East Timor Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Balibo five widow seeks legal actionRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Yahoo!

    The angry widow of an Australian journalist has vowed to fight to her last breath for answers to his killing in East Timor nearly 40 years ago. Greg Shackleton, then 29, was one of a group of Australian-based newsmen - known as the Balibo Five - covering the Indonesian invasion in 1975.


  2. Supporters remember impact of Gough Whitlam's rare south-west visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Warrnambool Standard

    ... dinner. Mr Whitlam spoke about a range of issues including privatisation, the Pyramid Building Society collapse, East Timor and then incumbent prime minister Bob Hawke. Ever the centralist, Mr Whitlam called for the national railway system to become ...


  3. Gough WhitlamRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | Obsidian Wings

    ... with his relationship with Nixon , which has links to something that Donald Johnson has commented a lot about, East Timor and Indonesia. And coincidentally, Peter Carey's new novel Amnesia , covers many of those same points. The fact that Kerr, the ...


  4. Sudden impact: the Whitlam legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Age

    ... both positions are accepted without fuss. Whitlam's other main foreign policy problem and legacy, however, was East Timor. In 1974, the Portuguese dictatorship was overthrown, and its colonies prepared for independence. The Indonesians took this as ...


  5. Balibo Five probe dropped due to 'insufficient evidence'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | ABC News

    Five years ago the AFP launched an investigation into the deaths of Brian Peters, 29, Malcolm Rennie, 28, Gary Cunningham, 27, Gregory Shackleton, 29, and Anthony Stewart , 21, who were reporting on Indonesian military action. In 2007, New South Wales deputy state coroner Dorelle Pinch found the five men died at Balibo in Timor Leste, also known as East Timor, on October 16, 1975.


  6. Revering 'a political maestro'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Mercury

    ... a strong relationship with him when he defended him in the International Court of Justice in reaction to East Timor. Former state MP Paula Wriedt - whose father was former Whitlam Government Primary Industry Minister Ken Wriedt - posted on Facebook ...


  7. Gough Whitlam's legacies to the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... he travelled to China to make with state officials. He would also consistently oppose Australia's intervention to East Timor. Indeed, in a frenetic 13 days before a full ministry could be elected, a so-called 'duumvirate' consisting of just Whitlam ...


  8. Opening IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Foreign Affairs

    ... assuming that the world's fourth most populous country is on the verge of disintegration. The recent secession of East Timor is unlikely to cause a chain reaction, however. The geographic and cultural ... WRONG IMPRESSION For the past few years, ...


  9. Touched by breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... and was by all accounts a fit and healthy woman. Powers, an ex-permanent army officer, had just returned from East Timor where she spent six months as the senior police officer for the Australian contingent. "I left it for about a week, thinking, ...


  10. Nobel: two rival nations, one message of peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    ... Filipe Ximenes Belo and JosA Ramos-Horta, which many believe was critical in the peaceful cessation of East Timor from Indonesia in 2001. "Often the committee tries to bring people in conflict together and see how they can build new bridges," ...


  11. Foreign interests trying to exploit my fragile nation, says Timor PM Xanana GusmaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Age

    Foreign interests were trying to "dominate" East Timor, exploiting the fragility of the tiny nation to deny its rightful share of the oil and gas revenues in the Timor Sea and sow unrest, prime minister Xanana Gusmao says. Mr Gusmao made the remarks as the fledgling state is embroiled in bitter fights with the Australian government and multinational oil companies over the resources that contribute 90 per cent of its income.


  12. West Mountain Environmental Corp. Announces Expansion of TPS LicenseRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Market Wire

    West Mountain Environmental Corp. is pleased to announce that the field of use in its TPS License with M-I L.L.C. and Schlumberger Canada Limited has been expanded on a non-exclusive basis to include any and all uses of the TPS Technology, including the treatment of drill cuttings and waste associated with refinery operations and pipeline operations. The territory of use related to the expanded field of use noted above has also been expanded to include all of China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Brunei and East Timor.


  13. Cambodia done in by late blastRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Pnompenh Post

    A late set piece stunner from Laos thwarted Cambodia's spirited fightback as the hosts scrambled to a 3-2 victory in the AFC Suzuki Cup qualifiers at Vientiene's New National Stadium on Sunday evening. Earlier in the afternoon, the opening match of the qualifying cycle for the main tournament - to be jointly hosted by Singapore and Vietnam from November 23 - saw East Timor turn a 2-1 half time deficit to a 4-2 victory built around a triple strike from Murilo Ribeiro De Almeida.


  14. Dunne Speaks on Security ReviewsRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Scoop

    ... Africa and Asia, without attracting huge security attention. When New Zealanders were killed in such actions, in East Timor for example, we took clear stances to find out what had happened. And in an earlier generation, many idealistic, progressive ...


  15. Nobel: 2 rival nations, 1 message of peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo and Jose Ramos-Horta, which many believe was critical in the peaceful cessation of East Timor from Indonesia in 2001. "Often the committee tries to bring people in conflict together and see how they can build new bridges," ...


  16. Creswick couple on the moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Courier

    TREK: Dan Rule and his partner Jess Mumford, pictured with Creswick Community Bank director Michael Daunt, cycled through different countries to raise money for Ultimate Peace. PICTURE: ADAM TRAFFORD "After that we needed to cheat a bit so we caught a flight to East Timor and began our international cycle from there," Mr Rule said.


  17. Out of office, all the timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Ask MetaFilter

    ... erience for working with a boss who's always on the move? Getting streams of one-sentence emails from Mongolia or East Timor at 1am when he finally has a chance to catch up is starting to wear on me.


  18. AFP fails to question Jakarta in Balibo Five investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Five years after opening an investigation into the Indonesian military's killing of five Australian journalists at Balibo in East Timor in 1975, the Australian Federal Police hasn't yet asked Jakarta to help pursue the people responsible for what's been described as a war crime. The AFP made the admission in answers to questions asked by independent Senator Nick Xenophon about the Balibo murder probe at a Senate estimates committee hearing in February.


  19. Last push for UN security council spotRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2014 | Fiji Times

    ... Nation programme Spain always has an advantage with a natural constituency in Latin American countries. Former East Timor president Jose Ramos-Horta praised the work of New Zealand's representative Colin Keating when New Zealand was last on the ...


  20. The Zone: How to end povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... free democracies and fair markets. "Oaktree funds development overseas in the Asia-Pacific and in Cambodia and in East Timor and Papua New Guinea, providing young people living in those countries with access to education opportunities. We seek ...