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Graduate Program Admission Be more Selective

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Auditorium of University of Cenderawasih – IST

Jayapura, Jubi – To improve the quality of education, the Cendrawasih University’s Graduate Program will be more selective in its admission process.

“This is a new policy, we only open 10 out of 14 graduate programs as we want to improve the quality of graduate students. Previously we had two classes with 50 people,” director of the Graduate Program of Cendrawasih University, Akbar Silo told reporters on Tuesday afternoon (12 / 5/2015).

He further said enrollment can be done online on http//simakad.unicen.ac.id / camaba, so applicant do not have to come to the graduate building.

The ten graduate courses are open enrollment and only get a quota of 30 people. The programs are regional Finance, Law, Sociology, Anthropology, Public administration, Public Policy, Sciences, Physical Education, Natural Resources Management, Environment and Social Sciences for doctoral studies. “Science Public Administration, Government Studies, Sociology, Anthropology with a quota of 15 people,” he added.The enrollment will open for a month, from May 15 to June 15, 2015.

Meanwhile, rector of Cenderawasih University Onesimus Sahuleka said besides working hard in order to improve the quality of human resources for lecturers, he also seeks to improve doctoral education up to the great teacher. “Indeed, human resources are my top priority but should be supported with the infrastructure,” he added.

In addition, Cenderawasih University has had a Development Quality Assurance Agency (LP2M) that The agency will attempt to make our university to be a research university and will encourage to take part in the future optimally. “In the future, all levels such bachelor, graduate and doctorate programs can be run well,” Sahuleka said.

Related to quality improvement and cooperation among institutions, Assistant director II graduate program, Elysan R Marlissa said it publicly opens to all cooperation with institutions in Papua and various cooperation such as Goettigen university in Germany, UNHAS, Padjadjaran University, UI, UGM and so forth. as well as cooperation with local governments. “We are open to work together to improve the quality of education,” he added. (Sindung Sukoco/ Tina)

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Freeport, the entrance to evaluates all investments in Papua

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Demonstration held by Papua Community Solidarity Forum Freeport (FMPPF) in Papua House of Representatives Office, Thursday, 9 August 2018. – Jubi / Arjuna Pademme

Jayapura, Jubi – Second Deputy Chairperson of Papua House of Representatives Fernando Yansen A Tinal said PT Freeport Indonesia is the entrance to evaluate all companies that invest in Papua.

“I have captured the points that there is a need to be open and involved the indigenous Papuans as the landowners in every investment in Papua,” he said after the meeting with Papua Community Solidarity Forum (FMPPF) who held a rally in the parking of Papua House of Representative on Thursday (9 / 8/2018).

So far, he added, every negotiation with PTFI has almost not involved the indigenous people.

In the rally which coincided with the commemoration of the International Indigenous Day, the FMPPF chairman Samuel Tabuni and the field coordinator Yusak Andato read 12 points of statements in public. One of the points is requesting the Papua House of Representative and the Papua People’s Assembly to establish a special commission to evaluate all national and international investment operating in the land of Papua, particularly PT Freeport Indonesia in Timika and British Petroleum in Sorong, West Papua Province. (*)

 

Reporter: Arjuna Pademme

Editor: Pipit Maizier

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Authority close the Illegal mine site in Korowai

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A helicopter for transporting goods and miners sealed by Papua Police. – Jubi / IST

Jayapura, Jubi – Acting Papua Governor Soedarmo confirmed that as of 10 August 2018, the illegal mine sites that had been operating in Korowai area had closed.

This closure was carried out by the acting governor himself who came to the mine sites accompanied by Papua Police Chief the Inspector General Boya Rafly and Cenderawasih Military Commander Major General George E. Supit on Friday morning (08/10/2018).

“That’s right,” he replied when being asked for confirmation about the closure of the illegal mine sites in Korowai on Friday afternoon. Further, he said Papua Police also sealed the helicopters which had been used to transport the miners and goods.

The closure of this illegal mine got an appreciation from a member of the Papuan House of Representatives John Gobay. He said this is a good step, but he reminded of the possibility of such mine sites in Korowai or Deguwo to re-operate. (*)

 

Reporter: Alexander Loen

Editor: Pipit Maizier

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Women protest the electricity cut off

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Indigenous women traders who barred the road in front of the market due to the electricity cut off by PLN. – Jubi / IST

Jayapura, Jubi – Dozens of indigenous women who are selling local products at the traditional market ‘Pasar Mama-Mama Papua’ blocked the road in front of the market on Friday afternoon (8/10/2018) to protest the National Electricity Company (PLN) for cutting off the electricity at the market for several hours due to late payment for the last four months amounted to Rp 60 million.

The coordinator for the Solidarity for indigenous Papuan traders (Solpap) Franky Warer said it just happened spontaneously because of their disappointment. “The electricity was cut off at around 11.00 Papua time when I was still at home, then someone called me. I then went to the market and called the mayor,” Warer told Jubi by phone on Friday evening (08/10/18).

After that, he said, the Municipal Government agreed to contact the PLN and the electricity in the market turned normal at around 18:00 Papua time.

Meanwhile, the Papuan legislator John NR Gobai commented that relevant parties should pay attention to this matter for not outsizing the traders. “This market is managed under the Trade and Industry Office of Jayapura Municipal Government. So the agency needs to find a solution immediately,” he said. (*)

 

Reporter: Arjuna Pademme

Editor: Pipit Maizier

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