Magnitude-5.6 earthquake jolts Jayapura, Papua

Saturday, 17 September 2016 16:10 WIB | Jayapura, Papua (ANTARA News) – An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale jolted Jayapura City, Papua Province, on Saturday at 8:20 a.m. local time. The quakes epicenter was located at 2.00 degree southern latitude and 140.66 degree eastern longitude, some 65 northwest of Jayapura, and at a…

Indonesian government to investigate Korean palm oil giant over burning in Papua

Some supporters of Free West Papua campaign have used the issues of Korindo’s palm oil plantation to defame Indonesia as if Indonesian government both local Papuan government and central government were responsible for the deforestation. In fact, the government of Indonesia according to the Ministry of Environment has sent a team to investigate the case. Please…

Raja Ampat – West Papua Indonesia

Tobias Zimmer Raja Ampat Islands: The Raja Ampat (or ‘Four Kings’) islands are no doubt among the most sought-out dive destination in the world, but they’re also great for sailing, island-hopping and hiking. Located off the northwestern tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea in Indonesia’s West Papua province, they are…