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Supplier to Chinese e-commerce giant busted for shark finning off East Timor

East Timorese police and activists from the group Sea Shepherd say they caught vessels from publicly traded Chinese firm Pingtan Marine Enterprise illegally fishing in the country's waters for sharks. The UK branch of Sea Shepherd alleged that its effort with the East Timor National Police resulted

UNDERCURRENTNEWS.COM - 2017-09-15 01:35:00

Thousands of sharks found on 15 Chinese fishing boats in Timor-Leste waters

Thousands of illegally caught sharks were discovered on each of 15 Chinese fishing boats during a dawn raid Saturday conducted jointly by the Timor-Leste National Police and the activist group Sea Shepherd. The Sea Shepherd vessel Ocean Warrior spent two weeks hunting for the Pingtan Marine Enterpri

GRINDTV.COM - 2017-09-14 23:06:04

East Timor president says to swear in Mari Alkatiri as PM

DILI (Reuters) - East Timor is set to swear in Mari Alkatiri for a second stint as prime minister, the country's president said on Thursday, with Asia's youngest democracy facing stiff challenges to boost a flagging economy heavily reliant on oil and gas. Alkatiri, the secretary general of the Fret

REUTERS UK - 2017-09-14 05:54:10

Veteran likens anti-malaria pill's effects to Agent Orange

An Australian veteran who claims her brain injury was caused by a controversial anti-malaria drug has compared the tablets with the notorious Agent Orange chemical. The decorated veteran, who requested to remain anonymous, told Nine.com.au she was urged by superiors to sign a document agreeing to tr

MSN.COM - 2017-09-09 10:08:22

Akhyar stars in Malaysia's comfortable win over Timor-Leste

Malaysia maintained their perfect record in the 2017 AFF U-18 Youth Championship, to stay at the top of Group A in front of Thailand. BY ZULHILMI ZAINAL Follow on Twitter Bojan Hodak's Malaysia U18 maintained their perfect record in the 2017 AFF U-18 Youth Championship, after they thumped Timor-

GOAL.COM - 2017-09-09 01:03:06

New East Timor leaders says he's ready to work with church, society

DILI, East Timor - After six weeks of negotiation, an alliance lead by the former revolutionary party Fretilin will lead the economically troubled Catholic nation of East Timor for the next five years. No clear winner emerged from the July 21 election, leading to multilayered negotiations, reported

CRUXNOW.COM - 2017-09-06 18:03:33

Big boost for Sunrise LNG as Australia, East Timor agree on maritime border

LNG World News Australia and East Timor have reached an agreement on a maritime border, ending a dispute between the two countries that has stalled the Woodside-operated multi-billion Greater Sunrise LNG project. The two countries have reached agreement on the "central elements of a maritime bounda

SHALEMARKETS.COM - 2017-09-04 07:00:00

The Racism Heard Round The World

Jonathan Ernst / Reuters On race relations, the United States has slipped into the same category as Burundi and Iraq. After the violence in Charlottesville earlier this month - and the outrage generated by President Trump's response - the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discr

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-09-04 13:35:47

Akhyar wants to reach AFF U-18 final

BY ZULHILMI ZAINAL Follow on Twitter Among the names that have emerged from the recent SEA Games men's football tournament is hosts Malaysia's own Akhyar Abdul Rashid. The 18-year old forward was not quite a key player in Datuk Ong Kim Swee's squad, but everytime he was fielded he proved himself a

GOAL.COM - 2017-09-03 03:03:14

Time is what Malaysia U19 set up needs - Hairuddin

The assistant head coach of the Malaysia U19 national team; Hairuddin Omar has pleaded for time for the coaching team to work with their new charges. When met by Goal on Saturday just before the team departed for Yangon, Myanmar for the 2017 AFF U-18 Youth Championship, the former Malaysia internati

GOAL.COM - 2017-09-03 01:58:30

Hodak sets no specific target in AFF U-18 Youth Championship

BY ZULHILMI ZAINAL Follow on Twitter Speaking to the press just before his squad departed for Yangon, Myanmar for the 2017 AFF U-18 Youth Championship, Malaysia U18 head coach Bojan Hodak remarked that his primary objective for the competition is to observe his charges. When met by Goal at the Kua

GOAL.COM - 2017-09-02 07:20:16

The hidden cost of war: A new generation of veterans are suffering post-traumatic stress disorder

Former Defence Force personnel member Matt Plant is speaking out about mental health issues among veterans. Seventeen years after Matt Plant left the military, the sites and smells still pop into his head without warning. They're a constant reminder of the unspeakable things he saw on deployment in

STUFF - 2017-08-26 17:00:00

Missed the Solar Eclipse? Here's Where You Can See the Next Six

Solar Eclipse 2017 in Wyoming; Bernd Thaller/Flickr Many folks were left in awe as a total solar eclipse swept across the United States on Monday, August 21. Everyone within the mainland U.S. was provided with at least a partial eclipse, while those in cities like Salem, Oregon, Nashville, Tennessee

OYSTER.COM - 2017-08-22 22:30:48

East Timor police fire tear gas during student protests

DILI (Reuters) - Hundreds of students in East Timor clashed on Monday with police who fired tear gas to disperse the crowds protesting against alleged government corruption. Members of parliament were forced to suspend a planned auction of government cars after protesters took to the streets and th

REUTERS - 2017-08-21 14:59:10

Thailand, Indonesia inseparable after matchday three

With two rounds remaining in Group B, Thailand and Indonesia are now tied on points, goal difference, goals scored & conceded, as well as head-to-head BY ZULHILMI ZAINAL Follow on Twitter After the 2017 SEA Games men's football competition rested on Saturday to give way to the opening ceremony,

GOAL.COM - 2017-08-20 13:55:45

Thailand in danger of missing out on semi-final boat

Thailand are at risk of missing out on the semi-finals despite gaining their first win of the 2017 KL SEA Games. The War Elephants huffed and puffed before they finally defeated Timor Leste through Worachit Kanitsribumphen's strike in the second half. It has not been plain sailing thus far in the op

GOAL.COM - 2017-08-17 23:15:38

#LAUNCHFood: New Paradigm for Healthy Eating in the Pacific

Australian Aid's InnovationXchange is investing $4 million AUD in up to 16 innovations designed to combat malnutrition in the Indo-Pacific region Leaders from across the Pacific, including Julie Bishop, Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs, came together in the city of Suva, Fiji this week to di

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-08-12 10:23:07

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MEDIUM - 2017-08-11 01:07:06

How does a country become a country? An expert explains

Within the space of a week this autumn, the people of Catalonia and Kurdistan will be asked if they want to live in an independent country. If these two referendums result in declarations of independence, what happens next? It may seem straightforward that Kurdistan, Catalonia, or even both would be

THE CONVERSATION - 2017-08-03 09:33:43

East Timor's main parties able to form gov't but lose ground

DILI, East Timor (AP) - East Timor's two main political parties won enough votes in a weekend parliamentary election to form another national unity government but lost ground to opposition forces in a sign of frustration with slow economic progress. With all votes counted on Monday, the National Con

TOWNHALL - 2017-07-24 21:29:00