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MRP opposes plans for new province (2 Mar 2008)
The Papua People's Assembly, the MRP, says it's pursuing dialogue with Jakarta in an effort to stop the proposed formation of a new province in its region.

BHP Billiton to invest $2.5billion in nickel projects (29 Feb 2008)
BHP Billiton of Australia, the world's third-largest mining company, is set to develop two mining projects in Halmahera and West Papua with an estimated investment of more than US$2.5 billion.

Duke of York to visit Indonesia (29 Feb 2008)
His Royal Highness The Duke Of York will visit Indonesia from 3-6 March 2008 in his capacity as the UK's Special Representative for International Trade and Investment.

Documentaries on environmental issues online (29 Feb 2008)
The website www.green.tv now shows three documentaries by Papuan filmmakers.

West Papua UK Gov Written Answer on Human Rights (27 Feb 2008)
Mr. Hancock: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent assessment he has made of the human rights situation in West Papua| what recent diplomatic steps he has taken on that issue| and if he will make a statement.