February 2019

TNI: West Papuan Separatist Groups Seek International Attention

Recently there have been various terrorist acts of shooting by the Armed Separatist Criminal Group (KKSB) of the Free Papua Organization (OPM) in the Central Highlands region of West Papua, causing a TNI soldier to die and civilians to become victims. The last shooting occurred, at a trader in Kota Mulia, Puncak Jaya Regency, Papua Province, shot by an unknown person while watching television in his house, Saturday 2 February

Sharks Contribute to the Survival of Raja Ampat Tourism

The Raja Ampat area is one of the prima donna of national and West Papua tourism, which is largely contributed by the presence of local natural germplasm, including sharks. The Raja Ampat Regency Government, West Papua, needs to socialize the Regional Regulations on the Prohibition of Catching Sharks to the community continuously. Member of the Raja Ampat Association of Indonesian Tourists, Ferdinand Dimara, in Waisai, Friday, until now there are

31 Giant Turtles Lay Eggs in Raja Ampat, West Papua

A total of 31 leatherback turtles known as giant turtles, the world explorers, landed and laid eggs in Yenbekaki village, Raja Ampat Regency, West Papua, throughout 2018. Yenbekaki Village Turtle Conservationists Group noted that in May 2018 eight leatherback turtles landed and lay eggs in the Warebar Beach area, Yenbekaki village. Then in June there were five, in July there were eight, in August there were three, in September there