Subject: TimorNewsOnline: 5 June - 3 June 2009

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Fretilin urges Govt to justify budget allocated to PM’s advisor Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 5 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Fretilin MP Arsenio Paixão Bano has urged the Parliamentary Majority Alliance Government to justify the state budget which was allocated to the civil society.

Monteiro calls for police officers to be discipline Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 5 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Timorese Police Commander, Commissary Longinhos Monteiro has called on the police officers who have been retrained to be discipline and should work professionally in the terrain.

Horta calls for PDHJ to hold investigation into maladministration Timor Post , 5 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior President Jose Ramos Horta has sent an official request to the Timorese Human Right and Justice Ombudsmen (PDHJ) asking for an investigation into the case appeared in the Government’s institutions.

Fretilin considers AMP’s MPs defend corruptor Timor Post , 5 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior MP Ilda Maria da Conceicão from Fretiln considered MPs from the Parliamentary Majority Alliance (AMP) had defended corruptor, because they against initiative of the Deputy Prime Minister, Mario Viegas Carrascalão of combating corruption.

Gusmão calls for Parliament to approve KAK immediately Timor Post , 5 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão has called for the Parliament to approve immediately the Government’s proposed anti-corruption commission (KAK) in order to combat corruption in the country successfully.

126 of PNTL officers receive certificate of fourth class training Timor Post , 5 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior 126 of the Timorese National Police officers (PNTL) have received certificate of fourth class training for about two months in the Timorese academic police center.

PNTL guarantees the area of IDP homes secure Timor Post , 5 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior The Timorese National Police (PNTL) will guarantee the area that the IDPs to be reintegrated to be quiet and secure, because the PNTL will control those places, says operational Police for IDPs chief, Raimundo de Araujo.

Lasama calls for Timorese people not to fall into political maneuvers Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 4 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Parliamentary President Fernando “Lasama” Araujo has called for the Timorese people not to fall into political maneuvers made by the country’s politicians by insulting with each other through the media.

State should not give space to corruptors: Carrascalão Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 4 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Deputy Prime Minister for Administration and Management, Mario Viegas Carrascalão said if the State did not move forward to combating corruption, meant the country gave corruptors opportunity to continue corrupting.

Electoral card treatment will end on June 6: STAE director Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 4 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Director for National Administration for Technical Electoral Commission (STAE) Director, Thomas Cabral said electoral card treatment process would end this week on June 6.

Gusmão will not tolerate money goes missing Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 4 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão said he would not tolerate people who were suspected of being engaged in the case of money went missing in his office.

Carrascalão asks for a support from Horta and Gusmão Timor Post , 4 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Deputy Prime Minister Mario Viegas Carrascalão has asked for a support from President Jose Ramos Horta and Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão to back him fighting against corruption in the Government’s institutions.

Sending suspect to prison: Gusmão Timor Post , 4 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão has called for the Timorese National Police (PNTL), mainly National Investigation Department to hold a quick investigation into the money that went missing in his office worth US $, 17.000.

President Horta wants to continue developing F-FDTL Timor Post , 4 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior President Jose Ramos Horta has called for the Timorese Defense Force (F-FDTL) Commander, Brigadier General Taur Matan Ruak to continue developing and professionalizing the Timorese Defense Force (F-FDTL) soldiers.

Valente resigns from the post, State miss its competent man Timor Post , 4 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior MP Adriano do Nascimento from Democratic Party (PD) said the resignation of the Deputy Prosecutor General, Ivo Jorge Valente this month would appear an impact on the Governance as the State would miss one of its competent men.

Trial for Railos hit squad’s case should be balanced Timor Post , 4 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Director for Judicial System and Monitoring Program (JSMP), Luis de Oliveira said when the trial process to Railos hit squad gets started; there should be a balance treatment between prosecutors and legal advisors, so that its process could not be postponed again.

Justice Minister should not defend Pualaka Company’s director: Carrascalão Timor Post , 4 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Deputy Prime Minister, Mario Viegas Carrascalão said Minister for Justice, Lucia Lobato should not defend her husband Almerico Lopes, the director for Pualaka Company.

