Indonesian influencer auctions virginity for COVID-19 aid, later apologizes for ‘satirical’ stunt

An Indonesian influencer has sparked a huge controversy in the country for claiming she was selling her virginity to raise funds for the battle against COVID-19, only to later clarify that the offer was made ironically. 

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Indonesian singer/dancer Dita Karang debuts with K-pop girl group Secret Number

Indonesian singer/dancer Dita Karang debuts with K-pop girl group Secret Number

Here’s some exciting news from the land of catchy bops and addictive dances: an Indonesian singer-slash-dancer has just made her mark in the world of K-pop.

Indonesian comedians threatened with lawsuit for allegedly ‘defaming’ Latuconsina clan name with puns

Indonesian comedians threatened with lawsuit for allegedly ‘defaming’ Latuconsina clan name with puns

Comedians/talk show hosts Rina Nose (pronounced no-say) and Andre Taulany could potentially face a lawsuit for defamation after allegedly mocking the Latuconsina clan name in a...

Indonesian influencer panned for boasting no face mask, lack of hand-washing habit

Indonesian influencer panned for boasting no face mask, lack of hand-washing habit

We certainly don’t seem to be lacking in influencers underestimating COVID-19 here in Indonesia, with the most recent case involving one who suggested that people ought not to...

Arrested ‘psychic’ celeb says he can’t sleep because of ghosts in his cell, investigators laugh off claim

Arrested ‘psychic’ celeb says he can’t sleep because of ghosts in his cell, investigators laugh off claim

Self-proclaimed clairvoyant and psychic Roy Kiyoshi, who was arrested last week for alleged use of psychotropic drugs, seems set on using the supernatural card as part of his...

Viral green screen wedding in Indonesia shows virtual celebration possible during pandemic

Viral green screen wedding in Indonesia shows virtual celebration possible during pandemic

Is this what wedding ceremonies will look like in the future? One video that has gone viral in Indonesia showed a bride and groom carrying on with their wedding plans amid the...

‘Clairvoyant’ celeb Roy Kiyoshi arrested for alleged usage of psychotropic drugs

‘Clairvoyant’ celeb Roy Kiyoshi arrested for alleged usage of psychotropic drugs

Indonesian TV host Roy Kiyoshi was apprehended on Wednesday evening at his home by the South Jakarta Police Narcotics Unit for alleged possession of psychotropic drugs.

Didi Kempot, campursari legend and Indonesia’s ‘Godfather of the Broken Heart,’ dies at 53

Didi Kempot, campursari legend and Indonesia’s ‘Godfather of the Broken Heart,’ dies at 53

The Indonesian music scene is in mourning again as treasured campursari legendary singer Didi Kempot passed away this morning at a hospital in Solo, Central Java. He was 53 years...

Ventela vaunts local trademark as Vans goes on plagiarism crusade against Indonesian sneaker brands

Ventela vaunts local trademark as Vans goes on plagiarism crusade against Indonesian sneaker brands

The local sneaker brands in question, Ventela and Saba, produce shoes that are almost the exact copies of Vans’ iconic shoes

Indonesian fashion designer stirs controversy with ‘ethically sourced human spine’ handbag

Indonesian fashion designer stirs controversy with ‘ethically sourced human spine’ handbag

If you think you’ve seen all there is to see on the internet, think again: an Indonesian fashion designer recently gained international attention for his controversial personal...


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