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Setback for whistleblowers in East Timor bugging case

byAndrew TillettTheprosecution of a former spy and his lawyer for revealing a bugging operation against East Timorese ministersis increasingly likely to be held in secret because of national security considerations following a court hearing in Canberra on Friday.In a blow to Witness K and his lawyer

AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW

East Timor president slams parliament for blocking trip to meet pope

JAKARTA (Reuters) - East Timor’s ruling coalition in parliament has voted to block a planned trip by President Francisco Guterres to the Vatican, where he was due to meet Pope Francis, saying the president must first break a political deadlock at home.

REUTERS

East Timor: The blues in the sky and the sea

Five of us friends were sat on a suspended balcony over a sizable mountain, with the Timor Sea underneath; an unobstructed view of the sea meeting the horizon and the nearby mountains, with a road snaking through.

THE DAILY STAR

Witness K case: East Timor spying claims may be heard in secret

Lawyer Bernard Collaery, flanked by Senators Tim Storer, Rex Patrick, Nick McKim and Andrew Wilkie, is facing a potential two years in jail.Alex Ellinghausen

AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW

Overview and Scope of Timor Leste (East Timor) Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2018-2023

Fixed broadband penetration in Timor Leste remains extremely low mainly due to a limited number of fixed lines as well as the dominance of the mobile platform. However, the market has grown strongly over the past five years from a very small base. Timor Telecom was contracted for the supply, install

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Trial of former Australian spy could hear evidence in secret

The former Australian Secret Intelligence Service spy, who cannot be identified, and his lawyer Bernard Collaery have been charged under the Intelligence Services Act with conspiracy to communicate ASIS information. ASIS is an overseas spy agency that operates out of Australian embassies.

AP

The Strongest Line-up of China's Self-owned Auto Brands on Show in Macao with a focus on PSCs markets

MACAO,Nov. 5, 2018/PRNewswire/ -- Hosted byNan Kwong(Group) Company Limited , this year's expo gather technical experts, industrial scholars, senior executives, and media elites from both self-owned brands such as FAW Group, Dongfeng Motor Corporation, Changan Automobile, GAC Group, SAIC Motor, JAC

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Soccer: Philippines' Eriksson era starts with a win

The Swede, though, has work to do if he is to build a team that will make much of an impression at the continental championships early next year, after a lacklustre performance against the Singaporeans.

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Philippines win first game under Sven-Goran Eriksson

The Swede, though, has work to do if he is to build a team that will make much of an impression at the continental championships early next year, after a lacklustre performance against the Singaporeans.

GULF NEWS - 2018-11-13 19:56:00

Super Quiz: Two-word nations

A country in Central AmericaThe only country with both a Red Sea coast and a Persian Gulf coastIn 2002 it became the first new sovereign state of the 21st century.It consists geographically of two main islands.It is on the island of Hispaniola.The southernmost country on the mainland of the Eastern

NWAONLINE.COM - 2018-11-13 01:45:00

Viettel Burundi, a key revenue generator for Viettel Global Telecom. - RegionWeek

A Vietnamese Viettel Global Investment, a subsidiary of military-run telecom giant Viettel Group, reported sales of US$192 million and profit of $58 million in the third quarter, increases of 5 and 8 percent year-on-year, reports aVietnamese news outlet.

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Cheryl Pearce appointed as new commander for UN peacekeeping in Cyprus

United Nations, Nov 9 (UNI) Major General Cheryl Pearce was appointed as the Force Commander of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), his Spokespersons' office said in a statement here.

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Hariss Harun seals Singapore win; Adisak Kraisorn scores six for Thailand

Adisak's haul was one short of the record for a single match, held by Singapore's Noh Alam Shah when he netted seven in an 11-0 win over Laos in 2007, as Milovan Rajevac's side outclassed the Timorese in Bangkok.

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Six-goal Adisak earns Thais thumping win

Adisak's haul was one short of the record for a single match, held by Singapore's Noh Alam Shah when he netted seven in an 11-0 win over Laos in 2007, as Milovan Rajevac's side outclassed the Timorese in Bangkok.

EUROSPORT

Soccer-Six-goal Adisak earns Thais thumping win

Adisak’s haul was one short of the record for a single match, held by Singapore’s Noh Alam Shah when he netted seven in an 11-0 win over Laos in 2007, as Milovan Rajevac’s side outclassed the Timorese in Bangkok.

REUTERS UK

Marie Colvin: Lindsey Hilsum's revealing biography of courageous war reporter is compelling stuff

ForMarie Colvin, it was Lebanon’sWar of the Campsthat brought home the power of journalism. In April 1987Burj al Barajneh, a Palestinian refugee camp, was besieged byAmal, a Shia militia backed by the Syrian regime.

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On the Tenacity and Bravery of a Great Journalist

By early September 1999, Marie Colvin was on to a new story. East Timor had long been known as a dangerous place for journalists. Back in 1975, Indonesian soldiers, who were invading the territory at the end of Portuguese colonial rule, had killed five journalists working for Australian television.

LITERARY HUB

Good to meet you ... Stephen Langford

I do what I can to stop the persecution of refugees by the Australian government. There are 1,500 people held hostage, on Manus and Nauru, as well as thousands in the mainland Australian gulag. Thank you,Guardian Weekly, for publishingBehrouz Boochani, Australia’s own Solzhenitsyn.

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-11-13 11:59:06

Jane Bonham Carter reviews biography of Marie Colvin

Colvin died in Syria in 2012. Her friend, Lib Dem Peer Jane Bonham-Carter, reviewed a new biography of her written by Channel 4’s Lindsey Hillsum in this week’s Sunday Times.

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HuttZone – 20181108 – Remembering our service men and women on Armistice Day

Hutt Zone’s Nico Hendricks talks with Lower Hutt Returned and Services Association President Lars Millar on his East Timor and Afghanistan service, why he wanted to be RSA President and what events are planned on Sunday 11 November 2018 to mark the end of the one hundred years commemorations of Worl

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