Henry Jom – Timor Leste's independence fighter and first president Xanana Gusmao is set on pushing Australia for a gas pipeline to be built from the Greater Sunrise fields in the Timor
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May 26, 2023
Sacha Shaw – A parliamentary election and the climax of a month of celebrations marking the anniversary of independence came and went last weekend in Asia's youngest nation, Timor-Leste
Geoffrey Swenson – After a spirited election campaign, the people of Timor-Leste voted for a new parliament on May 21. The vote was free, fair and largely uneventful.
Kornelius Purba, Jakarta – With the victory of his CNRT Party in the May 20 elections, and his ability to form a strong coalition with a smaller party, Timor-Leste's independence hero X
May 24, 2023
Gantry Meilana – Timor-Leste's opposition party won Sunday's parliamentary election, meaning independence fighter Xanana Gusmao is likely to return as prime minister in Asia's youngest
May 22, 2023
Dili, Timor Leste – Timor Leste independence hero Xanana Gusmao's party was leading with two-thirds of votes counted in a parliamentary election, state media showed on Monday, heralding
Marian Faa, Dili, Timor-Leste – South-east Asia's youngest nation went to the polls on Sunday, with analysts' predictions of a tight result largely coming to fruition.
May 21, 2023
Jakarta – East Timorese voters headed to the polls on Sunday in a parliamentary election that analysts said would likely see two resistance-era figures battle to be prime minister.
Voters in East Timor flocked to polling stations on Sunday to cast their ballot in parliamentary elections, hoping for an end to years of political deadlock in Asia's youngest country.
Niall McCracken – One of Northern Ireland's fastest-growing migrant communities are casting their votes for elections thousands of miles away.
Dili, Timor Leste – Timor Leste holds parliamentary elections Sunday with independence hero Xanana Gusmao hoping to make a comeback as prime minister and end political deadlock in Asia'
May 20, 2023
Marian Faa, Dili – When 63-year-old Armanda Ferriera talks about her country's struggle for independence, tears spill from her eyes.
Chris Barrett, Dili – When Timor-Leste was reborn as an independent nation in 2002, formalising its freedom from Indonesian occupation and, before that, Portuguese colonialism, boys and
May 19, 2023
Chris Barrett, Maubisse, Timor-Leste – In the cool air of Timor-Leste's central highlands, Xanana Gusmao takes to a makeshift stage before hundreds of devotees in a park across from the
Melissa Conley Tyler and Andrea Fahey – Sunday May 21 is election day in Timor-Leste, when voters decide on 65 members of parliament to represent them.
May 12, 2023
Chris Barrett, Suai, Timor-Leste – Timorese resistance hero and the country's first president, Xanana Gusmao, has sent a blunt message to Australia: give it a chance to further develop
May 10, 2023
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Timor Leste Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak said at his grand ASEAN Summit debut on Wednesday that his country was on the right track to becoming a full mem
April 28, 2023
Chris Barrett, Dili – It is election season across much of South-East Asia, but nowhere in these parts will the torch of democracy shine brighter than here in Timor-Leste (also known as
April 21, 2023
Michael Leach – East Timorese voters at next month's parliamentary elections will be dressed a little differently from usual.
April 19, 2023
Paul Osborne – Woodside's boss says the energy company is committed to finding a path forward on the multibillion dollar Sunrise gas project.
April 18, 2023
Parker Novak – Election campaigns in Timor-Leste are a vibrant affair.
April 13, 2023
A senior bishop in predominantly Catholic Timor-Leste has appealed to political leaders to promote healthy politics and maintain stability ahead of campaigning for a general election ne
March 28, 2023
Tegar Nurfitra, Kupang – Indonesian Police (Polri), represented by East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Regional Police Chief (Kapolda) Inspector General Johanis Asadoma, intensified cooperation wi
March 27, 2023
According to National Procurement Commission (CNA) figures cited in China-Lusophone Brief, companies from China won 44 contracts worth a total of US$714.6 million during the period.
