Chris Ogilvie

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Indonesia battles deadly diphtheria outbreak

JAKARTA - Indonesian health authorities will launch an immunization drive next week to contain a sharp rise in cases of diphtheria, which has killed …

Indonesia court jails men for two years over 'gay sex party'

JAKARTA - An Indonesian court has sentenced ten men to two years in prison for taking part in a gay sex party at a sauna, court documents show.<p>The …

Retrographic: The world's most iconic black & white images brought to life in color

There's an incredibly talented online community of colorization enthusiasts and professional retouchers who spend their free time bringing iconic …

Black & White Photography

Who Speaks Indonesian, 'the Envy of Multilingual World'?

Despite its tremendous language diversity, Indonesia as a nation is in favour of monolingualism. Approximately 700 languages are spoken across the …

Language

Indonesia police detain 51 men in Jakarta gay spa raid | Reuters

This is the most popular city on Instagram – but can you tell where it is?

Do you know this city?<p>Instagram has just revealed that this capital, a hustling, bustling place with a Dutch colonial past, is the city most geotagged in its Stories format. Do you recognise it?<p>Did you get it right?<p>It's Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. But you already knew that.<p>The photo-sharing …

Indonesia's gay community driven underground after police raids

JAKARTA (Reuters) - When an angry mob of Islamists threatened to burn down a place hosting a gay and lesbian film festival in Jakarta in 2010, Indonesian police came to protect those staging it.<p>FILE PHOTO: An Indonesian man is publicly caned for having gay sex, in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, …

London’s tube drivers aren’t allowed to say ‘ladies and gentlemen’ anymore

By Amanda Erickson<p>, Reporter<p>If you've taken a ride on London's Underground, also known as the Tube, you're probably familiar with the cheerful conductor announcements about delays and door openings, often premised with a jaunty, “Ladies and gentlemen.”<p>No more. Transport for London has announced …

Gender-Neutral

'Trump is deporting our parents'

The four Duarte children were getting ready for school when their parents were arrested and taken into custody by US Border Control.<p>The eldest, 19-year-old Francisco Junior, was left in charge of his 12-year-old twin sisters and teenage brother.<p>The children - American citizens - never thought it …

Here be dragons: Komodo is paradise refound, but watch out for the locals

Hang around in Bali long enough and you’ll meet some old timer who’ll tell you that the island is spoilt and crowded, but back in the 70s and 80s it was paradise.<p>What is paradise, anyway? All the paradises have been lost – at least that’s what I thought.<p>I was there for only a day (admittedly a very …

National Parks

Jakarta's snake-fruit under threat but city pledges conservation effort

In the Indonesian capital — not known for its open space — there's a forest-like sanctuary.<p>You won't find the address on Google Maps, and getting …

Conservation

Excellent iOS photo editor Enlight is now free with optional subscription

Enlight is one of the best options for editing photos on iOS — it’s not quite as advanced as pro-focused apps like Affinity for iPad, but it’s powerful and versatile enough for everyday use. Today developer Lightricks is unveiling version 2 of the app, now known as Enlight Photofox, and it’s …

Nearly every room in this lush Jakarta home connects with the outdoors

An award-winning design team from Jakarta, Indonesia has breathed new life into the boxy home design. The Realrich Architecture Workshop (RAW …

MacTrast Deals: The 2017 iOS 10 Complete App Builder Bundle

- Jun 2, 2017<p>The 2017 iOS 10 Complete App Builder Bundle offers over 250 hours of instruction and a collection of app templates and tools.<p>The 2017 …

Here be dragons: the million-year journey of the Komodo dragon | Hanneke Meijer

Far from being the special result of insular evolution, Komodo dragons are the last survivors of a group of huge lizards that ranged over much of Australasia<p>In 1910, Lieutenant Jacques Karel Henri van Steyn van Hensbroek was stationed on Flores Island in eastern Indonesia within the Dutch colonial …

