Indonesian Police Cross-Dress to Fight Crime
In Muslim-majority Indonesia, criminals have long dressed up as a woman wearing a hijab to get away with crimes. This time, police turn the tables around.
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The Online Reviews for 'Papuan Penis Enlargement Leaves' Are Just Blistered Dick Pics
Three-finger leaves are being sold as a natural penis enhancement solution, but they’re causing a lot more pain than pleasure.
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In Indonesia, Muslim Youth are Turning to Their Clerics to Find Them a Wife
As religious conservatism increases in the country, more and more young people are choosing to marry early to avoid what Islam considers the sin of premarital sex.
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Tourists Evacuate After Bali Earthquake
Part of a resort collapsed, but all is well on the island of the gods.
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Only Seven Families Are Allowed to Live in This 'Cursed' Indonesian Village
Residents of Pitu believe their land is sacred, allowing only their direct descendants to reside there.
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In Indonesia, Google Searches About Marriages Between Cousins Spike During the Holidays
The real question is, can we marry them? Is it even safe, medically speaking?
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Jakarta Government Plans To Create Manmade Rain To Solve Air Pollution Problem
Jakarta is notorious for its unclean air, but becoming the city with the world’s worst air pollution took it to the next level. Can man-made rain fix this?
A Bali Instagram Hotspot is a Sham
The camera trick used at Lempuyang temple, popularly known as 'Gate of Heaven’, is more common around the world than you may think.
Indonesian Prisoners Are Turning to Religion and Removing Their Tattoos
With tattoos considered forbidden in Islam, religious groups are converting Indonesian prisoners through free tattoo removal.
An Indonesian University Is Accepting YouTubers And Exempting Them From Entrance Exams
Content creators with 10,000 subscribers or more can skip an Indonesian university’s entrance exam.
An Herbal Plant From Southeast Asia Could Be Banned For Being As Addictive As Morphine
“Small quantities of kratom act as a stimulant like cocaine, but larger doses act similarly to opioids, like morphine and heroin.”
Jakartans Sue The Government Over Poor Air Quality
With Jakarta consistently topping the list of cities with the worst air pollution, a group of fathers, NGOs, and online motorcycle taxi drivers are taking matters into their own hands.