Chief minister calls for investigation into Manokwari riot

Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Wiranto has called for an immediate investigation of the riot in Manokwari, West Papua. “I ask that the riot be investigated. Reports about it are still uncertain. We are still waiting for official reports,” the minister said here on Thursday. He said he had received unofficial reports about the rioting in […]

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Papuan rebel leader reiterates call for referendum

Papuan pro-independence leader Filep Karma has called on the government to hold a referendum on independence for the country‚Äôs easternmost region. Filep, a former political prisoner of 11 years, claimed the long-demanded referendum was a win-win solution for both the government and the Papuan people, who still suffered from mistreatment and abuses despite the region being granted special autonomy status. […]

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Papua administration pursues cross-country watershed management plan

The Papua provincial administration is disseminating awareness about Indonesia and Papua New Guinea cross-country watershed management by involving a number of stakeholders from several administrations. General Assistant at Papua provincial administration Elysa Auri said here on Tuesday that watershed management would have to involve personnel from the governments, academicians, private sector and common people. According to him, the any watershed […]

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