Subject: Timornewsline: 24-25 August 2009
UNIFEM and TLMDC hold journalism training on gender
Timor Newsline , 25 August 2009 - The UN Agency known as UNIFEM and Timor-Leste Media Development Centre (TLMDC) are holding a four-day-gender based journalism training. The training will help support the country’s journalists in covering stories on gender issue.
PNTL command prepares 975 of police officers for village chiefs’ election
Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 25 August 2009- The Timorese National Police (PNTL) Command has prepared 975 of its officers to secure the village chiefs’ election that will be held on October 9 this year.
Singaporean Police hands over laptops to PNTL
Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 25 August 2009- Singaporean Police Chief of Staffs, So Wai Wa has officially handed over 30 laptops to the Timorese National Police (PNTL) for supporting field of Information and Technology (IT).
Police officer beats a teacher
Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 25 August 2009- MP João Maia from the National Unity Party (PUN) has called on the state secretariat for security to hold an investigation into case of beating a teacher in Gleno of Ermera involving police officer.
Timorese students in Philippines threatened
Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 25 August 2009- Timorese students who are currently studying in Philippines are threatened not to continue their study, due to the owner of the university, Manuel Angeles is suspected of being engaged in corruption.
Prosecutor general should not be afraid of making decision: LABEH
Timor Newsline , 24 August 2009- LABEH [a national NGO] has urged Prosecutor General Ana Pessoa not being afraid of making decision on processing corruption case within the Government’s institutions.
Monteiro is capable to make some changes: LABEH
Timor Newsline , 24 August 2009- In his 100 days of office term, the Timorese Police Commander, Commissary Longinhos Monteiro has made some changes; therefore the UN Police handed over security control to the PNTL in some districts.
Alkatiri agrees to debate with Gusmão on TVTL
Timor Post , 24 August 2009- Former Prime Minister, Mari Alkatiri said he agreed to debate with Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão on the Timorese Public Television (TVTL), but it should be live.
Horta launches book about children Timor Post , 24 August 2009- President Jose Ramos Horta has launched a book about the Timorese children entitled “Mundu ne’ebe lakon ona”.
Council of ministers approves domestic violence law
Timor Post , 24 August 2009- The Council of Ministers has approved project law of domestic violence during the meeting of the Council of Ministers.
PM Gusmão: “PDHJ will control KAK”
Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 24 August 2009- Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão said the Government would give the Timorese Human Right and Justice Ombudsmen (PDHJ) an absolute power to control the work of anti-corruption commission (KAK) in fighting against corruption in the country.
President Horta expresses condolence to South Korea former president
Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 24 August 2009- President Jose Ramos Horta has expressed condolence and sympathy to the former president of South Korea, Kim Dae-Jung who passed away few days ago.
STAE holds community meeting
Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 24 August 2009- The Technical Secretariat for Electoral Administration (SATE) has held a community meeting to the presentation of candidates for the village chiefs’ election.
PNTL and UN Police agree on providing security for election
Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 24 August 2009- Timorese Operational Police Commander, Inspector Mateus Fernandes said the Timorese National Police (PNTL) and the UN Police had reached an agreement on providing security in the run up of the village chie