Beijing will keep its own strategic interests in mind when formulating policy on the Kashmir conflict, according to a Chinese expert on Sino-Indian relations.Sunday, 15 September, 2002, 12:00am
A government team flew to Papua - formerly Irian Jaya - yesterday to investigate the murder three months ago of independence leader Theys Eluay.
Led by ex-police general Koesparmono Irsan, the team has been attacked by rights activists since it was set up by presidential decree on February 5.25 Feb 2002 - 12:00am
The arrival of 13 unmanned bamboo rafts on the island of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia has locals both puzzled and afraid - especially as some carried human remains.22 Jan 2002 - 12:00am
President Megawati Sukarnoputri tried to put a brave face on her failure to celebrate Christmas with the indigenous Papuans of Irian Jaya province by sending a letter of apology to Governor Jaap Salossa on Monday.
While aides said her absence was due to a cold, analysts said it had more to do with the realisation she might be unwelcome.26 Dec 2001 - 12:00am
The South China Morning Post's use of 'headhunter' photographs in its recent advertising campaign is in rather poor taste, playing as it does to a local propensity to make fun of unfamiliar cultures.
I trust that the colourful faces portrayed on Hong Kong's buses, walls and newspaper pages are those of paid models.16 Feb 2001 - 12:00am
After reading your editorial of December 4, headlined, 'Strength in diversity', I felt I would like to share with your readers my experiences of Irian Jaya.11 Dec 2000 - 12:00am