West Papua


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West Papua:

see PapuaPapua
or Irian Jaya
, province (2014 est pop. 3,486,000), 123,180 sq mi (319,036 sq km), Indonesia. Comprising most of the western half of New Guinea and a number of offshore islands, it is Indonesia's largest province; the extreme western peninsulas and offshore
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Due nuove specie di Mogurnda sono descritte dalla regione Arguni Bay di West Papua, Indonesia.
Figure 1 : Page 30 of Basic Guidelines, State of West Papua (Flassy 1999) illustrating the use of the Pantheon that appears on every single page of the document.
A number of factors have been identified as contributing to illiteracy rates and poor education attainment in basic education for children in Papua and West Papua.
In the project, NEC will land optical cables at eight cities in West Papua and Papua, and lay a 2,000-kilometer optical cable system using 40 gigabits per second and 100 Gbps in the wavelength division multiplexing technology.
Yet, decades of top-down development policies and heavy-handed military presence have systematically exploited West Papua while degrading the rights and livelihoods of local peoples.
and through its wholly-owned subsidiary Interich International Limited, obtains mining concessions to explore and develop coal reserves primarily in the East Kalimantan and West Papua regions of the Republic of Indonesia.
8 Richter scale jolted West Papua in eastern parts of Indonesia earlier Saturday, but there was no potential of tsunami, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency reported here.
The ANF is calling for the immediate end to the campaign of persecution and harassment of nurses in West Papua, who are campaigning for the payment of their contracted entitlements.
From rainforest in West Papua it's on to -40 in the Arctic.
JAKARTA, May 11 (Saba) -- The Indonesian government was to send data recorder and voice recorder of the black boxes of the Merpati airline's plane that crashed in West Papua on Saturday and killed all the 25 people on board to China for reading on Wednesday, officials said here on Wednesday.
At least 15 people are dead after a passenger plane carrying 27 people crashed Saturday as it was about to land at a local airport in the West Papua provincial town Kaimana, officials said.
The twin turbo-prop plane took off from Sorong city in West Papua province for Kaimana district about 400 kilometres (250 miles) to the south, he said.

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