indonesia

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
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
News

Here's What We've Learned in the Two Weeks Since the Lion Air Plane Crash

There are still so many unanswered questions.
Adi Renaldi
11.15.18
Photos

Like Mother, Unlike Daughter: Portraits of Women Defining Their Own Femininity

We talked to photographer Nadia Rompas about her series that unpacks mother-daughter relationships and gender stereotypes in Indonesia.
Alice .
10.9.18
VICE INTL

The Extravagant Rite of Passage Rituals of Indonesia

We got an inside look the lavish ceremonies that celebrate a boy's transition into manhood—including colorful costumes, live music, and dancing horses.
VICE Staff
10.9.18
palu earthquake

The Horror of Watching Your Home Get Swallowed by Liquid Earth

“My son is still traumatized. He asked me, 'Can I sleep with my eyes open? I’m afraid there will be another earthquake.'"
Iqbal Lubis
10.3.18
Earthquake

Scenes from Palu, an Indonesian City Devastated by Last Week's Tsunami

Our photographer was in the disaster-torn city on Saturday, only 24 hours after disaster struck. Here's what he saw.
Iqbal Lubis
10.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Teen Survived at Sea for 49 Days in This Rickety, Floating Hut

Miraculously, ten ships passed by without seeing him before one finally came to the rescue.
Drew Schwartz
9.24.18
ten questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Kung Fu Master

"Monks train really hard, so they're able to tow a car with their penis."
Daniel Darmawan
8.28.18
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