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November 19, 2022

UCA News - November 19, 2022
Jesuits in Timor-Leste are helping to alleviate the water crisis in the Catholic-majority country where a third of the population does not have access to clean water, through empowerment p
Jakarta Post - November 19, 2022

Kornelius Purba, Jakarta – ASEAN has eventually accepted Timor Leste Republic as its 11th member last week after years of debate that included initial reservations from Singapore.

November 13, 2022

The Conversation - November 13, 2022

Annie Wu – The venue is brimming with cheers of excitement from the chicken owners.

Reuters - November 13, 2022

Phnom Penh – It was as a budding diplomat in the 1970s that Mr Jose Ramos-Horta, a man who would go on to win the Nobel Prize for his fight for East Timor's independence, first raised t

November 11, 2022

Straits Times - November 11, 2022

Hariz Baharudin, Phnom Penh – Timor-Leste will be admitted in principle as the 11th member state of regional grouping Asean, said leaders of its member states on Friday.

October 25, 2022

International Federation of Journalists Statement - October 25, 2022

Two journalists have been summoned by the National Police of Timor-Leste (PNTL) after publishing two articles on a minister's request to dismiss Gastao Pereira, the Director of Internal

October 21, 2022

Phnom Penh Post - October 21, 2022

Ry Sochan – Prime Minister Hun Sen encouraged the competent authorities of both Cambodia and East Timor to continue to effectively implement the three documents that both countries had

October 20, 2022

Market Watch - October 20, 2022

Rhiannon Hoyle, Adelaide, Australia – The chief executive of Woodside Energy Group Ltd.

Phnom Penh Post - October 20, 2022

Ry Sochan – East Timor President Jose Ramos-Horta arrived in Phnom Penh on October 19 for a three-day visit to boost ties.

Phnom Penh Post - October 20, 2022

Ry Sochan – Cambodia and East Timor signed two documents to boost bilateral trade cooperation on October 20.

October 12, 2022

Macao News - October 12, 2022

The Timorese government has reiterated its willingness to partner with Australian oil company Woodside to advance the development of the Greater Sunrise field in the Timor Sea.

October 5, 2022

Asia Times - October 5, 2022

John McBeth, Jakarta – A political bombshell could be about to explode over the deeply-Catholic state of Timor Leste following revelations that the Vatican covered up long-rumored accus

UCA News - October 5, 2022

The Vatican representative in Timor-Leste has urged Catholics to respect the sanctions that have been imposed on Bishop Carlos Ximenes Belo for "the serious crimes" he has committed and

Macao News - October 5, 2022

The Timorese government plans to buy the majority stake of Brazilian company Oi in Timor Telecom (TT) in 2023, in an operation valued at about US$14.5 million, an amount budgeted in the

Melbourne Age - October 5, 2022

Jose Ramos-Horta – At the recent UN General Assembly, the president of Vanuatu called on governments to negotiate a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, a proposal I have supported alo

October 4, 2022

The Interpreter - October 4, 2022

Teesta Prakash and Jack Sato – Ahead of a visit to Australia last month, Timor-Leste's President Jose Ramos Horta sought to play the China card, raising the possibility of asking Beijin

October 3, 2022

UCA News - October 3, 2022

A Catholic nun in Timor-Leste has bagged a human rights award for her role during the nation's independence struggle and for her service to end violence against women and children and o

October 2, 2022

Associated Press - October 2, 2022

Nicole Winfield, Vatican City – The United Nations and advocacy groups for survivors of clergy sexual abuse are urging Pope Francis to authorize a full investigation of Catholic Church

September 30, 2022

Associated Press - September 30, 2022

Dili, East Timor – East Timor's Catholics reacted with shock but also expressions of support Friday for revered independence icon and Nobel Peace Prize winner Bishop Carlos Ximenes Belo

September 29, 2022

New Mandala - September 29, 2022

Li-Li Chen – On 19 April, Timor-Leste held the second round of voting in its 2022 presidential election.

Sydney Morning Herald - September 29, 2022

Chris Barrett, Singapore – The Nobel Prize-winning former head of the Roman Catholic church in East Timor has been accused of sexually abusing boys during the country's independence str

September 21, 2022

UCA News - September 21, 2022

Ryan Dagur – The Vatican has opened a new embassy in Timor-Leste capital Dili in an effort to strengthen ties with the Catholic-majority tiny Southeast Asian nation.

September 16, 2022

Macao News - September 16, 2022

Timor-Leste and Vietnam are set to strengthen relations following a high-level meeting between Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien and Minister of Tourism, Trade

September 15, 2022

UCA News - September 15, 2022

Ryan Dagur – Timor-Leste President Jose Ramos-Horta has underlined the importance of the papal document on human fraternity in building a prosperous country amid serious challenges, inc

September 7, 2022

Reuters - September 7, 2022

Melbourne, Australia – Indonesia, South Korea, Japan and China could all be interested in investing in the Greater Sunrise gas project in the waters between Timor Leste and Australia, P

Reuters - September 7, 2022

Sonali Paul, Melbourne – Indonesia, South Korea, Japan and China could all be interested in investing in a long-delayed gas project in the waters between East Timor and Australia crucia

Associated Press - September 7, 2022

Nick Perry, Wellington, New Zealand – Give our country $100 billion – or stop lecturing us about making money from fossil fuels.

