RI Ministry of Health Accredits a Number of Community Health Centers (Puskesmas) in Biak Numfor

The Biak City Public Health Center (Puskesmas)services, in  Biak Numfor Regency, Papua, will be accredited by an assessment team from the Ministry of Health in October 2017. "The management of the Biak City Public Health Center is working to improve the health care facilities in anticipation of the arrival of  the Ministry of Health accreditation team," … Continue reading RI Ministry of Health Accredits a Number of Community Health Centers (Puskesmas) in Biak Numfor

Papua Police Chief: Ammunition Looted by KKB is used to Attack Civilians, Police, and TNI

Wamena - Papua Police Chief Insp. Gen Boy Rafli Amar explained that the ammunition used by Crime Group (KKB) in Papua to attack civilians and the TNI / POLRI officers is the result of plundering from the security forces. "It (plundering) is one of their characteristics (KKB)," said Papua Police Chief in front of reporters … Continue reading Papua Police Chief: Ammunition Looted by KKB is used to Attack Civilians, Police, and TNI

West Papua Governor Opened Porseni IKT

Sorong - West Papua Governor, Dominggus Mandacan officially opened the Sports and Art Week (Porseni), Toraja Family Association (IKT) of West Papua II Province, centered in Sorong City, West Papua, Saturday, June 17, 2017. The Governor Mandacan was ccompanied by the Chairman of the Society Alliance of Toraja Indonesia (PMTI), Frederik Batong; the Chairman of … Continue reading West Papua Governor Opened Porseni IKT

Having Secured Hundreds of Papuan Wildlife at Tanjung Priok Port

Jakarta - A young man with the initials of IK (27) must be secured by the security officers from Resort Police of Tanjung Priok port because He was caught carrying hundreds of protected wildlife from Papua. The secured hundreds of wildlife, which were reptile species, were carried without documents by IK from Papua using passenger … Continue reading Having Secured Hundreds of Papuan Wildlife at Tanjung Priok Port

Jakarta’s new man in Wellington opens up on Papua

Even before the Indonesian ambassador took up the position, an interview with him was inevitable. Tantowi Yahya declared last December that it was his mission to educate New Zealanders about Indonesia's Papua region, or West Papua. Now, two short months into his posting as Jakarta's man in Wellington, there has been a spike in local … Continue reading Jakarta’s new man in Wellington opens up on Papua

Indonesia committed to Pacific, says ambassador

According to Tantowi Yahya, Indonesia, with its significant Melanesian population, considers itself part of the Pacific region. He said that like Australia and New Zealand, Indonesia was interested in helping prosperity, democracy and human development in the Pacific. Pacific Islands states, Ambassador Tantowi explained, could expect ongoing help from Indonesia on the big issues confronting … Continue reading Indonesia committed to Pacific, says ambassador