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

President Jokowi’s Touch in the Land of Papua

  President Jokowi’s public communication directly to contact with the Papuan people carries a positive message. Internal ministries/institutions also required to be more thoughtful and determined in interpreting and managing various policy that has been put by President Jokowi in the last 3 years. To bring the welfare in Papua, his first touch is to accommodate … Continue reading President Jokowi’s Touch in the Land of Papua

Excerpts from the Article “”Creating Connectivity and Opening Isolation in Papua”

Second Corporal Eko Prasetyo (31 years old) serves in the Indonesian Army Infantry Battalion 754/Eme Neme Kangasi (ENK) in Papua and was assigned to Kenyam District, Jayawijaya Regency, Papua.  It takes him about three hour drive to travel 50 kilometres from his residence on Jalan Trans Nabire Mile 32, Kuala Kencana District, Timika to Kenyam … Continue reading Excerpts from the Article “”Creating Connectivity and Opening Isolation in Papua”

Former Papua Rebels Hands in Weapons to Local Military Unit

On Wednesday, December 3, 2017, former Papua Rebel Dance Fonataba (former assistant of the late Erik Manitori) handed over weapons consisting of 1 handmade weapon, 8 5.56 mm calibre bullets and two grenades in North Yapen, Papua. The weapons were received by the local military district Commander in a ceremony attended by the public. The … Continue reading Former Papua Rebels Hands in Weapons to Local Military Unit