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Crowds cheered as gay men were caned dozens of times in Indonesia

Sharia law is now being enforced legally in the Aceh Province in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority country. On Tuesday, two men arrested for having sex were publicly caned for breaking
For Those Considering Blaxit, I Present to You: Jakarta

For Those Considering Blaxit, I Present to You: Jakarta

Well, it finally happened. I jumped out of a moving car in rush hour traffic to chase a black dude—Dr. Umar Johnson would be proud. But it wasn’t Idris Elba, who is destined to help me breed superhot,
Revisiting the Violent, Gory Indonesian B Movies of the 1980s

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

VICE met up with the leading directors, producers, and screenwriters behind Indonesian exploitation cinema.
Indonesia: Mezzanine collapse in Jakarta stock exchange “not terrorism,” dozens injured

Indonesia: Mezzanine collapse in Jakarta stock exchange “not terrorism,” dozens injured

"Pure accident." The post Indonesia: Mezzanine collapse in Jakarta stock exchange “not terrorism,” dozens injured appeared first on Hot Air.
Video: Jakarta Stock Exchange Floor Collapses Underneath Workers

Video: Jakarta Stock Exchange Floor Collapses Underneath Workers

A mezzanine floor in Jakarta Stock Exchange in Indonesia collapsed on Monday injuring dozens of people, dramatic footage has shown.
The rampaging Karni Sena is proof of India’s barbaric, medieval heart

The rampaging Karni Sena is proof of India’s barbaric, medieval heart

In 1947, while gaining independence at long last, the Indian subcontinent convulsed in cataclysmic violence, leaving up to two million butchered. In the face of…
3 other-worldly places in Jakarta you have to see

3 other-worldly places in Jakarta you have to see

In partnership with Uber & CanonDiscover your own #hiddencities One of the word's fastest-growing metropolises, Jakarta is changing at a dizzying and exciting pace. On the other side of the coin,
Google Maps v9.73 beta prepares to allow reviews to be saved as drafts, odd-even road rules for Jakarta, and more [APK Teardown]

Google Maps v9.73 beta prepares to allow reviews to be saved as drafts, odd-even road rules for Jakarta, and more [APK Teardown]

A new version of Google Maps began rolling out late last night. The immediately visible changes are semi-cosmetic, including some slightly more informative details, but there aren't any obviously huge
[Update: Odd-even is live] Google Maps v9.73 beta prepares to allow reviews to be saved as drafts, odd-even road rules for Jakarta, and more (APK Teardown)

[Update: Odd-even is live] Google Maps v9.73 beta prepares to allow reviews to be saved as drafts, odd-even road rules for Jakarta, and more (APK Teardown)

Update 1: 2018/03/19 3:28am PDT This is now live in Indonesia. When you search for directions and tap the overflow menu then Route options, you will see an option to avoid odd-even roads based on
From Indonesia to Thailand, Cambridge Analytica’s parent influenced southeast Asian politics

From Indonesia to Thailand, Cambridge Analytica’s parent influenced southeast Asian politics

In the tumultuous months after protests and riots wracked Jakarta, bringing down Indonesian president Haji Muhammad Suharto in May 1998, a British political consultancy arrived…

Apple Opens New Developer Academy in Jakarta

Up to this point, Apple has hosted developer academies in two different spots: Italy and Brazil. And now the educational movement is moving to Indonesia.
The Indonesian Teenagers Competing in Illegal Drag Races

The Indonesian Teenagers Competing in Illegal Drag Races

We went inside the dangerous, high-stakes world of illegal motorcycle racing in Jakarta.

Indonesia’s EV Hive raises $20M for its co-working business to rival WeWork

WeWork is setting its sights on Southeast Asia, but that isn’t stopping local rivals from building up there business. In Indonesia, EV Hive — a co-working brand first started by a VC firm — has pulled
Indonesian co-working startup GoWork lands $10 million

Indonesian co-working startup GoWork lands $10 million

Co-working today is a global game that’s played by many more than just WeWork, despite the company’s valuation surging to $20 billion. But, as WeWork increasingly globalizes its focus, the U.S. firm
Updated: What we know about the Lion Air plane crash in Indonesia

Updated: What we know about the Lion Air plane crash in Indonesia

This story was updated at 10:40pm US eastern time. Indonesian authorities confirmed today (Oct. 29) that a Lion Air plane carrying 189 people traveling from…
Everything we know about the Lion Air flight that crashed into the Java Sea

Everything we know about the Lion Air flight that crashed into the Java Sea

“I predict there are no survivors, based on body parts found so far.”
Boeing 737 Crash Caused By New Safety System Pilots Weren’t Told Existed

Boeing 737 Crash Caused By New Safety System Pilots Weren’t Told Existed

The October 29 Lion Air 610 crash, which killed 189 people, was likely caused by Boeing's failure to inform pilots about critical changes to the 737 MAX's anti-stall capabilities. The post Boeing 737
Sweet Escape connects travelers to photographers for truly Insta-worthy holiday pics

Sweet Escape connects travelers to photographers for truly Insta-worthy holiday pics

The rise of smartphone cameras and social media in recent years has fuelled a new level of marking and sharing memories using photos, but one startup is betting that people are prepared to go the next
Indonesia’s climate refugees are being forced into deadly labor abroad

Indonesia’s climate refugees are being forced into deadly labor abroad

“Don’t switch off your phone because I’m coming home,” were the last words Dolfina said to her mother, in March 2016. A week later, her…
Warung Pintar raises $27.5M to digitize Indonesia’s street vendors

Warung Pintar raises $27.5M to digitize Indonesia’s street vendors

The digital revolution in Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, continues to attract big money from investors. Hot on the heels of a $50 million round for Bukalapak, a billion-dollar company