The Expansion of the Village in Manokwari Considered the Vulnerability of the Disaster

The Manokwari District Government, West Papua, considers the level of vulnerability of the disaster in responding to the proposed expansion of villages in the area. Assistant I for Government in the Manokwari Regency Regional Secretariat, Wanto, said Tuesday that pemekaran must consider sustainability, efficiency, security and safety. “This is an important aspect, not until later after the village develops, natural disasters occur. It is not just material losses that we

Minister Rini's Special Message in Determining Freeport Smelter Locations

The location of the construction of a PT Freeport Indonesia processing and refining plant (smelter) has yet to be confirmed. At present, the location determination is still under review. Deputy Minister of Mining, Strategic Industry and Media Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) Fajar Harry Sampurno said there were three options for the location of Freeport smelter construction, namely West Papua, West Nusa Tenggara and Gresik, East Java. “So the three

Governor: Use of Special Autonomy Funds Must Have Signs and Transparency

    Since the Special Autonomy Fund (Otsus) was disbursed in 2001 to West Papua. The Indonesian Financial Audit Agency (BPK) has examined the management of these funds from 2002 to 2008. In Papua Province, inspections have been carried out 5 times, while in West Papua Province there are two checks. This was conveyed by the Chairperson of the Group Discession (FGD) Focus Committee for the Implementation of the Special