Aceh has substantial natural resources, including oil and natural gas; some estimates put Aceh gas reserves as being the largest in the world. Relative to most of Indonesia, it is a religiously conservative area. It has the highest proportion of Muslims in Indonesia, who mostly live according to Sharia customs and laws.
Shares ... Read also ... Read also. COVID-19 won’t stop Indonesia from conserving endangered wildlife treasures. A Sumatran tiger was found dead after reportedly ingesting toxic substances in SouthAceh, Aceh on June 29 ... The incident came about a week after the Aceh Police arrested four suspected poachers for killing another Sumatran tiger ... Read also ... .
Aceh, located on the island of Sumatra, is a part of this archipelagic heritage ... Aceh’s unique culture developed as a result of acculturation and integration of the province’s various ethnic elements ... On display will be the customs, arts, artifacts, treasures and handicrafts of Aceh's people.
The seventh Aceh Cultural Week is set to return to Banda Aceh, Aceh province, from Aug ... As was the case with previous iterations of this event, Aceh Cultural Week VII will once again highlight all the cultural treasures that Aceh has to offer, from its ethnic traditions and historical artifacts to various handicraft products from across the region.
The Leuser ecosystem is the largest intact rainforest in Sumatra, and a UNESCO world heritage site that is treasured for its extraordinary biodiversity ... He refers to Leuser as “Aceh’s extraordinary treasure” and has spoken out strongly in the local media against the proposed geothermal plant.
The trial of former Democratic Party treasurer Muhammad Nazaruddin at the JakartaCorruptionCourt on Wednesday heard that he was still collecting kickbacks behind bars from companies he helped win government projects when he served as a lawmaker and party apparatchik in 2009.
BandaAceh, Indonesia corruption, Shariah Police... Banda Aceh. Detectives with the Banda Aceh Police have arrested and ... “He is free to comment, but from the information from the treasurer of the Aceh Shariah Police, it is clear that he did enjoy the money,” he said.
Tholut, 49, who has seven days to appeal, was found guilty of recruiting and raising illegal funds for the terror camp, which discovered last year in Aceh province on the northern tip of Sumatra... Ubaid was sentenced to 10 years' in jail for his role as treasurer of the new Aceh cell Jamaah Ansharut Tauhid (JAT), also known as Al-Qaeda in Aceh.
Prosecutors at the West JakartaDistrict Court demanded that the court sentence Abu Tholut, a member of the Jamaah Anshorut Tauhid (JAT) jihadist movement, to 12 years’ imprisonment on charges of involvement in a terror camp in Aceh, North Sumatra... Top, was known as a JAT treasurer and courier between Ba’asyir and the Aceh field operatives.
"We have been busy due to much work and preparation for the Idul Fitri holiday ... Abu, who is also known under the aliases of Imron Baihaki and Mustofa, is a terrorist defendant regarding his involvement in a military-training facility in Aceh ... chapter of Jamaah Anshorut Tauhid (JAT), AbdulHaris, to Ubait, a treasurer of the Aceh camp ... .
BANDA Aceh housewife Nurmala ... You get left behind," explained Mahmud, 62, to Inquirer this week, clutching a treasured wall clock that he calls the "Aceh clock", which stopped shortly after the waters arrived and marks the moment when the rest of his life began.
One of several hundred separatist fighters in the province of Aceh jailed by the Indonesian military, his nine-year sentence came to an abrupt end at 8am on 26 December last year, when the tsunami washed away his prison ... Most of his comrades from the Free Aceh Movement, known as GAM, were less lucky ... The world is now spending $200m a month in Aceh.
Bimanto Suwastoyo-Banda Aceh, Indonesia . Through centuries of war and unrest, the Rencong dagger was the deadly weapon of choice in Indonesias troubled Aceh province endowed with mythic and religious properties ... The Rencong has survived, not as a weapon for war, but as a symbol of Aceh..