Marzuki, the Shariah police’s chief investigator, said Saturday that residents in a neighborhood of the provincial capital, Banda Aceh, reported the men, aged 23 and 20, to police on March 29.
With the rise of infrastructure development and government efforts to promote local tourism, travelers now have more opportunities to visit every corner of Indonesia. The Jakarta Post has compiled five Indonesian destinations that you should add to your travel bucket list this year.
At least 25 people were killed and dozens were missing after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit the northern Indonesian province of Aceh on Wednesday, officials said, collapsing buildings and sending panicked residents fleeing into the streets, quoted from Reuters.
Two German tourists have stirred up trouble by bathing at Ujong Blang Beach, Lhokseumawe wearing only bikinis, Tempo.co reported.
Two endangered Sumatran elephants have been found dead in Aceh province and are believed to have been poisoned.
West Java’s Dede Suryana successfully defended his title on September 4th, winning the 2015 Aceh International Surfing Championship on Simeulue Island in the Aceh province of Indonesia over Bali’s Raditya Rondi (2nd), Rio Waida (Japan), and Casey Grant (South Africa) in glassy low tide 3 foot (one meter) waves.
This is a curation of footage from life as a travelling 16-year-old junior pro. Locations include a Simeulue, in the Aceh Province, originally intended as a four-day strike mission but ended with lost baggage, planes catching fire and airport sleeps. Then there’s a stint in New Zealand, some time in Taiwan and a more recent sojourn to the Mentawais.
A powerful earthquake in Indonesia’s Aceh province flattened buildings and sparked landslides yesterday, killing at least 11 people and injuring dozens in a region devastated by the quake-triggered tsunami of 2004.
Aceh is preparing to open over 1.2 million hectares of protected forest for the development of mines, plantations, roads, logging and palm oil expansion.
Some of the richest and most biodiverse forests in Indonesia will soon be opened up for commercial exploitation under a plan drafted by the new government of Aceh.