Subject: Timornewsline: 28 October 2009
Horta holds an official visit to Korea Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 28 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior President Jose Ramos Horta has held an official visit to South Korea. Horta is scheduled to meet with the Korean prime minister talking on the acceptance of the Timorese workers in Korea.
Govt yet to agree on setting up national bank: Gusmão Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 28 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão said the Government has not agreed yet on establishing a national bank in Timor-Leste, due to the Government is learning about the BNU Bank’s proposal of setting up the referred bank.
Court of Appeal learning about elections’ result: CNE Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 28 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior President of the National Election Commission (CNE), Faustino Cardoso said the Court of Appeal was currently learning and analyzing about the result of community leaders’ elections.
Govt needs to cooperate with other institutions: Hornai Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 28 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior In professionalizing the Timorese National Police (PNTL) in future, the Government needs to cooperate with institutions like the Timorese Human Rights Ombudsman, Yayasan Hak [human rights association] and MAHEIN [a national NGO], says Police Commander for Discipline Issue, Julio Hornai.
AMP Govt is incapable: LUTAHAMUTUK Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 28 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior A Timorese non-governmental organization known as LUTAHAMUTUK said the Parliamentary Majority Alliance (AMP) Government led by Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão was incapable of executing the country’s general state budget for 2009.
Minister Nelson Martins defends Hanjan Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 28 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Minister for Health, Nelson Martins has called on the Timorese Nurses Association (AETL) to reverse its petition of asking the prime minister to sack his deputy, Madalena Hanjan from her post.
Alves: “Presence of the BNU in Timor-Leste is for development” Diario Nacional , 28 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Acting Director for Banco Nacionál Ultramarino (BNU), Fernando Torrão Alves said the presence of the BNU in Timor-Leste was to develop and improve the country’s economic growth.
Monteiro waiting for Matak to make claims to court Diario Nacional , 28 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Timorese Police Commander, Commissary Longuinhos Monteiro said he would not afraid of the threats made by the Coordinator for the ex-combatants CPD-RDTL, Antonio Aitahan Matak who would make claims to the court, as police had alleged them of having illegal weapons and ammunitions.
PM Gusmão asks for a help from NT Parliament Diario Nacional , 28 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão has asked for a help from the Northern Territory Parliament of Australia (NT) to help Timor-Leste Government in setting up municipality system in the country.
It is an obligation for Timor-Leste to implement CEDAW Convention Diario Nacional , 28 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Director for the Gender Policy Development, Armando da Costa said the Timorese Government had an obligation to implement CEDAW convention for eradicating gender discriminations in the country.
Belo: “Maltreating residents in Atauro is falsehood” Diario Nacional , 28 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Dili district Police Commander, Inspector Pedro Belo said the rumors mongering that his police officers had maltreated residents in Makadade village of Atauro was untrue and was falsehood.
Carrascalão is ready to investigate Ministry for health Timor Post , 28 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Deputy Prime Minister for Management and Public Administration, Mario Viegas Carrascalão said he was ready to hold investigation into the Health ministry.
US $ 3 thousand has disappeared in the Government’s report Timor Post , 28 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Luta-Hamutuk Director, Mericio Akara said the Extractive Industry for the International Transparency (EITI) in Timor-Leste had not released its report yet, because the total amount presented by the Government was different from the total amount delivered by the Conoco Philips Company to the Government.
President Horta calls for youths to stop engaging in killing one another Timor Post , 28 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior President Jose Ramos Horta has called for the Timorese youths to stop engaging in killing one another and asked them to strengthen peace and stability in the country for the sake of the country’s development.