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... small country town 70km from Gladstone unites these four patriotic men. The four Miriam Vale men are modest about the more than 30 years of military experience they share between them, Frank Noonan in Vietnam, Lee-James Dickinson in Afghanistan, Aaron Causton in East Timor and Jim Wieland ...
The third recommendation called on the council to investigate two short-term projects between Hobart and East Timor: increasing the number of Timorese people working in Tasmanian farms as part of the Federal Government Seasonal Worker Program and facilitate an exchange of hospitality workers ...

"As we were driving along the road, they started appearing out of the mountains, and when we got into this little village, they were walking down the road behind us. They were really happy. They'd been hiding." That year, 1999, East Timor saw the complete breakdown of law and order. ... Army military
Rural towns are paying a debt of honour to East Timor's war efforts ... After the withdrawal of Australian troops, the Australian government of the time dropped hundreds of leaflets by air over the villages of Timor-Leste that read: ... says David, a retired teacher who lives in the southern NSW town of Tathra.
DOUMA, Syria (AP) -- Two days after Syrian troops declared this town near the capital, Damascus, liberated from rebel fighters and 10 days since a ... DILI, East Timor (AP) -- Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta has waded back into the young ...
Tiny East Timor is surrounded by some of the most magnificent and untouched marine life in the world. The question for conservationists and government officials is clear: How can the poorest country in Southeast Asiaboth develop tourism and keep its pristine beauty?

I say to you nobody in East Timor even Fretilin will be able to stop me and Xanana Gusmao moving around," Taur Matan Ruak said at the time. ... Still, the crucial issues of where the gas will be processed -- in the northern Australian city of Darwin or on Timor-Leste's south coast, has not been settled ...
COM, East Timor -- On a rainy spring morning, Fizzy Moslim strapped on her weathered-chrome diving tank and slipped into the warm water. Few visitors make it out to the sleepy fishing village of Com, a backbreaking seven-hour drive from the capital, and usually no one except the locals ever dives ...
Red bicycles lined up for rent in the Old Town section of Vilnius, Lithuania, echo similar bike stations in Madison, which is Vilnius' sister city. ... Along with Kanifing, sister cities include Arcatao, El Salvador; Freiburg, Germany; Vilnius, Lithuania; Camaguey, Cuba; Ainaro, East Timor; Mantova, Italy; Obhiro, ...
"I once defended the Catholics in East Timor and Romo Mangun in Code River [in Yogyakarta], so it's impossible [that I have a connection with the FPI]," said Artidjo, referring to Catholic activist Yusuf Bilyarta Mangunwijaya, who defended residents living on the banks of Code River who were facing eviction ...
Macau (MNA) – A legal advisor at East Timor public investment agency TradeInvest Timor-Leste told Macau News Agency (MNA) the Portuguese speaking ... for the country since currently only the Indonesian capital of Bali, Singapore and the Australian city of Darwin offer flight connections to the country.
Civil service: An official of the Civil Registry and Population Agency prints e-ID cards at the agency's office in Tasikmalaya city, West Java, on Oct.24. (Antara/Adeng Bustomi) ... They include 24,000 new citizens, who are formerly residents of East Timor (now Timor Leste). “This is a warning for Kupang.
The Australian Union and Solidarity Choir (AUSC), made up of singers from across Australia, are travelling to Timor Leste (East Timor) in August and September take part in Popular Consultation Day celebrations in Dili to spread the joy and friendship of song to Timorese towns and villages. Popular ...
Notwithstanding some indisputable triumphs of peacekeeping missions in Mozambique and El Salvador, and peace building in East Timor, the UN's standing has severely been impaired by its failure to thwart colossal butcheries in Rwanda, Bosnia – and now Myanmar. By any measure, the treatment of ...
Continuing its decades of betraying and bullying the impoverished territory's people, the Australian government is still insisting that the billions of dollars' worth of gas beneath the sea be pipelined to Australia's northern city of Darwin, rather than to East Timor. Finalised after year-long negotiations at the ...
Our Big Blue Expedition offers sponsors and their guests an opportunity to get up-close and personal with the incredible blue whales and participate in research and tagging activities in the Coral Triangle countries of Malaysia and East Timor, in Southeast Asia, the municipality said in a press release.
And the Hobart City Council spent more than the Melbourne City Council on travel and conference expenses for its aldermen during the period despite the ... Ald Hickey went to China twice — once on a 12-day tour to forge ties with some of Hobart's sister cities and another representing council as part of a ...

