East Timor Justice Minister Lobato attends inquiry Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 14 January 2009 - The Minister for Justice, Lucia Lobato, has attended an inquiry on Tuesday (13/1) at the Public Prosecution regarding allegations of corrupt conduct made by the Tempo Semanal newspaper.
Police continue hunt for suspected killer in Baukau Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 14 January 2009 - Police in the eastern district of Baukau are continuing to the hunt for the man who has been suspected of killing Urbano Piadade on the first of January in the Samagia area of Laga.
Thailand supports Timor-Leste's proposed membership of ASEAN Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 14 January 2009 - The East Timor Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mr. Zacarias da Costa, has said that Thailand has stated its willingness to support Timor-Leste in applying to become a new member of the ASEAN bloc in 2012.
International jurists only here for the money, say MPs Suara Timor Lorosae 14 January 2009 - MP Mario Viegas Carrascalao from the Social Democratic Party (PSD) and Democratic Party (PD) MP Vital Dos Santos have urged the Government to reduce contracts for international jurists working in the country's courts.
Better to replace Chief Judge Claudio Ximenes, says PSD leader Suara Timor Lorosae 14 January 2009 - MP Mario Viegas Carrascalao from the Social Democratic Party (PSD), has urged the country’s state bodies to replace the President of the Court of Appeal, Claudio Ximenes, as he is still sick and receiving medical treatment.
Roberto Soares named as ambassador to Singapore Timor Post 14 January 2009 - Roberto Soares who is currently working at the Foreign Ministry has been appointed to be Timor’s ambassador to Singapore.
Parliament holds a quick inspection into Dili sea port - Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 14 January 2009 - Following the rumors mongering that the Custom Department’s officers are involved in illegal money collection from the companies that import goods into Timor-Leste, the Parliament has held a quick inspection into the Dili Sea Port on Tuesday (13/1).
Image: Chief Judge of the East Timor Court of Appeal, Mr Claudio Ximenes (right).
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