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News Indonesia » Papua: Indonesia told to respect media freedom in Papua after expelling BBC reporter Rebecca Henschke

News channel or source: https://ifex.org/indonesia/2018/02/19/papua-measles-malnutrition/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

This statement was originally published on PFF's Facebook page on 19 February 2018. Jakarta must regain authority over Papua, demands PFF, the Pacific Freedom Forum, after the latest action by "rogue" security forces. "Free speech should not suffer because ...

News Indonesia » Papua: ‘Eye of Papua’ shines a light on environmental, indigenous issues in Indonesia’s last frontier

News channel or source: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/02/eye-of-papua-shines-a-light-on-environmental-indigenous-issues-in-indonesias-last-frontier/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

For decades the Papua region in Indonesia has remained the country’s least-understood, least-developed and most-impoverished area, amid a lack of transparency fueled by a strong security presence. Activists hope their new website, Mata Papua, or Eye of ...

News Indonesia » Papua: Indonesia must regain authority over “rogue” security forces

News channel or source: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1802/S00168/indonesia-must-regain-authority-over-rogue-security-forces.htm
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

"Free speech should not suffer because of cookies," says PFF Chair Monica Miller, referring to removal of a BBC journalist from West Papua earlier this month. Biscuits were highlighted by the BBC’s Indonesia Editor Rebecca Henschke in a tweet about low ...

News Indonesia » Papua: Indonesia's Papua province children starving in a land of gold

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42985439
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

A measles and malnutrition crisis has killed at least 72 people, mostly children, in Indonesia's remote province of Papua, home to the world's biggest gold mine. As Rebecca Henschke and Hedyer Affan report, the crisis has put the spotlight on a region ...

News Indonesia » Papua: Papua priest puts life on the line to fight injustice

News channel or source: https://www.ucanews.com/news/papua-priest-puts-life-on-the-line-to-fight-injustice/81495
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Death threats, difficult terrain and police interrogations for suspected treason last year have not dented the spirit of Father John Djonga to render service in Indonesia's restive province of Papua. The 59-year-priest of Jayapura Diocese has more than ...

News Indonesia » Papua: Chinese gas demand spurs new investments in Papua New Guinea

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Trends/Chinese-gas-demand-spurs-new-investments-in-Papua-New-Guinea
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

DENPASAR, Indonesia -- Strong growth in gas demand from China is set to trigger a new round of major investment in Papua New Guinea, which urgently needs a financial boost. ExxonMobil of the U.S. and Total of France, two oil supermajors, along with Oil ...

News Indonesia » Papua: Pacific News Minute: Indonesia Says West Papua’s Bid for International Recognition Reaches Dead End

News channel or source: http://hpr2.org/post/pacific-news-minute-indonesia-says-west-papua-s-bid-international-recognition-reaches-dead-end
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Last week, we reported on the inconclusive decision by the Melanesian Spearhead Group on West Papua’s bid for full membership. Since then, Indonesia’s declared victory in its campaign to block international recognition for the United Liberation ...

News Indonesia » Papua: Skulls in the mail: Indonesia foils artifact smuggling

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/09/skulls-in-mail-indonesia-foils-artifact-smuggling.html
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

BALI, Indonesia – Customs officials on the Indonesian tourist ... Customs official Ni Aniek said the skulls are probably from Papua and Kalimantan. No one has been arrested.

News Indonesia » Papua: Glaciers Near the Equator? Indonesia Has Several, but They're in Rapid Retreat

News channel or source: https://weather.com/science/environment/news/2018-02-15-indonesia-glacier-retreat-puncak-jaya
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Several glaciers exist near the equator at high elevations in the Indonesian province of Papua. NASA has documented decades of retreat from these glaciers. Some have lost all their ice, while others are retreating rapidly. There are glaciers – and ...

News Indonesia » Papua: Indonesia extends export recommendation for Freeport

News channel or source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2018/02/19/indonesia-extends-export-recommendation-for-freeport.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry has extended the export recommendation for gold and copper miner PT Freeport Indonesia amid sluggish progress in the negotiation of the divestment of 51 percent of the company’s shares to Indonesian entities.