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Sumatran tigers face perilous future as efforts made to improve breeding in captivity

The Jakarta Post 29 Jul 2020
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 South Aceh, 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 Cultural Week keeps Aceh identity alive

The Jakarta Post 02 Aug 2018
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.

Aceh Cultural Week to highlight province's cultural heritage

The Jakarta Post 01 Aug 2018
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.

A Provincial Government in Indonesia Wants to Develop UNESCO World Heritage Rainforest

Time Magazine 17 Jan 2017
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.

Nazaruddin still collecting bribes from behind bars

Jakarta Post 07 Jan 2016
The trial of former Democratic Party treasurer Muhammad Nazaruddin at the Jakarta Corruption Court 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.

Police Detain Aceh Shariah Police Chief Over Graft Suspicion

Jakarta Globe 22 Nov 2013
Banda Aceh, 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.

Ex GAM members join Gerindra

Jakarta Post 22 Mar 2013
Former members of the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) have joined the Great Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) and will support Prabowo Subianto in the 2014 presidential election, the party has said ... help it win the election in Aceh.

Leuser National Park: A blessing and curse

Jakarta Post 28 Jun 2012
Likewise, Mount Leuser National Park (TNGL), which in 2004 was established by UNESCO as a tropical rainforest heritage site on Sumatra, located on the AcehNorth Sumatra border, is a treasure of biodiversity but is also a threat to human life and a disaster for protected wildlife.

Indonesian court jails top terrorist for 8 years

Yahoo Daily News 13 Oct 2011
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 seek 12 years for Abu Tholut

Jakarta Post 16 Sep 2011
Prosecutors at the West Jakarta District 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.

Court adjourns current trial

Jakarta Post 23 Aug 2011
... Rp 100 million (US$11,700) from the leader of the Jakarta chapter of Jamaah Anshorut Tauhid (JAT), Abdul Haris, to Ubait, a treasurer of the Aceh camp.

Abu Tholut's trial adjourned as prosecutors ready for Idul Fitri

Jakarta Post 22 Aug 2011
"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), Abdul Haris, to Ubait, a treasurer of the Aceh camp ... .

Life after the waves

The Australian 09 Oct 2009
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.

After the flood... peace: Rebels lay down their arms

The Independent 21 Dec 2005
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.

Rencong survives centuries of conflict

Bahrain Tribune 31 Oct 2005
Bimanto Suwastoyo-Banda Aceh, Indonesia . Through centuries of war and unrest, the Rencong dagger was the deadly weapon of choice in Indonesia’s 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.”.

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