Lawyer: Court decision is unjust and weird Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 8 March 2010 A lawyer for the two convicted F-FDTL reservists said Friday that the decision of the court to sentence Frederico Florindo and Alberto da Costa as unjust and incredible.
Karau Timur was not captured by PNTL, said a youth leader Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 8 March 2010 A youth leader has revealed that Karau Timur, a leader of Bua-Malus group, was not captured by the PNTL as previously claimed but was captured by a youth group.
Inflation in the country reached 7%: Minister Goncalves Suara Timor Loro Sa’e 8 March 2010 The Minister for Economic and Development, Joao Goncalves, has said that the inflation rate in Timor-Leste has reached 7%. Minister Goncalves said that the inflation rate is high due to the country’s economic dependence on other countries.
Australians to train F-FDTL on peace-keeping Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 8 March 2010 East Timor’s Secretary of State for Defense, Julio Tomas Pinto has said that in the near future the Australian Defence Force would train Falintil-Forcas Defesas de Timor-Leste on peace-keeping operation.
MPs called for non-interference into the court’s decision Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 8 March 2010 Fretilin MP Domingos Sarmento has called on Timorese politicians not to intervene in the decision made by the court in the case of the assassination attempt on President Jose
Ramos Horta and Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao on February 11th 2008.
JSMP: Public Prosecution and PNTL did not investigate thoroughly Radio Televisaun Timor Leste 8 March 2010 The Timorese Judicial System and Monitoring Program (JSMP) Director, Luis Oliveira, has said that the Public Prosecution and the National Police have not thoroughly investigated the assassination attempt case to uncover the perpetrator who shot President Jose Ramos Horta on February 11th 2008.
Fernandes: The most important thing is for the people to live peacefully Timor Post 8 March 2010 The Timorese Operational Police Commander, Inspector Mateus Fernandes, has said that it is not a matter if the ninja gangs are detained or not but the most important thing is for the people to live in a peaceful situation.
UNPol to hand over responsibility to the PNTL in two more districts Diario Nacional 8 March 2010 The Timorese Operational Commander, Inspector Mateus Fernandes, has said the United Nation Police will hand over security responsibility to the Timorese National Police (PNTL) to two districts police this month.
Immigration Department Police should properly control illegal immigrants Timor Post 8 March 2010 MPs in the Parliamentary plenary session have called on the Timorese National Police (PNTL) Immigration Department to better control foreigners who use tourist visas for illegal activities in the country.
NGO Forum urges Minister for Infrastructure to present report of referendum Timor Post 8 March 2010 The Director of NGO Forum Ms. Dinhora Granadeiro has urged the Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Works, particularly the Sate Secretary for Public Work, to report on the Government’s referendum package projects to the National Parliament.
MP: Prostitution on the rise due to lack of control from PNTL Timor Post 8 March 2010 MP Arao Noe of CNRT has said that the activities of prostitution in the country are rising due to loose control by the National Police over foreigners using tourist visas for prostitution activities.
PNTL officer in the Oecusse district engage in human right violation: Ombudsman Suara Timor Loro Sa’e 8 March 2010 The Director of the Timorese Human Right and Justice Ombuddsmen of Oecuse District, Valino Magno Ximenes, has conformed that they have received many cases from the residents of Oecusse about human right sviolation cases that mostly involved Oecusse District Police officers.
Fretilin defends KAK Commissioner de Jesus from criticism Diario Nacional 8 March 2010 Fretilin’s MP, Cipriana Pereira, has called for all the Government’s institutions not to criticize the anti-corruption commissioner, Adérito de Jesus, as he is just about to start his work.