September 2018

Minister of Religion: West Papuan People are Very Tolerant

Minister of Religion, Lukman Hakim Saifudin, said the people in Papua Province highly uphold the values ​​of diversity and tolerance for other religions in Indonesia. Lukman Hakim said this when attending the 70th anniversary of the Pentecostal Church in Indonesia (GPdI) in West Papua, at the auditorium of the Cenderawasih University campus (Uncen), Jayapura City, Sunday. “Overall the West Papuan people are actually very tolerant and really understand very well

Here it is Dogiyai, the Best Local Coffee Beans from West Papua

Indonesia has a variety of local coffees, one of which is dogiyai. This Arabica coffee from West Papua, is still rarely found in Indonesia because of its limited distribution and the price is quite high. Besides Gayo and Toraja coffee, West Papua also has coffee beans that are no less delicious. Coffee cultivation in West Papua is not much, but dogiyai coffee beans began to be planted since the 1950s

Exploring Tutari Megalithic Civilization in Doyo Lama Village, Papua, Indonesia

The Tutari Megalithic Site, located in Doyo Lama Village, Waibu District, Jayapura Regency, Papua is considered to be able to bring in income for local residents if properly managed and integrated. This opinion was conveyed by Rehuel, a student from SMA Negeri I Sentani, Jayapura Regency when presenting his speech at the socialization of the Tutari Megalithic Civilization House held by the Papuan Archaeological Center in Doyo Lama Village. “The