Subject: Timornewsline: 8 February 2010

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Deputy Carrascalão: “Government in need of a re-shuffle”

Diario Nacional , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Deputy Prime Minister for Management and Public Administration, Mario Viegas Carrascalão has called for the Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao to re-shuffle his Government following some recent poor performances within the current coalition, Majority Alliance, Government.

Date Announced for Anti-Corruption Commission Inauguration

Diario Nacional , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Deputy Prime Minister for Social Issues, Jose Luis Guterres, has announced that the newly elected leader of the anti-corruption commission, Aderito de Jesus, will be sworn into office at National Parliament on February 15th.

Timorese and Indonesian Human Rights Groups to sign a new agreement for Truth and Friendship Commission

Diario Nacional , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Timorese Human Rights and Justice Ombudsmen has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indonesian National Commission for Human Right to confirm their plans to work together on the Truth and Friendship Commission.

Atauro local leader presents Parliamentary Report over police beating

Diario Nacional , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Atauro sub district Administrator, Manecas da Conceicão Soares has said that he has joined with the chiefs of local villages to present a report to Parliament over the National Police’s treatment of an Atauro man, Leo Comachose, which left him seriously injured.

Commissary Monteiro announces new police operation “Sinku Social”

Diario Nacional , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Timorese National Police Commander, Commissary Longuinhos Monteiro has announced said the police have started a new operation called “Sinku Sosiál” to minimize the amount of ninja gang activity taking place in the Kovalima and Bobonaro districts.

National Police call for support from citizens and state

Diario Nacional , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Timorese Police Commander, Commissary Longuinhos Monteiro has called for the State and the Timorese people to keep supporting the Timorese National Police (PNTL), towards their goal of improving law and order in the country.

General Ruak: “PM Gusmão supports Timorese Police and Army to combat ninja gang”

Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Timorese Defense Force (F-FDTL) Commander, Major General Taur Matan Ruak has said that he has received support from Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao ahead of the new operation Sinku Sosial aimed at combating gang activity in the Bobonaro and Kovalima Districts.

National police is powerless to respond to the traffic accident

Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Dili District Police were powerless to respond to a recent traffic incident that happened at the Bairo-Pite on Thursday, because the United Nations Police have jurisdiction over the area.

Anti-Corruption Commission set to investigate cases

Timor Post , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Director for the National NGO, Labeh, Christopher Henry Samson said the Anti-Corruption Commission should begin investigating corruption cases as soon as the parliament appoints its chief on February 15th.

Anti-Corruption Commission can’t be successful if court is weak: HAK director

Timor Post , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Director for National Human Rights Association, HAK, Rui Viana has said that the Anti-Corruption Commission will not be successful unless the public prosecution and court become stronger.

Defense Force Commander announces new infantry vacancies

Timor Post , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior State Secretary for Defense, Julio Thomas Pinto announced that he will recruit a number of new infantry soldiers for the Timorese Defense Force (F-FDTL) in the near future.

President Horta congratulates New Zealand on “Waitangi Day”

Timor Post , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior President Jose Ramos Horta has congratulated the New Zealand Army Force on its Waitangi Day celebrations. Horta’s comments come following New Zealand’s support for the security of Timor-Leste in the past.

Government confirms new ambassador with the UN

Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation has named a new Timorese Ambassador to the United Nations to replace former ambassador Nelson Santos.

Seventy-five Police Officers to compete for Inspector Positions

Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Seventy-five Timorese National Police officers, with university experience, have taken part in an “inspector promotion test” during the end of last week.

Govt finalizing decision on new UN Ambassador

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Timorese Foreign Affairs Minister, Zacarias Albano da Costa, has said the Government will announce a new Timorese Ambassador to the United Nations in the coming days.

National Police to set up five new security posts in Bobonaro and Kovalima districts

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 8 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Timorese Police Commander, Commissary Longuinhos Monteiro said the national police will add five security posts in the Kovalima and Bobonaro districts.


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