El Niño is back. That could mean trouble for crops from Africa to Australia, drought relief for Brazil and California — and new record global temperatures as the Pacific Ocean warms up and brings the heat along with it.
At the Gunung Kemukus shrine in Java, many Indonesian Muslims come to have anonymous sex. What was once a sacred ritual — one that people believed would provide divine blessings — has now attracted prostitution and criticism.
Thousands of men from Myanmar and other southeast Asian countries are being used as slaves to catch fish that may end up on American dinner tables. The Associated Press uncovered the story and followed the distribution trail to the United States.
Joey Alexander plays jazz piano like an old timer, but he's just 11. Now, he's going to headline the Newport Jazz Festival this summer. He lives in New York. But he was born far removed from New York's swinging jazz scene — on the Indonesian island of Bali.
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.
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.