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 2019-01-17 11:03 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

5.7-magnitude earthquake jolts Sabang...

An earthquake, measuring 5.7 on the Richter Scale, jolted Sabang city, Aceh Province, but it did not have potential to trigger a subsequent tsunami."The tremor's epicenter was located at 7.09 degrees northern latitude ......

 2019-01-17 04:41 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

5.7 magnitude earthquake rattles Indonesia's Aceh...
 2019-01-16 11:18 

Jakarta Post

Drug smuggling attempt foiled in Aceh waters...

A task force comprising National Narcotics Agency (BNN) and customs officers foiled on Tuesday an attempt to smuggle drugs into Indonesia through Lhoksukon waters in northern Aceh....

 2019-01-16 01:49 

Nikkei Asian Review

Indonesian politicians offer no hope for disaster zones...

A few weeks after the devastating tsunami hit the coast of Aceh in Sumatra in December 2004, I visited Meulaboh, one of the worst-hit coastal towns. I...

 2019-01-15 09:28 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

BNN foils attempt to smuggle 72 kg of drugs from Malaysia...

The National Anti-Narcotics Agency (BNN) has foiled an attempt to smuggle 72 kilograms of methamphetamine from Malaysia into Aceh.Head of BNN of Aceh Province Brig. Gen. Faisal Abdul Naser stated here on Tuesday that the ......

 2019-01-14 16:16 

Jakarta Post

Aceh council postpones Quran reading test for presidential candidates...

A group of Muslim clerics in Aceh that challenged presidential candidates Joko Jokowi Widodo and Prabowo Subianto to a Quran reading test has postponed the test, citing the candidates tight campaign schedules....

 2019-01-10 00:59 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Four kilograms of crystal meth destroyed in Aceh: BNN...

The Aceh National Narcotics Agency (BNN) here on Wednesday destroyed four kilograms of crystal methamphetamine that the agency's officers seized as evidence of drug crimes in North Aceh District several months ago.The ......

 2019-01-09 11:07 

Express

[ World ]

Indonesia EARTHQUAKE: 5.1 magnitude quake hits off coast of Aceh...

INDONESIA has been rocked by a 5.1 magnitude earthquake just off its west coast....

 2019-01-05 22:22 

Channel NewsAsia

Rohingya in Aceh: Sailing into Indonesia's unsteady embrace...

Aceh in Indonesia has proven to be a rare harbour of safety and embrace for Rohingya fleeing Myanmar by boat. But as sailing season begins again, ......

 2019-01-05 17:33 

Press Trust of India

Indonesian trade team arrives in Port Blair with goods...

Port Blair, Jan 5 (PTI) A trade expedition team fromBanda Aceh in Indonesia arrived here Saturday with goods andmaterial, to enhance bi-lateral relation between the twocountries.The Indonesian team's ship KM Aceh Millennium withgoods and materials arr...

 2019-01-04 17:35 

Hindustan Times

Indonesian ship brings cargo to Port Blair...

The vessel's cargo includes construction materials such as sand, rocks and cement, handicrafts and coconut products arranged by the Aceh Chamber of Commerce....

 2019-01-04 00:20 

Jakarta Post

Quran reading test for presidential candidates? Jokowi says yes, Prabowo says no...

A group of Muslim clerics in Aceh has challenged Indonesian presidential candidates to undergo a Quran reading test as a way to determine the best figure to lead the country with the largest Muslim population....

 2019-01-02 05:42 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Police arrest 41 inmates escaped from Lambaro prison...

The police have arrested 41 out of the 113 prisoners, who escaped from Lambaro Prison in Aceh Besar District, Banda Aceh Police Chief Senior Commissioner Trisno Riyanto stated."As of today, 41 prisoners were arrested, ......

 2018-12-31 17:05 

Jakarta Post

Aceh advises Muslims not to celebrate New Year...

Other regencies have suggested that people welcome the New Year by praying at a mosque....

 2018-12-31 11:38 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Launch of trade mission between Aceh and Andaman promotes connectivity...

Business connectivity between Aceh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India, will expectedly grow following launch of trade vessel's pioneer expedition from Port of Malahayati, Aceh, to Port Blair Port, Andaman & Nicobar ......

 2018-12-30 14:20 

VOA

Criticism After Calls for Quran Test for Indonesian Presidential Candidates...

A recent call for a Quran test in Aceh province for Indonesian presidential candidates is facing strong criticism by Muslim scholars, who say the move would undermine racial unity.On Saturday, the Council of Preachers Association in Aceh sent an invitatio...

 2018-12-29 12:27 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Merchant ship leaves Aceh fir Andaman of India...

A merchant ship loaded with agricultural commodities and products from the Indonesian province, left for the Andaman Nicobar islands of India on Saturday.Head of the Policy Development and Study Board (BPPK) of the Foreign ......

