Indonesia earthquake: More than 160 dead and hundreds injured in West Java

A strong, shallow earthquake has killed at least 162 people and toppled buildings in Indonesia. The 5.6 magnitude quake hit Indonesia's densely populated main island, injuring hundreds and forcing many more to flee into the streets, some covered in blood and debris. Officials are currently gathering information on the toll of those injured and killed … Continue reading Indonesia earthquake: More than 160 dead and hundreds injured in West Java

125 football fans dead after chaos in Indonesia stadium

Indonesian police came under mounting criticism Sunday after 125 people died in a stampede at a football stadium where officers fired teargas on angry fans invading the pitch. The tragedy on Saturday night in the city of Malang, which also left 323 injured according to police, was one of the world's deadliest sporting stadium disasters. … Continue reading 125 football fans dead after chaos in Indonesia stadium

Ukraine crisis: Indonesia bans palm oil exports as supplies from Russia and Ukraine

To slow the soaring price of domestic cooking oil, Indonesia has banned the exports of all palm oil. Indonesia is the largest exporter of palm oil in the world. Palm oil is the most produced, consumed and traded edible oil in the world. Ukraine and Russia are also major exporters of sunflower oil, whose market … Continue reading Ukraine crisis: Indonesia bans palm oil exports as supplies from Russia and Ukraine

Why Indonesian army stopped ‘virginity tests’ on female recruits

Human rights groups welcomed Indonesia's decision to stop abusive “virginity tests” on female army recruits seven years after the World Health Organization declared they had no scientific validity. Indonesian soldiers at a military parade Army Chief of Staff Gen. Andika Perkasa said the army will no longer subject women to invasive tests in which the … Continue reading Why Indonesian army stopped ‘virginity tests’ on female recruits

Indonesian teenager survives death after needlefish attack

A 16-year-old Indonesian boy required emergency surgery to stay alive after a needlefish speared him in the neck. The boy named Muhammad Idul and his parents were fishing in Buton river located off southeast Sulawesi province when the life-threatening incident occurred on Saturday. A needlefish jumped out of water and landed on the boy’s neck, … Continue reading Indonesian teenager survives death after needlefish attack

Responsive risk management structures lacking in Indonesia

      The death toll from a tsunami on the Indonesian island of Java and Sumatra jumped to at least 373, as rescue workers stepped up efforts to reach many areas swept away by the deadly waves. The tsunami hit the Indonesian strait on Saturday almost without warning in the darkness, smashing into houses, … Continue reading Responsive risk management structures lacking in Indonesia

Apocalyptic tsunami kills over 220 in Indonesia

  A deadly tsunami that struck Indonesia unexpectedly has reportedly left hundreds of people dead and many more missing and injured. It smashed into the beaches of Indonesia’s Sunda Strait on Saturday evening with no warning, as no earthquake preceded the event. CNN reported that the tsunami may have resulted from underwater landslides triggered by volcanic … Continue reading Apocalyptic tsunami kills over 220 in Indonesia

Top 10 ‘most generous’ countries in 2018

  A new survey conducted by a Washington-based management consulting company, Gallup, found that Indonesia, Singapore and Burma (Myanmar) are among the top 10 most generous countries in the world based on their likeliness to donate money or volunteer for a humane cause. Gallup, which recently released it World’s Most Generous Countries Report 2018 found that Indonesia … Continue reading Top 10 ‘most generous’ countries in 2018

Missing Indonesian teen found with an 83-year-old spiritualist after 15 years

Police have uncovered details surrounding the 2003 disappearance of a 13-year-old Indonesian girl whose parents allegedly delivered to an 83-year-old shaman for spiritual cleansing. Image shows Jago in police custody Jago (a spiritualist) held his victim in a cave-like space located in Central Sulawesi until police swung into action on Sunday. The 28-year-old captive, simply … Continue reading Missing Indonesian teen found with an 83-year-old spiritualist after 15 years

Justice for OLLIE: Save more dogs from heartless butchers like Evans Brendan

An SOS titled Demand Justice for Ollie has been sent to the American government and Indonesian president Joko Widodo, whose prompt action is required to bring an end to animal cruelty and particularly, sale of dog meat in the country. A petition on Care2 website has a set goal of 15,000 signatures and has so far garnered 14, … Continue reading Justice for OLLIE: Save more dogs from heartless butchers like Evans Brendan

Organize Gay Parties and face 15 Years in Prison

Indonesian citizens have been warned to desist from organizing gay parties or risk 15 years in prison. Two men were arrested for the crime while eight others who took part in the event were arrested during a police raid. According to an AP report, the gay suspects were arrested in a hotel located in Surabaya, … Continue reading Organize Gay Parties and face 15 Years in Prison

Zoo Keeper caught enjoying sex with a female Orangutan, says it was Consensual

A randy man who worked as a zoo keeper has been arrested after he was caught pants down with an orangutan. His sexcapades lasted for a while until he allegedly impregnated the ape, arousing suspicion that a human being was responsible for the act because she had no company. The incident occurred at Indonesia’s Surabaya zoo, … Continue reading Zoo Keeper caught enjoying sex with a female Orangutan, says it was Consensual

Indonesian Gay Couple arrested for posting nudes of Facebook

Two male university students in Indonesia have been arrested for engaging in gay sex. The homosexuals were apprehended after thoughtlessly posting their intimate pictures on Facebook with claims of "true love" nurtured by passion. The gay couple aged 22 and 24 were arrested on the island of Sulawesi after some homophobic Facebook users who saw the … Continue reading Indonesian Gay Couple arrested for posting nudes of Facebook

Hackers hijacked a billboard in Indonesia, played porn video for 5 minutes

Seems like hackers in this 21st Century are getting tired of taking away millions from banks and companies. Sometimes they just want to have fun and prove what they're capable of doing. A report from Metro confirms a large billboard on one of Jakarta's roads in Indonesia was recently hacked. Why hack a billboard when you … Continue reading Hackers hijacked a billboard in Indonesia, played porn video for 5 minutes

Indonesia’s Drug Lord Is Buying Weapons For A Duterte-Style Drug War.

In the footsteps of Philippine and president Rodrigo Duterte's war against drug dealers and drug users, Indonesian drug czar has declared the country is getting ready for its own war against narcotics. Over 2,000 alleged suspects have been killed in Philippine since the war against drugs kicked off earlier this year. Image: National Narcotics Agency (BNN) … Continue reading Indonesia’s Drug Lord Is Buying Weapons For A Duterte-Style Drug War.