West Papuan villages awarded forest permits

Hans Nicholas Jong The Jakarta Post, Sorong, Papua | Fri, March 10, 2017 | 07:57 am People of the nomadic Korowai forest tribe in Papua process the sagu palm. (Shutterstock.com/Mirek Nowaczyk) Residents of Manggroholo village and Sira village in South Sorong, West Papua province, rejoiced on Thursday… Read More

Indonesia prepares company to manage Freeport

News Desk, The Jakarta Post The Indonesian government is now preparing state-owned aluminum producer PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Inalum) to manage a gold and copper mining site in Papua if the government can finally take over the mining site from PT Freeport Indonesia. “We can manage [Freeport]. We… Read More