Joe Natuman: We are All Melanesians

“We are all Melanesian,” said Deputy Prime Minister Joe Natuman. “We are family. We regard it as an obligation to help one another.” Mr Natuman recounted the history of West Papua from post-WWII days, and remarked at the end that the…
Landowners finally recognised after eight years

AFTER eight years, the Kimka Sepiyan land group from the impact area of Ok Tedi Mine in Western, can get their incorporated land group (ILG) certificate. They received it from the registrar of the incorporated land groups Judah Suka at…
Clan refuses to sign deal to Mining Project

FOUR stakeholders in the Tolukuma gold mining project have signed a revised memorandum of agreement which highlights their benefits. However, Yulai landowners association chairman George Gusi refused to sign the agreement because issues he had raised at the signing ceremony…