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Lanny Jaya Government launch three lingual children storybook

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Regent Befa Yigibalom launched the Papua children storybook written in three languages - Jubi/Yuliana Lantipo

Regent Befa Yigibalom launched the Papua children storybook written in three languages – Jubi/Yuliana Lantipo

Wamena, Jubi – Lanny Jaya Regent Befa Yigibalom launched a Papua children storybook written in three languages – local, Bahasa Indonesia and English – during a visit by the Indonesian Minister of Education and Culture in Tiom on Saturday (08/10/2016).

The book launch coordinator, Mrs. Rosa Noya Sahetapi, explained that the storybook was published in cooperation with Hadassah Foundation and the English Department of Cenderawasih University for the local government of Lanny Jaya.

The event also marked the launch of the program of Gerakan Indonesia Membaca (Indonesian Movement for Reading) and the Reading Center at SMP YPPGI Lanny Jaya.

“We hope this multilingual book would encourage other new stories, in particularly the local stories of Lanny Jaya as well as to protect the local culture,” said Rosa.

Through the storybook, which tell about the origin of salt in Kurulu, Wamena, it is expected to bring some positive impacts for the early childhood education in the character building. It is also to become a media for growing the affection of books among the children and educating the young generation in Lanny Jaya.

Minister of Education and Culture Prof. Muhajir Effendy expressed his appreciation and readiness to support the performance of Lanny Jaya Regent Befa Yigibalom because he has improved and prioritized the education in his region. “I appreciate the regent’s program that has put the education as priority in Lanny Jaya. This is a way that the modern regional leader should have,” said the minister.

He said there is no other way to encourage Indonesia to become an advance country without makes prioritization to its human resources in the first place. Indonesia is a wealth country indeed, because it has lots of natural resources, but it would be extinct and wasted if it was managed by unqualified persons.

“Education is extremely important and I fully understand about how difficult is in dealing with the education in Lanny Jaya,” said the minister.

In order to support the program, the minister has provided a financial assistance to support the education in literacy and equation programs to Lanny Jaya Government. (*/rom)

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Police come to ULMWP Region Animha during regional meeting

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Act of 1969 – WANI Tabloid

Jayapura, Jubi – The local police came to the regional meeting of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Region Animha which attended by regional leaders and delegates that held in their office in Merauke on Saturday (7/29/2018).

According to Deputy Chairperson of the ULMWP Region Animha, Ms Pangkrasia Yeem in a statement received by Jubi on Friday (08/03/2018), Merauke Police leading by the Head of Regional Police Intelligence Budi Santoso had entered the ULMWP Office without permission when the meeting had just finished.

“They asked what the meeting was about,” told Yeem. Then she explained to the police that it was the first meeting after the ULMWP Region Animha declared on 14 July 2018. “And the ULMWP has been sitting together with Indonesia in the Melanesian Spearhead Group,” she said.

After the visit, the ULMWP Region Animha continued their discussion on Thursday (08/02/2018) and read a statement rejecting the results of the 1969 Act of Free Choice. The event was held in the ULMWP Region Animha office and run smoothly.

In her statement, the Deputy Chairperson of the ULMWP Region Animha Pangkrasia Yeem said that the Act of Free Choice occurred 49 years ago in Papua from 14 July to 20 August 1969 was not valid because of not in accordance the international mechanisms.

“Its implementation was also full of intimidation, terror and manipulation. In practice, Indonesia mobilized the troops on a large scale to Papua to overcome the Free Papua movement,” she said. (*)

Reporter: Zely Ariane

Editor: Pipit Maizier

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Deiyai youth figures talk about a year after bloody Oneibo case

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Jayapura, Jubi – Deiyai youth Domininggus Badii said that it was a year right the tragedy of Bloody Oneibo occurred on 1 August 2018. But this incident has continuously kept in people’s memory.

“Though it already passed, the community is still trauma by the incident,” he said. Further, he said the incident involved an officer who shot a civilian when the company PT. Putra Dewa asked for back up to secure the dispute between locals and the company.

Meanwhile, another Deiyai youth Alex Giyai said there is nothing more alive than an injury but the pain and the inability to forget.

“We ask the central, national as well as local governments and the National Human Rights Commission, both provincial and regional House of Representatives to immediately resolve the Oneibo case, but it has not happened for over a year,” he said. (*)

 

Reporter: Hengky Yeimo

Editor: Pipit Maizier

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Soedarmo: Papuan Coffee promoted in Boston and Paris

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The atmosphere of Papua Coffee Festival – Jubi / Alexander Loen

Jayapura, Jubi – Acting Papua Governor Soedarmo said Provincial Government is going to promote Papuan coffee to Boston and Paris shortly.

He revealed this agenda to reporters when opened the Papua Coffee Festival held in the parking of Bank Indonesia. Banks, local entrepreneurs and coffee farmers participated in this event.

“So, we are not only promoting Papuan coffee domestically but also abroad. Through our partner, we will participate in a coffee exhibition in Boston, whereas in September, I am going to send a team to participate in the exhibition held at the Eiffel Tower,” said Soedarmo on Friday (08/03/2018) in Jayapura.

According to him, the taste of Papuan coffee is not less delicious compared to coffee from other Indonesian regions or even other countries, because he has compared it with others. “I have met with the former Colombian Ambassador; then we compared Papuan coffee with Colombian coffee. But Papuan coffee is still better,” he said.

In the same place, Jayapura Mayor Benhur Tommy Mano claimed the municipal government is ready to support the provincial government in developing local commodities by promoting the local food in every event held by the municipal government.

“Indeed, we are not growing coffee here in Jayapura Municipality, but we are the biggest coffee connoisseurs,” Mano said. (*)

 

Reporter: Alexander Loen

Editor: Pipit Maizier

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