Art

This Online Museum Curates Quarantine Art From Around the World

Three Spanish artists are collecting pieces that reflect our new normal.
Adi Renaldi
5.5.20
terrorism

Why So Many Indonesians Are Being Kidnapped in the Philippines

The waters off the coast of the Philippines' Sulu Islands are some of the most dangerous on Earth due to a kidnapping-for-profit terrorist group, Abu Sayyaf. So why are so many Indonesians choosing to fish there?
Adi Renaldi
4.16.20
Coronavirus

As They Save Lives, Healthcare Workers Struggle With Rejection From Society

They don’t only risk infection, they also have to deal with emotional exhaustion and discrimination.
Adi Renaldi
4.14.20
Coronavirus

These Are the Frontline Workers Who Take Over When Coronavirus Patients Die

VICE followed hearse drivers, mortuary staff, and healthcare workers in Indonesia for a week to understand the challenges they face.
Adi Renaldi
4.9.20
Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Reminds Us That You Can Still Be Productive at Home

In Indonesia, people are realising that it might be time to re-evaluate what they've come to accept as “office culture.”
Adi Renaldi
3.17.20
Gaming

Inside the Indonesian Hospital Treating Gaming Addiction

Some Indonesian children spend eight hours in front of a screen daily.
Adi Renaldi
3.3.20
Love

What It’s Like Finding Love When You’re HIV-Positive

Testing positive for HIV gave me a new appreciation for love and life.
Bara Birawa
2.17.20
West Papua Conflict

Inside West Papua’s Forgotten Refugee Camps

Tens of thousands live in subpar conditions due to ongoing violence between the military and pro-independence fighters with no end in sight.
Albertus Vembrianto
Adi Renaldi
2.10.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indonesia’s First All-Women Flogging Squad in Aceh Is Here To Stay

“We are essentially indoctrinating them to understand their roles — to show no mercy to those who violate God’s law.”
Adi Renaldi
1.30.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

American Journalist Working for Environment News Site Arrested In Indonesia

The 30-year-old was put behind bars for allegedly misusing his visa, but observers say his detention is an attempt by the government to stifle press freedom.
Adi Renaldi
1.22.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indonesian Government Deploys ‘Mosque Hunters’ Who Use Drones to Combat Radicalism

Indonesia is home to an estimated 700,000 mosques, and some of them are teeming with radical ideologies.
Adi Renaldi
1.22.20
Culture

We Visited a Mass Female Circumcision Ceremony in Indonesia

Parents bring girls as young as 3 months old to undergo the procedure that is known to cause sexual dysfunction, cysts, and birthing complications.
Adi Renaldi
1.13.20
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