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February 6, 2020

East Timor ›› Health & Education
Tempo Timor - February 6, 2020

Dili – The government of Timor-Leste has expressed its gratitude to New Zealand for helping to evacuate 17 Timorese students from Wuhan, the city…

East Timor ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - February 6, 2020

Jakarta – East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Governor Viktor Bungtilu Laiskodat has agreed to lend Timor Leste a helping hand as the neighboring country…

February 5, 2020

East Timor ›› Timor Sea Dispute
Australian Associated Press - February 5, 2020

The Morrison government has joined with Labor to shoot down a senate inquiry into East Timor's controversial oil and gas project.

East Timor ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - February 5, 2020

Jakarta – Timor Leste Planning and Strategic Investment Minister Xanana Gusmao confirmed that the country had requested assistance from Indonesia…

February 4, 2020

East Timor ›› Health & Education
Jakarta Post - February 4, 2020

Jakarta – The Bali provincial administration has rejected Timor Leste's request to put 17 of its citizens who are due to be repatriated from…

East Timor ›› People & Places
Tempo Timor - February 4, 2020

Dili – East Timor Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak on behalf of the government and the people of his country offer condolences and sympathy to…

January 28, 2020

East Timor ›› Balibo Five & 1975 Invasion
The Strategist - January 28, 2020

Graeme Dobell – Australia had a part in East Timor's march to tragedy and a key role in its salvation.

Cruel ironies and strange mirror…

January 25, 2020

East Timor ›› 1999 Referendum & Pro-Integration Militia
Sydney Morning Herald - January 25, 2020

Michael Koziol – The acting director of the War Memorial has promised its trouble-plagued official history of Australia's deployment to East…

January 21, 2020

East Timor ›› Mining & Energy
Natural Gas World - January 21, 2020

Neil Ford – In August, Timor-Leste – formerly known as East Timor – celebrated the 20th anniversary of the referendum that paved the way to…

January 20, 2020

East Timor ›› Political & Economic Crisis
The Interpreter - January 20, 2020

Michael Leach – In an extraordinary development, the government's revised budget for 2020 failed to pass Timor-Leste's parliament last Friday,…

January 18, 2020

East Timor ›› Analysis & Opinion
The Strategist - January 18, 2020

John McCarthy – Every country has its legends. They may be important to national self-esteem, but they're not necessarily good history.

January 17, 2020

East Timor ›› Taxation & State Budget
Tempo Timor - January 17, 2020

Dili – The parliament of Timor-Leste rejected the new proposal of the government for the state budget.

After three days of intense debate…

January 8, 2020

East Timor ›› Infrastructure & Development
The Diplomat - January 8, 2020

Joao da Cruz Cardoso – Timor-Leste's Strategic Development Plan 2011-2030, commonly referred to as the SDP, aims to make Timor-Leste an upper…

January 3, 2020

East Timor ›› Balibo Five & 1975 Invasion
Detik News - January 3, 2020

Isal Mawardi, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto invited veterans of the Seroja Operation in East Timor to his private residence in…

January 1, 2020

East Timor ›› 1999 Referendum & Pro-Integration Militia
WA Today - January 1, 2020

Nick Bonyhady – The Howard government refused to offer safe haven to a group of about 1500 pro-independence East Timorese the United Nations…

East Timor ›› 1999 Referendum & Pro-Integration Militia
Australian Associated Press - January 1, 2020

By mid-1999, Australian military involvement in East Timor was looking increasingly possible.

It appeared so likely that the government…

East Timor ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
The Guardian - January 1, 2020

Gay Alcorn – Australia leading an international peacekeeping force in East Timor after the territory voted for independence in 1999 was a turning…

December 31, 2019

East Timor ›› Occupation & Armed Resistance
Tempo Timor - December 31, 2019

Dili – The body of Timor-Leste's first prime minister, Nicolau dos Reis Lobato has never been found. He was killed by the Indonesian military on…

December 26, 2019

East Timor ›› Marriage & The Family
The Conversation - December 26, 2019

Annie Yuan Cih Wu – A wedding is one of the biggest expenses in Timor. The bulk of the cost comes from the "barlake", a Tetum word which can be…

December 17, 2019

East Timor ›› Occupation & Armed Resistance
New Mandala - December 17, 2019

Ivo Mateus Goncalves – On 28 November 1975, East Timor's interim government unilaterally declared its independence from all forms of colonialism…

December 15, 2019

East Timor ›› Labour & Migrant Workers
Tempo Timor - December 15, 2019

Dili – Timorese seasonal workers have been experiencing 'big problems' in Australia, said Tim Nelthorpe, lead organiser for the Australian United…

East Timor ›› Military Ties & Arms Trade
Jakarta Globe - December 15, 2019

Telly Nathalia, Jakarta – Two Indonesian Navy warships, KRI Usman Harun and KRI Sultan Iskandar Muda, were part of a mini defense exhibition in…

December 13, 2019

East Timor ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Reuters - December 13, 2019

Michael Taylor, Kuala Lumpur – Villagers on a tiny island off the coast of East Timor who have long struggled with water shortages have secured…

December 10, 2019

East Timor ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tempo Timor - December 10, 2019

Dili – This morning judge Eusebio Xavier Vitor decided that an ex-priest R.D.is sent to Dili main prison in Becora for preventive detention. R.D…

December 9, 2019

East Timor ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tempo Timor - December 9, 2019

Dili – The SVD procurator general is currently visiting Timor-Leste to support victims of ex-priest R.D., who sexually abused children in his…

