The first person who introduce Indonesian nationalism in Papua

Soegoro Atmoprasodjo successfully instilled Indonesian nationalism in his students in Papua. However, he failed in the uprising against the Dutch. Martin Sitompul – Historia.id (translated by Papua Update) MARCUS Kaisiepo, a student of the Civil Service School in Kota Nica (now Kampung Harapan in Jayapura), heard the news of the proclamation of independence of Indonesia from…

Chairman of Papua Provincial Parliament (DPRP) Yunus Wonda invites young Papuan generation to increase the spirit of Indonesian nationalism

Jayapura (free translation from facta-news.com ). By Markus Adii Indigenous Papuan, Yunus Wonda is the best son of Indonesia from Puncak Jaya , Papua, who became the chairman of DPRP. He feels very moved and proud as the reader of Indonesian proclamation text at the 71th anniversary of Indonesian independence in Mandala field Jayapura with Governor of Papua, Lukas Enembe…

Why Pacific Island countries are very important for Indonesia

This article is inspired by article in Solomon Star, 15 July 2016. I am flabbergasted reading Mr Alfred Sasako article, which I interpret cleverly illustrates the West Papua issue within Indonesia – Solomon Islands relations. Indonesia’s authoritarian New Order for many years had not even blinked its eyes to build a strong relation with Pacific Island countries. Bilateral and multilateral relations with…

West Palapa Ring Project Begins

As we can see from the following map, Papua and West Papua provinces are integral part of East Palapa Ring Project, which will be connected with Central Palapa and West Palapa Projects. Indonesian people from Aceh to Papua will enjoy better telecommunication system in the coming years. TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Communications and Informatics Minister Rudiantara…