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Nine Female Cyclists in Indonesia’s Banda Aceh Were Tracked Down by Police For Wearing ‘Sexy’ Clothes
The incident has dragged the province's controversial Sharia-based dress code back into the spotlight. As for the riders' offending garb? Long-sleeved shirts and dark slacks.
The proposed law, a deputy commissioner said, was "too difficult to discuss."
It has to do with cultural expectations, for one thing, and stigma, for another, but some say the government could also stand to be a little more flexible.
Amid a substantial drop in the use of birth control since the onset of the pandemic, Indonesian authorities are taking to the streets to remind people to use contraceptives.
The beloved street food bakso is a hit with young and old alike—and, as it turns out, with suspected extremists looking to lay low.
Indonesian couples are getting the wedding of their dreams during the pandemic inside green screen studios.
Transphobic crimes are common in Indonesia. This time, netizens stood up for the trans community.
Most of the country’s zoos can only afford to feed their animals until mid-May. A government official even said that as a last resort, they might allow zoos to feed herbivores to carnivores, as long as they are not rare or endangered species.
This is what happens when you’re stuck at home with way too much time to kill.
Some Indonesians are going hungry because the ongoing pandemic has cost them their jobs.
Considering how superstitious Indonesians are, this tactic is likely to deter travelers from leaving their homes.
Some are forced by their parents, while others do it voluntarily.