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By Victor Mambor in Jayapura The Indonesian government's decision to allow one of the world's largest copper and gold mines to operate in Papua province...

Panguna women landowner protesters -- mothers from the mining affected areas and the women from Central Bougainville -- have demanded the Autonomous Bougainville Government...

Meredith Kuusa reports for TVWan News. Pacific Media Centre News Desk Papua New Guinea's Catholic Church cardinal has given a resounding "no" to deep sea mining...

By Ryan Dagur in Jakarta Indigenous people on a small Christian majority island in Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province are claiming victory after the government revoked...

By Katharina R. Lestari in Jakarta A bishop in Papua has called for government aid for thousands of Papuans made jobless because of a bitter...

Protesters from the Papuan Student Alliance (AMP) and religious pupils from an Islamic boarding school (pesantren) have faced off against each other at the...

Local administrations in Papua will get shares from PT Freeport Indonesia when the company divests its 51 percent shares, as required by a new...

Raymond Masono has been appointed new Vice-President of Bougainville and has immediately faced criticism from the Bougainville Freedom Movement. Bougainville News reported Masono was from...

By Vincent Lingga in Jakarta "PT Freeport Indonesia reserves all its rights including the right to commence arbitration to enforce all provisions of...

Chappy Hakim has resigned as its president director, only three months after his appointment as the mining giant's top executive, PT Freeport Indonesia announced...

By Viriya P. Singgih and Fedina S. Sundaryani in Jakarta Gold and copper miner PT Freeport Indonesia, the country’s largest taxpayer and oldest foreign investor,...

By Jeremaiah M. Opiniano in Manila The Philippines is among the world’s top sources of metallic deposits like nickel. But in this Southeast Asian mining...

By Viriya P. Singgih and Grace D. Amianti in Jakarta The Indonesian government has approved the conversion of the contracts of gold and copper miner...

By Eko Praseto in Jakarta Freeport Indonesia director Chappy Hakim has denied assaulting a lawmaker after a hearing with the House of Representatives' Commission VII...

The Indonesian government seems set to ignore threats by United States mining giant Freeport-McMoran Inc to cut production at its Papuan copper mine -...

The climate change advocacy group 350.org Pacific today called on Patrick Suckling, the Australian government’s Ambassador for the Environment, to immediately remove his support...

Grasberg mine in the Indonesian region of West Papua has been a source of untold wealth for its owners, but, writes Susan Schulman in...

By Susan Schulman in Kambele, Papua, reporting for IRIN Martina Wanago was sick. In fact, she was sure she would die. She had contracted HIV,...

By Gareth Tredway The Indonesian government’s mining ministry is said to have recommended the granting of a new short-term export permit to Freeport-McMoRan’s Grasberg mine...