VICE Votes

Cheat Sheet: All You Need to Know About Indonesia's Elections

VICE explains the good, the bad, and the ugly about the 2019 presidential race.
VICE Staff
Question Of The Day

We Asked People About the First Time They Fell in Love

"After three weeks—I was very young so don’t judge me—I told her that I loved her."
Mustika Hapsoro

Video of Girl Brushing Crocodile’s Teeth Highlights Indonesia’s Exotic Pet Problem

In another video, the reptile looks cozy as the girl powders its entire body.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja

Instagrammers Are Getting Scammed by a Mysterious 'Con Queen'

By imitating film directors, CEOs, and Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife, some unknown woman is duping influencers out of thousands.
Nat Kassel

Seven Places on Earth Where You Can Travel for US$25 a Day or Less

When you know where to go and how to cut costs, international travel can be cheap. Here are some affordable options to inspire you to dig out your passport and start planning your next trip.
Evie Carrick
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

Stunning Photos of Indonesia's Brutal Buffalo Fights

The buffalo is sacred symbol of life and death in Torajan culture.
Iqbal Lubis

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 becoming comfort women during Japanese occupation.
Kathleen Malay
Rizky Rahad
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

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
Kabur dari Penjara

Was a Ban on Conjugal Visits Behind the Latest Prison Break In Indonesia?

One inmate's wife think so.
Hendri Abik
Australia Today

Exorcisms are Being Used as Gay Conversion Therapy in Indonesia

The mayor of Padang thinks gay and transgender people are possessed by genies known as "djin".
Gavin Butler