Irian Barat


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Irian Barat

(ˈɪərɪən ˈbærɑːt)
n
(Placename) a former Indonesian name for Papua2
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Remarkably, 'one nation, one soul and one solidarity' resonates with catchphrases in the five Irian Barat (as the region was named back then) speeches by President Sukarno and in a booklet by the National Indonesian Party (PNI) ideologue and then Minister of Information, Roeslan Abdulgani, in the period around the struggle for the liberation of Irian Barat from Dutch rule.
This comprehensive history of Christianity in Indonesia covers the vast archipelago from Sumatra to Irian Barat. It begins by questioning whether Christianity was present in Indonesia centuries before European exploration.
Cooperation in interconnections between Bakrie Telecom and PT Indonesia Comnets Plus will cover the provinces of Gorontalo, North Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, West Sulawesit, Southeast Sulawesi, South Sulawesi Selatan, North Maluku, Maluku, Papua and Irian Barat.