In an attempt to secure their market, conventional taxis enforce “red zones” — areas where online taxi drivers are barred from picking up passengers. This makes it difficult of people with disabilities to access transportation options
"It went from high season just a few days ago to absolutely nothing now," lamented Howard Singleton, who owns a beachside restaurant in the west coast town of Senggigi, ravished by striking sunset views of a volcano on neighboring Bali.
Scenes of destruction greeted rescue workers across Indonesia's resort island of Lombok on Monday, after an earthquake of magnitude 6.9 killed dozens of people and prompted an exodus of tourists rattled by the second powerful quake in a week.
As a teenager, Carina Hoang and her siblings were left on a desert island in Indonesia when they fled Vietnam. Dozens died and were buried in shallow graves marked with stones. She has helped more than 15 families find their loved ones — but this will be her last trip.
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.