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TIMOR TODAY 06 NOVEMBER 2000

TIMOR TODAY 06 NOVEMBER 2000

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NEWS

1) Suharto's son to surrender 06/11/00 (NineMSN) On the run for two days, the youngest son of former Indonesian president Suharto will surrender and begin his jail term, his lawyers said.

2) Tactics to Flush out Tommy 06/11/00 (Gatra) In the meeting held in-between sessions of Asia-Europe Summit, according to Luhut, the KIA Motor management stated they were willing to invest money for continuation of the Timor car assembly. But the condition was that Tommy had to withdraw from the project.

3) Indonesia agrees to cooperate on atrocity Inquries 06/11/00 (Lusa) Indonesia´s attorney general, Marzuki Darusman, agreed this week to a series of East Timorese requests for cooperation in investigations into human rights abuses and atrocities committed last year, a UN administration official said Friday in Dili.

4) On Patrol in Timor 06/11/00 (NineMSN) A television crew has gone on patrol with Australian troops on the border between East and West Timor. The Sunday team reveals how close our Australian troops have come to disaster during hit-and-run attacks by pro-Indonesian militia.

5) Armed Militiaman Surrenders to Portuguese Peacekeepers 06/11/00 (Lusa) Portuguese UN peacekeepers in East Timor detained an armed militiaman in the central sector of Same Friday, after the man turned himself over to residents of his home village.

6) Help for a smooth take-off in Timor 06/11/00 (The Age) MELBOURNE - All things going to plan, Victor Kaye will today land his five-seater aircraft in East Timor and begin a month-long mission to help the fledgling nation build its future.

7) EAST TIMOR: Australian companies plunder oil 06/11/00 (Green Left Weekly) Companies operating in the oil and natural gas rich Timor Gap include some of the largest multinational and Australian-based energy corporations. Anglo-Dutch giant Shell, US-based Phillips Petroleum and Australian players such as Woodside Energy and Santos stand to make huge profits from oil and gas reserves that rightfully belong to the long-suffering people of East Timor.

REPORTS

8) Daily Briefing, 3 November2000 06/10/00 (Lusa) Agreement between Indonesia and UNTAET on serious crimes. Environmental project launced.Immunization campaign starts. Third batch of police recruits. Plans to move vendors cancelled.

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