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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

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

CNN Philippines - November 10, 2023

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

November 9, 2023

Macao News - November 9, 2023

The Timorese government, together with the World Food Program (WFP) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), issued an urgent food security alert on Tuesday, according to rep

November 8, 2023

GMA News - November 8, 2023

Timor-Leste President Jose Ramos-Horta on Wednesday arrived in Manila for an official visit meant to boost the bilateral relations between the two nations.

November 7, 2023

Borneo Boliden - November 7, 2023

James Kon – Timor-Leste President Dr Jose Ramos-Horta conveyed his gratitude to His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifu

November 6, 2023

Borneo Bulletin - November 6, 2023

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam on

October 31, 2023

Tempo - October 31, 2023

Yohanes Maharso Joharsoyo, Jakarta – Indonesia and Timor Leste inked a bilateral agreement to support Timor Leste's membership at the World Trade Organization (WTO).

October 20, 2023

The Diplomat - October 20, 2023

Moritz Schmoll and Geoffrey Swenson – Amid Southeast Asia's democratic backsliding, Timor-Leste's success is impressive. In May, the country elected a new parliament.

October 14, 2023

Gulf Today - October 14, 2023

President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Friday received Jose Ramos-Horta, President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, who is on a working visit to the UAE

October 11, 2023

The Diplomat - October 11, 2023

Joao da Cruz Cardoso – The recent agreement between Timor-Leste and China to upgrade their bilateral relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership draws plenty of reactions.

October 9, 2023

ABC News - October 9, 2023

Stephen Dziedzic – The President of Timor-Leste Jose Ramos-Horta has suggested that Chinese diplomats turned down requests to develop police and military infrastructure in his country b

September 29, 2023

Australian Associated Press - September 29, 2023

East Timor has not discussed military co-operation with China in its upgrade of diplomatic ties, President Jose Ramos-Horta says, adding Australia and Indonesia can "sleep at peace" bec

Reuters - September 29, 2023

Kirsty Needham – Timor-Leste has not discussed military cooperation with China in its upgrade of diplomatic ties, President Jose Ramos-Horta said, adding Australia and Indonesia can "sl

September 23, 2023

Reuters - September 23, 2023

Beijing – China and East Timor have upgraded bilateral ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership, potentially giving Beijing more influence in the region while satisfying the young

September 22, 2023

Macao News - September 22, 2023

On Tuesday, the Timorese government approved the signing of two memorandums of understanding with China, reports Lusa.

September 16, 2023

Emirates News Agency (WAM) - September 16, 2023

Ahlam Almazrooi/Amjad Saleh, Dili – Abdulla Salem Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia and ASEAN, presented his credentials as non-resident Ambassador of the UAE to t

September 15, 2023

The Epoch Times - September 15, 2023

Henry Jom – East Timorese Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao is confident that a deal to finalise an agreement with Australia over the Greater Sunrise gas and oil project will be reached by e

September 11, 2023

The Guardian - September 11, 2023

Christopher Knaus – Australia's parliament will be given only a limited ability to scrutinise unlawful and improper intelligence operations, prompting concerns it will not be able to me

September 7, 2023

NewsX - September 7, 2023

Anupam Shrivastava – PM Modi expressed his eagerness to engage with ASEAN leaders to discuss the future direction of their partnership, which has now entered its fourth decade.

September 1, 2023

Reuters - September 1, 2023

Jakarta – A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Timor island on Thursday, the meteorology and geophysics agency (BMKG) said on social media platform X, adding there was no potential for a tsun

August 30, 2023

The Strategist - August 30, 2023

Melissa Conley Tyler, Anders Hofstee and Kara Chesal – When Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong visited Dili last month, one of the projects she highlighted was the Timor-Les

August 29, 2023

The Diplomat - August 29, 2023

Sebastian Strangio – Myanmar's military government has ordered Timor-Leste's senior diplomat to leave the country in retaliation for a meeting that his government held with the oppositi

August 28, 2023

Agence-France Presse - August 28, 2023

Yangon, Myanmar – Myanmar's junta on Sunday ordered the expulsion of Timor Leste's top diplomat in the country over a meeting his government held with a banned shadow administration.