Gusmao, whose party lost power in parliamentary elections last year, was greeted at Dili's tiny airport with cries of "Viva Xanana Gusmao." He'd been abroad for the previous eight months leading the final stretch of maritime border talks. Australia and East Timor, one of the world's youngest nations, signed a ...
Lord Mayor Sue Hickey during a visit to Hobart's sister city Yaziu in Japan last year. Picture: FACEBOOK Alderman Hickey has defended the international travel by HCC aldermen. Picture: FACEBOOK. Others were for trips to visit Hobart's sister cities in China, Japan and Italy, to attend conferences in ...
She led the installation of billboards throughout the city to help the public learn how to spot human trafficking and report problems to authorities. Her committee teams visit hotels, hair salons, tattoo ... In East Timor, Sister Elsie Bagaypo works with domestic abuse survivors. The first step to safety, she says, ...
The Daily Telegraph: Chancellor Philip Hammond has warned rival European cities such as Paris and Frankfurt that they should not expect to sweep up business ... Financial Times: Australia and East Timor have signed a treaty redrawing their maritime boundary, ending a decade-long dispute between the ...
The unrest was allegedly sparked by the killing of a Buddhist man by a group of Muslims in the city of Kandy. Communal tensions have risen over the past year, fanned by Buddhist nationalists. See article. Australia and East Timor ended a dispute over their maritime border that had carried on since East ...
Sri Lanka imposed a nationwide state of emergency after mobs of Sinhalese, the majority ethnic group, attacked dozens of Muslim businesses and houses, and at least one mosque. [The New York Times]. • Australia and East Timor will sign a treaty that establishes the first-ever maritime border between the ...
East Timor walked away with at least 70 percent of the most potentially lucrative oil field, Greater Sunrise, said to be worth roughly $40 billion. ... Plattsburgh's mayor, Colin Read, proposed an 18-month moratorium on all new digital currency mining after an old paper mill in the town was turned into a Bitcoin ...
The latest on peace treaty between Australia and East Timor setting maritime border (all times local):. 10 p.m.. The United States has congratulated Australia and East Timor on signing a treaty on their maritime boundary. The State Department noted in a statement Tuesday that the treaty was reached in "the ...
The first qualifier was played on March 12, 2015 between Timor-Leste (the national team of East Timor) and Mongolia. ... The distance between the easternmost (Kaliningrad) and westernmost (Ekaterinburg) host cities in Russia is about the same as the distance between Moscow and London (2,424 ...
Best known for directing and producing the documentaries “Cartel Land” and “City of Ghosts”, director Heineman chose the narrative style to tell the true story of ... in Middle Eastern issues, and renown for her coverage of conflicts in Chechnya, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and East Timor.
City/Town, Country;Monday's Weather Condition;Monday's High Temp (F);Monday's Low Temp (F);Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (F);Tuesday's Low Temp (F);Tuesday's Wind Direction;Tuesday's Wind .... Dili, East Timor;A stray a.m. t-storm;90;76;A downpour;87;75;SW;6;76%;79%;5.
John Archibald Ford was born in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, in 1922, the son of Ronald Ford, a solicitor and one-time mayor of the town, and ... It transpired that, while in Jakarta, Ford had advised the Foreign Office that it would be in Britain's interest to accept Indonesia's takeover of East Timor ...
Cape Town - In our understanding, international humanitarian law has two streams, namely the law of The Hague and the law of Geneva. ... 1998, Nelson Mandela stated: “We look forward to the resolution of the outstanding issues of Western Sahara and East-Timor, convinced that it is possible to take ...
In addition to a spread of old and new rummage goodies, there'll be a second-hand book stall and cake stall for all our town's bookworms and foodies. Organiser Anne ... ''There's plenty of new items on sale — jewellery, knitted or sewn items — last year we even had items made by people in East Timor.
Duron will strut his wares against the elite riders, and it will be his first time to join the division since 2016, when he finished 22nd in the Tour de Timor in East Timor. “It will be great to go against my idols Kohie Yamamoto from Japan and Kirill Kasantzev from Kazakhstan, both of whom are pro elite riders ...
Bill said many East Timorese people are now receiving better care thanks to the donations, but to these clinics and charities in East Timor, the ... “They are supported by a formal Friendship Agreement between Parkes Shire Council and Weberek Village, that has allowed for many friendships and ...
