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June 7, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - June 7, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi – The Papua Office of Statistics Indonesia (BPS) hoped that people in 29 regencies and cities in Papua would be willing to open up and accept 2020 Population Census offic

May 23, 2022

Jakarta Globe - May 23, 2022

Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – Parents should consider placing at least two words when giving names to their children to avoid administrative issues when they grow up, a Home Affairs M

May 20, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - May 20, 2022

Jayapura, Jubi TV – The Papuan Customary Council of the IV Great Conference of Indigenous Papuans assessed that the government should impose restrictions on migration to the Papua land.

April 22, 2022

Antara News - April 22, 2022

Hreeloita D S, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta – The National Population and Family Planning Agency (BKKBN) pointed out that the state had experienced a decline in the economic situation while the

Antara News - April 22, 2022

Andi Firdaus, Suharto, Jakarta – The government needs to create at least three million jobs per year to prepare for the demographic bonus, Coordinating Minister for Human Development an

January 31, 2021

Antara News - January 31, 2021

Muhsidin, Rahmad Nasution, Jayapura, Papua – Population in the Indonesian province of Papua currently reached 4.30 million, or rose by some 1.47 million, from that in 2010, according to

January 22, 2021

Jakarta Globe - January 22, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia would reach the peak of its demographic dividend this year as the working-age population now account for close to 71 percent of the country's total population, and i

January 14, 2021

Tempo - January 14, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Social Affairs Minister Tri Rismaharini or Risma initiated a breakthrough by making identity cards for street buskers, homeless people, and other marginal people in Ja

October 9, 2020

ABC News - October 9, 2020

Police and demonstrators have clashed in the Indonesian capital on the third day of protests and strikes against a polarising new jobs law passed in South-East Asia's largest economy.

August 13, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 13, 2020

Jakarta – Deputy National Police chief Comr. Gen.

March 31, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Jakarta – The 2020 national online population census is to be extended until May 29 as a mere 12 percent of the needed data was gathered by the March 31 deadline, with the door-to-door

February 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - February 19, 2020

A. Muh. Ibnu Aqil and Apriadi Gunawan, Jakarta – The 2020 population census by Statistics Indonesia (BPS) has started.

January 24, 2020

Jakarta Post - January 24, 2020

Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – The government is set to conduct a population census, which are done every 10 years, next month to update data on the country's demographics.

December 15, 2019

Jakarta Globe - December 15, 2019

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – At least 25 percent and up to 49 percent of Indonesian children under the age of five are never issued a birth certificate, putting them in danger of being ex

November 4, 2019

Radio New Zealand - November 4, 2019

A new report alleges officials across Indonesia's West Papua have inflated population figures for personal gain.

June 27, 2019

Coconuts Bali - June 27, 2019

Fearing a significant decline in Bali's local population, the provincial government is stepping up its campaign to increase the birth rate on the island by advising islanders to consid

June 11, 2019

Jakarta Post - June 11, 2019

Jakarta – The Jakarta administration will grant undocumented newcomers civil registration documents during a post-Idul Fitri survey, dubbed the civil training service, starting Friday.

May 31, 2019

Jakarta Post - May 31, 2019

Jakarta – In a bid to create a more equal capital for all, the Jakarta administration has decided that it will no longer carry out post-Idul Fitri civil registration raids targeting ne

March 24, 2019

Tempo - March 24, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Some 60 families of Timor Leste are currently settled in Indonesia's Naktuka Village, Amfoang Timur Sub-district, Kupang District, East Nusa Tenggara, with this risi

February 12, 2019

Tempo - February 12, 2019

Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – Head of Bogor National and Political Unity Office (Kesbangpol) Wawan Darmawan revealed that Puncak remains as the favored area in Bogor District for i

September 14, 2018

Tabloid JUBI - September 14, 2018

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura – Septer Manufandu, the former Executive Secretary of Non-Governmental Organization Working Forum of Papua (FOKER LSM Papua), stated stakeholders in Papua need

April 23, 2018

Radio New Zealand International - April 23, 2018

Aprila Wayar this month published her third novel, "Sentuh Papua", which covered human rights issues and the effects of Indonesian transmigration in Papua.

January 14, 2018

Jakarta Globe - January 14, 2018

Muhamad Al Azhari, Jakarta – The Indonesian Palm Oil Association, or Gapki, urged the government to revive its now defunct transmigration program, first implemented under former Preside

January 27, 2017

Radio New Zealand International - January 27, 2017

New statistics show indigenous Melanesians are not yet the minority they were thought to be in West Papua.

January 26, 2017

Radio New Zealand International - January 26, 2017

New statistics on the ethnic composition of Indonesia's Papua region indicate that the indigenous West Papuans are not yet the minority there.

