Jakarta

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
Munchies

Goth Cheese Is Here and It's Pretty Gnarly

Finally, some black and soulless cheese to feed your broken spirit.
Lauren Rothman
6.5.18
VICE INTL

The Indonesian Teenagers Competing in Illegal Drag Races

We went inside the dangerous, high-stakes world of illegal motorcycle racing in Jakarta.
VICE Staff
5.15.18
vice's foreign film club

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

VICE met up with the leading directors, producers, and screenwriters behind Indonesian exploitation cinema.
VICE Staff
12.7.17
LGBT

Indonesia's Anti-LGBT Crackdown May Undermine the Fight Against HIV

A rise in homophobia is making it harder for healthcare workers to reach those in the country's LGBTQ community.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
8.16.17
NyolongFoto

Twitter Creeps Are Making Jakarta Even More Dangerous For Women

An anonymous Twitter account was recently banned for uploading secretly recorded videos of women in public spaces.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
6.1.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Mike Flynn somehow in more trouble than ever, generals urge Trump to surge troops in Afghanistan, South Korea picks a new president, and more.
VICE Staff
5.9.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Obama warns against "crude" nationalism across the world, an advisor claims the Trump team is considering a Muslim registry, "post-truth" is chosen as word of the year by Oxford, and more.
VICE Staff
11.16.16
Food

This Guy Went Deaf After Eating the 'World’s Hottest' Noodles

Berlin-based food blogger Ben Sumadiwiria ate a plate of so-called “Death Noodles” with a 20 million Scoville rating at a restaurant in Jakarta. Spoiler: it didn’t end well.
Daisy Meager
9.2.16
china

Indonesia Is Fighting Illegal Fishing By Blowing Up Boats

That's one way to stop poachers.
Robert Beckhusen
6.23.16
Art

Lose Yourself in Crowds of Colorful Animals | Monday Insta Illustrator

Jakartan artist Sanchia Tryphosa Hamidjaja turns groups of things into extremely satisfying patterns.
Beckett Mufson
6.6.16
Who Actually Listens To...

Humans of the CD Street Stall: Who Still Buys Pirated Discs?

The Indonesian government's recent crackdown on online and streaming music websites hasn't seemed to have affected the pirate CD stalls of Jakarta.
Stanley Widianto
12.13.15
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