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 15.04.2014 | 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 14.04.2014 | 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 11.04.2014 | 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 17.03.2014 | 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...

Indonesia Miss World Contest Protested By Islamic Hard-Liners

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK

Shouting "Allah akbar" and "Go to hell Miss World", more than 200 Islamic hard-liners staged a rally in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Tuesday t...

Man Faces Jail 'For Comparing Wife's Underwear To National Flag'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 31.08.2013 | UK

A Malaysian business man is reportedly facing a jail term for suggesting that his and his wife's underwear could be used as a substitute for Indonesia...

Indonesian Education Official Proposes Virginity Tests For Female High School Students

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

SEE ALSO: Indonesian Judge Jokes Rape Victims 'Enjoy The Sex' - Supporters Call It A 'Slip Of The Tongue' Female high school students should be req...

A Warning to Muslims This Ramadan

Rima Amin | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK
Rima Amin

Giving to those less fortunate is an important aspect of Islamic life especially during the holy month of Ramadan. New research hows Muslims give the most to those in need. Such generosity must embraced but also met with awareness of precisely where that money is going.

The Four Horsemen of Intolerance

Benedict Rogers | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK
Benedict Rogers

Four brands of intolerance are on the rise around the world. We could call them the 'Four Horsemen of Intolerance'. They take different forms, shaped ...

LOOK: Headhunting Clan Allow Glimpse Of Their Yearly Blood Battle (And Britney Spears Posters)

Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

For us, harvest festivals are about rummaging around in the cupboards for tin cans to give to charity. For the Sumba people in Indonesia, it involves ...

Perhaps Give Indonesia's Nazi-Themed Café A Miss

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK

An Indonesian café owner has denied accusations of breeding racial hatred with his Nazi-themed business. Henry Mulyana’s café Soldatenkaffee i...

The Act of Killing: How The Film Everybody's Talking About Might Change Indonesia Forever

Mikey Smith | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK
Mikey Smith

It's an astonishing, brutal and often uncomfortably funny film, which follows four Indonesian men who murdered of thousands in a bloody, military-led purge of communists which the country is still trying to cover up from outsiders almost 50 years later.

PHOTOS: Suffocating Haze Descends Over Singapore

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK

A haze has descended over Singapore and residents are being urged to remain indoors, after raging forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia cloaked the c...