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The Big Steal
7:44

How Suharto Stole Billions from Indonesia

Indonesian President, Suharto, ruled Indonesia for over three decades, and allegedly amassed the largest ill-gotten fortune in all of Asia. A $35 billion theft, most of which was never recovered continues to haunt Indonesians till this day.
I Was There When... / web
10:12

Buried Alive- 2018 Palu Tsunami

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit Palu, Indonesia in 2018. The tsunami that followed killed thousands of people. A whole village was swallowed by the ground. Many were buried alive. VWN met with Ista Nur Masyithah to recount her horrific ordeal.
VICE Asia Pacific
10:52

How Ancient Balinese Swords were Revived (DUPLICATE)

Keris is an ancient sword from Indonesia, believed to be endowed with supernatural power, Vice meets Jro Mangku Pande Ketut Mudra, one of the last remaining Keris makers who revived the craft of sword making in Bali
Influence
11:41

Meet 20 Year Old Climate Activist Melati Wijsen Who Had Plastic Banned in Bali | Influence

Melati Wijsen, a young climate activist, often compared to Greta Thunberg, has managed to create change through an environmental policy banning single-use plastics in Bali.
I Was There When...
13:32

The Toxic Mud Volcano that Wiped Out Entire Villages

In this episode of “I Was There”, we meet with Harwati, a mudflow survivor who was born and raised in Sidoarjo.
VICE World News APAC
12:04

Deadly Tiger Attacks Are on the Rise in this Indonesian Village

Residents of the protected Leuser National park in Aceh struggle to keep Sumatran tigers away from their livestock and homes.
VWN Super-Users
8:32

I Accidentally Discovered My Long Lost Twin on TikTok

“When I saw her online, I was so shocked that I started crying. I couldn't even say a word. Never in my life did I think I would have a twin.”
WET MARKETS EXPOSED / Clip
3:56

How Wet Markets Help Viruses Pass From Animals to Humans

Dr. Christian Walzer reveals how wet markets create the "cauldron of contagions" that allow viruses to spread between species, and eventually to humans.
Word of Mouth
8:36

Indonesian Food Served In The Back Of A Convenience Store

Indo Java, an Indonesian market in the Elmhurst neighborhood of Queens, seems like an unassuming shop to passersby. But the smells coming from the tiny makeshift kitchen lure people inside to taste the flavors of Indonesian cuisine.
Indonesia Riot
16:33

Terrorist Pirates of Southeast Asia

Indonesian fishermen, lured by higher paychecks and steady work, are leaving poorer fishing villages for Malaysia, and are sailing right into the jaws of Abu Sayyaf.
Indonesia Riot
6:54

Running Out of Space for the Dead in Indonesia’s Most Crowded City

VICE heads to Bandung to meet Atung and his crew of gravediggers to learn what men who deal with death every day can tell us about life.
VICE INTL
24:08

The Controversial Fight over Polygamy in Indonesia

In a country where a vast majority of Muslims oppose polygamy, a passionate group of men and women who practice it are trying to make the arrangement more mainstream.
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