indonesia

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
4 days ago
Australia Today

An Indonesian Scientist was Mauled to Death by her Boss’ Pet Crocodile

Police are reportedly on the lookout for a man who goes by the name of Mr Ochiai: an exotic animal collector whose pet crocodile just ate one of his employees.
Gavin Butler
4 days ago
marriage

What It's Like to Be a Bride in Sumba, Where a Marriage Proposal Costs a Herd of Horses

We talk to a woman about why she is holding tight to a culture that places a high price on the heads of young brides.
Sattwika Duhita
4 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Petty Man Forced Family Members Out of Their Graves In the Name of Politics

We knew Indonesia's upcoming election is going to be intense, but we're pretty sure no one saw this coming.
VICE Staff
5 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

When You Find 15 Pythons in Your Home’s Pipes, Maybe It’s Time to Move

Suddenly, the bathroom seems pretty terrifying again.
VICE Staff
5 days ago
Photo

Stunning Photos of Indonesia's Brutal Buffalo Fights

The buffalo is sacred in Torajan culture. They're also real bruisers.
Iqbal Lubis
1.14.19
black markets

Starving No More: Censorship is Opening Up New Avenues for Illustrators to Make Money In Asia

A Sketchy solution to a continued problem.
Mustika Hapsoro
1.11.19
porn

An Interview With Indonesia's First Gay Porn Star

Fabio Toba tells us "I thought being a porn star would be a fun job before I started acting, but I realize now that it's a difficult job."
Amahl S. Azwar
1.11.19
Culture

How Tattoos Saved These Indonesian Women From Sexual Slavery In World War II

A local marriage tradition in the island of Timor helped these women escape from becoming comfort women during Japanese occupation.
Kathleen Malay
Rizky Rahad
1.10.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indonesian District Wants to Ban Parents From Giving Their Babies 'Foreign Names'

There's a lot of Emmas being born in Indonesia right now.
Mustika Hapsoro
1.9.19
indonesia

Indonesian Voters Want DILDO This Presidential Election

Ignore all the drama about this being a two horse race because DILDO is pulling ahead for a stunning upset.
Titah AW
1.9.19
hunting

Inside the Life-and-Death Hunts of a Mysterious Tribe of Hunter-Gatherers

Unlike the hostile reception an American missionary received from the remote Sentinelese people last year, Doug Bock Clark was brought along on spiritual whale hunts for a view inside a fading culture.
Seth Ferranti
1.7.19
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