Papua to hold Lake Sentani Festival in July

February 5, 2008

Source : ANTARA 

The Papua Tourism Office was slated to hold the Lake Sentani Festival here on July 16-19 to support the annual Lembah Baliem Festival in Jayawijaya District in August, 2008.

“The Lake Sentani Festival will be held as an effort to protect the culture of the Jayapura District, mainly in the Sentani Lake area,” Head of the Papua Tourism Office Elly Weror said on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »


Freeport pays Indonesia 1.8 billion dlrs in 2007

February 5, 2008

Source: AFP 

JAKARTA (AFP) – The local Indonesian unit of US mining giant Freeport said Monday that it paid the government here 1.8 billion dollars in 2007 amid soaring commodity prices and solid production. Read the rest of this entry »