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May 19, 2020

Asia Pacific Report - May 19, 2020

Pacific Media Watch – Following yesterday's parliamentary row in the national chamber of Timor-Leste, chaotic scenes were streamed live on social media today for more than half an hour

Sydney Morning Herald - May 19, 2020

Lia Timson – East-Timor's Prime Minister has asked the Timorese people to "maintain calm" and allow the country's leaders to restore order, after Parliament devolved into pushing and s

May 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 15, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – National Mandate Party (PAN) patron Amien Rais, known as an outspoken critic of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, is preparing to form a new political party foll

Jakarta Post - May 15, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto is reportedly lying low amid a string of controversial policies enacted by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's administration to

May 11, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 11, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Internal rifts remain within the National Mandate Party (PAN) following a violent clash during its national congress in February and the resignation of Hanafi

May 10, 2020

Brisbane Times - May 10, 2020

Lia Timson – The East Timorese government is facing an unprecedented constitutional challenge, after 19 MPs submitted a petition to the country's Court of Appeal requesting President F

May 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 7, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – Internal rifts remain within the National Mandate Party (PAN) following a violent clash during its national congress in February and the resignation of Hanafi

May 5, 2020

Inside Story - May 5, 2020

Michael Leach – Just two months after it was announced by Xanana Gusmao, Timor-Leste's majority parliamentary coalition has collapsed.

May 1, 2020

Tempo Timor - May 1, 2020

Dili – The political party Kmanek Haburas Unidade Nasional Timor Oan (KHUNTO) has withdrawn from the new coalition led by CNRT's president, Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao.

April 30, 2020

Jakarta Globe - April 30, 2020

Tara Marchelin, Jakarta – Women should be more involved in monitoring the upcoming regional election, Migrant Care's head of migration study, Anis Hidayah, said on Thursday.

April 23, 2020

Straits Times - April 23, 2020

Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto, once a bitter rival of President Joko Widodo, has appealed to his political party to support the government and refr

April 17, 2020

Jakarta Globe - April 17, 2020

Tara Marchelin, Jakarta – The government has been urged to issue a new regulation to provide a legal basis to postpone the 2020 Regional Elections due to the continuing coronavirus pan

April 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 15, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The government and the House of Representatives have agreed to reschedule the voting day for this year's simultaneous regional elections to Dec.

April 14, 2020

The Diplomat - April 14, 2020

Prashanth Parameswaran – Last week, Timor-Leste's premier withdrew his resignation, citing the need for continuity in the country's political leadership to see out the battle against t

April 8, 2020

Reuters - April 8, 2020

Nelson Da Cruz, Dili – The prime minister of East Timor withdrew his resignation on Wednesday, saying he would stay in power to oversee the battle against the coronavirus pandemic as t

March 31, 2020

The Interpreter - March 31, 2020

Michael Leach – In late January, Timor-Leste's governing alliance collapsed after the largest coalition party, Xanana Gusmao's CNRT, abstained on the government budget, leading to the

Jakarta Post - March 31, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The government, the House of Representatives and the General Elections Commission (KPU) have agreed to delay the 2020 regional election amid the COVID-19 pande

March 30, 2020

The Diplomat - March 30, 2020

Prashanth Parameswaran – Since January, Timor-Leste's politics has been shrouded in uncertainty following the collapse of its previous governing coalition after the failure to pass a b

March 29, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 29, 2020

Jakarta – The Association for Elections and Democracy (Perludem) has called on President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo to issue a regulation in lieu of law (Perppu) following the General Electi

March 27, 2020

Tempo Timor - March 27, 2020

Dili – The leader of the new political coalition, Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, asked the president of the republic to dismiss the current prime minister, Taur Matan Ruak.

March 23, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 23, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya and Arya Dipa, Jakarta and Bandung – Several regions have postponed the preliminary stages of the 2020 regional elections because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 22, 2020

Tempo - March 22, 2020

Antara, Jakarta – The Association for Elections and Democracy (Perludem) has urged the government to postpone some of the procedural formalities in the regional head elections (pilkada

March 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 19, 2020

Jakarta – The Election Organization Ethics Council (DKPP) has discharged a General Elections Commission (KPU) member, Evi Novida Ginting Manik, from her position as she was found to ha

Jakarta Post - March 19, 2020

Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – The government has decided to stick to the 2020 regional election schedule despite the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.