December 7, 2019

East Timor ›› Human Rights & Justice
Tempo Timor - December 7, 2019

Dili – How Arsica was reunited with her parents after 41 years. Arsica is one of the thousands of children who were forcibly removed from Timor-…

December 6, 2019

East Timor ›› Tourism & Hospitality
The Diplomat - December 6, 2019

Sakib Awan – Bali is expected to have a total of more than 6.7 million foreign visitors in 2019. Such enormous numbers are achieved by reputation…

December 3, 2019

East Timor ›› Mining & Energy
New Security Beat - December 3, 2019

Adilsonio da Costa – Ignoring environmental laws in Timor-Leste to build a petroleum infrastructure project could mean serious problems for…

December 2, 2019

East Timor ›› Environment & Natural Disasters
Tempo Timor - December 2, 2019

Dili – Timor-Leste is experiencing climate change, says Demetrio de Amaral de Carvalho, secretary of state for the environment. The weather is…

November 27, 2019

East Timor ›› Timor Sea Spy Scandal
ABC News - November 27, 2019

Elizabeth Byrne – Two ex-leaders of Timor-Leste and a former Australian cabinet minister have provided evidence in support of Bernard Collaery,…

East Timor ›› Mining & Energy
Al Jazeera - November 27, 2019

Sophie Raynor, Perth, Australia – An Australian senator says he is concerned that the country may be missing out on opportunities to invest in…

November 26, 2019

East Timor ›› Conservation & Animal Rights
Channel News Asia - November 26, 2019

Lospalos, Timor Leste – Mario Da Cruz could only watch in horror as a small army of crocodiles killed a child on a Timor Leste beach – another…

November 24, 2019

East Timor ›› 1999 Referendum & Pro-Integration Militia
WA Today - November 24, 2019

Michael Koziol – Newspapers, it is often said, represent a first draft of history. They are necessarily fast, loose and often incomplete. But…

November 22, 2019

East Timor ›› Timor Sea Dispute
Sydney Morning Herald - November 22, 2019

Anthony Galloway – The Morrison government is being urged by a key crossbench senator to support a parliamentary inquiry into East Timor's…

November 19, 2019

East Timor ›› 1999 Referendum & Pro-Integration Militia
The Guardian - November 19, 2019

Robert O'Neill, Peter Edwards and David Horner – Media reports that officials of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade are impeding the…

November 17, 2019

East Timor ›› 1999 Referendum & Pro-Integration Militia
WA Today - November 17, 2019

Michael Koziol – Australia's longest-serving foreign minister Alexander Downer has urged his former department and its leader, Marise Payne, to…

November 15, 2019

East Timor ›› Timor Sea Spy Scandal
Australian Associated Press - November 15, 2019

The former spy who revealed an Australian bugging scandal in East Timor will face a plea hearing in April. The man known only as Witness K is…

November 13, 2019

East Timor ›› 1999 Referendum & Pro-Integration Militia
The Guardian - November 13, 2019

Paul Daley – Suggestions that the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is impeding or trying to censor an official history of Australia's East…

November 10, 2019

East Timor ›› UN Peacekeeping & Support Mission
Sydney Morning Herald - November 10, 2019

Michael Koziol – A legacy project of former prime minister Tony Abbott – an exhaustive official history of Australia's military operations in…

October 28, 2019

East Timor ›› Prostitution & Human Trafficking
Dili Weekly - October 28, 2019

Celestina Soares – The Director of BELUN Organization, Luis Ximenes said it is necessary to provide basic training to local authorities and the…

East Timor ›› Health & Education
Dili Weekly - October 28, 2019

Celestina Soares – The General Director of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, Antoninho Pires said the Ministry has a mechanism to…

East Timor ›› Marriage & The Family
Dili Weekly - October 28, 2019

Paulina Quintao – National Member of Parliament, MP Maria Barreto said in the Civil Law Code, Part IV about the family, it is clearly written…

October 23, 2019

East Timor ›› Armed Forces & Military Operations
The Strategist - October 23, 2019

Mark Dodd – While relations with Timor-Leste remain strained over Australia's 2004 bugging of its cabinet office, the young nation, on half an…

October 22, 2019

East Timor ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Inquirer Net - October 22, 2019

Phnom Penh – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday expressed hope that the newly-inaugurated Indonesian president Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, and…

October 18, 2019

East Timor ›› Timor Sea Dispute
The Guardian - October 18, 2019

Helen Davidson and Ben Doherty – Australia's negotiations with Timor-Leste should be the subject of a royal commission, and the government should…

October 17, 2019

East Timor ›› Timor Sea Spy Scandal
Australian Associated Press - October 17, 2019

A Canberra court has shut down a private citizen's bid to provide advice to the court in a trial involving an East Timor bugging scandal.

October 9, 2019

East Timor ›› Health & Education
Dili Weekly - October 9, 2019

Paulina Quintao – The Acting Minister of Health and current Vice Minister for Development and Health Strategic Issues, Bonifacio Maucoli dos Reis…

October 7, 2019

East Timor ›› Timor Sea Spy Scandal
Australian Associated Press - October 7, 2019

Human rights lawyers say the case against a whistleblower at the centre of a bugging scandal involving East Timor should never have made it to…

October 2, 2019

East Timor ›› Timor Sea Spy Scandal
Australian Associated Press - October 2, 2019

The judge overseeing a case against the lawyer of a former spy at the centre of a bugging scandal involving East Timor could face 10 years in…

East Timor ›› Timor Sea Spy Scandal
Australian Associated Press - October 2, 2019

The judge overseeing a case against the lawyer of a former spy at the centre of a bugging scandal involving East Timor could face 10 years in…