November 22, 2016

Jakarta Post - November 22, 2016

Anton Hermansyah, Jakarta – The introduction of electronic identification cards (e-KTP) will not only simplify population data management, but also help women discover whether their husbands have m

August 9, 2016

Dili Weekly - August 9, 2016

Venidora Oliveira – The Civil registry has granted 680 foreigners Timorese citizenship, mostly from Indonesia.

May 24, 2016

Radio New Zealand International - May 24, 2016

The official transmigration programme is not active anymore in Papua region, according to an Indonesian government official.

February 15, 2016

Jakarta Post - February 15, 2016

Nani Afrida, Jakarta – The government's plan to issue ID cards for children has met with criticism from activists who call for better public service with regard to birth certificate issuance and ch

December 30, 2015

Dili Weekly - December 30, 2015

Venidora Oliveira – The Vice Minister of Finance Helder Lopes said based on the preliminary results of the Population and Household Census 2015, the Timorese population has grown from 1.066.409 in

October 23, 2015

Radio New Zealand International - October 23, 2015

Australia's new Prime Minister has indicated that his government will prioritise economic interests over support to reinscribe West Papua on the UN list of territories to be decolonised.

June 8, 2015

June 7, 2015

Jakarta Globe - June 7, 2015

Jakarta – An Indonesian minister has countered President Joko Widodo's declaration that the controversial transmigration program to Papua province will be stopped, saying instead that, if anything,

June 5, 2015

Radio New Zealand International - June 5, 2015

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has signalled an end to the country's transmigration programme to Papua region.

November 14, 2014

Tabloid JUBI - November 14, 2014

Jayapura – A new local political party, Papua Bersatu (Papua United), will be declared next week, its chairman said.

November 5, 2014

UCA News - November 5, 2014

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Maintaining Indonesia's transmigration program in Papua will threaten indigenous culture and further destabilize an already troubled area, critics of the controver

November 3, 2014

Australia West Papua Association (Sydney) Media Release - November 3, 2014

The Indonesian President Joko Widodo (better known as Jokowi) promised to make Papua one of his priorities if elected as president.

October 29, 2014

Crikey.com - October 29, 2014

Nic Maclellan – Writing in Crikey yesterday, Indonesia analyst Jim Della-Giacoma said the appointment of retired general Ryamizard Ryacudu as new Indonesian Defence Minister "could have

August 15, 2014

Pacific Scoop - August 15, 2014

Craig Hoyle – Political activists are using this month's "Pacific shame" seminar in New Zealand to highlight the plight of indigenous West Papuans, and some say they fear the extinction

August 3, 2014

Jakarta Globe - August 3, 2014

Ari Supriyanti R., Lenny Tristia Tambun & Vita A.D.

June 17, 2014

Jakarta Post - June 17, 2014

Jakarta – The National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN) has said that it is high time the family-planning sector received more attention, following support from both preside

March 27, 2014

Jakarta Globe - March 27, 2014

Josua Gantan, Jakarta – When the National Population and Family Planning Board, or BKKBN, held its annual meeting on Monday, there was a palpable tension in the room.

October 13, 2013

Dili Weekly - October 13, 2013

Paulina Quintao – The National Director for Civil Registries in Dili District Vitor da Costa Neto says the system of issuing identity cards to the community has stopped running.

July 17, 2013

Jakarta Post - July 17, 2013

Slamet Susanto and Bambang Muryanto, Bantul/Yogyakarta – Indonesia requires better population management so its huge population can be turned into quality human resource potential, acco

May 2, 2012

Jakarta Post - May 2, 2012

Jakarta – Several religious leaders from the Pentecostal Church of Indonesia Alpha Omega in Bunaken District, Manado, North Sulawesi have rejected the electronic identity card, or e-ID

April 7, 2012

Jakarta Post - April 7, 2012

Elly Burhaini Faizal, Jakarta – The government must be prepared to handle a rapidly growing number of elderly citizens as they will otherwise place a tremendous burden on the state, whi

October 27, 2011

Jakarta Post - October 27, 2011

Elly Burhaini Faizal, Jakarta – As the world is rapidly urbanized, promoting sustainable urban development is essential to ensure that people living in urban cities can have their basic

October 24, 2011

Jakarta Post - October 24, 2011

Bambang Muryanto, Yogyakarta – Weak government policies on population growth through family planning programs have accounted for the uncontrolled population growth in Indonesia since th

May 18, 2011

Jakarta Post - May 18, 2011

Jakarta – The government plans to sell the citizen database enclosed in the electronic identification cards (e-KTP) system for business interests, an official says.

February 21, 2011

Tabloid JUBI - February 21, 2011

The chairman of DAP, the Papuan Traditional Council, has called on the Indonesian government to be more judicious about plans to send yet more transmigrants to Papua.