SDIC plans to build $200m cement plant

Linda Yulisman, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Thu, 12/08/2011 10:09 AM State Development and Investment Corporation (SDIC), China’s largest state-owned investment holding company, is looking into setting up a cement plant in Manokwari, West Papua, with an anticipated investment of US$200 million, an official says. SDIC is currently conducting a feasibility study for the plant,…

New Zealand to help train Papua community police

ANTARA News 02/20/08 20:47 Jayapura (ANTARA News) – The New Zealand Police are considering the possibility of cooperating with the Papua police in carrying out a program to train community police for Indonesia`s most-eastern province, a Papua police spokesman said. To study the possibilty, the New Zealand Police`s manager for international strategy and policy, Jaquelyn Goodwin, was visiting police stations in Papua to collect inputs, head of the Papua Police`s public relations unit Sr Com Agus Riyanto said here Wednesday. Goodwin, accompanied by an Indonesian police team, had already visited police offices in Manokwari, and was scheduled to come to police offices in Jayapura on Thursday (Feb 21), Riyanto said. At a meeting with Papua Police Chief Insp Gen Max D Aer, Goodwin promised she would return to Papua in the near future with a concrete comunity police training program that can be implemented in Papua, he said. (*)

United Nations General Assembly Resolution 2504 (XXIV)

2504 (XXIV). Agreement between the Republic of Indonesia and the Kingdom of the Netherlands concerning West New Guinea (West Irian) The General Assembly, Recalling its resolution 1752 (XVII) of 21 September 1962, in which it took note of the Agreement of 15 August 1962 between the Republic of Indonesia and the Kingdom of the Netherlands…

UNSF and UNTEA in West Papua

United Nations Security Force (UNSF) and United Nations Temporary Executive Authority (UNTEA) in West New Guinea (West Irian/West Papua) Historical background The territory of West New Guinea (West Irian) had been in the possession of the Netherlands since 1828. When the Netherlands formally recognized the sovereign independence of Indonesia in 1949, the status of West…

The European Commission statement on West Papua issue

Thursday, 5 September 2002 – Strasbourg The Commission, together with the diplomatic missions of the Member States, continues to closely follow developments in Papua. Following the Indonesian Parliament’s approval in November last of a regional autonomy law for Irian Jaya (to be called thereafter ‘Papua’), full implementation of this law should make a significant contribution…