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Poor English hampers applicants (12 Jan 2008)
The Australian Development Scholarships (ADS) program Friday began screening potential scholarship recipients from Papua and West Papua in Jayapura.

Morning Star flag ban stands: Suebu (11 Jan 2008)
Papua Governor Barnabas Suebu said Wednesday that the province would uphold a newly issued government regulation that bans the use of separatist attributes as regional symbols, a move in line with the province's status as part of the unitary state of Indonesia.

UK Parliament written answers (9 Jan 2008)
Lord Harries of Pentregarth asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to the findings of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture, Mr Manfred Novak, on the use of torture by Indonesian security personnel in West Papua?

Trial of Sabar Olif (43) opened at Jayapura court (9 Jan 2008)
The prosecutor in his opening statement said that the accused received an SMS message from Marto J. Jowey SH, written in abusive terms which read as follows: 'The latest news is a warning that SBY has ordered the elimination of Papuans and the control of minerals and other natural resources.

Houses on fire after strong quake hits Papua (9 Jan 2008)
A strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia triggered electrical short circuits and toppled stoves,setting more than 20 homes on fire, officials said Monday. The power of the temblor also sent coastal residents fleeing inland, but a feared tsunami never came.