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Spying for fun and profit

Crikey readers talk a glut of lawyers, corporate espionage and subsidies.

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Tips and rumours

Stone slams cabinet on SPC … The no-nonsense radio knob … Taxpayers revolt over ABC? … Turnbul faces letter cuts …

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Caro’s flotsam and jetsam: border idiots … think of the ‘burbs … Palin v MLK …

Are those in charge of “border” protection really that stupid? We are not only bullying East Timor but have “mistakenly” sent our navy into Indonesian waters. Who is in charge here, and what on earth are they thinking?

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First World spying v Third World spying

Crikey readers talk tree-changing seniors, what to do in Western Australia and spy

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How can we have an economy if we keep losing jobs?

Crikey readers talk spying on Timor-Leste and the real cost of letting Holden shut up shop.

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In Timor-Leste, it’s spies like us … or like them, anyway

Will Australia have to give up more of the Timor Sea after being caught spying on Timor-Leste? Our foreign affairs expert visits the fledgling nation to gauge reaction to the spying revelations.

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Tips and rumours

Why the silence over spy whistleblower? … privatising public uni services in Qld … meet the dog running at the Tas election …

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Crikey Calling: the government’s enemy within podcast

Is the ABC out to get the Coalition government? And will Indonesia ever forgive us? Crikey editor Jason Whittaker talks to politics editor Bernard Keane on the enemies within.

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Indonesian lessons for choppy East Timor waters

The new government is not off on the right foot in foreign policy terms, with the Indonesian spying scandal dominating headlines. But a bigger problem looms: East Timor.

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VPNs can’t replace Foxtel

Crikey readers talk Alexander Downer, The Australian’s ludicrous editorial and the reason to get Foxtel.

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Why whistleblowing spies have to go to the media

The whistleblower in the East Timor spying case tried to use internal mechanisms to raise concerns, and was ignored. They’re now under fire for going public. Well, what were they supposed to do?

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East Timor’s fragile stability under threat with PM retiring

East Timor’s Prime Minister has announced his intention to retire from politics. Is the former resistance fighter abandoning his country when it needs him the most?

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Leaked cables: US predicts Timor invasion, ‘keep us out of it’

The cables are an awkward footnote to the now surprising closeness of relations between Timor-Leste and Indonesia.

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WikiLeaks PlusD dump: Timor, Whitlam and Fraser’s refugee support

The latest cache of cables from WikiLeaks is a window on a turbulent time in Australian domestic and foreign policy. Writer and historian Luke Miller reports on the missives from the US and Australia.

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Tips and rumours

Marn Ferguson heads to Timor to salvage gas deal … tax breaks for the boss’ boat engine … readers pan Abbott’s use of daughters as Crikey keeps track …

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Woodside gas deal could redraw Australia-East Timor borders

Woodside and the East Timorese government have just 10 days to strike a deal on a lucrative gas project — or the controversial sea boundary between Australia and East Timor will be redrawn. Billions of dollars are at stake.

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Seeds of Life or destruction of culture? Hungry East Timor debates

The AusAID-funded program Seeds of Life is creating debate in East Timor, where some locals fear the modern systems of farming taking over the traditional organic methods.

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East Timor left to fend for itself with challenges ahead

With Australia drawing down troops, the still-fragile nation of East Timor will soon be left to fend for itself. There are plenty of challenges for the country’s ageing leadership ahead.

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Too soon to criticise? In defence of the East Timorese government

The new government of East Timorese has been accused, amongst other things, of being too big and too partisan. But debate needs to be multilayered and it is too soon to jump to conclusions, writes Martin Hardie.

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Body count in Dili mass grave now 72

On holiday in Dili Bob Gosford stumbled across the excavation of a mass grave — found when doing renovations in the Prime Minister’s office — and took photos of the work site, with red cloth covering the old bones.

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The sad and sorry face of Australian democracy

Crikey readers have their say.

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East Timor independence and the reinvention of history

Ten years on from independence, East Timor still has plenty of problems. But progress is being made. And Australia’s role is no longer questioned.

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East Timor 10 years on and the two saving graces

On Sunday, East Timor will celebrate 10 years of independence. As a nation born from the ashes of destruction, its first decade has been marked by problems and set-backs.

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Timor leaders, united in divisiveness, need one more month

It is an unusual legacy for Fretilin to continue to be viewed as being the divisive face of Timorese politics, writes former East Timor-based UN adviser Robert Johnson.

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Welcome, the flea market system

Crikey readers have their say.

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