March 24, 2023
Rick Wilkinson – Jadestone Energy, Singapore, has resumed oil production at its troubled Montara field in the Timor Sea offshore northern Australia following a 7-month shut-in due to oi
March 23, 2023
A senior Vatican official in Timor-Leste has lauded the government's commitment to providing annual financial assistance to the Catholic Church, calling it a long-term investment in peo
March 21, 2023
Timor-Leste's airline, Aero Dili, made its inaugural international flight Monday with its sole jet aircraft, an Airbus 320.
March 6, 2023
Patrick Dupont – On February 13, Timor-Leste's Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak met his Indonesian counterpart President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in the Indonesian satellite city of Bogor, ho
March 3, 2023
Timor-Leste president Jose Ramos-Horta has appealed to international partners to invest in Church organizations and civil society groups stating that the government has sufficient funds
March 2, 2023
Jose Matheus – Authorities in Timor-Leste are pushing for Portuguese to be adopted as the sole medium of instruction in the country's schools, even though some 80 per cent of the countr
February 28, 2023
Joe Hoppe – Baron Oil PLC said Tuesday that a competent person's report for the Chuditch-1 gas discovery, offshore East Timor, shows the project is likely to be economically viable.
February 25, 2023
Cindy Frishanti Octavia, Kupang – Governor of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Viktor Bungtilu Laiskodat has said that 30-40 large industries will be built to support the development of economi
February 24, 2023
The government of Timor-Leste has approved the demarcation of 7 mining zones, comprising 49 concession areas, and is drawing up conditions for tenders, the Portuguese news agency Lusa r
February 23, 2023
Parker Novak – On 21 May, voters in Timor-Leste will head to the polls for the country's fifth parliamentary election since 2002.
February 13, 2023
Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Timor Leste Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak agreed on a number of commitments during a meeting at the Bogor Presi
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo welcomed on Monday Timor-Leste's membership of ASEAN and called for greater cooperation between the two neighboring countries in the future.
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Close neighbors Indonesia and Timor Leste agreed to speed up their negotiations on the remaining land border disputes, following a meeting between Presiden
February 10, 2023
Riani Sanusi Putri, Jakarta – Director of the Indonesian Bureau of Logistics (Buloag) Budi Waseso, admitted that he had received reports concerning rice smuggling to Timor Leste.
February 9, 2023
Henry Jom – In a show of friendship, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has reaffirmed the country's enduring relationship with Timor-Leste, also known as East Timor, during a v
February 6, 2023
Melbourne – Woodside Energy Group and its partners on Monday formally committed to working rapidly to pick the best option for developing the Greater Sunrise natural gas field, factorin
The Catholic Church in Timor-Leste will assist to ensure upcoming parliamentary elections are peaceful after previous polls were marred by violence, says the country's top Catholic lead
February 4, 2023
Hariz Baharudin, Jakarta – Asean members are supportive of observer Timor-Leste's participation in the bloc, but full membership comes with heavy responsibilities and obligations which
February 3, 2023
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Timor Leste, which finally got the green light to join ASEAN "in principle" last year, made its ASEAN meeting debut on Friday hosted by neighboring Indones
January 30, 2023
Timor Leste's former president and four-time prime minister Xanana Gusmao has come under fire for joining the birthday party of a defrocked American priest jailed for child sex abuse.
January 25, 2023
Rosmalis Anuar, Kuala Lumpur – After more than a decade of seeking full membership of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Timor Leste was finally, in principle, given ap
January 19, 2023
Malcolm Brown – Shirley Shackleton knew the risks.
January 18, 2023
Joanne Lin, Singapore – Timor-Leste may have received a consolation prize last year when it received in-principle approval to join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as
Anne Barker, Jakarta – Shirley Shackleton once sat on her husband's grave and declared it a crime scene.
January 16, 2023
Chris Barrett, Singapore – East Timor President Jose Ramos-Horta has called on the Australian government to finally release secret documents relating to the Indonesian invasion and occu
January 12, 2023
Daniel A. Fajri, Jakarta – Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi welcomed a visit by her Timor Leste counterpart Adaljiza Magno in Jakarta on Wednesday, January 11, 2023.