Features

Counter-terror
Counter-terror

I Was MI6's Top Spy Inside Al-Qaeda

We met with Aimen Dean, who spent a decade making bombs for the jihadi group.
Andy Jones
8.12.18
Election 2019
Election 2019

Jokowi Supporters Wrestle With His Controversial VP Choice

The president says his ticket is "complimentary," but some are calling it a contradiction.
VICE Staff
8.10.18
Lombok Earthquake
Lombok Earthquake

Teams are Searching the Rubble of Lombok By Hand In a Rush to Find Survivors

We went into the hardest hit part of the island and found search and rescue teams working tirelessly by hand to save people trapped beneath the ruins.
Akhyar M Nur
8.7.18
summer of screamo
summer of screamo

The Spirit of Screamo Is Alive and Well

The emotional sub-mutation of hardcore is more prolific now than it was in the days of Orchid and Jeromes Dream.
Dan Ozzi
8.3.18
crime and punishment
crime and punishment

It's Really Hard to Get a Job If You're an Ex-Con, Unless You're a Politician

In Indonesia, not all criminals are treated equal.
Adi Renaldi
7.30.18
Sex-Rated: The VICE Guide to Sex
Sex-Rated: The VICE Guide to Sex

What It's Like to Work In a West Jakarta Love Motel

I spent a night in a hotel where most rooms were rented for a few hours at a time.
Adi Renaldi
7.24.18
Disaster Journalism
Disaster Journalism

Why Is Our Media So Terrible When It Come to Covering Disasters?

In Indonesia, there's always two tragedies when disaster strikes: the disaster itself and the terribly insensitive way the media covers the story.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
7.16.18
VICE GLOBAL
VICE GLOBAL

I've Broken Out of Jail by Helicopter, Twice

We spoke to Alket Rizai about his escapes, which were remarkably similar to the escape last week by French prisoner Redoine Faid.
Tasos Theofillou
7.11.18
Sacred Games
Sacred Games

Religion Is a Cannibalistic, Self-Replenishing Beast in Netflix’s 'Sacred Games'

The platform’s first original Indian series—releasing July 6—shows how easily new gods may replace the old ones.
Jai Arjun Singh
7.10.18
Social Media
Social Media

Indonesian Migrant Workers are Using YouTube to Challenge Negative Stereotypes

"These vlogs are our resistance. We’re trying to show that we’re not like people think we are."
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
7.9.18
Fashion
Fashion

Eid al-Fitr Fashion Went Full Wakanda This Year

This year's modest fashion is taking cues from "Black Panther," "Handmaid's Tale," and more.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
6.15.18
education
education

Why Indonesia Is Using Its National Scholarships to Push Students Away From Social Sciences

It's not just because social sciences graduates constantly criticize the government.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
6.7.18