Sydney Morning Herald Editorial - September 7, 2022

The growth of China's influence in our region is a significant issue, but there is a danger in making it the sole focus for relations with our neighbours.

Sydney Morning Herald - September 7, 2022

Matthew Knott – East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta has defended China's role as a growing strategic and economic power in the Asia-Pacific, arguing it has "hardly ever" invaded ot

ABC News - September 7, 2022

John Lyons and Sarah Ferguson – Timor-Leste's President Jose Ramos-Horta has revealed China is "very interested" in partnering with his government on a contentious gas project.

September 6, 2022

UCA News - September 6, 2022

Thousands of people in Timor-Leste lined the streets of the capital Dili to welcome the Catholic-majority nation's first on Sept. 5.

The Interpreter - September 6, 2022

Parker Novak – It's been hard to miss Jose Ramos-Horta, the President of Timor-Leste, in the news over the past couple of weeks.

September 5, 2022

Associated Press - September 5, 2022

Rod McGuirk, Canberra – East Timor's President Jose Ramos-Horta arrived in Australia on Tuesday for a state visit as negotiations over lucrative gas resources reach a critical stage for

September 1, 2022

West Australian - September 1, 2022

Tess Ikonomou (AAP) – Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong has pushed back against Timor-Leste's use of the media to apply pressure to Australia over a gas project.

Reuters - September 1, 2022

Sonali Paul, Melbourne – East Timor's majority owner of the huge Greater Sunrise gas field says piping gas from the field to be processed in East Timor can be done economically and woul

WA Today - September 1, 2022

Matthew Knott – Foreign Minister Penny Wong has used a visit to East Timor to publicly rebuke the country's president, Jose Ramos-Horta, for using the media to pressure Australia over t

August 29, 2022

UCA News - August 29, 2022

The people of Timor-Leste rejoiced at the inauguration of Salesian Cardinal Dom Virgilio do Carmo da Silva, the first cardinal for the tiny Catholic-majority country.

August 23, 2022

Macao News - August 23, 2022

Timor-Leste's president, Jose Ramos-Horta, has warned his nation will seek Chinese support if Australia and corporate giant Woodside Energy fail to back a gas pipeline between the resou

August 22, 2022

UCA News - August 22, 2022

Timor-Leste President Jose Ramos-Horta has come under criticism for his decision to confer an award to a retired Indonesian army general, who allegedly violated human rights during the

August 19, 2022

UCA News - August 19, 2022

A top leader of Timor-Leste's minority Muslim community has turned down an offer from a leading Indonesian Muslim group to open its branch in his Catholic-majority country, fearing it w

August 14, 2022

Channel News Asia - August 14, 2022

Singapore – Timor-Leste's president Jose Ramos-Horta recently declared his hope that his country would become the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' (ASEAN) eleventh member in 2023

August 11, 2022

UCA News - August 11, 2022

Ryan Dagur – Timor-Leste's Baucau Diocese has apologized for the controversial decision by a local parish to impose a heavy fee for issuing baptismal certificates.

August 10, 2022

Macao News - August 10, 2022

Timor-Leste's Petroleum Fund (PF) was worth US$17.84 billion at the end of June, down from US$19.12 billion at the end of March, the central bank has announced.

August 4, 2022

UCA News - August 4, 2022

Luke Hunt, Phnom Penh – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Aug 3 that he was confident Timor-Leste would become the 11th member of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

The Diplomat - August 4, 2022

Luke Hunt – Expectations that Timor-Leste would be shepherded into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this year by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen have been formally da

August 3, 2022

UCA News - August 3, 2022

Ryan Dagur – Timor-Leste President Jose Ramos-Horta has urged citizens to respect and not discriminate against the Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.

August 1, 2022

Australian Financial Review - August 1, 2022

John Kehoe – A confidential report prepared for East Timor's government advises that the stalled Greater Sunrise gas project to be operated by Woodside Petroleum in waters north of Aust

July 27, 2022

Committee to Protect Journalists Press Release - July 27, 2022

Bangkok – Authorities in East Timor should drop their investigation into journalist Raimundos Oki and stop using legal threats to curb independent reporting, the Committee to Protect Jo

July 22, 2022

UCA News - July 22, 2022

Indonesia's leading Catholic university has signed a deal to collaborate with nine universities and colleges in neighboring Timor-Leste, as part of an effort to improve education qualit

UCA News - July 22, 2022

A global media watchdog has urged Timor-Leste to drop charges against a journalist accused of violating judicial confidentiality by publishing reports questioning the virginity tests of