Indonésia

This Tsunami Victim Was Presumed Dead 10 Years Ago. Then This Happened..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK

Raudhatul Jannah was just four when she and her brother were swept away by the devastating tsunami that killed hundreds of thousands of people in 2004...

Indonesia Is at a Crossroads - Its Future as a Pluralistic Democracy Hangs in the Balance

Benedict Rogers | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK
Benedict Rogers

It is not for me, as a foreigner, to tell Indonesians how to vote on 9 July. The choice of President is one for the people of Indonesia to make. But, if I were an Indonesian, it's clear where my sympathies would lie...

Why Investing in Malaria Control Matters for the Muslim World

Hervé Verhoosel | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK
Hervé Verhoosel

The small bite of an infected mosquito caused an estimated 207 million cases of malaria in largely developing countries around the world each year. Almost half of these cases occur in predominantly Muslim countries belonging to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)...

Drugs Mule Grandmother On Death Row In Bali Has 'One Last Chance'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK

A woman on death row in Indonesia with "one last chance" of challenging her sentence is appealing to the UK's highest court over the lawfulness of a G...

'Fast Food' Is Not a Dirty Word

Olly Hunter | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olly Hunter

Food culture is one part of travelling the world that is impossible to avoid no matter how many Western burger joints continue to spring up throughout the developing world. An eating culture is what affects attitudes towards food, social interaction and health that bears a great importance in influencing eating habits.

These 'Humbling' Pictures Show The Power Of Indonesia's 'Mountain of Spirits'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK

This is the incredible and "humbling" moment a massive plume of ash spewed an estimated 12 miles into the sky as a volcano erupted in Indonesia. Hu...

WATCH: Footballer Akli Fairuz Dies After Horror Tackle (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Sport

Indonesian footballer Akli Fairuz has died following a horrific tackle from goalkeeper Agus Rahman. 23 Years, But 21 Album Appearances: Giggs' Unit...

Grief-Stricken Macaque Monkey Cradles Dead Baby (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK

These heart-breaking images show a mother macaque monkey tenderly holding her dead baby in her arms. Wildlife photographer Andrew Walmsley capture...

Why Domestic Workers From the Philippines Don't Watch Football

Neil Durkin | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK
Neil Durkin

Compare and contrast. In a few years' time several hundred professional footballers from all over the world will arrive in the Gulf state of Qatar to take part in the 2022 World Cup... Meanwhile, during the same period in mid-2022, it's very likely that several hundred other overseas workers will arrive at the always-overcrowded Doha International Airport.

Why Is This Volcano Burning Blue?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Tech

Volcanoes are terrifying, dramatic features of the natural world. But images of them are pretty familiar to anyone with a taste for photography, geolo...

The Raid 2 - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Put simply The Raid 2 involves the simple formula of bloke A hits bloke B for 2.5 hrs, alternating bloke B every 10 minutes.

The Raid 2

Tom Linay | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tom Linay

The scale of The Raid 2 is much larger than the first, with a sprawling, fitfully successful crime saga plot introduced, involving rival Japanese and Indonesian gangs. The plot merely provides moments to compose yourself between the carnage, and what carnage.

Only By Working Together Can We Make Sure the Voices of Street Children Are Heard

David Schofield | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK
David Schofield

There are many millions of children living or working on the streets. They are found in every continent and every country. But whether they live in Mumbai, Manchester or Mexico City, they can face many of the same daily risks and lack of opportunities often going unseen and unheard.

Indonesia: Pluralism in Peril

Benedict Rogers | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK
Benedict Rogers

Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-majority nation, third largest democracy, fourth most populous country and sixteenth largest economy is at a crossroads: politically, economically and socially...

LOOK: The Horrifying Reality Behind Snake-Skin Accessories

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

The brutal process behind luxury fashion accessories has been captured by these haunting images of a snake slaughterhouse in Indonesia. Snakeskin m...

LOOK: Thousands Flee Under Rain Of Ash And Debris As Mount Kelud Erupts

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK

Tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes after a volcano violently erupted on the Indonesian island of Java. Two people hav...

Asia-Pacific Is Leading the World on Carbon Emissions Trading

Adam Matthews | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

This article is co-authored with Terry Townshend who is Head of Policy at GLOBE International It is not well know that Kazakhstan -- a nation whose l...

Fifty International Experts in Innovation and Marketing Speak to an Audience of 5,000 in Indonesia

Jonathan A.J. Wilson | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK
Jonathan A.J. Wilson

Here's a snapshot of the streets of Jakarta, on what could be any day of the week: 4 wheeled traffic, a fair few of which are covered in English Premier League football club stickers, crawling... Jams punctuated with swarms of buzzing motor scooters, weaving and snaking through every gap.

Why the Valuation of Natural Capital Is Key to Protecting the Planet

Barry Gardiner | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Politics
Barry Gardiner

"Grow your economy. And become poorer!" Not a very inspiring message. It doesn't even sound coherent. But however stupid it might sound, that is what is still happening in many developing countries. And if you don't believe that it is possible to grow your GDP at the same time as seeing a decline in your national wealth then consider the following...

How Indonesia Helped Me Forgive Bruno Mars

Olly Hunter | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Olly Hunter

It's not because the songs are so painfully catchy, I was already well aware of this. What Bruno Mars music has is a cocktail of musical flavours which is precisely why he is so popular across Indonesia, a place filled with different cultures, religions, landscapes and tastes in music.

Film Review - The Act of Killing

Lucy Popescu | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lucy Popescu

Although it does not make easy viewing, Joshua Oppenheimer's surreal and chilling documentary, The Act of Killing, recently released on DVD, is a must see.

850 Brits 'Banged-Up Abroad' For Drug Offences

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK

Hundreds of Britons are locked up in squalid conditions overseas, without trial, for drug related offences that could carry a possible death penalty, ...

Forestry Deal Is Key to Protecting the Planet

Adam Matthews | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

Over the first week of the UN climate change negotiations in Poland we have seen the alarming results of studies showing increased decline of tropical forests. It is clear from newly available data from satellite monitoring stations that there are now growing areas being deforested as a result of illegal logging, agriculture and mining.

Little Islam, Muslim Town, Halal Boulevard, and Arab Spring Sales - in a city near you

Jonathan A.J. Wilson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Jonathan A.J. Wilson

I'm preparing for a series of forthcoming events on Muslim majority and minority economies and to freshen up those integration debates - by proposing a new approach for Muslims. This is following the 'China Town' model of creating clearly marked and branded areas open for business and cultural exchanges fit for a non-native majority...

Who's Funding Climate Change...

Alex Scrivener | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Alex Scrivener

Let's face it, we've all read about consequences of burning fossil fuel, especially coal. However, I couldn't have imagined, until I went to Borneo, how devastating coal mining is for the people living where it happens to be found...