7.6 Quake Hits off Philippines

Max Read · 08/31/12 08:45AM

A 7.6-magnitude earthquake has hit off the coast of the Philippines, triggering tsunami warnings in Indonesia and Belau.

Barack Obama Hates Wearing This Goddamn Indonesian Silly Shirt

Jim Newell · 11/18/11 04:59PM

President Obama and fellow Pacific leaders didn't don any "silly shirts" — a.k.a. "festive local garb" — at last week's APEC conference in Hawaii, breaking from the conference's proud tradition of dressing powerful global leaders in clown costumes. "I got rid of the Hawaiian shirts because I looked at pictures of some of the previous APEC meetings," he explained, "and... I thought this may be a tradition that we might want to break." The War on Fun never ends with this guy. Fortunately, his hosts at his latest stop in Bali have forced him to wear a silly shirt anyway.

Citibank Accused of Murdering a Credit Card Deadbeat

Jeff Neumann · 08/17/11 05:33AM

Are you feeling the heat from debt collectors? Or maybe you just aren't sure how you'll make your next credit card payment? Whatever the case, just be thankful you don't owe money to Citibank in Indonesia. And if you do, don't accept an invitation to settle in the bank's interrogation room.

Sexy New Obedient Wives Club Not a Hit With Everyone

Lauri Apple · 06/05/11 01:49PM

Ladies, listen up! By learning how to serve your husbands "better than a first-class prostitute" can, you can help end human trafficking and domestic violence. So say leaders of the Obedient Wives Club, a new activities group whose sex lessons curb social ills and also please God.

Here's a New Video of Endangered Sumatran Tiger Cubs

Jeff Neumann · 05/09/11 06:26AM

Proof positive that the internet is still just one big repository for cat videos: WWF Indonesia released this one of a Sumatran tiger and her cubs taken over a two month span on the island of Sumatra. The forest where the tigers were recorded is set to be destroyed to build plantations. There are thought to be around 400 Sumatran tigers left — down from 1,000 in the 1970s.

Anti-Porn Politician Busted Watching Porn in Parliament

Max Read · 04/11/11 06:05PM

An Indonesian politician whose party sponsors anti-porn legislation has resigned after being photographed watching porn in parliament on his tablet computer. And as if that wasn't bad enough, he used the old "I just opened a link in an email" excuse.

Barack Obama's Indonesian Tranny Nanny

John Cook · 11/09/10 12:03PM

Barack Obama's trip to his ancient Muslim homeland of Indonesia is splashing all sorts of tender boyhood memories across the newspapers, like his gay male nanny who later became a transvestite volleyball player. Glenn Beck just came in his pants.