Terrorists attempted to attack targets in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, on Thursday. But they were quickly killed. ISIS claimed responsibility for the effort. Sandra Siagian, an Australian UN worker, lived through it.
Movember, the global campaign to raise awareness about men's health issues, is trending heavily on Indonesian social media, despite the fact that Indonesia doesn't have a Movember campaign. What's up? Social media is buzzing there.
High water in the seas offshore and rivers on land increasingly threatens Indonesia's capital city. The government has big plans to deal with it, but some of the city's poorest residents say the projects will leave them high and dry.
Some Republicans are so incensed about President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration that they're calling it illegal. It's easy to find similar disagreement over the use of presidential powers in other political systems around the world.
A new study from the United Nations out last month revealed startling attitudes toward sex and sexual violence in six countries across the Asia Pacific region. In one example, the study revealed that 25 percent of the men studied in Cambodia admitted to having committed rape.
Casa Nemo Beach Resort and Spa sits on the island of Pulau Weh in Aceh, Indonesia. While the rest of Aceh has its own version of Sharia law, restricting the behavior of women and gay men, things are a little freer at Casa Nemo. The resort's owner says she wants it to be a refuge, but she's not sure how long it will be able to survive as one.
Drive by the Yusuf Mosque in Boston on a Friday afternoon, prayer day, and you'll see men and women from across the Muslim world, from Indonesia to Iraq to North Africa, in a wide variety of dress. And none of them care which Islamic sect anyone is from.