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Mysticism & The Supernatural

June 26, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mysticism & The Supernatural
Coconuts Jakarta - June 26, 2019

As demonstrated by real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren (made famous by The Conjuring film series), you don't need irrefutable evidence to get people to take your

May 27, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mysticism & The Supernatural
Jakarta Post - May 27, 2019

Jakarta – Police in Pemalang, Central Java, have caught a 15-year-old boy who had been dressing up as a pocong (shrouded ghost) and scaring motorists using Jl.

April 6, 2019

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Jakarta Post - April 6, 2019

Yulia Savitri, Markus Makur, Ganug Nugroho Adi, Palembang, East Manggarai and Surakarta – Legislative candidates are resorting to the supernatural ahead of April's election, with many

April 5, 2019

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Vice - April 5, 2019

By the time Fachruzio Alfarisi graduated high school last year, he'd seen a lot.

February 1, 2019

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Coconuts Jakarta - February 1, 2019

Indonesian Flat Earth Research (IFER), a community that rejects the objective reality that the Earth is round, is planning to hold its first national conference in Jakarta in October.

January 2, 2018

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Coconuts Jakarta - January 2, 2018

If you ever needed convincing that there is always a rational explanation for any supposedly "supernatural" phenomena, particularly in superstitious Indonesia, then perhaps this story w

January 31, 2017

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South China Morning Post - January 31, 2017

Desperate and despondent after losing an Indonesian local election, Abdul Junaidi was the perfect prey for a charismatic cult leader promising great wealth and political success.

March 20, 2014

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Jakarta Globe - March 20, 2014

Ellya Rossa's search for a traditional healer to treat a chronic heart ailment brought her to Guntur Bumi, an ustad, or Islamic cleric, who has often appeared in television commercials

January 18, 2014

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mysticism & The Supernatural
Jakarta Post - January 18, 2014

Rendi A. Witular, Jakarta – In his new book, published Friday, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono admits that he and his family had almost fallen victim to witchcraft.

January 14, 2012

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mysticism & The Supernatural
Sydney Morning Herald - January 14, 2012

Tom Allard – On a Thursday morning last year, Sapari, a cemetery caretaker in Bonasari in East Java, made a disturbing discovery.

December 3, 2011

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mysticism & The Supernatural
Jakarta Post - December 3, 2011

Hans David Tampubolon, Jakarta – Police officers were forced to deploy to Central Jakarta on Friday in response to an unusual public order issue caused by a flock of superstitious enthu

December 2, 2011

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mysticism & The Supernatural
Jakarta Globe - December 2, 2011

The Jakarta city administration has moved with exceptional speed to cut down an old mahogany tree said to harbor two distinct forms of Indonesian ghosts.

June 11, 2010

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mysticism & The Supernatural
Jakarta Globe - June 11, 2010

A Balinese teenager caught in the act of intercourse with a cow passed out on Friday when he was forced to marry the animal in a ceremony witnessed by hundreds of curious onlookers.

March 17, 2006

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Jakarta Post - March 17, 2006

Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara – Dozens of students of Sakra No.

August 28, 2002

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mysticism & The Supernatural
Straits Times - August 28, 2002

Devi Asmarani, Jakarta – Women use it to entice the opposite sex, celebrities often resort to it to boost popularity and politicians turn to it to further their careers – the supernatur

August 23, 2002

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Sydney Morning Herald - August 23 2002

Mysticism and money have always had a role in Indonesian politics.

August 22, 2002

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mysticism & The Supernatural
Straits Times - August 22, 2002

Jakarta – The Indonesian minister who said he was personally supervising a treasure hunt to raise money for the state has been forced to tender a public apology and may be investigated

February 25, 2002

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The Melbourne Age - February 25, 2002

Jill Jolliffe – It is 11am on a weekday and people are queueing at Dili's Chinese Buddhist temple.

August 20, 2001

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New York Times - August 20, 2001

Seth Mydans – Just at the start of his ill-starred presidency, Abdurrahman Wahid slipped out of his official palace and made a secret pilgrimage to the tomb of a Muslim holy man who pre

July 25, 2000

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Associated Press - July 25, 2000

Jakarta – An Indonesian mob rounded up three men and beat them to death after accusing one of them of murdering his wife with black magic.

July 3, 2000

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Time Magazine - July 3, 2000

Terry McCarthy, Jakarta – When President Abdurrahman Wahid moved into the presidential palace last October, his spirits and those of the country were riding high.

September 12, 1997

News ›› Indonesia ›› Mysticism & The Supernatural
DIGEST No. 40 (Indonesian news with comment) - 12 September, 1997

A strange hysteria has spread through Central Java since last April, leading villagers to beat up people at night they suspect of being zombies (hantu pocong, the walking dead).