08 April 2009

East Timor Legal News 8 April 2009

Committee C to realise anti-corruption law conference in May Timor Post 8 April 2009 The Parliamentary Committee C for Economy and Anti-corruption has planned to hold a conference in May for discussing profoundly about the Government proposed anti-corruption commission.

In March, 116 traffic accidents case registered in police Timor Post 8 April 2009 Traffic Police Commander, Antonio LC Soares said there were 116 traffic accidents happened in March throughout the territory and said they all had been registered in National Traffic Police Unit (UTN), there were also eight cases involving the UN police officers.

Fretilin urges prosecutor general to process RTTL car purchase case Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 8 April 2009 Fretilin MP Inacio Moreira has urged the new prosecutor general to hold a new investigation into the RTTL (Timorese Public Broadcasting Service) car purchase case, as there was an indication of corruption.

Police are investigating stolen rice Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 8 April 2009
Minister for Tourism, Commerce and Industry, Gil da Costa Alves said the police were currently holding investigations into the Government's imported rice that had been sold in Atambua in Indonesia.

Timor-Leste will not militarise border: Gusmao Radio Televisaun Timor Leste , 8 April 2009 Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao said Timor-Leste will not militarize border zone, but would deploy the Timorese Force (F-FDTL) soldiers to provide security in the border.

Alkatiri does not want long march to be held Suara Timor Lorosae 8 April 2009 Fretilin Secretary General Mari Alkatiri has declared not to hold a long march in the Capital of Dili. Therefore, Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao called on others to not hold peace rallies otherwise they would be sanctioned.

Image: Traditional East Timorese drum painted by a student of the Arte Moris Living Art School in Dili, East Timor

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