Tag Archives: Aceh

SALAM KEPADA MALAHAYATI

SALAM KEPADA MALAHAYATI. Tapi ada sebuah hati tak terlalu peduli, ia terluka seperti aku sendiri mempunyainya. Disana ia yang masih terlibat air mata dan darah. Ia dan aku sama, merindukan sang kekasih nan jauh di Selat Malaka. Yang tercinta, Malahayati. Wahai angin, kutitipkan salam untuknya, kuharap disana ia baik-baik saja. Continue reading

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MANTE THE LOST PYGMY TRIBE

Modern times may be cruel, the fate of the Mante tribe as well as the various flora and fauna in the forest, they are powerless in the face of incessant corporations and conglomerate to erode their habitat. Oil palm plantations, rubber and even the most disgusting are deforestations by large companies, especially under the guise of oil palm and rubber plantations. Massive gold mining, gas, and forest exploration have urged them. Continue reading

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REQUIEM OF UNFINISHED STRUGGLE

REQUIEM OF UNFINISHED STRUGGLE. Time passes without leaving a story about an adventurer who never feels tired to rise again until there is a story about the end. That life is never easy, too many conditions, too many interests. Where shrewdness brings disaster and weakness brings blessings. And he went, trying to fight, but history finally did not tell a triumph for him. Continue reading

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GOLD, INFIDELS, AND DEATH

GOLD, INFIDELS, AND DEATH. In the 19th century, Westerners continued their exploration of various parts of Asia to exploit the riches of the so-called colored peoples. In this endeavor, they face various reactions of the local community to which they come. Continue reading

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THE INTERPRETER

THE INTERPRETER. Because of the decisive reader. Each time it can be a multi-layered meaning. So it becomes a never-ending struggle. A Poet (often) speaks the truth, but we can not expect the world to change just because of words alone. Continue reading

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HIKAYAT SUKU MANTE

Menghilangnya suku Mante dari pusat kosmopolitan Aceh masih misterius, diduga sebagian dari mereka memilih mengembara kepedalaman hutan belantara ketika Aceh mulai memeluk agama Budha pada awal masa dinasti Po Liang. Continue reading

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DUSK IN MALACCA

DUSK IN MALACCA. A story of the history of the attack on the Sultanate of Aceh Darussalam under the leadership of Sultan Iskandar Muda to Malacca (Portuguese) in 1629 that failed miserably. According to Portuguese sources, the entire Aceh fleet was destroyed by the loss of 19,000 troops. Continue reading

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KRITIK KEPADA SULTAN ISKANDAR MUDA

Tetapi ketika mereka diingatkan bahwa semua raja besar Nusantara ini, termasuk Sultan Iskandar Muda dan Sultan Agung, adalah raja-raja yang absolut kekuasaannya, mestinya, juga sewenang-wenang, kok banyak dari mereka naik ampernya. Continue reading

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MOHAMMAD VAN MOEKIM XXII, PEMIMPIN ACEH IDAMAN

Ingat, pemimpin bukan untuk mencari waktu luang. Bukan pula untuk mempersiapkan kerajaan bisnis di luar Aceh. Bukan pula memamerkan gelar akademis, kealiman serta pengalaman yang tak ada hubungannya dengan kemampuan untuk hidup dan mengelola bidaya, adat-istiadat, serta kekayaan alam di Aceh. Continue reading

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KISAH SEORANG PENGGALI SUMUR

“Dalam bekerja kita jangan terlalu melihat keatas nanti kita menjadi pengiri dengki, dan juga jangan terlalu melihat ke bawah nanti menjadi sombong akan tetapi lihatlah ke depan untuk memacu diri lebih berkembang” Continue reading

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