05 March 2009

East Timor Legal News 5 March 2009

Pessoa meets with Horta Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 5 March 2009 - The newly-apointed East Timor Prosecutor-General, Ms. Ana Pessoa has met with President Jose Ramos Horta on Wednesday (5/3) to discuss preparations for the swearing-in ceremony which will take place soon.

Timor-Leste and Petronas talk on funding LNG construction Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 5 March 2009 - The Timorese Government and the Malaysian Petronas Company are currently discussing the provision of funds worth US $10 billion for the construction of a Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) plant in Timor-Leste.

Petronas agrees with viability of pipeline building to Timor-Leste Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 5 March 2009 - The Malaysian state-owned Petronas Company has agreed on the viability of the construction of a pipeline to Timor-Leste after its technical team conducted research in the Timor Sea on the possibility of building gas and oil field pipelines to Timor-Leste.

Carrascalao will inspect all ministries Suara Timor Lorosae 5 March 2009 - Newly-appointed Deputy Prime Minister II, Mario Viegas Carrascalao, who is also current MP of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), has pledged to hold a regular inspection of all government ministries because it is an important duty that should be prioritised.

Police officers ready to collaborate with Monteiro Timor Post 5 March 2009 - The Timorese National Police (PNTL) officials have stated that they are ready to collaborate with the Government’s newly-appointed Police Commander, Longuinhos Monteiro, to lead the country’s police force.

F-FDTL soldiers will be deployed on border at end of March: Brigadier Ruak Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 5 March 2009 - General Taur Matan Ruak said his soldiers would be deployed in the border zones of Bobonaro and Covalima Districts in the end of March.

LABEH concerns about Timor Radio and Television purchase of cars case Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 5 March 2009 - The Director of the national corruption watch non-governmental organisation, LABEH, Christopher Henry Samson, said he was concerned about investigations into the Timorese Public Broadcasting Service (RTTL)’s cars purchasing case by the Inspectorate General, as it had been about two years, yet no result had reached.

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