Indonesian Assists in providing health care services in the Hinterland of West Papua

Commander of the Military Regional Command (Pangdam) XIII/ Kasuari in West Papua, Major General Joppye Onesimus Wayangkau. The man who was born in Serui, Yapen Islands District, Papua, and alumnus of Military Academy in 1987 became the first Kodam XIII/Kasuari Commander formed in November 2016. (kodam17cenderawasih.mil.id) “There are now 18 posts which are scattered from … Continue reading Indonesian Assists in providing health care services in the Hinterland of West Papua

Membership Application of Separatist Group Reaches a Dead End

Port Moresby, 15 February 2018 - “At the 21st MSG Summit in Port Moresby, the application of a West Papua separatist group again reaches a dead end. For whatever reasons, it is clear that there is no place for separatist group.” Desra Percaya the Director General for Asia Pacific and African Affairs of the Indonesian … Continue reading Membership Application of Separatist Group Reaches a Dead End

2,027 Asmat Residents have Received Medical Attention from TNI Health Task Force

Asmat-  According to the Indonesian Army (TNI) from 17-18 January 2018, TNI Health Task Force has provided 2,027 health services to Asmat residence working in cooperation with Indonesian Health Ministry (Kemenkes) and local Papua health unit. The medical services provided includes immunization for 1,871 residents, the handling of 22 malnourished patients, 121 measles patients, 4 … Continue reading 2,027 Asmat Residents have Received Medical Attention from TNI Health Task Force

Cross Sectoral Aid Sent to Asmat

Asmat, Papua- The outbreak of measles and malnutrition has occurred in Asmat regency, Papua.  In order to contain the outbreak, the government in different sectors has sent aid and assistance to the local Papua government in order to alleviate the emergency situation.  The government has sent 1.2 tons of medicine to Asmat regency. The Indonesian … Continue reading Cross Sectoral Aid Sent to Asmat

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