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JakartaGlobe – Bambang said sago factories needed a strong energy infrastructure to support them. The factory is to produce 100 tons of sago every day. “It is being built to handle the rising price of Papua’s staple food, which could reach Rp 18,000 per kilogram — more expensive than the sago price outside Papua, Rp […]
The death of a striking Papuan miner at the hands of Indonesian troops is the latest brutal colonial injustice inflicted on my people As a child growing up in the remote highlands of West Papua, we often heard stories from the elders about how our ancestors’ spirits lived in the mountains and forests. How they […]
Nethy Dharma Somba Nethy Dharma Somba, The Jakarta Post After bearing the burden of high fuel prices for decades, people living in Papua and West Papua can now buy fuel at affordable prices. On the second day of his working visit to Indonesia’s easternmost region on Tuesday, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo announced the One Fuel […]
By Daniel Pye, Mongabay.com, Monday 6 June 2016 One of Indonesia’s largest conglomerates, the Salim Group, has likely acquired four palm oil concessions in West Papua using a complex network of shared directorships and offshore companies, new research suggests. Online watchdog awas MIFEE reported in May it had uncovered evidence that the four plantations — […]
KUALA LUMPUR: Mudajaya Group Bhd’s indirect 95%-owned subsidiary PT Mudajaya Energi Indonesia plans to develop and operate 2×7 MW coal-fired steam power plant in Manokwari, West Papua of Indonesia by acquiring a controlling interest in PT Harmoni Energi Indonesia Manokwari (PT HEIM). Mudajaya, which is involved in sectors ranging from construction to power, told Bursa […]