Rainbow village: Indonesian hamlet is Instagram hit with colourful makeover

Everyone needs a new look from time to time – and apparently villages are no exception. Last month Kampung Pelangi in Randusari, Indonesia, unveiled …

Indonesia's Aceh: Two gay men sentenced to 85 lashes

<b>A Sharia court in Indonesia's Aceh province has sentenced two men to be caned in public for having gay sex.</b><p>The men were found guilty of violating strict Islamic laws in conservative Aceh and will receive 85 lashes each.<p>The pair, aged 20 and 23, were found in bed together by vigilantes in March. …

Asia

Massive creature washes up on Indonesian island - but what is it?

A giant carcass found washed up on a beach in Indonesia’s central Maluku province puzzled locals and authorities trying to identify the massive creature.<p>The massive carcass was found on Hulung Beach on Serum Island on Tuesday night by a local man, the Jakarta Globe reported.<p>Asrul Tuanakota, 37, …

A British cruise ship has crashed into pristine Indonesian coral reefs

Raja Ampat in eastern Indonesia has long been a top attraction for intrepid travellers and avid divers, home to palm-fringed islands surrounded by an underwater kaleidoscope of coral and fish.<p>But the 4,200-ton Caledonian Sky slammed into the reefs at low tide around Kri, one of hundreds of small …

Coral Reefs

Saudi Arabian King Salman's nine-day trip to Indonesia is a worry for Australia

When he stopped over in Bali for some recreation after a stressful trip, his party booked out four five-star resorts. Ecstatic crowds greeted him …

3 Day Itinerary in Jakarta, Indonesia

Known as the bustling capital of Indonesia, Jakarta is a melting pot of cultures. It is a city full contrasts – historic old town, towering …

Apple sets record closing price amid robust iPhone sales, optimism

CUPERTINO — Apple shares reached a record-high closing price on Monday, bolstered by sales of the iPhone 7 and investor optimism about prospects for …

MacTrast Deals: iDelete Cleaner Pro for iOS: 3-Yr Subscription

- Feb 13, 2017<p>With an iDelete Cleaner Pro for iOS: 3-Yr Subscription you can keep your iOS device running strong.<p>iDelete Cleaner Pro for iOS: 3-Yr …

'Indonesia is on the brink of disaster'

Indonesia's upcoming regional elections have been overshadowed by Muslim mass protests against the candidacy of Jakarta's Christian governor Ahok. …

Hyundai Rotem trains for Jakarta LRT

The order for eight two-car standard-gauge trains is worth $US 33m and the total value of the order could reach $US 200m if options for up to 55 …

16 reasons why your next city break should be Bucharest

Here’s why we reckon the Romanian capital should be on your city break list.<p>1. Your pound goes a long way<p>Romania joined the EU in 2007, but it is not in the Eurozone. Instead, you will be changing your pounds to Romanian lei, and may find yourself feeling pretty flush. The current exchange rate is …

Latest iPhone 8 Leak Confirms 'Essential' Feature Upgrade

You’ve heard the news, the ‘iPhone 8’ is meant to be revolutionary: an ‘All glass’ OLED display, a forged steel chassis and it is getting bigger. But Apple is also addressing an important practical shortcoming of the iPhone 7…<p>According to a report from the usually reliable Korea Herald, “multiple …

This is Apple’s click wheel iPhone prototype

Images and video show what appear to be an early version of iOS based on the iPod’s design<p>We’ve known for years that Apple considered a number of different approaches when creating the original iPhone and iOS, but before today, we’ve not had a really good look at any of these early, discarded …

M62 shooting: Man dies in Huddersfield police operation

<b>A man who died in a police shooting during an operation on a motorway slip road has been named as Yassar Yaqub.</b><p>West Yorkshire Police said a force firearm was discharged just off the M62 in Huddersfield on Monday evening.<p>Police are believed to have searched Mr Yaqub's home in Rudding Street, …

Law Enforcement