Corruption holding PNG back, says academic

The National Business CORRUPTION and maladministration has held back both the country’s public and private sectors stifling economic development, a researcher says. Visiting economics lecturer from Australia National University, Andrew Mako, says there is a “toxic mix of bad governance” and the “Melanesian” way of doing things around allocation of resources, especially through the “big … Read more

Lima Unsur Pokok dalam UUDS NRWP yang Patut Diketahui Publik

Oleh Tim Ahli Pembuatan UUDS NRWP dari Parlemen Nasional West Papua (PNWP) Catatan Pembuka Undang-Undang Dasar Sementara Negara Republik West Papua (UUDS NRWP) yang baru-baru diajukan oleh Parlemen Nasional West Papua (PNWP) dan disahkan oleh Sidang Komite Legislatif ULMP III pada 18 Oktober 2020 tepat pukul 03:00 (kita diingatkan kembali tepat jam 03:00 ayam berkokok … Read more

A Chronology of PT Minersave’s (Freeport’s) Entry into Intan Jaya Regency, West Papua

This article from KOMISI, a group of students from Intan Jaya in West Papua (in co-operation with the Suara Papua website), recounts how the Freeport mining company, through its subsidiaries, established exploration activities in remote Intan Jaya regency over twenty years ago with the help of a western missionary. Currently, as local politicians grant permissions for further … Read more