Subject: Timornewsline: 10 February 2009

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Social Democratic Party to investigate foreign minister affair allegations

Timor Post , 10 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Social Democratic Party (PSD) Secretary General, Marito Magno, has threatened the people responsible for making a recent allegation that the party’s President Zacarias da Costa, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, engaged in affair with one of his junior officers.

Parliamentary president calls for court to find mastermind behind assassination attempt

Timor Post , 10 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Parliamentary President Fernando “Lasama” Araujo has called for the court to uncover the brains behind the attempted assassination of President Jose Ramos Horta and the attack on Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão which took place on February 11th, 2008.

Government still to find office for Anti-Corruption Commission

Timor Post , 10 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 said that the Government is currently looking for a new office for the Anti-Corruption Commission to carry out its work.

Japanese Government signs youth training agreement with NGO

Timor Post , 10 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Japanese Government through its Ambassador to Timor-Leste, Iwao Kitahara, has officially signed an agreement with the non-government organization KNK to train young Timorese people through the Youth Communication Forum (FCJ).

Infrastructure project only benefits companies

Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 10 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The MP Manuel Tilman from the Parliamentary Committee for Finance and Anti-Corruption has said the implementation of an infrastructure program “the referendum package project” has just benefited companies, the new roads built in the Vikeke district remain unusable.

MP Group urges Government to change current system for selling rice

Timor Post , 10 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior A group of Parliamentary MPs have urged the Government to change the current systems in place for selling rice, because they believe asking the village chiefs to sell the rice is not effective.

Deputy PM reveals customs bribery

Diario Nacional , 10 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 confirmed that Timorese Customs officials have forced importers to pay bribes to allow goods into the country.

Fretilin calls for faster Salsinha Trial

Diario Nacional , 10 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior A Fretilin MP, Francisco Branco, has urged the judicial system to speed up the trial for the ex-rebel leader Gastão Salsinha.

Police Promotion Test Results Announced

Diario Nacional , 10 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The organizer of the National Police’s promotion test, Isabel Ferreira, has announced the findings of the exam which took place on Monday.

Govt yet to allocate funds for anti-corruption commission office

Diario Nacional , 10 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Deputy Prime Minister for Management and Public Administration, Mario Viegas Carrascalão has confirmed that there has been no money allocated in this year’s budget, to construct an office for the new anti-corruption commission (KAK).

Deputy PM Carrascalão promises full reporting of corruption cases

Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 10 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 promised to hand over any corruption, collusion and nepotism cases that appear within his government to the anti-corruption commission (KAK).

ASDT ready to cooperate with police to capture ninja gangs

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 10 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Kovalima District coordinator for the Social Democratic Association (ASDT) party, Cornelio Noronha has said that they are ready to cooperate with the security authorities to capture people who are suspected of engaged in Ninja gangs, but not to capture the party’s followers.

Fretilin continues concerned about blackout in Dili

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 10 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Fretilin MP, Inacio Moreira has strongly criticized the state secretary for electricity saying that he is incapable of managing the country’s electricity. Mr. Moreira says that the Government has allocated big amount of money, but people have not got any benefit from the electricity.

MP Riak Leman urges the Government to take necessary action against CPD-RDTL leader

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 10 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior MP Riak Leman from the Social Democratic Party (PSD) has urged the Government to take a necessary against the resistance organization CPD-RDTL leader, Atonio Aitahan Matak, because some of his followers are suspected of being engaged in Ninja gangs.

Local residents feel free to carry out their activity during the police operations

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 10 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The local residents both in Kovalima and Bobonaro districts have said that they are now feeling free to carry out their activities after the National Police’s special force were deployed to hunt Ninja gangs down.


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