Feasibility study on the US$ 200 million project to be built in the regency of Biak Numfor in West Irian Jaya
, has been completed, ALCN Managing Director Kresno Putro said.
The "transmigration" projects wherein folks are moved from the overpopulated islands of Jakarta and Bali to the under-populated islands of Kalimantan and Irian Jaya
have also been in full swing for more than 10 years.
In 1998, Arco took another two blocks off Irian Jaya
The plan to divide Papua into five provinces came up less than three months after the Constitutional Court annulled a controversial 1999 law dividing Papua into three provinces -- Papua, West Irian Jaya
and Central Irian Jaya
The two Boeing 767 aircraft - carrying a total of 268 people - were reportedly on a collision course off the coast of Irian Jaya
, west of Papua New Guinea.
We believe this organism is an emergent problem in Irian Jaya
Farther east lies Irian Jaya
, a province rich with gold and copper.
The term Irian Jaya
is used throughout this article merely for the sake of convenience.
The government has been unable to prevent violence between Muslims and Christians or to stem separatist movements in Aceh and Irian Jaya
An Indonesian navy plane carrying nine people, including a local military commander, a police chief and a parliamentary leader, that had been missing since Monday in Irian Jaya
was found burned early Wednesday, a police spokesman said.
Papua New Guinea's neighbour, Irian Jaya
, also has its problems.
Reports of violence arrive daily, including that by Muslim tribes and nations rebelling against the Javanese central government in Jakarta, such as in Aceh (northern Sumatra), Sulawesi, and Eastern New Guinea, renamed Irian Jaya