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Resource-rich West Papua, but who benefits?

  • Carmel Budiardjo

London | Fri, May 14 2010 | 09:10 am

Indonesia is these days praised as a success story among the countries of Southeast Asia, with growth figures that compare favorably with its neighbors and an absence of conflict. It is also the largest country in the region which enjoys an abundance of natural resources that have lured foreign companies to its shores. Since the fall of Soeharto in 1998 and the end of his dictatorship, economic pr...


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