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Friday | The New Zealand Herald

Herald mourns loss of 'extraordinary asset'

Ansley, 65, chronicled Australian politics and business and its biggest news stories in the pages of the Herald from the nation's capital for more than 20 years. He had been admitted to hospital in Canberra with a liver complaint and battled several infections.

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Friday Sep 12 | The Daily Star

WHO alarmed at rise in alcohol consumption

The World Health Organization has expressed concern at the increased consumption of alcohol, particularly among the adolescents, youth and women in the countries of WHO's South-East Asian Region . The region has emerged as a market for the alcohol industry, and the "trade agreements are facilitating a greater flow of investment in alcohol", which is likely to lead to increased consumption and its negative impacts in the region, it said.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Benalla Ensign

Meeting the new president

Mr Selway, who is a total productive management co-ordinator at Unilever Australia, has been with the Tatura Rotary Club for three years, having previously been a member of the Lilydale Rotary Club, where his wife Jenny is still a member. They have two adult daughters, Emily, a Year 3 and 4 teacher eat Grahamvale Primary School, and Cassandra, a financial adviser in Melbourne.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cancer, Medicine, Health

Illawarra Mercury

Bulli donations assist East Timor villages

Bulli Bowling Club has closed but the goodwill of members of the former women's club and other Illawarra bowls clubs lives on through donations to villages in East Timor. The northern Illawarra bowling club closed its doors at the end of last year but a visit by Towradgi player Robyn Walker to East Timor ensured bowls gear found a good home in the East Timor community.

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PR-inside.com

New Market Research Report: Savory Snacks Market in East Timor: Databook to 2017

The report presents detailed historic and forecast data on the Savory Snacks consumption trends in East Timor, offering consumption volume and value at market and category level. Bringing together Canadean's research, modeling, and analysis expertise to develop uniquely detailed market data, it allows both foreign and domestic companies to identify the market dynamics of overall Savory Snacks sales, and remain sensitive to those categories that will be in the ascendency in the coming years.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Global Voices Online

East Timor's "Repressive" Media Law Declared Unconstitutional

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. East Timorese youth undergoing a journalism training sponsored by the Independent Centre for Journalism.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Amnesty International

A decade of injustice - " time to find Munir's real killers

Indonesian human rights activist Munir was found dead on a Garuda Airlines flight from Jakarta to the Netherlands in 2004, as a result of arsenic poisoning. © Kontras On 7 September 2004, Munir, as he was affectionately known, was slipped arsenic while in transit in Singapore during a trip to Amsterdam, and didn't make it through the flight alive.

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Related Topix: Activism, Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia,

Sun Sep 07, 2014

ABC News

Ramos-Horta downplays Australia, East Timor tensions

East Timor's former president Jose Ramos-Horta has downplayed frictions over Dili's spying row with Canberra and commended moves to seek an amicable settlement over gas revenues in the Timor Sea. Speaking in Sydney, where he has received the honorary Companion to the Order of Australia, Dr Ramos-Horta described the relationship between the two countries as "exemplary".

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Age

United Nations court postpones East Timor spy case

East Timor Foreign Affairs Minister Jose Luis Gutierrez speaks with Australian lawyer Bernard Collaery during an audience of the International Court of Justice in The Hague earlier this year. Photo: AFP The Hague: The UN's highest court has postponed a hearing in a bitter spy row between Australia and East Timor after both countries said they were pursuing an "amicable settlement".

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Age

Madigan hit with financial claims

Victorian Senator John Madigan, who has quit the Democratic Labor Party to become an independent crossbencher, has been rocked by claims of financial disarray in his office and criticism over his failure to deliver on a promise made to orphans in East Timor 18 months ago that he would build them a new kitchen. Senator Madigan has dismissed the claims as "vexatious" and brought by "bitter" former employees as he severed ties with the DLP in a surprise speech to the Senate on Thursday.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

ABC News

Lambie calls for royal commission into military top brass

Palmer United Party senator Jacqui Lambie has called for a royal commission into the Defence Force and the Department of Veterans Affairs over what she calls a "cover-up of appallingly high levels of abuse".

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Crikey

Our land is girt by oil-rich sea that we steal from East Timor

Australia has been stealing billions of dollars from one of our poorest neighbours, writes Clinton Fernandes , associate professor at the University of New South Wales in Canberra and specialist in Australian foreign policy.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Crikey

says: don't mention the (upcoming) war

Major parties strike a deal on Iraq. Mayne on reporting season's last-day losers.

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The Age

AG George Brandis wants East Timor spy charged

The Australian government has asked the federal police to investigate if lawyer Bernard Collaery and a former spy can be charged with disclosing classified information after revelations Australia spied on East Timor during sensitive oil and gas treaty talks.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Age

East Timor yearns for real independence

A hopeful start: 63-year-old refugee Ana Mariana Do Rego gives her ecsatatic reaction to the result of East Timor's referendum in 1999.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Jose Ramos-horta, Indonesia,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Scoop

East Timor court media ruling sparks confusion, tr...

Parts of a controversial media law in East Timor have been ruled unconstitutional by the country's Court of Appeal.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Former St Mary's Cathedral College principal charged with historical child abuse offences

A Catholic brother and former principal of a prestigious Sydney school has been charged with child abuse offences dating back more than three decades.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

ABC News

John Oddie

It was the sight of Air Force jets rocketing overhead as he worked the family farm that inspired John to join up.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Southeast Asia, World News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Timor-Leste Success

The headline of Madhu Narasimhan's recent piece is dramatic, but his assertion is unfounded and untrue.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

TEFL.com

East Timor: Full-time English Language Instructor

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