A hologram of the politician beamed during an election campaign in Jakarta. Photo: AFP

Indonesian president Joko Widodo reaches out to key voters via hologram ahead of elections

  • Running on a right schedule, the politician is using three-dimensional images of himself at some campaign rallies to save time
  • His casually-dressed hologram denounces fake news and urges voters against letting religion influence their decisions
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A hologram of the politician beamed during an election campaign in Jakarta. Photo: AFP
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A pair of bare-breasted mermaid statues have been given some family values treatment at an Indonesian theme park. Photo: AFP

Indonesian park covers up bare-breasted mermaid statues with tube tops to preserve ‘Eastern values’

  • The mermaids have been on display for years at Jakarta’s Ancol Dreamland, but got a modest makeover after the park recently launched a family-friendly policy
  • The plan was foiled as people kept pulling down the garments, forcing the park to move the mermaids to a more secluded spot
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A pair of bare-breasted mermaid statues have been given some family values treatment at an Indonesian theme park. Photo: AFP
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