Indonesian women applicants who underwent the mandatory ‘virginity testing’ for the Indonesian Military (TNI) and National Police over the years are now speaking out about their experience.
Invasive tests: The practice, which involved inserting two fingers into the vagina, was described as “painful,” “uncomfortable” and “degrading” by the women who were subjected to it, reported Jakarta Post.
Police in Bali, Indonesia, combed through porn videos to locate a “porn villa” that has been used by tourists as a filming site.
How the crackdown started: Clips showing a “sex party” at the villa went viral on social media, eventually catching the attention of law enforcement in the Muslim-majority country.
An Indonesian man single-handedly turned hundreds of acres of barren hills into green forests after 24 years.
Other villagers previously thought Sadiman was crazy when he first started on the project in the mountainous region of central Java, reports Reuters.
The Netherlands has suspended all international adoptions after a government investigation uncovered over three decades of abuses, including coercing or paying foreign mothers to give up their children.
The investigation started after an increasing number of adoptees looked into their family history and later discovered their birth documents were either forged or lost, or their adoption was illegal, according to Aljazeera.
Nunuk Nuraini, the woman behind Indomie’s iconic “mi goreng” flavor, has passed away at the age of 59.
According to BBC, Nuraini passed away peacefully on Wednesday afternoon. No cause of death has been disclosed.
Digital nomad Kristen Gray, and girlfriend Saundra Michelle Alexander, are now facing deportation after their controversial Bali, Indonesia trip post went viral on social media.
Deportation: Gray and Alexander, who lived in Indonesia for “over a year,” are now facing deportation and a six-month ban from Indonesia after authorities discovered several violations they committed during their stay in the country, according to Coconuts Bali.
Digital Nomad Blasted for ‘Foreigner Privilege’ After Writing ‘Tone-Deaf’ Guide to Living ‘Rich’ in Bali
An African American digital nomad has been accused of exploiting their “foreigner privilege” after posting a how-to guide on living a life of luxury in Bali, Indonesia.
In a now-inaccessible Twitter thread, Kristen Gray, who runs a graphic design business, shared that they struggled to find work in the U.S. and wanted to get out of survival mode — and Bali was “the perfect medicine.”
Social media influencers are among the first in line to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Indonesia.
The decision, which clumps the group with 1.5 million health workers, was a deliberate government communications strategy, senior health official Siti Nadia Tarmizi told Reuters.
A man in Indonesia realized it was too late when the person who bought his used phone handed him fake paper bills as payment.
The transaction, which quickly made local headlines, took place in East Kalimantan on the island of Borneo last week.
A 12-year-old boy in Indonesia was caught on film being swept up into the air by a kite at the height of over 30 feet.
Local authorities in Indonesia burned hundreds of sex toys last week, remaining steadfast in the belief that such products corrupt public morals.
A total of 442 products, mostly imported from China, were destroyed in Bandung, the capital city of West Java province on Nov. 25.
An Indonesian man has cleared up he did not become an overnight millionaire from the meteorite that crashed into his home, as western media outlets previously reported.
Josua Hutagalung, a 33-year-old coffin maker from North Sumatra, Indonesia, went viral after a meteorite crashed into his home last August, according to The Independent.