Sex outside of marriage to be punishable with jail time in Indonesia – National

Indonesia’s parliament is expected to pass a new criminal code this month that will penalize sex outside marriage with a punishment of up to one year in jail, officials have confirmed. The legislative overhaul will also ban insulting the president or state institutions and expressing any views counter to Indonesia’s state ideology. Cohabitation before marriage … Read more

Trudeau joins G20 summit in Indonesia with focus on Russia – National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Bali, Indonesia on Monday for a gathering of leaders from the G-20 countries. The world’s largest 20 economies meet each year in an attempt to collectively mitigate risks to the global economic system and find progress on issues ranging from climate change to nuclear safety. As the summit host, … Read more

Indonesia stadium where stampede killed more than 130 to be demolished

A memorial for victims of the stampede in front of Gate 13 at the Kanjuruhan stadium in Malang, East Java. June Kriswanto/AFP via Getty Images Indonesia will demolish and rebuild a football stadium where a stampede killed more than 130 people this month, President Joko Widodo said on Tuesday as he vowed to “thoroughly transform” … Read more

How Afghan refugees stuck in limbo built a global YouTube following

When Faiz Fikri received a letter from an Australian immigration office denying his asylum case in early 2015, he headed straight to the balcony. His roommates, around 50 people sharing one small living space in a Jakarta refugee camp, managed to calm the then 28-year-old down and convinced him not to end his life. Nevertheless, … Read more

At least 125 die at Indonesian soccer match as police tear gas causes chaos, trampling – National

Panic and a chaotic run for exits after police fired tear gas at an Indonesian soccer match to drive away fans upset with their team’s loss left at least 125 dead, most of whom were trampled upon or suffocated, making it one of the deadliest sports events in the world. Attention immediately focused on the … Read more

Dozens killed in stampede, riot at Indonesia football match | News

At least 129 people have been killed and dozens injured in a riot and a stampede at an Indonesian football stadium. The tragedy on Saturday night in the eastern city of Malang was one of the world’s deadliest sporting stadium disasters. Police in East Java province said thousands of fans of Arema FC stormed the … Read more

Indonesia stadium riot: At least 127 people reported dead following soccer match, police say

CNN — At least 127 people are dead and hundreds more injured, police say, after chaos and violence erupted late on Saturday following an Indonesian league soccer match between two of the nation’s biggest teams. Supporters of Arema FC and rival Persebaya Surabaya clashed after home team Arema FC was defeated 3-2 at a match … Read more

Diets are just as unhealthy now as they were 30 years ago

The average person’s diet has not improved much in the past 30 years despite major gains made in nutrition science – and Americans are among those eating the worst, a new study finds. Researchers at Tufts University, in Medford, Massachusetts, gathered data from 185 countries listed in the Global Dietary Database to gauge which nations … Read more

NC officials report that the state has detected NINE pediatric cases of mysterious hepatitis

North Carolina has doubled its reported total of hepatitis cases, increasing its total from four to nine cases, as the mysterious infections continue to pop up around the country. State health officials reported the updated figures on Wednesday night, WRAL reports. North Carolina was among the first states to report a case of the disease … Read more

Hawaii reports mysterious hepatitis in child under 10 years old

Hawaii has become the 25th state to begin probing a case of mysterious hepatitis in a child less than ten years old — after five deaths and more than 100 cases were reported across America. The state’s Department of Health said the child was hospitalized with abdominal pain and fever on Maui, its second largest … Read more