Weird

Ahok’s legal team accused of using black magic to influence trial by anti-blasphemy group

Syamsu Hilal of the Forum Against Defamation of Religion (FAPA) said his group suspected Ahok's side was using magic to make the prosecutors sleepy during the

Ahok’s legal team accused of using black magic to influence trial by anti-blasphemy group

Indonesian Ulema Council in Samarinda issues fatwa saying speed bumps are haram

Maybe they're not aware that brakes exist in most

Indonesian Ulema Council in Samarinda issues fatwa saying speed bumps are haram

VIRAL: Video supposedly showing “Bigfoot” in Indonesia is probably totally fake BUT WHAT IF? 

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VIRAL: Video supposedly showing “Bigfoot” in Indonesia is probably totally fake BUT WHAT IF? 

Indonesian TV censors chest of female humanoid robot from the movie “Automata”

When an Indonesian news program censored the entire body of a female swimmer not too long ago, we thought that was the peak of ridiculousness in censorship on Indonesian

Indonesian TV censors chest of female humanoid robot from the movie “Automata”

‘Spiritual guru’ Dimas Kanjeng, who supposedly has ‘powers’ to multiply money, arrested for alleged murder

It’s mind blowing how some people can gain so many followers just by performing cheap

‘Spiritual guru’ Dimas Kanjeng, who supposedly has ‘powers’ to multiply money, arrested for alleged murder

“No more used condoms” littering Depok neighborhood after rumor of haunted flying casket

Beware the anti-premarital sex flying casket in

“No more used condoms” littering Depok neighborhood after rumor of haunted flying casket

Sunat mystery: South Jakarta boy “suddenly circumcised” while home alone

For Muslim boys, penile circumcision, locally known as sunat, is a terrifying snippy rite of passage they must all go

Sunat mystery: South Jakarta boy “suddenly circumcised” while home alone

Man caught trying to smuggle 10 snakes onto a plane inside his pants at Soekarno-Hatta airport

"Do you have 10 snakes in your pants or are you just incredibly happy to see

Man caught trying to smuggle 10 snakes onto a plane inside his pants at Soekarno-Hatta airport

Samarinda man detained for criticizing mayor released after apologizing

The Samarinda mayor could've sent a man to prison for six years just for complaining about floods in the

Samarinda man detained for criticizing mayor released after apologizing

Coconuts Jakarta Weird

There are many aspects of Jakarta that make people go, “huh?” or include “SMH” (Shake My Head) in their tweets. Some may come in the form of supernatural stories - tales usually told to service an agenda, like an urban legend about a vengeful ghost who’s especially malicious towards people who engage in public displays of affection. Yep, that legend exists in Jakarta. But most of the weird things that occur in Indonesia’s capital are the result of plain ignorance or idiocy on the part of its citizens. At times, these weird incidents can indeed be humorous or even unintentionally wonderful, but sometimes they cause us to worry about the state of civilization here.