 2018-12-29 11:25 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Government issues 37 mining business permits in Aceh: Walhi...

The government has issued as many as 37 Contracts of Work/Mining Business Permits (KK/IUP) in Aceh Province, according to the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi)."According to the data we obtained from the ......

 2018-12-28 15:39 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Home Minister signs Aceh budget revenue and expenditure...

Acting Governor of Aceh Nova Iriansyah claimed that the Aceh Budget Revenue and Expenditure (APBA) of 2019 had been signed by the Indonesian Minister of Home Affairs (Mendagri)."Yesterday, the 2019 APBA was verified and ......

 2018-12-27 17:59 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Up in smoke: Indonesia burns mountain of marijuana...

Banda Aceh, Indonesia - A towering stack of marijuana that weighed a hefty 800 kilograms (1,760 pounds) went up in smoke Thursday as Indonesian police lit up the pungent contraband....

 2018-12-27 16:06 

Borneo Bulletin

Up in smoke: Indonesia burns mountain of marijuana...

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AFP) A towering stack of marijuana that weighed a hefty 800 kilogrammes went up in smoke yesterday as Indonesian police lit up the pungent contraband. Authorities in the nation's Aceh province took a match to the bricks of pot a...

 2018-12-27 11:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Up in smoke: Indonesia burns mountain of marijuana...

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia: A towering stack of marijuana that weighed a hefty 800kg went up in smoke Thursday (Dec 27) as Indonesian police lit up the ......

 2018-12-27 10:49 

The Strait Times

Up in smoke: Indonesia burns mountain of marijuana...

BANDA ACEH, INDONESIA (AFP) - A towering stack of marijuana that weighed a hefty 800kg went up in smoke on Thursday (Dec 27) as Indonesian police lit up the pungent contraband.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-27 10:36 

Malay Mail Online

Up in smoke: Indonesia burns mountain of marijuana...

BANDA ACEH, Dec 27 — A towering stack of marijuana that weighed a hefty 800 kilogrammes went up in smoke today as Indonesian police lit up the pungent contraband. Authorities in the Muslim-majority nation's Aceh province took a match to......

 2018-12-26 21:00 

The Strait Times

Aceh remembers 2004 tsunami as nation deals with new disaster...

ACEH BESAR Thousands prayed at mass graves in Aceh yesterday to mark the 14th anniversary of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, one of the worst natural disasters in history, even as aid workers raced to help victims of the latest killer wave to hit Indonesia.....

 2018-12-26 16:04 

Borneo Bulletin

Indonesia prays on anniversary of 2004 Boxing Day tsunami...

Aceh Besar, Indonesia (AFP) Thousands prayed at mass graves yesterday to mark the 14th anniversary of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, one of the worst natural disasters in history, even as aid workers raced to help victims of the latest killer wave to hit In...

 2018-12-26 07:55 

The Strait Times

Indonesia prays on anniversary of 2004 Boxing Day tsunami...

ACEH BESAR (AFP) - Thousands prayed at mass graves on Wednesday (Dec 26) to mark the 14th anniversary of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, one of the worst natural disasters in history, even as aid workers raced to help victims of the latest killer wave to hit...

 2018-12-26 06:02 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Legislator urges government to set Dec 26 as national holiday...

Muhammad Nasir Djamil, a member of the House of Representatives (DPR) from Aceh Province, has urged the government to set Dec 26 as a national holiday and a day for disaster preparedness."The determination is based on ......

 2018-12-26 03:41 

The Strait Times

Indonesian tsunami: Torrential rains pound villages, hampering aid efforts in coastal areas around Sunda Strait...

CARITA (BANTEN PROVINCE) - On the 14th anniversary of the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami that hit Aceh, Indonesia is reeling from the destruction wreaked by a volcano-triggered tsunami which left more than 400 people killed in Banten province.. Read ...

 2018-12-20 11:44 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Protection of Leuser ecosystem crucial: NGO...

Protection of the Leuser Ecosystem zone (KEL) is crucial, as it is a national strategic area, according to an Aceh non-governmental organization (NGO)."The Leuser Ecosystem is a national strategic area due to KEL's ......

 2018-12-20 11:37 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Sabang becomes world's cruise tour destination...

The Aceh administration has stated that Indonesia's western outermost island, designated as a National Tourism Strategic Area, has become the main world cruise tour destination."The city of Sabang and Aceh Province, in ......

 2018-12-20 05:00 

Taiwan News

Indonesia's Banda Aceh city bans New Year's Eve celebrations citing Islamic law...

Businesses will face serious consequences for contravening the rule.New Year's Eve revelers are advised to stay away from Banda Aceh, the capital city of Indonesia's Aceh province, as a ban on all NYE celebrations was recently issued by the city g...

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