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June 27, 2020

Eurasia Review - June 27, 2020

Binoy Kampmark – This week has not been a good one for the Australian legal system.

June 21, 2020

Forbes - June 21, 2020

Andrew Wight – Timor-Leste, also known as East Timor, has seen more than 50 days without new COVID-19 cases and has yet to report a single death, thanks in part to water initiatives de

June 20, 2020

Global Voices - June 20, 2020

Media and civil society leaders in Timor-Leste have expressed concern about the possible reintroduction of a criminal defamation law in the country.

June 18, 2020

The Interpreter - June 18, 2020

Jim Nolan – The coronavirus pandemic has provided just the latest cover for a variety of authoritarian moves criminalising journalism across Southeast Asia.

Tempo - June 18, 2020

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs, Mahfud MD, visited the Indonesia-Timor Leste cross-country border post (PLBN) in Motaain, East

June 16, 2020

ABC Pacific Beat - June 16, 2020

Catherine Graue – June in Timor-Leste would usually mean the end of the wet season and a drop in cases of dengue fever.

June 15, 2020

World Socialist Website - June 15, 2020

Patrick O'Connor – The East Timorese government has widened the multi-party coalition on which it is based, securing the support of 41 out of the 65 parliamentarians.

June 11, 2020

Asia Pacific Report - June 11, 2020

Pacific Media Watch – Timor-Leste's Minister of Justice plans to present to the Council of Ministers a proposal to include criminal defamation in the country's penal code.

June 9, 2020

Tempo Timor - June 9, 2020

Jose Antonio Belo – Timor-Leste just celebrated its 18th year of independence. The celebration was muted partly due to Covid19 but even more so due to the political crisis.

Asia Pacific Report - June 9, 2020

Antonio Sampaio, Dili – Former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta says it is not opportune for the government to be debating the possible criminalisation of defamation, with the

June 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 8, 2020

Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – The Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) has sent the Timor Leste Red Cross (CVTL) medical supplies for COVID-19 mitigation measures as part of ongoing efforts to str

June 4, 2020

Eurasia Review - June 4, 2020

Loro Horta – On March 21, 2020 Timor Leste reported its first case of COVID-19, a Dutch national arriving from Europe.

June 3, 2020

Presidential Power - June 3, 2020

Rui Feijo – Francisco Guterres Lu Olo seems to have won the long tug of war that began soon after he was elected in May 2017, involving directly the president and the charismatic natio

June 2, 2020

ABC Inside Story - June 2, 2020

Michael Leach – As Timor-Leste continues to perform very well in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, especially compared to neighbouring Indonesia, the political dramas of the past few

May 31, 2020

Tempo Timor - May 31, 2020

Dili – President Francisco Guterres Lu Olo swore in eight new cabinet members on Friday. For the first time a woman has become deputy prime minister in Timor-Leste.

May 28, 2020

Tempo Timor - May 28, 2020

Dili – Timor-Leste tightens security in its Western border areas to make sure nobody crosses the frontiers, which are closed to stop the corona-virus from spreading.

Tempo Timor - May 28, 2020

Dili – Six members of the government of Timor-Leste resign from their posts.

May 27, 2020

ABC Pacific Beat - May 27, 2020

Sophie Raynor – During the coronavirus pandemic, one of the biggest concerns for health officials has been the spread of misinformation about COVID-19 – especially via social media sit

Xinhua - May 27, 2020

Dili – The medical supplies jointly donated by Jack Ma Foundation & Alibaba Foundation to Timor-Leste arrived at the Dili airport by a cargo plane on Tuesday.

Tempo Timor - May 27, 2020

Dili – The Council of Ministers has approved the request from the Integrated Crisis Management Centre (Sentru Integradu Jestaun Krize – SIJK) for the extension of the state of emergenc

May 26, 2020

Devpolicy Blog - May 26, 2020

Akito Ximenes and Michael Rose – Timor-Leste is an agricultural nation.

May 24, 2020

Tempo Timor - May 24, 2020

Dili – The president of the CNRT (Congresu Nasional Rekonstrusaun Timor, National Congress for Timorese Reconstruction), Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, said that his party will join the polit

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 16, 2020

Asia Pacific Report - May 16, 2020

Robert Baird, Dili – Timor-Leste has no active cases of covid-19 for the first time since its first confirmed case on March 21, say health authorities.