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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 165 km NE of Dili, East Timor
A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 165 km NE of Dili, East Timor (103 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 11:07:48 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 02:07:48 / July 2, 2018 @ 2:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 1
'The law is my life': East Timor bugging prosecution 'heartbreaking', lawyer says
Lawyer and former legal representative for East Timor, Bernard Collaery, says the charges against him for allegedly breaching the Intelligence Services Act mean he may never practise law again. ...
East Timor bugging case referred to AFP
Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has urged the Australian Federal Police to investigate the federal government over the alleged bugging of East Timor's cabinet rooms.Mr Wilkie in June used parliamentary privilege to reveal a spy-turned-whistleblower was facing criminal charges in relation to the alleged
Plot thickens in East Timor espionage scandal
First, the Attorney General, Christian Porter, insists that he will not say anything publicly about the prosecution, but a former Liberal Party staffer, Niki Savva, raised the matter on the ABC. This looks to be part of a familiar pattern.
Crocodile Attacks On The Rise In East Timor
A native of Southeast Asia and the north of Australia, saltwater crocodiles are the largest of all crocodile species, growing to a length of up to six meters. The animals can weigh more than a ton, and unlike other species of crocodile, can survive in both fresh and salt water. This enables them to
East Timor bugging prosecution 'heartbreaking', lawyer Bernard Collaery says
Australian lawyer and former legal representative for East Timor, Bernard Collaery, says the charges against him for allegedly breaching the Intelligence Services Act for revealing Australia bugged East Timorese government offices mean he is facing the prospect he may never practise law again. "The
Moon Vows To Increase Trade With Singapore, Southeast Asia
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Papuans Against Indonesia
Indonesia(i/ˌɪndəˈniːʒə/IN-də-NEE-zhəor/ˌɪndoʊˈniːziə/IN-doh-NEE-zee-ə; :[ɪndonesia]), officially theRepublic of Indonesia(Indonesian:Republik Indonesia[rɛpublik ɪndonesia]), is asovereignisland countryinSoutheast AsiaandOceania. It is the largest island country in the world by the number of islands
A.S. Ponta Leste Sign Ghanaian Midfielder Daniel Donkor
Ghanaian midfielder Daniel Kwame Donkor has officially signed a one-year deal with East Timor outfit Associação Sportivo Ponta Leste from rivals FC Zebra until 2019.Donkor expressed his joy after signing his contract and thanked the FC Zebra supporters and management for their supports in a farewell
Has Australian media been muzzled by new ‘national security’ law that is scaring journalists into silence?
New laws said to keep Australia safe from foreign meddling are preventing the media from reporting on Canberra’s own interference in one of its closest neighbours, according to critics, who argue the draconian regulations damage the country’s image and status in the region.
CPLP: Angola to host 13th Summit of heads of State
Sal Island, ANGOLA, July 18 - Angola will host the 13th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) in 2020. ,
Singapore's Base of Pyramid Asia invests $2.5m in Indian MFI Sambandh
Base of Pyramid Asia (BOPA), a Singapore-based investor in microfinance institutions, has injected $2.5 million intoSambandh Finserve Private Ltd, an MFI operating in India, the firm announced.
Netralnews.com - Silawan Village Utilizes Village Funds to Build Electricity
KUPANG, NNC --Residents of Silawan Village, East Tasifeto Subdistrict, Belu District, East Nusa Tenggara Province, which directly borders East Timor, utilize the village fund allocation to build electricity for local residents.
Mozambican president stops over in Luanda on his way to Cabo Verde
Luanda, ANGOLA, July 16 - Mozambique's head of State Filipe Jacinto Nyusi stopped over Monday afternoon in Luanda (Angola) on his way to the Island of Sal, Cape Verde. ,
Young Catholic meeting in Pontianak, a 'celebration of faith', ends
Organised by the Pontifical Society of Young Missionaries (Serikat Kepausan Anak dan Remaja Misioner, SEKAMI), the jamboree, which was held between 3 and 6 July, ended with a solemn Mass in St Joseph Cathedral.
White House's Kudlow blames China's Xi for blocking U.S. trade deal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said on Wednesday that Chinese President Xi Jinping was "holding up" a deal to resolve a "significant trade dispute" between the United States and China.Larry Kudlow, head of the White House Economic Council, also said that he
Frente POLISARIO Representative in Canary Islands reaffirms Saharawi authorities determination to defend Saharawi people natural resources
Tenerife, July 19, 2018 (SPS) - The Representative of the Frente POLISARIO in the Canary Islands, Mr. Hamdi Mansur, reaffirmed on Wednesday in a press conference at the headquarters of the Workers' Commissions in Tenerife, the determination of the Saharawi authorities to defend the natural resources
Witness K scandal: police asked to investigate Timor-Leste spy operation
Independent MP Andrew Wilkie, Greens senator Nick McKim, senator Rex Patrick, and senator Andrew Storer wrote to the Australian federal police, asking it to investigate whether the spy operation against Timor-Leste was itself criminal.
Head of State back home
Luanda, ANGOLA, July 19 - The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, has already returned to the country after attending the 12th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries (CPLP) held in Sal Island (Cape Verde) from the 17th to the 18th July.,
Go-Jek conducts five-day trial in HCMC before coming official operation in September
Indonesia’s ride-hailing giantGo-Jekwill conduct a five-day trial of two of its services, Go-Bike and Go-Send, in some districts of Ho Chi Minh City on July 18, local media reported.