Subject: Timornewsline: 30 October 2009
UN mission needs to be extended: MPs Timor Newsline , 30 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior MP Inacio Moreira from Fretilin said Timor-Leste still needed the presence of the UN in Timor-Leste, due to it would help professionalize the Timorese people, therefore the extension of the UN mission was necessary.
MPs calls on state bodies to halt ISF’s presence Timor Newsline , 30 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior MP Inacio Moreira from Fretilin has called on the country’s state bodies to halt the presence of the International Stabilization Force (ISF) in Timor-Leste, as security situation in the country has returned to normal.
Timor-Leste sends letter to Indonesia Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 30 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Timor-Leste has officially sent an official letter to Indonesia in relation to the Timorese security post destruction by the Indonesia’s TNI soldiers in the border in recent days.
Horta and residents in Bobonaro believe in PM Gusmão to develop the country Diario Nacional , 30 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior President Jose Ramos Horta said Timor-Leste is a young country that just reached its independence for ten years; therefore peace and stability in the country was necessary to be maintained and be strengthened.
Development partners would continue supporting Timorese Govt Diario Nacional , 30 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Finance and Planning Minister, Emilia Pires said the country’s development partners [donors] were ready to continue providing their support to the Timorese Government in 2010 in developing the country and bringing the people to a better future.
SES would spend US $ 20 million for construction in 2010 Diario Nacional , 30 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior State Secretary for Security, Francisco Guterres said they had executed 60% of the general state budget allocated to them and in 2010 the Government would allocate more budgets worth US $ 17.20 million which would be spent for purchasing the Timorese National Police (PNTL)’s uniform, cars maintenance and fuel.
SED signs MoU with RTTL about program broadcast Diario Nacional , 30 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior State Secretary for Defense (SED), Julio Tomas Pinto has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Radio Televizaun Timor-Leste [public broadcasting] which was about broadcasting the SED’s progarms.
Govt dilemmatic appointing figure for KAK Timor Post , 30 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior The Parliamentary Majority Alliance (AMP) Government is dilemmatic to appoint a figure to take up the post of the approved anti-corruption commission commissary. President Jose Ramos Horta also tries to seek for qualified and credible person for the post.
Minister recognizes difficulties in Ministry of Education Timor Post , 30 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Minister for Education, João Cancio Freitas recognized that the Ministry that he was leading faced many difficulties and problems.
CPD-RDTL refuses to become political party Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 30 October 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior CPD-RDTL [a Timorese Resistance Organization] has rejected Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão’s recent call urging them [CPD-RDTL] to form a political party, so that it could run for the general elections.