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Orangutan population plunging at alarming rate in Indonesia

Finding is in line with International Union for Conservation of Nature's 2016 designation of Borneo's orangutans as critically endangered.

16 Feb 2018 10:54 AM

Google removes popular gay dating app from its online store in Indonesia

Shocking move comes amid country’s crackdown on the LGBTQ community.

02 Feb 2018 7:25 PM

Tiny crystals could predict volcanic eruptions

The crystals being studied were created when molten rock, known as magma, from up to 30 km beneath a volcano starts to move upwards.

25 Jan 2018 10:08 AM

Sugar tax on soft drinks may up alcohol consumption: study

Increasing the price of sugar sweetened beverages has the potential to both increase and decrease the purchase of alcohol.

24 Jan 2018 4:15 PM

Indonesian teen jailed for insulting president on Facebook

Democracy and rights activists have branded the internet law draconian and a threat to free speech.

16 Jan 2018 7:56 PM


Read about the 7 great escapes in prison history

An American citizen detained in Indonesia escaped prison, while he remains to be caught, we list some of the biggest prison escapes ever.

11 Dec 2017 2:31 PM

Indonesia's selfie-snapping monkey named 'Person of the Year'

PETA launched a lawsuit that claimed that the monkey should be "declared the author and owner of his photograph".

06 Dec 2017 12:22 PM

Sea turtles' sad fate: from restaurant menus to plastic 'soup'

Turtles confuse these items, bobbing and fluttering about in the ocean currents, for jellyfish or other prey.

04 Dec 2017 1:37 PM

Indonesian museum removes Nazi-themed exhibit after outrage

In January, a controversial Nazi-themed cafe in the western Javanese city of Bandung closed.

11 Nov 2017 2:02 PM

New species of orangutans discovered

Their numbers are so small, and their habitat so fragmented, that they are in danger of going extinct, say the scientists who studied them.

03 Nov 2017 10:57 AM


'Hand of God' saves Indonesian teen from fatal factory fire

Thursday's inferno at the factory in Tangerang, near Jakarta, killed at least 47 people, including a 14-year-old girl.

28 Oct 2017 11:43 AM

Bloody spectacle: Indonesian villages pit wild boars against dogs

Locals say the fights were a way to preserve a tradition of hunting in the area.

18 Oct 2017 11:52 AM

Sun bear attacks couple in Indonesia, killing one

Officials are investigating the incident and trying to find the bear.

04 Oct 2017 8:08 PM

Indonesia sees a dating app for polygamous relationships

People in Indonesia who are looking for polygamous relationship can rejoice as there is a new dating app specifically for that purpose.

03 Oct 2017 1:28 PM

'You look so beautiful!': Indonesians celebrate the dead in ancient ritual

The scene is part of an ancient Torajan ritual known as “Ma‘nene”, in which clans visit the tombs of deceased family members.

01 Oct 2017 4:57 PM


Indonesia welcomes dead in ancient ritual

Part of ancient ritual “Ma‘nene”, clans visit tombs of dead family members, clean remains and replenish coffins with personal belongings.

29 Sep 2017 10:07 AM

Indonesian woman lashed 100 times for being in presence of man she is not married to

A huge crowd of citizens in Aceh witnessed the savage punishment.

13 Sep 2017 12:25 PM

Sides agree to stop monkeying around in primate selfie suit

Monkey see. Monkey sue. Monkey settle.

12 Sep 2017 5:24 PM

Humans arrived in Southeast Asia 20,000 years earlier: study

A barrage of dating techniques were applied to the sediment around the fossils in a cave in Indonesia.

10 Aug 2017 1:44 PM

Shocking sex practices from around the world

Here is a list some of the most bizarre lovemaking rituals from around the world.

05 Aug 2017 5:00 PM