Kilion Manggara and His Story Delivering Light in Eastern Indonesia

JAKARTA - His name is Kilion Manggara, a retired elementary school teacher who thanks to his hard work with the residents in his village managed to bring electricity through Solar Power Plant (PLTS) built by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM). "After returning from a neighboring village, one night a few years ago, … Continue reading Kilion Manggara and His Story Delivering Light in Eastern Indonesia

Telkomsel Develops Mobile Services in Yahukimo and Mamberamo Raya, Papua

Jayapura-  Telkomsel in supporting the Nawacita Vision of President Joko Widodo is cooperating with the government of Yahukimo regency and Mamberamo Raya regency in developing mobile services in those two Papua regencies. Telkomsel, Indonesia’s largest cellular provider, will increase the coverage of 2G cellular network in Yahukimo regency and 3G and 4G broadband services in … Continue reading Telkomsel Develops Mobile Services in Yahukimo and Mamberamo Raya, Papua

Government Speed Up Road Construction In Papua

Jakarta- Ministry of Public Works and People's Housing (PUPR) targets by the end of 2019, 4,330 km of Trans Papua road in West Papua and Papua provinces would be fully connected.  Currently the road that has not been connected is along a stretch of 171.7 km.   Although not entirely paved, with the opening of roads … Continue reading Government Speed Up Road Construction In Papua

National Border Management Agency Assures the Development of Sota State Border Crossing (PLBN) in Merauke this Year

JAKARTA - The Head of the National Border Management Agency (BNPP) Tjahjo Kumolo said that the State Border Crossing (PLBN) in Sota, Merauke Regency, Papua, will be build this year. The Sota PLBN development plan is a continuation of the development of 7 PLBN which has been built in the period 2015-2017. "For the Sota … Continue reading National Border Management Agency Assures the Development of Sota State Border Crossing (PLBN) in Merauke this Year

Bus Carrying Freeport Employees Shot By Armed Assailants

Tembagapura, Papua- On January 16, 2018 a bus carrying PT Freeport Indonesia workers on its way to Tembagapura was shot at by armed assailants on mile 69, Tembagapura.  The armed assailants were able to fire off 7 rounds towards the bus without injuring any of the passengers.  One of the passengers, a 21 year old … Continue reading Bus Carrying Freeport Employees Shot By Armed Assailants

Indonesian Ministry of Health Moves Rapidly to Overcome Malnutrition and Measles in Asmat District

Entering the first month of 2018 the Ministry of Health (Kemenkes) received reports of cases of measles (Morbili) and malnutrition experienced by a number of infants under-fives in Agats Sub-district, Asmat District, Papua. The Ministry of Health expressed a sense of empathy for patients and their families who are currently undergoing treatment at Asmat General … Continue reading Indonesian Ministry of Health Moves Rapidly to Overcome Malnutrition and Measles in Asmat District

The Signing of Shares Divestment of PT Freeport Indonesia

The Indonesian Government represented by the central government, Papua provincial government, Mimika regency government and PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (PT Inalum) signed the agreement for shares divestment of PT Freeport Indonesia in the Ministry of Finance. The agreement was signed by the Minister of Finance, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Minister of State-Owned Enterprises, … Continue reading The Signing of Shares Divestment of PT Freeport Indonesia