There's not much nightlife in Dili. I was lucky to find the only live music venue in town. As is mostly the case, the people you find in bars in this part of the world are a handful of ex-pats and tourists who like the road less traveled. East Timor is still so new it doesn't even make its own beer. On a similar subject, ...
... three operational tours in East Timor and one in Iraq. Mr Kraehe was 28 when he travelled to East Timor for the first time and said it was "pretty scary" from the moment they arrived. He was a section commander in a rifle company in Dili, when they arrived the city was on fire and there were people ...
While a third of East Timor's population wouldn't survive Indonesia's occupation, in the end Suharto's war became unwinnable. ... After a night in Hatu Builico — the closest town to Ramelau's summit — I'd saunter to the top, take in the much-touted views, and head back to the capital to rest my hiker's legs ...
It became Madison's ninth sister city in May 2016. With the Kanifing program now up and running, Baldeh has continued to champion Madison's sister cities program. He's behind an effort to bring people from all nine sister cities together for a first-of-its-kind event honoring the program's mission of ...
Australia and East Timor signed a historic treaty drawing their maritime boundary Tuesday, ending years of bitter wrangling over billions of dollars of oil and gas riches lying beneath the Timor Sea and opening a new chapter in relations. The agreement was doubly historic because it also marked the ...
Australia and East Timor have signed a treaty which demarcates their maritime border, and put an end to the dispute over the resource rich region between ... for the Greater Sunrise gas field, located about 150 km south of the maritime coasts of East Timor and 450 km north of the Australian city of Darwin.
Details were not given on where the training missions will be carried out, but officials said it would be “within the city limits of Phoenix, Arizona, and the surrounding areas. ... The 13th has been deployed to Iraq, Somalia, East Timor, Yemen, Afghanistan and other nations since it was created in 1985.
I wanted to know what happened to the projects and the people from a decade of aid work spanning East Timor, Iraq and South Sudan. I bought airline tickets, ... I first arrived in Iraq a few months after the invasion in 2003; I moved straight to my posting in the conservative cities of Najaf and Karbala.
City/Town, Country;Monday's Weather Condition;Monday's High Temp (C);Monday's Low Temp (C);Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (C);Tuesday's Low Temp (C);Tuesday's Wind Direction;Tuesday's .... Dili, East Timor;Afternoon showers;32;24;A t-storm in spots;31;24;W;9;72%;66%;12.
In Brisbane, where he spends a good part of his time, a storm that leaves 20,000 homes without power would be a major news event, “while over in Bangladesh a monsoon wipes out 200 people in a village and it's not even a brief in a world section, right?” Last year Ware filmed the Uncensored series for ...
City/Town, Country;Saturday's Weather Condition;Saturday's High Temp (F);Saturday's Low Temp (F);Sunday's Weather Condition;Sunday's High Temp (F);Sunday's Low Temp (F);Sunday's Wind Direction;Sunday's .... Dili, East Timor;Heavy p.m. showers;91;74;A t-storm or two;85;75;WSW;5;76%;72%;13.
In small town Batang, a heartland of Islamic conservatism in central Java, Sri Mulyana wears a jilbab to work as a condition of her employment with an .... Two weeks ago, the local Twittersphere erupted after a Jakarta marketing executive posted about her experience with religious intolerance on a city bus.
Big Jim Molan had them eating out of his hand with his straight-talking lessons in leadership forged in East Timor and Iraq. “It is a rare thing at a ... Then the Greens misfired by claiming he was possibly a war criminal for his part in the battle for the Iraqi city of Fallujah in 2004. Molan hit back, both guns ...
Originally from Lovoni, in Ono-i-Lau, Sergeant Matevakaloloma has served on peacekeeping duties in places such as Sinai, Lebanon, Iraq and East Timor for a total of 10 years. “I have never regretted this decision to join the military in1982,” Sergeant Matevakaloloma said. “This is something that has ...
Upcycle: A Rumah Berdaya activist demonstrates how to make trays using recycled papers. (JP/Wayan Martino). The initiative gained exposure through the movie and caught the attention of Denpasar Mayor Rai Dharmawijaya Mantra who in early 2017 agreed to give an empty city-owned office building on ...
Kolo-Johnson had been back to East Timor seven times previously with her family to visit the village where she was born. “It's almost like I'm famous there, because where I'm from is a little enclave and then the village that I'm from is very small so everybody knows who I am,” she said. Before moving to the ...


 

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