Do not use politics to name new appellate court president: Tilman Timor Post 5 February 2009 - MP Manuel Tilman from the KOTA party has urged the country's state bodies to appoint a new president of the Court of Appeal who has great experience and meets the applicable requirements.
F-FDTL soldiers to be deployed in border in March, says Brigadier Ruak Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 5 February 2009 - Timorese Defence Force (F-FDTL) Commander, Brigadier General Taur Matan Ruak, said the defense force would deploy its soldiers in the border zone in the upcoming March after recruitment of new soldiers was completed.
President Horta receives credentials from Portugal's ambassador Timor Post 5 February 2009 - President Jose Ramos Horta has received the credentials of the new Portuguese Ambassador to Timor-Leste, Luis Barreira de Sousa, who will replace the former Ambassador Joao Ramos Pinto.
20 Social Solidarity Ministry officers to be investigated over corruption allegation Timor Post 5 February 2009 - Minister for Social Solidarity, Maria Micato Fernandes Alves said 20 of her ministry's officers were currently being investigated as they were suspected of being involved in corruption.
No decision yet to pardon Salsinha and followers, says Lasama Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 5 February 2009 - Parliamentary President Fernando 'Lasama' de Araujo said there was no decision yet from the country's state bodies to pardon former rebel leader, Gastao Salsinha and his followers.
F-FDTL soldier beats Luz Clarita Hotel's security officer Suara Timor Lorosae 5 February 2009 - President Director for Luz Clarita Hotel, Aleixo Cobra, has condemned the attitude of a Timorese Defence Force (F-FDTL) soldier who assaulted one of his security officers on Monday (5/2) without giving any reason.
Horta calls on Government and NGOs to fight against domestic violence Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 5 February 2009 - President Jose Ramos Horta has called on the Government and non-governmental organizations (NGO) to fight against domestic violence in the country.