VIRAL: Mitsubishi-loving Indonesian parents supposedly name their child Pajero Sport

“May you grow up to be a handsome boy, with soft suspension, not too loud and ergonomically

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Notorious serial rapist/murderer ‘Kolor Ijo’ (Green Underpants) gunned down after prison escape in Makassar

A man dubbed by locals in South Sulawesi as ‘Kolor Ijo’ (Green Underpants) was shot to death yesterday by police after he and two other inmates escaped from prison earlier...

Notorious serial rapist/murderer ‘Kolor Ijo’ (Green Underpants) gunned down after prison escape in Makassar

Customer sues Telkomsel over unauthorized Rp 6,600 ($0.50) phone credit deduction

Telkomsel, Indonesia’s state-owned mobile phone service provider, has been sued over Rp 6,600 of pulsa, or phone

Customer sues Telkomsel over unauthorized Rp 6,600 ($0.50) phone credit deduction

VIRAL: This Squirtle pillow for kids in Indonesia is… well… do we have to say it?

Squirtle? Squirtle! Squirtlesquirtlesquirtlesquirtle....

VIRAL: This Squirtle pillow for kids in Indonesia is… well… do we have to say it?

Plans for giant kuntilanak monster statue in Pontianak in spotlight again after Daily Mail report

Ask any Pontianak resident the meaning of the name of their city, and almost all will tell you about its dark folkloric origin involving the kuntilanak, a terrifying vampiric...

Plans for giant kuntilanak monster statue in Pontianak in spotlight again after Daily Mail report

Expert says mysterious ‘monster’ carcass that washed up on Indonesian shores is of a whale (VIDEOS + PHOTOS)

Like "Inside Out". Except about a whale. And horribly

Expert says mysterious ‘monster’ carcass that washed up on Indonesian shores is of a whale (VIDEOS + PHOTOS)

“Snow” on busy Jakarta road over the weekend was actually just underground chemical foam: official

Road users on Jalan Sudirman in Central Jakarta on Saturday afternoon probably thought they saw a sign of the apocalypse when it appeared that snow had fallen on the capital’s...

“Snow” on busy Jakarta road over the weekend was actually just underground chemical foam: official

‘World’s Oldest Person’ Mbah Gotho dies in Indonesia at 146

Mbah Gotho, supposedly Indonesia’s oldest citizen, has finally gotten his ultimate wish: to pass

‘World’s Oldest Person’ Mbah Gotho dies in Indonesia at 146

Taiwanese man agrees to circumcision in order to marry Indonesian woman

Such is the power of love that a Taiwanese man was willing to part with the tip of his manhood to marry the Indonesian woman he

Taiwanese man agrees to circumcision in order to marry Indonesian woman

‘Snowing’ in Bandung: Crazy hail coats part of the West Java capital (PHOTOS)

Don't buy those new skis yet

‘Snowing’ in Bandung: Crazy hail coats part of the West Java capital (PHOTOS)

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.