JSMP urges the Parliament to produce witness protection law Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 4 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior The Judicial System Monitoring Program known as JSMP has urged the Parliament to produce witness protection law, as witnesses need to be protected for any legal charge.

Fretilin is prepared for another election Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 4 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Secretary General for Fretilin Party, Mari Alkatiri said Fretilin was ready and well prepared to compete in another election.

Do not mix up politics and justice: Alkatiri Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 4 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Secretary General for Fretilin, Mari Alkatiri said corruption issue raised by MP Arsenio Bano about the budget allocation to NGOs and the Catholic Church in the plenary was a political issue but not a legal one.

CPD-RDTL urges Govt to punish national flag wavers Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 4 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior CPRD-RDTL [a Timorese resistance organization] has urged the State and the Government to punish the national flag waver who made the flag fell down during a national flag lowering ceremony on last May 20.

Search held by police is normal, says FONGTIL director Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 3 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Director for the Timorese Forum of NGOs (FONGTIL), Dinora Grandineira said the police’s recent research into the house of the Pualaka Company’s director was normal; people should not use the opportunity to defame the justice minister.

Everyone is subjecting to the law: JSMP director Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 3 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Director for JSMP (Judicial Monitoring System Program), Luis Oliveira said the recent search into the house of Pualaka Company director showing that everyone in the country were subjecting to the law, but should be based on principle of presumption of innocent.

Horta does not believe heavy oil project could finish this year Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 3 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior President Jose Ramos Horta said he did not believe if the Government could finish heavy oil electricity power project within this year.

CPLP defense committed to peace keeping mission Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 3 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior The Portuguese Language Speaking Countries (CPLP) defense has declared that they are committed to contributing to peace keeping mission in the world.

Govt to send proposed state budget to the Parliament in September Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 3 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Parliamentary President Fernando “Lasama” de Araujo said the Government would hand over its proposed state budget for 2010 on September 15 to the Parliament for approval.

Govt to continue cooperating with French Govt Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 3 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior The Timorese Government will continue working with the French Government and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to professionalize the Timorese National Civilian Security officers through the UNDP.

Lasama concerns about Committee A, as it sends inquiry law to president Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 3 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Parliamentary President Fernando “Lasama” de Araujo has expressed concerns over the Parliamentary Committee A’s attitude of sending the inquiry law of the Parliament to President Jose Ramos Horta to promulgate it, as he has not signed it yet.

Police’s search into Pualaka officer is unknown to Minister Lobato Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 3 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior The Timorese National Police (PNTL) and the UN Police held a search into the house of Pualaka Company director was unknown to Justice Minister, Lucia Lobato. The minister also denied the allegation saying it was falsehood.

Prosecutor General starts to reduce pending cases Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 3 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior The Timorese Prosecutor General, Ana Pessoa Pinto was now making efforts to reduce the cases pended so far.

Prime Minister’s Adviser calls for LABEH to hold investigation Timor Post , 3 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Prime Minister’s Adviser, Joaquim Freitas has called for the Director for a local NGO known as LABEH; Christopher Henry Samson to send his team to hold investigation into the allocation funds to civil societies, because he has publicized that there was no transparency in the budget allocation.

It is like a test to the Court: JSMP Timor Post , 3 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Director for Judicial System and Monitoring Program (JSMP), Luis de Oliveira said the attempted assassination on February 11 2008 which was being legally processed was like a test to the court and said the case would be tried this month.

Public Prosecution to investigate Pualaka Company Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 3 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Public Prosecution has planned to hold investigation into the case of falsifying documents on supplying fuel to the Government institutions before taking the case to the court.

Police’s research into Pualaka Company is positive: LUTAHAMUTUK Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 3 June 2009- Summary by Alberico Junior Director for LUTAHAMUTUK, Mericio Akara said the police’s recent search into the Pualaka Company Director’s house was positive for the implementation of the laws in Timor-Leste.

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