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Huge earthquake rocks South Pacific, tsunami warning triggered

Pacific including the Solomon Islands Date : January 22, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network PORT MORSEBY, Papua New Guinea - The South Pacific has been rocked by a huge 7.9 magnitude earthquake on Sunday which has triggered a tsunami warning. The quake occurred in the Solomon Islands, 41 kilometres west north-west of Papua New Guinea at 0430 UTC, coordinates 6.1 south, 155.2 east at a depth of 168 kilometres (104 miles). A tsunami warning was still current for the Solomons and Papua New Guinea early evening local time Sunday. Hazardous tsunami waves were ...Full Story

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Timor-Leste premier to visit VN to boost ties

Date : September 2, 2013 Reporter : tuoitrenews.vn Aim to expand comprehensive cooperation between Timor-Leste and Vietnam With an aim to expand comprehensive cooperation between Timor-Leste and Vietnam, Timor-Leste Prime Minister Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão will pay an official visit to Vietnam during September 3-5, reports tuoitrenews.vn. The ...Full Story

BUSINESS

State Budget for 2014 under debate in National Parliament

Date : January 12, 2014 Reporter : dESH rePORT The Draft Law on the State Budget for the financial year 2014 is analysed and discussed in its general terms from January 9 to 11 in the National Parliament. The proposal was presented in plenary on August 9 by the Prime Minister, ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Timor Leste's tourism industry still in early stages

Date : October 9, 2013 Reporter : channelnewsasia Timor Leste has identified tourism and agriculture as two key industries. BACAU: To diversify its economy, Timor Leste has identified tourism and agriculture as two key industries. Tourism was chosen because the country is blessed with natural beauty and it is a fast way to get the people employed. ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

UN mission leaves East Timor 13 years after vote

Date : January 7, 2013 Reporter : The Daily Star UN statement said the mission was ending Monday   The United Nations has ended its peacekeeping and political mission in East Timor 13 years after the tiny nation broke free from Indonesia in a bloody independence ballot. The United Nations organised the 1999 referendum ...Full Story

HISTORY

UN concludes Timor-Leste peacekeeping mission

Date : January 1, 2013 Reporter : TVNZ One News UNMIT says   The United Nations is concluding its peacekeeping mission in Timor-Leste, reports TVNZ One News. Representatives for the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) say that significant progress has been made ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

US woman held in Timor Leste for months without charges is released

Date : December 26, 2014 Reporter : Guardian/TL US traveler was arrested in September A US traveler detained for months in Timor Leste has been released from prison. Stacey Addison, a US traveler was arrested in September after sharing cab with stranger carrying drugs, reports the Guardian. Stacey Addison, 41, of ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Huge earthquake rocks South Pacific, tsunami warning triggered

Date : January 22, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Pacific including the Solomon Islands PORT MORSEBY, Papua New Guinea - The South Pacific has been rocked by a huge 7.9 magnitude earthquake on Sunday which has triggered a tsunami warning. The quake occurred in the Solomon Islands, 41 kilometres west north-west of Papua ...Full Story

EDUCATION

US vet, suspected of drugs offence, hit by Timor Leste judicial ‘backlog’

Date : October 21, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet A common practice in the south-east Asian country An American veterinarian who sold her life belongings to travel the world has been detained in Timor Leste for suspected drug trafficking, after the taxi she was travelling in was found to be carrying methamphetamines, reports the ...Full Story

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