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earthquake

Lombok Earthquake Death Toll Now at 460

The death toll from an earthquake on the island of Lombok has surged to 460, said a national disaster management agency official on Thursday, August 16. A total of 7,773...

accidents

Number of Accidents Decreases After Odd-Even Policy

Traffic accidents in Jakarta have dropped 11 percent since the extended odd-even traffic policy was implemented on Aug. 1, according to the Jakarta Police. “After...

Woman Facing Two Years in Prison for Complaining About Volume of Mosque Speakers

Indonesian prosecutors have demanded an 18-month prison term for a woman who was charged with blasphemy after she complained about the volume of a mosque’s...

100,000 Police and Soldiers to Provide Security for the 2018 Asian Games

Indonesia is deploying 100,000 police and soldiers to provide security for the 2018 Asian Games, the biggest event ever held in its terror attack-prone capital Jakarta,...

Official Guide to the Asian Games 2018

Here is the official guide and everything you need to know about the Asian Games 2018! This guide can also be found on our print version and can be pulled out!

President Joko Widodo Chooses Muslim Cleric Ma’ruf Amin as Running Mate

Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s choice of a conservative Muslim cleric as his running mate took many by surprise, but it underscored his determination to...

Indonesia’s Speed Jockeys

Indonesia’s need for speed is evident in the large, underground drag racing culture that fuels illicit gambling and wagers, sometimes at the cost of young lives lost...

Plane Crash

Plane Crash Kills Eight, 12-Year-Old Boy Sole Survivor

A 12-year-old boy has been found alive in the wreckage of a plane crash which killed eight people in Indonesia. He was found with the wreckage on a mountainside near the...

Lombok Island

Lombok Earthquake Lifted the Island by 25 Centimetres, Scientists Say

Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people has lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimetres. Using satellite images...

Sacha and Angga go to Australia

Sacha Stevenson takes her husband Angga to Australia on his birthday to watch an acclaimed Indonesian film “Setan Jawa.” Along the way, they realize how...

Man Gets Cheated on During 10-year Anniversary Trip to Bali, Turns to Reddit for Help

A husband has turned to the internet for advice after he caught his wife of 10 years cheating during a trip to Bali to celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary. The...

Lombok Earthquake Death Toll Rises to Over 300

The island of Lombok was shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week on Thursday as the official death toll from the most powerful of the quakes...

5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Shocks Lombok for the Third Time

The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week Thursday as an official said the death toll from an earlier quake had...

Take a Trip to Addis Ababa with Mark Wiens

Travel and food vlogger Mark Wiens recently explored the capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa. He partnered with a local tour company, Go Addis Tours, and saw the local...