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In Bali, Trump’s Planned Six-Star Hotel Risks Angering the Gods

  • Trump’s company partnering with Indonesia tycoon on Bali hotel
  • Hotel will be near major Hindu temple, will have a tower
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Trump's Planned Bali Hotel Risks Angering the Gods

On the Indonesian resort island of Bali, building height is measured by coconut trees.

Anything taller could anger the Gods the Hindu locals believe inhabit the island. So plans to renovate a decades old hotel overlooking a 16th-century temple and turn it into a bigger six-star resort, complete with a tower and upgraded golf course, are causing some anxiety.