27 November 2008

East Timor Legal News 19 November 2008

If there were no stabilisation funds, instability could emerge : Horta Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 19 November 2008 - President Jose Ramos Horta said if there were no economic stabilisation funds set by the Government tehre could emerge instability in the country.

Xanana Gusmao wants to breach constitution: Opposition MPs Timor Post19 November 2008 - The opposition party MPs have strongly criticized Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao who has vowed to continue spending the economic stabilisation funds which was recently decided by the Court of Appeal to be illegal and baseless.

Corruption rooted from Fretilin: MP Maria Paixao Timor Post 19 November 2008 - MP Maria Paixao from the Parliamentary Majority Alliance (AMP) said corruption cases which were currently found within Government institutions took root during the former Fretilin Government.

Inspector Fernandes urges evidences of sale of weapons Timor Post19 November 2008 - Timorese Police Operation Commander, Inspector Mateus Fernandes, has urged MPs who alleged police are selling traditional weapons to show evidences.

Defense force armory to be used for logistics: Brigadier Ruak Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 19 November 2008 - Timorese Defence Force (F-FDTL) Commander, Brigadier General Taur Matan Ruak, said the inaugurating armory would be used for keeping the defense force's uniforms and other materials belonging to F-FDTL.

State secretary for security urges police commander to submit proposal Suara Timor Lorosae 19 November 2008 - State Secretary for Security, Francisco Guterres has urged the Timorese Police commander to submit soon a proposal about making decision to status of the police officers who joined former rebel leader, Alfredo Reinado Alves, during the country's recent crises.

Police seizes bags of rice sold by business in Baukau Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 19 November 2008 - Baucau District Police have seized 15 bags of rice sold by businessmen because they did not sell them based on the standard price set by the Government.

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