JAYAPURA, Indonesia--- Eleven people have been killed and two others are missing after torrential rain triggered landslides in Indonesia’s remote eastern Papua province, an official said Sunday.
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Indonesia has become embroiled in maritime disputes with neighbors like Singapore, Australia, and Papua New Guinea.
JAKARTA, Indonesia ---- Despite advances in research and development on renewable energy, Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Pacific remain the most energy-poor in the world, with an estimated 70 per cent of the population still without access to reliable energy.
JAYAPURA, Indonesia --- An anti-corruption court in Jayapura handed down custodial sentences on Monday to four senior Papuan politicians and a corporate executive for their roles in the 2011 corruption of the provincial budget.
YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia ---The governments of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea (PNG) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the use of the Indonesian rupiah and PNG kina in the two countries’ border areas.
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JAYAPURA, Indonesia --- A group of Pacific Island nations has agreed not to interfere in Indonesia’s administration of West Papua, despite earlier pledging their support for the West Papuan independence push.
JAKARTA, Indonesia ---- Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) member nations that have often voiced concerns over alleged human rights abuses in Papua said on Wednesday they fully respected Indonesia’s sovereignty.
JAYAPURA, Indonesia --- A Foreign Ministers' delegation of the Melanesia Spearhead Group (MSG) is reportedly due to visit Indonesia within days to discuss and observe West Papua.
BALI, Indonesia ---- Samoa’s decision to join the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has been praised during the opening session of the 9th WTO Ministerial Meeting in Bali Indonesia.
BALI, Indonesia ---- Australia has donated AUD$2 million to the Doha Development Agenda Global Trust Fund at the WTO’s 9th Ministerial Conference in Bali in December 2013 as part of a multi-year commitment to the Fund.
Pacific Group calls on Pacific World Trade Organization members to respect non-negotiating Ministerial
BALI, Indonesia --- The Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG) is calling on Pacific members of the World Trade Organisation to honour the previous statement by the Director General and not let this weeks Ministerial become a negotiation on the current issues.
BALI, Indonesia --- A United Nations independent rights expert called today for policy changes that will allow developing countries the freedom to use their reserves to help secure the right to food without the threat of sanctions under current World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.
VANIMO, Indonesia --- Indonesian consul in Vanimo, West Sepik, Jahar Gultom wants to see more exchange programmes in trade, sports and church activities between his country and Papua New Guinea.
JAKARTA, Indonesia --- Six south-east Asian countries have agreed to establish a technical agency in the region to strengthen cooperation among national agencies in protecting witnesses and victims of transnational crime.
BALI, Indonesia --- East Timor's Prime Minister has added his criticism to claims Australia has been spying on its neighbours.
JAKARTA, Indonesia --- Indonesia will offer to step up naval patrols in the ocean between Java and Australia in an attempt to combat people smuggling.
JAKARTA, Indonesia ----Indonesia has topped countries in the Asia-Pacific region in reducing child mortality, according to a new report by Save the Children.
JAKARTA, Indonesia --- Papua Governor Lukas Enembe has announced his refusal toward two autonomous region proposals from South and Central Papua.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia --- Australia's new prime minister said Monday he would attend a Commonwealth summit next month despite calls for a boycott over the human rights record of host Sri Lanka.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia --- Australian Prime Minister Tonny Abbott says activists who want to "grandstand" against Indonesia are not welcome in Australia.
BALI, Indonesia --- New Zealand is lending its weight to Papua New Guinea hosting the APEC summit in 2018.
JAYAPURA, Indonesia ---- The flotilla making its way from Australia towards the Indonesian province of Papua is expected to cross Indonesia's marine border on Thursday.
JAYAPURA, Indonesia --- Papua New Guinea plans to buy electricity from Indonesia`s province of Papua to cover shortage in power supply in PNG province of Vanimo across the border.
JAKARTA, Indonesia --- Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa said on Tuesday he believed authorities in Papua New Guinea (PNG) would take decisive measures against Freedom Flotilla West Papua, a group of pro-West Papuan independence activists from Australia who intend to enter Indonesia via the neighboring nation.
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