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In a recent article outlining the history of decentralisation in Indonesia, Trevor Buising states that the changes to be introduced by Law 22 "are not as great as imagined".
August 14, 2000
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May 15, 2000
The onset of the dry season saw the prospect of another regional 'haze' crisis as fires set by plantation companies clearing land spread out of control in the dry weather.
May 14, 2000
West Papua is facing an explosive political situation....
May 14, 2000
Environment minister Sonny Keraf says the fate of PT Indorayon's North Sumatra pulp mill will be decided by June at the latest.
May 14, 2000
The government has decided that the repackaged Kalimantan mega-project will not after all go ahead, due to the huge problems the original project created.
May 14, 2000
The situation of Kutai National Park in East Kalimantan is critical. Its head, Toni Suhartono, reckons 10 hectares of forest are cleared daily by illegal loggers....
May 14, 2000