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An Indonesian entrepreneur is making leather shoes out of leftover chicken feet

The shoe company Hirka markets its shoes as alternatives to ones made from reptile skin, which have long been controversial in the fashion industry.
Eight-year-old Basir (R), helps his sister Ning (L) to climb the mountain of rubbish where they will collect plastic, at the Bantar Gebang landfill site.

Photos reveal a harrowing look at Indonesia’s ‘trash mountain,’ where thousands of poor families make a living by picking through he...

The landfill accepts up to 7,000 tons of garbage every day from Jakarta, which scavengers scour for plastic, wood, and even bones to sell.
The MV Artania is seen with "Thank You Fremantle" banners and Australian flags at the Fremantle Passenger Terminal in Australia on March 28, 2020.

One of the last cruises at sea now has just 8 passengers left after 4 died of the coronavirus and hundreds abandoned ship. Here’s how a 140-day ...

MV Artania started its trip from Germany in December 2019 on what was meant to be a seamless, 140-day world tour.
Two volunteers sit on a bench as they play the role of 'pocong', or known as 'shroud ghost', to make people stay at home amid the spread of coronavirus in Indonesia on April 1.

Here’s how Indonesia — where ‘ghosts’ representing trapped souls are scaring people into maintaining lockdown — went fro...

Indonesia, which has the fourth largest population in the world, has had an unusual trajectory dealing with the coronavirus.
An abandoned church in Sinabung, Indonesia.

These ‘ghost villages’ in Indonesia are all that remain after years of eruptions from the volcanic Mount Sinabung

In North Sumatra, Indonesia, the volcanic Mount Sinabung eruption forced inhabitants to abandon their homes, which now remain untouched under ash.

Flooding in Jakarta is so bad the government is planning to move the city 100 miles away. Here are photos of the devastation.

Scientists believe that Indonesia's capital will be fully underwater by 2050.

WhatsHalal – the app behind a popular halal food scanner – has raised funding worth S$4.5 million to develop its tech

The app is available in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia. 
A member of the Thai Airways crew disinfects the cabin of an aircraft of the national carrier during a procedure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Thailand, January 28, 2020.

Here’s how much 13 Asian stock markets have fallen during the coronavirus outbreak

Pledges from China's central bank to cut interest rates helped some Asian markets partially recover, but most remain below their mid-January levels.
Medical officers spray Indonesian nationals with antiseptic as they arrive from Wuhan, China's center of the coronavirus epidemic, and before transferring them to the Natuna Islands military base to be quarantined, at Hang Nadim Airport in Batam, Riau Islands, Indonesia, February 2, 2020

Photos and videos show officials in hazmat suits spraying passengers with mist as they arrive in Indonesia amid coronavirus scare

Around 245 people who flew from Wuhan, China to Batam, Indonesia were sprayed by officials in hazmat suits before being sent to isolation.
There's a reward if you can get the tire off this crocodile's neck.

A crocodile in Indonesia has had a tire stuck on its head for years — and there’s a reward for anyone brave enough to get it off

Previous attempts to get the tire off, such as luring the crocodile using chicken and meat, have been unsuccessful.