January 2019

The Visit of Manokwari Residents Abroad in 2018 Increases

The visit of citizens of Manokwari, West Papua, abroad in 2018 increased compared to 2017, according to the local Immigration office’s records. This can be seen from the increase in the number of passports issued by the Manokwari Immigration office in 2018. Passport issuance in 2018 increased by 21.8 percent compared to 2017. “I2017 the passport that we issued as many as 2,100 increased to 2,558 in 2018,” said the

The Papua Province Humanitarian Team Began to Plunge into Nduga

The Papua provincial government began deploying a humanitarian team to help the community in a number of districts in Nduga, after the conflict began in early 2018. The Head of the Papua Province Social Service, Ribka Haluk, representing the Governor of Papua, said the team that was deployed was a joint civilian, military and police force. The Papua Provincial Government mobilizes a team from the social and health services. “We

Jokowi Budgets IDR 12.6 T for Papua and West Papua in 2019

The government of President Joko Widodo allocated a budget in the framework of special autonomy, for Papua and West Papua Provinces of IDR 12.6 trillion next year. Quoted from the official website of Setkab, this is contained in Presidential Regulation (Perpres) Number 129 of 2018 concerning the Details of the State Budget (APBN) for Budget Year 2019 which was signed by Jokowi on 29 November. The budget for the provinces