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Goth Cheese Is Here and It's Pretty Gnarly

Finally, some black and soulless cheese to feed your broken spirit.

10.14.19

The ‘World’s Largest Dump’ Is in Indonesia and It’s a Ticking Time Bomb

We take a closer look at that dumpsite reposted by Leonardo DiCaprio on Instagram

8.19.19

Indonesians Can Live Up to Six Years Less Due to Air Pollution, New Study Finds

Those handy face masks aren’t enough to deter the worst effects of Indonesia’s air pollution.

7.15.19

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?

7.11.19

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.

5.24.19

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.

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12.2.18

Indonesian Islands Are Drowning in Trash

A government clean up operation launched this week near the Indonesian capital has removed more than 40 tons of trash each day.

5.16.18

The Indonesian Teenagers Competing in Illegal Drag Races

We went inside the dangerous, high-stakes world of illegal motorcycle racing in Jakarta.

3.9.18

Indonesians are Getting Fried Chicken Delivered From Saudi Arabia

Why would anyone want a box of four-day-old fried chicken? I ordered some to find out.

1.12.18

We Talked to People on Dates at an Indonesian IKEA

In Jakarta, IKEA's minimalist furniture and warehouse-like aisles are drawing in young couples like nowhere else.

12.8.17

Revisiting the Violent, Gory Indonesian B Movies of the 1980s

VICE met up with the leading directors, producers, and screenwriters behind Indonesian exploitation cinema.

9.22.17

Jakarta's Best Dance Spot Is Hidden Under a Highway Overpass

A traditional Sundanese dance is reimagined as a street-level dangdut club at this secret Jaipong place.

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