Redemption Is a Wound: Cap Go Meh Celebrations in Bogor and Jakarta

Cap Go Meh celebrations in Bogor and Jakarta feature the ancient ritual of tatung or tang sin, which involve men possessed and self-torture.

20 February 2019 | 03:05 PM


Sharing Is Caring

Sabrina and Elena Bensawan founded Saab Shares Study House, a free after-school program for underprivileged children.

08 February 2019 | 12:36 PM


Welcoming the Year of the Pig

Residents of Glodok in West Jakarta started to prepare for the Chinese Lunar New Year more than a week ago.

01 February 2019 | 12:00 AM


Unintended Consequences

Plans to ban the use of plastic bags threaten the livelihoods of many garbage scavengers in Indonesia.

31 January 2019 | 01:15 PM


Monkey Business

Members of Profauna Indonesia campaigned in Bandung on Wednesday raise awareness of primate hunting.

31 January 2019 | 12:00 AM


Turning Over a New Leaf

International Animal Rescue released 29 Javan slow lorises back into the wild in the Tampomas conservation forest in West Java on Jan. 20.

30 January 2019 | 12:00 AM


Perilous Playground

Old passenger buses abandoned on a 10-hectare field behind the Rawa Buaya bus station in Cengkareng, West Jakarta, have become a popular attraction for neighborhood children.

21 January 2019 | 12:31 PM


Action Against 'Coalruption'

Coalruption Action In Jakarta

21 January 2019 | 12:00 AM


River of Garbage

The Pisang Batu River flowing through Pahlawan Setia village in Bekasi district, West Java, turned into a 1.5-kilometer-long garbage canal on Jan. 5.

13 January 2019 | 06:35 PM


From Street to Straight

Street punks gathered for a weekly meeting below an overpass near Tebet train station in South Jakarta on Dec. 21 to attend a class presented by the Tasawuf Underground, a group that seeks to teach them about Islam.

04 January 2019 | 07:01 PM