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?
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?
This 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.
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I Self-Induced An Illegal Abortion With Pills I Bought Online
In Indonesia, abortion is illegal in most cases. So when young women like me get pregnant but are not ready to have a child, we are forced to seek out dangerous self-administered alternatives.
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.”
Australia Keeps Sending 'Toxic' Waste to Southeast Asia
Visy, a recycling company owned by Australia's richest man, shipped a container full of black sludge and maggots to an island in Indonesia last month.
An Open Letter to the Person Who Gave Me HIV
Every time I tell someone I’m positive, I think of you. Not in anger, or resentment, but of the things about you that make me smile.
Meet AMUBA, Indonesia's First All-Trans Girlband
In our new documentary we follow AMUBA's struggle to build a music career in a country where the LGBTQ community is deeply maligned.
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People Power? Not so Fast: Making Sense of Jakarta's Post-Election Chaos
Provocateurs, mysterious "commanders," and clashes in the streets of Central Jakarta—the protests and ensuing riots left us with more questions than answers.
Powerful Photos From Indonesia's Post-Election Protests
Scenes from two days of protest and violence on the streets of Indonesia's biggest city.
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Six Dead and More than 200 Injured as Post-Election Riots Erupt in Jakarta
Mobs of protesters set fire to vehicles and clashed with police after it was announced that President Widodo had won a second term.