indonesia

mental health

Indonesian Kids Keep Getting 'Possessed by Spirits' During High School Exams

Is it time to abolish standardized testing?
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
4.5.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Komodo Island Is Closing Because People Keep Stealing Its Dragons

Tourists will be banned from visiting the Indonesian island as of January 2020.
Gavin Butler
4.3.19
love

We Asked People What They Remember About Their First Time Falling in Love

"We broke up when she was about to graduate high school. She was going to get married to someone else."
Mustika Hapsoro
4.3.19
crime

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
2.7.19
fruit

This Durian Costs $1,000, But It Definitely Still Stinks

The price of a J-Queen durian is three times more than the average monthly per capita income in Indonesia.
Bettina Makalintal
1.29.19
Tech

This Ancient Insect Is Preserved Inside an Iridescent Opal

The bug might have been trapped in amber that became “opalized” over millions of years.
Becky Ferreira
1.25.19
Travel

Seven Places on Earth Where You Can Travel for $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
1.18.19
Travel

Stunning Photos of Indonesia's Brutal Buffalo Fights

The buffalo is sacred symbol of life and death in Torajan culture.
Iqbal Lubis
1.14.19
Culture

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
1.10.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indonesian District Wants to Ban Parents from Giving Their Babies 'Foreign Names'

There are a lot of Emmas being born in Indonesia right now.
Mustika Hapsoro
1.9.19
hunting

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
1.4.19
trash

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.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.30.18
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