Subject: Timornewsline: 1 June 2010

Source: www.timornewsline.com
 

AMP bench concerned about Australian ambassador's comments

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior The Parliamentary Majority Alliance (AMP) bench in the Parliament has expressed concerns over the recent comments made by the Australian Ambassador to Timor-Leste Peter Heyward saying the Greater Sunrise gas and oil field is located in the Australian maritime zone.

Court thanks Oe-Cusse state secretary

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior The Dili District Court has expressed thanks to State Secretary for Oe-Cusse Special Autonomy Region, Jorge da Cocecao Teme for his appearance to testify in the court regarding the country's crises in 2006. Teme is the first Government official who was directly testifying in the court.

KAK commissioner appreciates criticism addressed to him

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior The Anti-Corruption Commissioner (KAK) President Aderito de Jesus Soares said he did appreciate all criticism addressed to him regarding 100 days of the KAK's office tenure.

KAK's work yet to be optimal: PD party

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior The Democratic Party considers the work of the Anti-Corruption Commission (KAK) is not optimal yet and it does not show significant change in preventing corruption in the country.

Govt amends Petroleum Revenue Law

Suara Timor Loro Sa'e , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior During its extraordinary meeting, the Council of Ministers has approved amendment to the law n.15/2009 dated December 23 on the petroleum revenue.

PEDN a political campaign model for CNRT's victory

Suara Timor Loro Sa'e , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior MP Maria Exposto from the Social Democratic Party (PSD) said the Government's strategic planning consultation was like a political campaign model to win the National Congress for the Timorese Reconstruction (CNRT) party in 2012's general elections.

Australia and Woodside deter pipelines building to Timor-Leste

Suara Timor Loro Sa'e , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior The NGOs monitoring findings shows that the Australian Government and Woodside Company disagree with the Timorese Government's policy on building the Greater Sunrise gas and oil field pipelines to Timor-Leste.

AMP coalition calls on Australia to endorse Timor-Leste's position

Diario Nacional , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior The Parliamentary Majority Alliance (AMP) in the Parliament has called on the Australian Government to endorse the Timorese Government's policy on building the Greater Sunrise gas and oil field pipelines to Timor-Leste, because Australia had built the country's Bayu Undan gas and oil field to Darwin.

PM Gusmao thanks KOICA

Diario Nacional , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao has expressed his best gratitude to the Korean Government for its funding support of constructing the country's post office central building.

Procurement place for corruption

Diario Nacional , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior Deputy Prime Minister for Management and Good Governance, Mario Viegas Carrascalao has recently said the procurement is the place for people to engage in corruption. In response, General Director for Finance, Francisco Borlaco said there should be evidence to prove that people are involved in corruption.

KAK needs time to combat corruption

Timor Post , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior Luta Hamutuk Director, Mericio Akara has said that the Anti-Corruption commission (KAK) needs to make a self-preparation for combating corruption in the country.

CNRT calls on Timorese leaders to unit for defending pipeline LNG

Timor Post , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior The National Congress for the Timorese Reconstruction (CNRT) Secretary General, Deonisio Babo, has called on the Timorese Leaders to unite for defending pipeline LNG of the Greater Sunrise to be built to the country.

Court summon Jorge Teme

Timor Post , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior Dili District Court has summoned the former Timorese Ambassador to Australia, Jorge da Conceicao Teme, regarding the Fatuahi ambush on 23 May 2006 by the slain rebel leader, Alfredo Reinado Alves and his followers.

Intelligence service does not run well because of limited financial support

Timor Post , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior An unnamed officer of the National Police Information Service (SIP) has said that work of the intelligence service is not being conducted well due to lacking of financial support from the Government.
 

Ermera police ready to secure PM Gusmao

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior Ermera District Police Commander, Inspector Mariano Martins said the Ermera police was ready to provide security during the Government's national strategic planning consultation by Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao.


Martins: It is important for Govt to strengthen friendship ties with Cuba

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior
The Timorese Health Minister, Nelson Martins said it was important for the Timorese Government to strengthen bilateral ties with Cuban Government as it would endorse medical staffs to better serve people in the country.

100 days of tenure, KAK zero work

Timor Post , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior Labeh NGO Director, Christopher Henry Samson said the Timorese Anti-Corruption Commission known as KAK was yet to make any concrete action in its mission of combating corrupt practice in the country.

Timor-Leste and Australia need to seek for solution to GS pipelines building

Timor Post , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior MP Rui Menezes from the Democratic Party (PD) has called on the Government led by Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao to firmly defend its policy of building the Greater Sunrise gas and oil field pipelines to Timor-Leste. However, both Australian and Timorese Government should seek for better solution to this issue.

Timor-Leste to invite Indonesia and Portugal's key note speakers

Timor Post , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior Director General for State Secretariat for Defense, Joao Cortereal said the Government would invite Indonesia and Portugal's key note speakers to participate in an international conference on defense and security which would be held on the upcoming June 12.

Optimal preparation needed to set up audit court

Timor Post , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior MP Domingos Sarmento from Fretilin party said the Timorese Constitution allowed the country to establish an audit court, yet the important thing was there should be optimal preparations in terms of human resources and adequate supporting facilities.

UNMIT wants to hold dialog with Suai residents

Suara Timor Loro Sa'e , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior The UN Secretary General's Special Representative to Timor-Leste, Ameerah Haq said the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) today would hold dialog with the local residents in Suai of Kovalima district.

KIP recommends some Govt officials and enterprisers to testify in court

Suara Timor Loro Sa'e , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior The Timorese Parliamentary Inquiry Commission (KIP) would recommend some of the Government's officials and enterprisers to testify in the court regarding rice distribution issue, because KIP has strong evidences that support them to do so.

100 Australian soldiers receive solidarity medals

Suara Timor Loro Sa'e , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior President Jose Ramos Horta has bestowed solidarity medal to 100 Australian soldiers who have joined the International Stabilization Force (ISF) mission in Timor-Leste.

Alkatiri reports Leandro Izac to Public Prosecution

Suara Timor Loro Sa'e , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior Fretilin's Secretary General, Mari Alkatiri, has reported the ex-MP Leadro Izac to the Public Prosecution, because he has made a false allegation saying Alkatiri engaged in bribery.

Parliamentary Committee I authorizes Eduardo and Tara to present in the court

Suara Timor Loro Sa'e , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior The Timorese National Parliament yesterday officially authorized MPs Agusto 'Tara' da Conceicao and MP Eduardo 'Dusae' de Deus Barreto to testify in the court regarding the country's crises of 2006.

Illegal armed group is continuation of the 2006 crisis: Mahein foundation

Diario Nacional , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior A press release has stated that the Mahein Foundation has considered the illegal armed group in Ermera is continuation of the country's 2006 crisis.

Petroleum Law should be amended

Diario Nacional , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior The Timorese Parliamentary President, Fernando 'Lasama' de Araujo and the Timorese enterprisers said it was important to amend Petroleum Fund Law to allow the Government for withdrawing more money from Petroleum Fund for the country's development.

L-7: "If there is illegal ship passes Timor Sea, just shoot it"

Diario Nacional , 9 June 2010- Summary by Alberico Junior Former guerilla fighter, Cornelio 'L-7' Gama who is also MP from UNDERTIM said the Timorese Marine Force had been equipped with two war ships and therefore if some illegal ships passed the Timorese waters for illegal fishing jus shoot at it.


 

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