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Papua provinces development funds: SBY (30 Jul 2010)
The Jakarta Post - President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has ordered an audit of the disbursement of the state budget for the development of Papua’s two provinces, saying that progress on development to date was far from satisfying.

Freeport does not produce uranium: Council member (30 Jul 2010)
The Jakarta Post - Regional council members are confident that allegations that PT Freeport Indonesia is mining uranium in Papua are unfounded, ahead of the release of report by a special investigative team.

Papua Journalist Found Dead After Going Missing for 2 Days (30 Jul 2010)
Jakarta Globe & The Jakarta Post - Ardiansyah Matra'is, a journalist working for Merauke TV, was found dead near the Gudang Arang river in Merauke, Papua, on Friday morning. Ardiansyah had been reported missing for two days.

Journalists in Papua on Edge As Body of Colleague Found (30 Jul 2010)
Jakarta Globe - The body of Ardiansyah Matra’is, a journalist for Merauke TV, was found in the Gudang Arang River in Merauke, Papua, on Friday morning, two days after he had been declared missing.

British-Australian adventurer held in 'rat infested' jail after shipwreck (29 Jul 2010)
Telegraph UK - A British adventurer and author is being held in a "rat-infested" detention centre in West Papua after his boat sank off the Indonesian province. The West Australian dd. 29 July 2010 - A British-Australian adventurer detained in Indonesia's politically sensitive Papua province for the past six weeks is expected to be deported within days.