09 January 2009

East Timor Legal News 9 January 2009

Timor-Leste in corruption and human rights violations risks Suara Timor Lorosae 9 January 2009 - The International community will categorize Timor-Leste as a country at risk of corruption and human right violations and that would have a severe impact on the justice sector in the country.

UN police will still be with PNTL to control public order: Kawakami Timor Newsline 9 January 2009 - Acting UN Secretary-General Special Representative in Timor-Leste for Security Sector Support and Rule of Law, Mr. Takahisa Kawakami, said the UN police and Timorese National Police (PNTL) would still be together in controlling public disturbances and domestic disputes in the country.

Economic growth in Timor-Leste is increasing: Nielson Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 9 January 2009 - Acting of the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative in Timor-Leste, Finn Rieske Nielsen, said economic growth in Timor-Leste was increasing to 10% in connection with the pension funds payment for veterans, age pensions, as well as other programs.

Brigadier Ruak to consult Government about facilitating soldier's funeral Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 9 January 2009 - Timorese Defense Force (F-FDTL) Commander, Brigadier General Taur Matan Ruak, said he would ask the Government to facilitate the funeral of his soldier that was killed in traffic accident in Lautem.

Police detain seven after Vikeke conflict Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 9 January 2009 - Police in Vikeke district have arrested seven persons who were believed to have been engaged in a recent act of violence in Bikarin village inVikeke.

No dialog for Fretilin reform faction, says Alkatiri Timor Post 9 January 2009 - Fretilin Secretary General Mari Alkatiri said there would be no dialog held between Fretilin led by him [Alkatiri] and Francisco “Lu-Olo” Guterres with the Fretilin reform faction.

Possibility for Telestra and Telcomsel coming to invest Timor Post 9 January 2009 - State Secretary for Infrastructures and Public Works, Domingos Cairo, said there was a great possibility for Australia's Telestra and Indonesia's Telcomsel Companies coming to invest in the country.

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