Yesterday National Security Council met and we elevated the Covid 19 ( corona virus ) to a National Security issue instead of just health issue. This pandemic is a cross cutting issue that affects social security , health of our…

Authorities have made it clear that any foreigner who is found to be of threat to National Security will be removed from Papua New Guinea. This is in accordance with Prime Minister James Marape’s warning earlier to any foreigners living…

Reports from West Papua indicate more deadly armed conflict in Mimika regency. The West Papua National Liberation Army claims responsibility for a series of attacks on security forces in the Indonesian-controlled territory since last week. A Liberation Army spokesman said…

TIMIKA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s military said Monday that a soldier was killed in an ongoing clash between security forces and a rebel group near the world’s largest gold mine in Indonesia’s easternmost Papua region. The clashes, which began Feb.…

By The Associated Press, March 7, 2020 JAKARTA, Indonesia — A weeklong shootout between security forces and a rebel group near the world’s largest gold mine in Indonesia’s easternmost Papua region has caused nearly 2,000 villagers to flee, officials said…