Adi Renaldi

NORTH KOREA

Malaysia Frees Indonesian Woman Charged with the Murder of Kim Jong Nam

Authorities are still looking for answers behind Kim Jong-un's estranged brother's murder two years ago.
Adi Renaldi
3.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Why Blocking Gay Muslim Comics on Instagram Is Pointless

An Instagram account in Indonesia raised LGBTQ issues, pissing off the government. The good news is blocking these accounts does not mean they won’t pop right back up.
Adi Renaldi
2.22.19
alcohol

DIY Spirit Is the Only Thing Moving Indonesia's Alcohol Scene Forward

In response to tight regulations on alcohol distribution, people have started to produce their own safe—and most importantly cheap—booze in their backyard.
Adi Renaldi
Titah AW
2.7.19
Travel

Why Indonesians Keep Leaving the Country to Fly Domestic

Sometimes the cheapest trip between Banda Aceh and Jakarta includes a layover in Kuala Lumpur.
Adi Renaldi
1.16.19
mass confusion

'I’m Like a Lawyer Defending My Political Clients': A Profile of a Social Media Puppet Master

In the final part of "Mass Confusion," writer Adi Renaldi spends the day with a man who coordinates everything from the most-positive social strategies to the darkest of black campaigns.
Adi Renaldi
12.22.18
mass confusion

'This Is Pure Business. It Has Nothing to Do With Personal Politics': Inside the Hoax Industry

In part two of "Mass Confusion," journalist Adi Renaldi meets the people who create black campaigns and learns how a hoax goes from an operative's Twitter account to trending in a matter of minutes.
Adi Renaldi
12.21.18
mass confusion

Indonesia's 2019 Election Is Keeping Fake News Fact Checkers Way Too Busy

In part one of "Mass Confusion," writer Adi Renaldi meets the people who are trying to combat the spread of hoaxes in the run-up to April's election.
Adi Renaldi
12.19.18
News

Indonesia's Spy Agency Warns of Radicalism Spreading In Mosques Popular With Government Workers

We spoke with a man accused of radicalism more than once to see if it's true.
Adi Renaldi
12.6.18
LGBTQ

It Keeps Getting Worse for Indonesia's LGBTQ Community

This election is pouring fuel on an already raging fire.
Adi Renaldi
11.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Want to Report Your Neighbor for Following a 'Deviant' Faith? In Indonesia, There's an App for That

The prosecutor's office brings you an app one rights expert warned could cause "social disintegration."
Adi Renaldi
11.27.18
News

It's Been Two Weeks Since the Lion Air Crash, Here's What We've Learned

Still so many unanswered questions.
Adi Renaldi
11.15.18
Ghost Stories

Mr. Gepeng Was a Ghost Who Captured a Generation's Concerns With a Changing City

A high-rise city needs a high-rise ghost to match.
Adi Renaldi
10.31.18
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