Jade Poa

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Self-Proclaimed Indonesian ‘Prophet’ Arrested for Selling Tickets to Heaven

He came up with some pretty absurd ways to get money from his followers.
Ikhwan Hastanto
11.7.19
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Two Indonesian Journalists Mediating Palm Oil Conflict Stabbed to Death

They were also activists who advocated on behalf of locals against palm oil giants.
Ikhwan Hastanto
Jade Poa
11.6.19
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Two Indonesian Journalists Mediating Palm Oil Conflict Stabbed to Death

They were also activists who advocated on behalf of locals against palm oil giants.
Ikhwan Hastanto
Jade Poa
11.6.19
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An Indonesian Man Is Building a Helicopter From Scratch so He Doesn’t Have to Deal With Traffic

He hopes to get it up and running by the end of the year.
Ikhwan Hastanto
11.5.19
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Indonesian Religious Leader Involved in Creating Anti-Adultery Laws Publicly Flogged for Adultery

The married man was caught having an affair with a married woman.
Ikhwan Hastanto
11.5.19
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Indonesian Thief Accidentally Sells Stolen Motorcycle Back to Its Original Owner

Police were waiting for him at the spot where he was supposed to meet the owner.
Ikhwan Hastanto
10.29.19
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Indonesian Family of Four Killed While Taking Roadside Selfie

Since 2011, nearly 300 people have died while snapping a selfie.
Ikhwan Hastanto
10.29.19
Enviromental extremes

Meet the People Who Put Out Indonesia’s Forest Fires

Members of the Manggala Agni Brigade risk their lives and personal health to extinguish fires without sufficient gear.
Riza Salman
10.28.19
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Indonesian High School Student Stabs Teacher to Death for Not Letting Him Smoke in School

He fled the scene, but his parents turned him in hours later.
Ikhwan Hastanto
10.25.19
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An Indonesian Mayor Wants to Give Out Chicks to Primary School Students to Combat Smartphone Addiction

Students who successfully raise their chicks get a prize.
Ikhwan Hastanto
10.24.19
Culture

Indonesia’s Forgotten History: A Gladiator Duel Between Man And Lion

Over half a century ago, Indonesia’s largest football stadium became a colosseum showcasing an equally ancient spectacle.
Ikhwan Hastanto
10.24.19
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Two Men Detained for Holding Family in Bunker for Nine Years While ‘Waiting for the End of Time’

One of the people in the bunker, who said he had never been to school and had not gotten a haircut in nine years, managed to escape to a local bar and seek help.
Elisabeth Glory Victory
10.21.19
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