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June 28, 2024

Channel News Asia - June 28, 2024

Singapore – Singapore passport holders will soon be able to travel to Timor-Leste without a visa under a new agreement, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on Thursday (Jun 27).

June 25, 2024

ABC News - June 25, 2024

Bill Birtles and Zevonia Vieriq – An Australian man has been sentenced to 11 years in jail in Timor Leste after he was convicted of abusing a girl under the age of 12.

June 21, 2024

Macao News - June 21, 2024

Timor-Leste will now issue entry visas at seven embassies in order to "simplify" the process and improve border control.

June 14, 2024

Red Ant - June 14, 2024

Max Lane – The Socialist Party of Timor (PST) evolved out of the national liberation struggle in Timor Leste in the 1970s.

June 6, 2024

Red Ant - June 6, 2024

Max Lane – Last week, while in Dili, I had the opportunity for a chat over coffee with the Cuban Ambassador to Timor Leste, Alina Aldama.

June 2, 2024

Sydney Morning Herald - June 2, 2024

Andrew Probyn – Australia is offering Timor-Leste a multi-billion-dollar lifeline to fast-track the Greater Sunrise offshore gas project, which promises generational wealth for the fled

June 1, 2024

Red Ant - June 1, 2024

Max Lane – On May 19th, one day before the commemoration of Timor Leste's second proclamation of Independence I accepted the Medal of Honour of Timor Leste from President Ramos Horta at

April 30, 2024

Benar News - April 30, 2024

Ahmad Syamsudin, Dili, Timor-Leste – Jose do Santos was once a construction foreman in Dili who oversaw the rise of buildings symbolizing Timor-Leste's progress after its triumphant vot

Macao News - April 30, 2024

The Coffee Association of Timor-Leste (known by its Portuguese initials ACT) is calling for Timorese coffee, particularly a game-changing Robusta-Arabica hybrid, to be added to the UNES

April 24, 2024

The Interpreter - April 24, 2024

Fidelis Magalhaes – Prabowo Subianto's recent election win has sparked varied reactions, and while some interpret it as a setback for democratic progress since the 1998 reformasi, I see

April 17, 2024

Antara News - April 17, 2024

Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara – The Indonesian Army (TNI AD) received 235 improvised firearms left over from the 1999 East Timorese crisis from East Nusa Tenggara residents living on the I

April 12, 2024

Lusa - April 12, 2024

The president of Timor-Leste, Jose Ramos-Horta, has questioned whether the country is prepared to join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) next year, as currently planned

April 5, 2024

Benar News - April 5, 2024

Ahmad Syamsudin, Dili, Timor-Leste – At Timor-Leste's museum of memory, Hugo Fernandes supervises exhibits chronicling resistance and oppression during the Indonesian occupation – an er

April 3, 2024

Lusa - April 3, 2024

Timor-Leste's minister of foreign affairs, Bendito Freitas, travelled to China on Tuesday for an official visit aimed at strengthening cooperation and diplomatic relations between the t

March 27, 2024

West Australian - March 27, 2024

Michael Philipps – Estrella Resources has officially been granted exploration tenure of more than 500 square kilometres in Timor-Leste making history as one of the first companies to re

March 8, 2024

Lusa - March 8, 2024

The Timor-Leste non-governmental organisation Mahein Foundation on Thursday alerted the government to the public's discontent with the lack of "seriousness and urgency" in improving peo

March 5, 2024

Lusa - March 5, 2024

Around 360,000 people in Timor-Leste, a country with a population of 1.3 million, face critical levels of food insecurity, according to a report assessing the food situation in the coun

March 2, 2024

The Sunday Paper - March 2, 2024

John Martinkus – Indonesia's president-elect, Prabowo Subianto, has form.

Yahoo News - March 2, 2024

Jordyn Beazley and Luca Ittimani – Natalino Guterres likens getting the chance to march down Oxford Street in pure queer pride to the feeling he had when he was 12 and Timor-Leste achie

February 29, 2024

Macao News - February 29, 2024

The government of Timor-Leste signed the accession protocol to the World Trade Organization (WTO), the culmination of nearly eight years of work, at the 13th WTO ministerial conference

February 27, 2024

ABC News - February 27, 2024

Vonia Vieira in Oecusse, Timor-Leste and the Pacific Local Journalism Network's Nick Sas – Noviana Tome leads a simple life.

February 21, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 21, 2024

Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – Indonesia and Timor Leste recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperatives as well as micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

February 20, 2024

Global Voices - February 20, 2024

Juvita Pereira Faria (EngageMedia) – While 50 percent of Timor-Leste's population is aged 15-25, the country suffers from underdeveloped digital infrastructure, and the public is highly

February 19, 2024

Tempo - February 19, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Prabowo cemented a landslide victory in Timor Leste.

