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Five Destinations in Indonesia To Visit in 2017

Five Destinations in Indonesia To Visit in 2017

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.

Gay Couple in Indonesia Face Caning for Having Sex

Gay Couple in Indonesia Face Caning for Having Sex

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.

25 Dead, Dozens Missing After Quake Hits Indonesia’s Aceh

25 Dead, Dozens Missing After Quake Hits Indonesia’s Aceh

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.

Dede Suryana Wins Aceh International Surfing Championship

Dede Suryana Wins Aceh International Surfing Championship

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.

Video: Kai Hing – Yes, Please, or Maybe No

Video: Kai Hing – Yes, Please, or Maybe No

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.

Save 1.2 Million Hectares of Aceh Rainforest

Save 1.2 Million Hectares of Aceh Rainforest

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.