UN police to hand over responsibility in four districts RTTL 20 March 2009 - Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao said that the first phase of the handing over responsibility from the UN police (UNPol) to the Timorese National Police (PNTL) would be held in the Districts of Alieu, Lautem, Manatuto and Ainaro.
Gusmao concerns about martial art clubs conflict RTTL 20 March 2009 - Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao has expressed concerns over the recent martial art clubs conflict in Lurumata which was leaving one killed. See also 2009 ETLJ 1 The Regulation of Martial Arts in East Timor: An Overview of Law No 10 of 2008 on the practice of martial arts
Government to prohibit transport movement on border RTTL 20 March 2009 - Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao said the Government would prohibit public transport movement on the border, mainly in the afternoon to avoid illegal smuggling into the country.
Gusmao Calls for PNTL-UNPol to hold thorough investigation into officers case Timor Post 20 March 2009 - The country's defense and security minister has called for the UN and Timorese police to hold a thorough investigation into the recent fight involving their officers in Dili.
Remeidos denies rumors of becoming deputy Prosecutor General Timor Post 20 March 2009 - International Legal Advisor, Paulo Remeidos, has denied current rumour mongering that he would replace current deputy prosecutor general of the country, Ivo Jorge Valente.
UNICEF, Government and security forces launch information campaign on explosive materials RTTL 20 March 2009 - The East Timor Ministry of Education, UNICEF in cooperation with the Timorese Defense Force (F-FDTL) and the International Stabilisation Forces (ISF) has officially launched an information campaign about explosive materials at Tasitolu Primary School on Thursday (19/3).
UNMIT meets with Committee B of the Parliament Timor Post 20 March 2009 - The UN Secretary General Special Representative in Timor-Leste Atul Khare has met with the Parliamentary Committee B for Defence, Security and Foreign Affairs on Wednesday (18/3) to discuss the mandate of the UNMIT in Timor-Leste.
Council of Ministers discusses Organic law for Military Police RTTL 20 March 2009- The Council of Ministers has held a discussion about a Decree Law for the country's Military Police on Thursday (19/3).
Indonesian Mandiri Bank to open branch offices in four districts RTTL 20 March 2009 - Director for Mandiri Bank, Agus Martowardjo has met with Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao on Thursday (19/3) to discuss the of opening branch offices in four districts: Baukau, Ermera, Maliana and Oe-cusse.
Seven prosecutors threaten to resign if Ivo Valente is replaced Suara Timor Lorosae 20 March 2009 - Seven prosecutors in the Public Prosecution have threatened to resign from their posts if President Ramos Horta appoints International legal advisor Ivo Rosa to be deputy Prosecutor general replacing Ivo Jorge Valente.