Subject: TimorNewsLine: 8 & 7 July 2009

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Timor-Leste should involve in EITI: Alfredo Pires

Timor Newsline , 8 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior State Secretary for Natural Resource, Alfredo Pires said Timor-Leste should get involve in Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative known as EITI to promote transparency and accountability.

Medical treatment in HNGV Hospital is favorable: MP Concecão

Timor Newsline , 8 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior MP Ilda Maria da Concecão from the Committee of F for Health and Education said current medical treatment at the National Hospital of Guido Valadares was not favorable; the minister in charge should pay attention to this matter.

PM Gusmão evacuated to Singapore for an intensive medical treatment

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 8 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão has departed to Singapore today (7/7) for receiving an intensive medical treatment, due to a backbone illness that he had suffered from when leading the country’s resistance to reach independence.

Horta urges RTTL to produce proper programs

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 8 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior President Jose Ramos Horta has called for the Timorese Public Broadcasting Service [RTTL] to produce proper programs for public interest.

Vicente is strongest candidate for deputy prosecutor general

Timor Post , 8 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Vicente Fernandes Britos is nominated as the strongest candidate to replace former Deputy Prosecutor General, Ivo Jorge Valente shortly.

Timor-Leste can be number one: Pires

Timor Post , 8 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior State Secretary for Natural Resources, Alfredo Pires said fashion of Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) was good to adopt, as it opened opportunity for the country to be the number one in the world with the highest rate of transparency in the petroleum sector.

MCC funds deadlock because of corruption

Timor Post , 8 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The US Ambassador to Timor-Leste, Hans Klemm said Timor-Leste was not able to get the Millennium Challenge Cooperation (MCC) funds, because there was perception on the highest rate of corruption within the Government.

Parliament is waiting for president to promulgate investigation law

Timor Post , 8 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Fretilin MP Jose Texeira said the Parliament was currently waiting for President Jose Ramos Horta to promulgate investigation law which would help support the Parliament to investigate any criminal action.

We agree there is corruption within the Govt.: Maria Paixão

Timor Post , 8 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior MP Maria Paixão from the Social Democratic Party (PSD) said she agreed that there was corruption indication within the Parliamentary Majority Alliance (AMP) Government.

F-FDTL and PNTL to cooperate with each other

Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 8 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior State Secretary for Defense, Julio Tomas pinto said the Timorese Defense Force (F-FDTL) and the Timorese National Police (PNTL) would cooperate with each other to maintain and guarantee security in the country.

Govt never solves IDPs’ problem by force

Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 8 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Deputy Prime Minister for Social issues, Jose Luis Guterres said the Government had never solved IDPs’ problem by force, but the Government’s policy was to bring them (IDPs) homes.

Ernes Baros appointed to replace Fernando Gusmao in the Parliament

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 8 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Social Democratic Party (PSD)’s national commission has officially appointed Ernes Baros to replace Fernando Gusmão who resigned from his post recently as the party’s MP in the Parliament.

Fretilin concerns about corruption found in the AMP Govt

Timor Newsline , 7 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior In a plenary session, Fretilin has made a political declaration expressing its concerns over issue of corruption found in the Government institutions. Fretilin also complains about the stabilization funds allocated to buying subsided rice.

CPD-RDTL to continue holding peace rally in several districts

Timor Newsline , 7 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The CPD-RDTL [a Timorese Resistance Organization] has declared to continue peace rally in several districts regarding the Government’s plans of establishing municipality in then country.

Minister Emilia Pires to explain about the use petroleum funds

Timor Newsline , 7 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Minister for Planning and Finance, Emilia Pires has sent an official letter to the Parliament to allow her for explaining about spending the country’s petroleum funds.

Guterres concerns about MP Fernando Gusmão resignation

Timor Newsline , 7 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Deputy Parliamentary President Vicente Guterres has expressed concerns over the recent resignation MP Fernando Gusmão from the Social Democratic Party (PSD), because he is a competent person.

President Horta to name new deputy prosecutor general

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 7 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior President Jose Ramos has declared that he would name new deputy prosecutor general to replace Ivo Jorge Valente on Wednesday (8/7).

Timor-Leste loss of an important person: JSMP

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 7 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Director for Judicial System Monitoring program (JSMP), Luis Oliveira said the State loss of a very important person in which the former Deputy Prosecutor General, Ivo Jorge Valente had resigned from his post.

Government should keep its promises: Bishop Nacimento

Timor Post , 7 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Baukau Diocese Bishop, Monsignor Basilio do Nacimento said if the Government led by Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão wanted to win people’s confidence, it should make efforts to build the gas and oil field pipelines to Timor-Leste.

PNTL officers threaten a resident with pistol

Timor Post , 7 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Some of the Timorese National Police officers in Iliomar, the eastern district of Lautem threatened a resident using pistol, because the victim was suspected of being engaged in witchcraft.

KCM wins re-tender of purchasing tractors

Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 7 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Tender process of purchasing tractors by the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries has come to end after Costa Motor Company wins the referred tender transparently.

Alkatiri urges Prosecutor general Ana Pessoa

Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 7 July 2009- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Fretilin Secretary General Mari Alkatiri has met with Prosecutor General Ana Pessoa Pinto asking her about cases he [Alkatiri] submitted to the Public Prosecution last year.


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