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How Indonesia’s homestays give authentic local experiences for tourists, but face concerns from authorities and competition from hotels

Indonesian homestays provide local families with extra income and offer a more authentic experience for tourists. However concerns over accommodation standards persist as the government seeks to better regulate the industry.

20 Nov 2019 - 1:46PM

Indonesian homestays provide local families with extra income and offer a more authentic experience for tourists. However concerns over accommodation standards persist as the government seeks to better regulate the industry.

How Indonesia’s homestays give authentic local experiences for tourists, but face concerns from authorities and competition from hotels
Calls mount to probe police over student deaths during Indonesia protests

Three youngsters died after mass protests across Indonesia against new laws last month, with at least one allegedly suffering from a gunshot wound by police in Southeast Sulawesi.

16 Oct 2019 - 11:22AM

Three youngsters died after mass protests across Indonesia against new laws last month, with at least one allegedly suffering from a gunshot wound by police in Southeast Sulawesi.

Calls mount to probe police over student deaths during Indonesia protests
Dark tourism draw: Indonesian earthquake city where mud buried homes exerts a ghoulish fascination for some, one year on

Thousands were killed in Palu, Sulawesi, in a September 2018 earthquake that triggered a tsunami and turned the ground into liquid mud that swallowed homes; today survivors offer tours of sites where this liquefaction occurred and visitors snap selfies amid the ruins.

26 Sep 2019 - 1:29PM

Thousands were killed in Palu, Sulawesi, in a September 2018 earthquake that triggered a tsunami and turned the ground into liquid mud that swallowed homes; today survivors offer tours of sites where this liquefaction occurred and visitors snap selfies amid the ruins.

Dark tourism draw: Indonesian earthquake city where mud buried homes exerts a ghoulish fascination for some, one year on