February 5, 2024

The Conversation - February 5, 2024

Michael Rose – In September, Timor-Leste will mark a quarter century since its vote for independence from Indonesia, the conclusion of a 24-year long struggle that left few Timorese fam

January 29, 2024

Reuters - January 29, 2024

Sydney – Australia said it will spend $23 million to support policing in East Timor, boosting disaster response and technology capabilities in the small Southeast Asian neighbor that re

January 28, 2024

Tempo - January 28, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesian Minister of Communications and Informatics Budi Arie Setiadi stated that Indonesia and Timor Leste agreed to advance the communications and informatics sect

January 26, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 26, 2024

Surya Lesmana, Bogor – Timor Leste Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao expressed gratitude to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo for the strong support extended by Indonesia towards Timor Leste's

Jakarta Globe - January 26, 2024

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo thanked Timor Leste's Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao on Friday after the close neighbor trusted Indonesia's state enterprises

January 24, 2024

Macao News - January 24, 2024

Lusa – The Chinese non-governmental organisation GX Foundation launched a pilot project to prevent and combat dengue fever in Timor-Leste on Tuesday with a donation to the Timorese mini

January 23, 2024

ABC News - January 23, 2024

Vonia Vieira, Dili – Joaquim Fonseca's daily life depends on the internet. So the IT professional, based in Timor-Leste's capital Dili, has a problem.

Vatican News - January 23, 2024

Pope Francis met on Monday with East Timorese president Jose Manuel Ramos-Horta in the Vatican's Apostolic Palace.

January 18, 2024

Macao News - January 18, 2024

Lusa – The National Student Resistance of Timor-Leste (RENETIL) on Wednesday expressed concern about the country's healthcare sector and called on the government to provide an urgent re

January 17, 2024

Lusa - January 17, 2024

The Mahein Security Sector Research and Advocacy Foundation warned on Tuesday that human trafficking is on the rise in Timor-Leste and recommended concerted action between civil society

Macao News - January 17, 2024

President Jose Ramos-Horta of Timor-Leste has met with India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, in the first summit between the two nations.

January 9, 2024

January 1, 2024

New Statesman - January 1, 2024

[In this 1999 piece, the late journalist reported from East Timor on how its people were abandoned by the West as they faced genocide at the hands of Indonesia's Suharto.]

December 27, 2023

Macao News - December 27, 2023

During a recent trip to Japan, Timor-Leste Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao signalled that his country is open to Chinese companies as potential partners for the Greater Sunrise offshore na

December 18, 2023

Radio Free Asia - December 18, 2023

Subel Rai Bhandari, Atauro Island, Timor-Leste – Donning a weathered diving mask, Manuel Gamboa comes ashore after four hours in the sea, visibly weary from the early morning catch with

December 9, 2023

Daily News - December 9, 2023

In recognition of his contribution to East Timor's freedom struggle, President Ramos Horta awarded Sri Lankan civil activist and journalist Freddie Gamage with the highest award of the

December 5, 2023

Bernama - December 5, 2023

Kuala Lumpur – Timor-Leste is looking forward for further training of its officials at Malaysia's Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (IDFR), for knowledge exchange and capacit

December 4, 2023

Jakarta Post - December 4, 2023

Parker Novak, Sydney, Australia – When Timor-Leste regained its independence in 2002, its future looked grim.

November 30, 2023

Jacbin Magazine - November 30, 2023

Alex de Jong – In 1999, after almost a quarter century of Indonesian occupation, the small country of East Timor finally gained its independence.

November 28, 2023

UCA News - November 28, 2023

A renowned Sri Lankan Catholic journalist and social activist has received a prestigious award from the Timor-Leste government in recognition of his unwavering commitment to the country

November 26, 2023

Tempo - November 26, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Agriculture Ministry has strengthened cooperation in the agriculture sector with Timor Leste's Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, and Forest

November 22, 2023

Natural Gas - November 22, 2023

Shardul Sharma – The Timor-Leste government has granted the Sunrise joint venture, comprising state-owned Timor Gap, Australia's Woodside Energy, and Japan's Osaka Gas, the green light

November 20, 2023

UCA News - November 20, 2023

A Vatican official in Timor-Leste has told the government and the Church not to exclude but embrace martial arts groups, whose activities were banned in the Catholic-majority nation fol

November 15, 2023

UCA News - November 15, 2023

About 20 percent of young people in Timor-Leste do not study or work due to lack of education, limitations in healthcare provision and ineffective social protection, according to a repo

November 10, 2023

CNN Philippines - November 10, 2023

Metro Manila – The Philippines and Timor-Leste on Friday committed to boost bilateral relations, with President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.

Timor-Leste National Alliance for an International Tribunal (ANTI) Statement - November 10, 2023

We have been carefully following with serious concern the political developments and changes that are currently taking place in Indonesia, specifically the presidential candidates who w