Don't spend your savings too quickly The No. 1 retirement rule to follow is to make your savings last. Retirement tends to be more expensive in the beginning -- when people are spending to enjoy life -- and in the end, when you incur healthcare costs. Unfortunately, if you've spent a fortune traveling the world, you may not have cash when a serious health issue comes along. It's imperative you have a plan so you don't find yourself broke at 85 -- and this plan must involve being strategic about money withdrawn … [Read more...] about 4 Retirement Rules to Live By
Member Center:Create Account|Log InManage Account|Log Out Home News Newsletter Podcasts TV Radio Video Weather About LIFESTYLE TV11 TV8 Local 2 GNN i94-FM Isla63-AM Entertainment Money Home/Family Health Food Pets Tech Travel Beauty & Style Auto VideoBytes Press Releases Main Phase II of Tumon streetlight project completed Posted: Apr 06, 2018 5:33 PM Friday, April 6, 2018 5:33 PM EDTUpdated: Friday, April 6, 2018 3:33 AM EDTBy Carmen [email protected] It's lit in Tumon, thanks to the Tumon Bay Streetlight Rehabilitation Project. Phase II was completed and the switch was flipped across GVB & Proa. The $1.8 million project is an effort to repair longstanding streetlight issues, lighting up the streets to keep tourists and locals safe. NEWS HEADLINESMore>>Phase II of Tumon streetlight project completedPhase II of Tumon streetlight project completedIt's lit in Tumon, thanks to the Tumon Bay Streetlight Rehabilitation Project. … [Read more...] about Phase II of Tumon streetlight project completed
To report corrections & clarifications, contact: Please indicate whether you're responding to content online or in the newspaper. The following corrections & clarifications have been published on stories produced by USA TODAY's newsroom: April 2018 News: A previous version of this story misstated Elliot Rodger's weapons. He used both a knife and a gun. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/03/31/masculinity-traditional-toxic-trump-mens-rights/99830694/ Video: A previous version of this video misstated the number of Americans living with unhealthful levels of pollution. https://www.usatoday.com/media/cinematic/video/33952141/8-of-americas-10-most-ozone-polluted-cities-are-in-this-state/ Opinion: Because of an editing error, a headline in an earlier version of this column incorrectly described Amy Wax's job status. https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2018/04/20/black-students-law-school-amy-wax-column/510510002/ … [Read more...] about Corrections & Clarifications
Potholes are the bane of motorists’ lives . They cause severe damage to tyres, wheels and steering and are a major contributor to axle and suspension failure – a problem which accounts for one third of mechanical issues on UK roads and costs car owners an estimated £2.8billion every year. With the recent cold weather, potholes have become increasingly prevalent – and they’re not only a problem in winter.If potholes have left you with an expensive repair bill, you might be able to claim compensation. “The authorities have a legal duty to maintain roads so they’re safe for everyone to use,” says Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com “If they don’t and your car’s damaged, they should help pay the costs to repair it. It’s important to understand you can only claim anyway if the authority responsible for the road has been negligent. So if a cannon ball drops off a truck, causing a pothole which two minutes … [Read more...] about Roads going to pot – here is how to claim for damage to your car