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Timor-Leste state media group sacks editor over role on Press Council

Published By   /  October 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Media, Media councils, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Newspapers, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reports, Timor-Leste  /  Comments Off on Timor-Leste state media group sacks editor over role on Press Council

GMN news editor Francisco Simões Belo … elected to represent Timor-Leste journalists in the TL Press Council. Image: RTTL Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The news editor for National Media Group (GMN) in Timor-Leste has been dismissed due to his role as the TL Press Union (TLPU) representative on the country’s Press Council. The International Federation […]

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PMC Seminar series: Folk wisdom: Superstition and ‘old wives’ tales’ across the Pacific

Published By   /  July 30, 2018  /  Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cook Islands, Event, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Research, Samoa, Seminars, Timor-Leste, Tokelau, Tonga  /  Comments Off on PMC Seminar series: Folk wisdom: Superstition and ‘old wives’ tales’ across the Pacific

Event date and time:  Wednesday, August 29, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 PACIFIC MEDIA CENTRE SEMINAR: Why is folk wisdom important?  In this presentation, Jourdene Aguon will explore and discuss the intersection between Pacific island communities (Samoa, Tonga, New Zealand and the Cook Islands, Guam and the Marianas) and their oral traditions, focusing on folk wisdom and […]

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Bid to unite Asia-Pacific press councils takes off in Timor-Leste

Published By   /  July 25, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Indonesia, Media, Media councils, Media Freedom, Media Freedom Index, Media law, Media regulation, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Self-regulation, Thailand, Timor-Leste, UNESCO  /  Comments Off on Bid to unite Asia-Pacific press councils takes off in Timor-Leste

Former Timor-Leste President Jose Ramos-Horta (second from left) in the front row during the Dili Dialogue. Image: Bob Howarth/PMW By Bob Howarth in Dili, Timor-Leste The Dili Dialogue Forum, sponsored by UNESCO and organised by the Timor-Leste Press Council, will be held again next year after the inaugural successful one last week. It is a […]

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Timor-Leste president to make first official visit to Indonesia

Published By   /  June 25, 2018  /  Antara, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Borders, Development, Diplomacy, Economic growth, Economics, Francisco Guterres, Investment, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Timor-Leste, Trade  /  Comments Off on Timor-Leste president to make first official visit to Indonesia

President Francisco “Lu Olo” Guterres …closer relations with Indonesia. Image: Presidential Power Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Timor-Leste President Francisco Guterres will make his first official overseas visit to Indonesia this week, reports Antara news agency. President Guterres will be welcomed by President Joko Widodo at Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, on Thursday, where the two […]

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Savu border unsolved, but Timor-Leste leader praises ‘amazing’ Indonesia link

Published By   /  May 29, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Dr Mari Alkatiri, Economics, Elections, Featured, Fretilin, Human Rights, Independence, Indonesia, Land border, Maritime boundaries, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Oecussi, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Political lawsuits, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Savu Sea, Security, Self Determination, Timor Island, Timor-Leste  /  Comments Off on Savu border unsolved, but Timor-Leste leader praises ‘amazing’ Indonesia link

Fretilin’s former Prime Minister Dr Mari Alkatiri … “we look forward to guaranteed stability, ongoing development and to bring people out of poverty” in Timor-Leste. Image: Agora Timor By Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata in Dili East Timor’s outgoing Prime Minister Dr Mari Alkatiri says that after almost two decades of separation from Indonesia, the country’s relations […]

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Time for Xanana Gusmao to step up and fix Timor-Leste’s problems

Published By   /  May 26, 2018  /  Alliance of Change and Progress, Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Corruption, Development, Economics, Education, Fretilin, Health and Fitness, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Oil and gas, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Petroleum Fund, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Timor, Timor-Leste, Tmor Sea Treaty, Xanana Gusmao  /  Comments Off on Time for Xanana Gusmao to step up and fix Timor-Leste’s problems

By Jose Belo in Dili, Timor-Leste Timor-Leste’s parliamentary elections on May 12 have returned Xanana Gusmao to the Government Palace in Dili in an alliance that gives him enough votes to govern in his own right. While Gusmao has won an election held only 10 months after the July 2017 poll, his CNRT (Party for […]

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Timor-Leste finally has a government. But what happens now?

Published By   /  May 17, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Economic growth, Elections, Featured, Health and Fitness, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Oil industry, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Peace, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Public health, Public service, Reports, Timor-Leste, Youth  /  Comments Off on Timor-Leste finally has a government. But what happens now?

By Guteriano Neves in Dili After nearly a year of political deadlock resulting from a minority government, and a divisive political campaign, Timor-Leste is set to have a stable government after an early election, held last Saturday. The forthcoming government will face an uneasy task in delivering on the promises made during the campaign. The […]

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Timor-Leste’s opposition alliance set for win after fractious election

Published By   /  May 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Budget, Elections, Featured, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Sustainable Development, Timor-Leste, Timor-Leste elections  /  Comments Off on Timor-Leste’s opposition alliance set for win after fractious election

Xanana Gusmao of the AMP (Allianca Mudanca ba Progresu) coalition delivering his speech during a last day campaign in Dili before the weekend’s election. Image: Valentino Dariell de Sousa/SBS-AFP Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk With more than 99 percent of votes counted in the poll, Timor-Leste’s opposition Alliance of Change for Progress (AMP) was leading at […]

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Timorese vote in fresh general election after tense campaign

Published By   /  May 12, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, Dr Mari Alkatiri, Elections, Featured, Infrastructure, José Ramos-Horta, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Parliament, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Timor-Leste, Timor-Leste elections, Xanana Gusmao, Youth  /  Comments Off on Timorese vote in fresh general election after tense campaign

By Michael Leach in Dili After a tense month-long campaign and two rest days, East Timorese cast their votes today in the Timor-Leste’s latest parliamentary elections. With the campaign characterised by considerable bitterness between the major parties, much is at stake. Despite narrowly prevailing at the election just nine months ago, the Fretilin-led minority government […]

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NZ to give $6 million boost for USPNet telecommunications upgrade

Published By   /  March 27, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Education, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Niue, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Satellite, Solomon Islands, Technology, Telecommunications, Tertiary, Timor-Leste, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, USP, USPNet  /  Comments Off on NZ to give $6 million boost for USPNet telecommunications upgrade

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: NZ to give $6 million boost for USPNet telecommunications upgrade USPNet … the regional University of the South Pacific’s satellite educational communications system. Image: USP By Salote Qalubau in Suva The New Zealand government has committed $NZ6 million ($F8.84 million) to improve the University of […]

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