August 27, 2023

Reuters - August 27, 2023

Jakarta – Myanmar's military government has ordered East Timor's top diplomat to leave the country, the government of East Timor – a vocal critic of Myanmar's leadership – said in a sta

August 7, 2023

Jakarta Globe - August 7, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Timor Leste will "ideally" become a full-fledged ASEAN member in 2025 even though the country remains open to other time frames recommended by other Southe

July 31, 2023

Channel News Asia - July 31, 2023

Lauren Ong and Calvin Yang, Dili, Timor-Leste – Singapore-owned businesses are investing millions of dollars in Timor-Leste's leisure and hospitality sectors.

July 28, 2023

The Independent (Australia) - July 28, 2023

GJ Burchall – The first of many things that strike you at polling places in Timor-Leste is the total lack of assaults on voters by how-to-vote card boosters – the sort that swarm all ov

July 25, 2023

Jakarta Post - July 25, 2023

Jakarta – Newly installed Prime Minister of Timor Leste Xanana Gusmao has congratulated the National Awakening Party (PKB) on its 25th anniversary and praised the Muslim-based party for

Upstream - July 25, 2023

Amanda Battersby, Singapore – Australian independent Carnarvon Energy has exited Timor-Leste, effectively drawing a line on any redevelopment of the Buffalo oilfield that until only rec

July 24, 2023

Straits Times - July 24, 2023

Keval Singh – Singapore will establish an embassy in the Timor-Leste capital, Dili, according to a statement by Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday.

July 16, 2023

Tempo - July 16, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi and her counterpart from Timor Leste, Bendito Dos Santos Freitas, agreed to conclude both countries' long-halted nego

July 13, 2023

Borneo Bulletin - July 13, 2023

Jakarta – As ASEAN top diplomats meet in Jakarta, Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan met his counterparts on the first day of a week-long series of meetings that the bloc

July 11, 2023

Macao News - July 11, 2023

A Chinese naval hospital ship is to call at Timor-Leste as part of a humanitarian mission in the Pacific.

July 7, 2023

The Interpreter - July 7, 2023

Guteriano Neves – A successful 21 May election in Timor-Leste saw the smooth and peaceful transition of power to a new government led by Xanana Gusmao – new, in the sense of being newly

WA Today - July 7, 2023

Matthew Knott – Foreign Minister Penny Wong struck an apologetic tone towards Timor-Leste in comments about Australia's use of hardball tactics to stymie the fledgling nation's efforts

July 6, 2023

Macao News - July 6, 2023

One person has been killed and almost 300 houses destroyed due to the severe weather that has affected Timor-Leste in the past week.

July 3, 2023

The Diplomat - July 3, 2023

Gantry Meilana – Former Timor-Leste independence fighter Xanana Gusmao was sworn in on Saturday as prime minister of Asia's youngest country after his party won the parliamentary electi

July 2, 2023

Agence France-Presse - July 2, 2023

Dili – Timor-Leste's first democratically elected head of state, Mr Xanana Gusmao, returned to power on Saturday, eight years after he resigned as prime minister of South-east Asia's yo

June 23, 2023

UCA News - June 23, 2023

Church officials in Timor-Leste have dismissed a media report on the abusive treatment of students and substandard food in a seminary as false, terming it an attempt to tarnish the imag

June 15, 2023

East Asia Forum - June 15, 2023

Damien Kingsbury – Timor-Leste's resistance-era leader, Xanana Gusmao, is set to resume his county's presidency.

Bangkok Post - June 15, 2023

Phusadee Arunmas – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has endorsed a roadmap outlining steps for Timor-Leste to become the bloc's 11th member, a move that will benefit T

June 13, 2023

Macao News - June 13, 2023

Between 2018 and 2022, rice production in Timor-Leste more than doubled, while the area devoted to the crop grew by almost 47%, according to unreleased government data seen by the Portu

June 5, 2023

Inside Story - June 5, 2023

Graeme Dobell – Craig Stockings's work on the official history of Australia's role in the bloody birth of Timor-Leste was bedevilled by Canberra's triangular relationship, vexed but vit

CGTN - June 5, 2023

President of Timor-Leste Jose Ramos-Horta on Sunday said some countries see China's development as a threat to the region and the world, adding such a "tunnel vision" is narrow-minded a

May 26, 2023

Jakarta Post - May 26, 2023

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

The Diplomat - 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

The Conversation - May 26, 2023

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.