Subject: Timornewsline: 11 February 2010

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Parliament urges investigation into customs bribery

Diario Nacional , 11 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Members of the National Parliament have urged the department of prosecution to launch an investigation into alleged bribery involving the customs department.

Anti-corruption commission yet to combat corruption

Diario Nacional , 11 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The MP Cipriana Pereira from Fretilin party has said that the Anti-Corruption Commission will not be able to combat corruption this year, because it should be making preparatory plans such as office preparations and recruiting its officers.

Thirty-five corruption cases still to be heard in courts

Diario Nacional , 11 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior Dili District Prosecutor Chief, Aderito Tilman, has said that there are thirty-five corruption cases still to be heard in the courts.

Parliamentary Committee releases report on Ombudsman role

Diario Nacional , 11 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Parliamentary Committee A for Constitution, Justice and Administration has released a report on the role of the Timorese Human Rights and Justice Ombudsman to look at difficulties this position faces.

Parliament yet to elect new ombudsman

Diario Nacional , 11 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The term of the Timorese Human Rights and Justice Ombudsman Sebastião Ximenes has ended, but the parliament has yet to appoint a new ombudsman at this stage.

Two platoons of Timorese army deployed in Bobonaro and Kovalima

Timor Post , 11 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 announced that the Timorese army has deployed two platoons of the national army in Bobonaro and Kovalima districts.

UN Population Agency to provide new equipment for Dili Med Students

Timor Post , 11 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The United Nations Population Fund Agency (UNFPA) has provided some equipment to medical students from the National University to assist their practical learning.

Social Democratic MP Riak Leman says National Police should arrest resistance leader

Timor Post , 11 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Social Democratic Party MP, Vidal “Riak Leman” de Jesus, has called for the Timorese National Police to arrest the leader of the ex-resistance organization CPD-RDTL, Antonio Aitahan Matak, after allegations that members of his group involved in criminal activities.

UN Ambassador meets with State Secretary for Youth and Sport, Miguel Manetelu

Timor Post , 11 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The State Secretary for Sport and Youth, Miguel Manetelu, has announced that he’s been in discussion with the Special Representative for the United Nations to Timor-Leste, Ameerah Haq, regarding possibilities for the country’s future youth programs.

Parliamentary President Lasama calls for new candidates for Ombudsman

Timor Post , 11 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Parliamentary President, Fernando “Lasama” de Araujo, has called for the parliamentary benches to present their candidate to replace the former ombudsmen, Sebastião Dias Ximenes.

National Police may arrest Ex-resistance leader Aitahan Matak

Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 11 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The Timorese Police Commander, Commissary Longuinhos Monteiro, has said that the National Police have strong evidence supporting the arrest of the ex-resistance organization CPD-RDTL’s leader, Antonio Matak.

Reinado’s family wants the truth

Suara Timor Loro Sa’e , 11 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The former rebel leader Alfredo Reinado’s family have demanded justice over his death, which they say still remains a mystery.

National Army soldiers sent to stop ninja gang violence

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 11 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior The national army commander, Major General Taur Matan Ruak, has announced that he has sent two platoons of his soldiers to the areas which are at high risk of ninja gang activities. Mr. Ruak says that objective of sending the soldiers is to reduce fear amongst local residents after a rise in gang crime.

National Army ships to arrive in April: General Ruak

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 11 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 two new navy ships that are being constructed in China will arrive in Timor-Leste by the beginning of April.

President Horta supports Sofia Borges to become Timorese ambassador to the UN

Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 11 February 2010- Summary by <http://www.timornewsline.com/spip.php?auteur12>Alberico Junior President Hose Ramos Horta has expressed his endorsement to newly appointed Ambassador to the UN, Sofia Borges, saying that Mrs. Borges is competent to take up the post.

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.


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