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Listening the Papua’s Request

June 24, 2009

Vice President Jusuf Kalla visited Jayapura Saturday 20 June 2009 for his presidential campaign.  Listening to Papuan people request,  there are some representatives asking :

a. to maintain special autonomy as stated by   Franklin Wahae, the chief of  DPC Partai Hanura.

b. to elect  a minister from Papua as stated by  Presiden Mahasiswa USTJ, Muhammad Maulana.

JK was accompanied by his wife, NY Mufidah Jusuf Kalla, his son Solihin Kalla, as well as the party’s member such as , Secretary General DPP Golkar Party Soemarsono, Ali Mochtar Ngabalin, and Yuddy Chrisnandi.

Today is Papua Holiday

February 5, 2009


Today is Thursday, 5 February 2009. Papua is publishing an official holiday for commemorating the 154th Bible Service (Pengkabaran Injil ).  Some agendas that happened are at least the inauguration of  a Nabire Regent and discussion of a book entitle  Fajar Merebak di Tanah Papua written by  Pdt Reiner  Schuimaan.  The number 154 is counted from the beginning of Bible entering at Mansinam Island.  Mansinam island of 410,97 ha which located at Doreri Bay  is an interesting tourism destination.  Last year, we crossed it by using a traditional long boat with a price of  3.000 Rupiahs for  10 -15 minutes.  Not only we visited Gua Kelelawar but also some historical places that on February 5, 1855 tho Germany, Carel William Otto and Johan Gotlob, put their steps. Happy Holiday.

Best Service of Papuan Government towards HIV/AIDS Diseases.

June 5, 2008

Jayapura – As of operated in the last 2005 until the end of April 2008, Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) or Testing Clinic and Voluntary Counseling of HIV at Regional Public Hospital of Abepura has checked blood sample of 1.400 people and has found that 188 are HIV-positive.  As stated by the authoritative party of VCT RSUD Abepura, dr Nyoman Sri Antari at the inauguration of UTD Abepura on last May 27th 2008. 

According to him, this VCT are welcomed by Papuan society. “At this time, people awareness has been improved to check the their own health whether they have HIV positive or not,”. The VCT of Abepura RSUD will assist free for any person to get short consultation and if it appears that they have high risk they will be immediately be tested.

The high number of patients that have been passed away due to their lack knowledge of HIV disease and how to protect themselves. This condition causes the lateness to obtain treatment. Hopefully, this best service of Papuan government to the community is expected to be proactively welcomed by all communities.

Papuan Students Enjoy Public Service

April 2, 2008

Central Electronic Data Board (BPDE) of Papua Province provides free internet facilities (Warnet) funded from Otsus. This matter is meant to socialize the development of technology to community in order to help them, especially students in accessing various information. The head of BPDE Thobias Solossa,SH, MM said “BPDE paid around Rp 60 million monthly”. The method is very simple, just come to the BPDE Office and fill up the form and after that will be given password to access the internet. “These free internet facilities is to help the community in accessing requirement information for making good business and other various information,”Thobias said.”

One of Papuan visitors, Mateus K (30) who live at Jayapura is quite sad because many of his colleagues do not yet make use of this facilities. “This information is very important, because if today we go through without knowing the development we could not imagine what will happen then. What me us happy is the internet has made students from Papua and non Papua go together and utilize that free facilities. They are Junior School of SMPN 1 Jayapura, Heskia Kaiba (13) and Targus Patai (13) who are Papua origin and Papuan-born and their close friend non Papua Yudistira Dandan (13). Hoping their harmonious relationship could bring prosperity for all Papuans.


Pancasila, NKRI and Merah Putih are Final

January 31, 2008

 Merah Putih

Merauke,WPP. Chairman of the Papuan Regional Board of the Communication Forum of the Sons and Daughters of Retired Military (FKPPI)  Yan L. Ayomi, S.Sos at the inauguration of Managing Board (Merauke Regency) for the 2008 – 2013 period on 26 January 2008 said Pancasila, NKRI and Merah Putih are the bottom line for the Republic of Indonesia. We should develop Wawasan nusantara “national outlook”  thinking regardless of ethnicity, race and religion in order to keep unity and harmony. Meanwhile, Vice Merauke regent, Mr. Waryoto invites FKPPI to hand in hand with local government and other components to build a better Merauke.  Unity should go together with the sense of loving to the country. “This is important to promote and make our country big and recognized,” he said.