Rob Harris – The development of a domestic security force in East Timor was a matter of "fundamental importance" to Australia's strategic interests, newly declassified documents release
January 1, 2021
December 29, 2020
Randy Mulyanto, Jakarta, Indonesia – Timor-Leste, formerly known as East Timor, has a creaky healthcare system and is one of the poorest countries in Asia, but even as neighbouring Indo
December 24, 2020
Rui Graca Feijo – Timor-Leste is a surprising success story in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 16, 2020
Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has handed over awards in the form of medals and National Defense Patriot certificates to 11,485 former East Timor fighters.
December 2, 2020
Thomas Newdick – It's a previously unknown story of an unusual, and dramatic, aerial encounter in a little-known conflict.
Christopher Knaus – The Australian lawyer Bernard Collaery has won a prestigious British free speech prize for his efforts exposing a secret Australian operation to bug Timor-Leste's fl
November 13, 2020
Bu Wilson, Iram Saeed, Laura Afonso de Jesus, Caitlin Leahy, Pauline Tweedie – Timor-Leste, together with only a small number of countries globally, has to date successfully managed to
November 11, 2020
David Webster – "We hear the voice of the farmers," explains the acting director of Raebia, an organization in Timor-Leste working for sustainable agricultural development.
October 21, 2020
Jose Sarito Amaral, Balibo – The Jornal Independente newspaper has been awarded Timor-Leste's media outlet of the year prize in the National Press Council's 2019 awards.
October 17, 2020
Ian Lloyd Neubauer – "Like Bali before the tourism boom." That is how I described East Timor – a young country brimming with hope – when I first arrived there to work as a correspondent
October 16, 2020
Christopher Knaus – The nation's peak legal group has thrown its support behind Bernard Collaery as he defends the Timor-Leste spying case, warning that laws used to shroud proceedings
Pacific Media Watch – Today, October 16, marks the 45th anniversary of the Balibo Five – the five Australian-based Australian, British and New Zealand – journalists murdered in East Tim
October 15, 2020
Susan Connelly – Forty-five years ago, on October 16, 1975, five Australian-based journalists near the town of Balibo were reporting on the impending Indonesian invasion of Portuguese T
October 6, 2020
Jack Board, Dili – When Filipe da Costa started to learn about the health of his nation, he was confused.
October 3, 2020
Geneva, Switzerland – Impoverished Southeast Asian country East Timor on Friday, October 2, kicked off official accession talks to join the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Geneva-ba
October 2, 2020
David Hutt – Ian Lloyd Neubauer's recent article for Nikkei Asia posed an interesting question: How far should a political leader go in pursuing a nationalist policy if it means giving
Joao da Cruz Cardoso – A crowd of young Timorese standing in front of the Portuguese Embassy in Dili has become a familiar sight in recent years.
September 30, 2020
Christopher Knaus – Government lawyers have invoked cabinet confidence in an attempt to stop Bernard Collaery and his team from viewing a briefing to the prime minister relevant to the
September 26, 2020
Ian Lloyd Neubauer – COVID-19 and the global collapse in oil and gas prices appear to have put the final nail into the coffin of East Timor's long-held dream to create a domestic petrol
September 19, 2020
Fredrik Sjoholm – Timor-Leste is going through turbulent times.
September 11, 2020
Bill Brown – When Timor-Leste (formerly known as East Timor) finally gained independence and peace in 2002 it had paid a heavy price of huge casualties and destruction, and they needed
September 9, 2020
Damon Evans – East Timor is reassessing its ambitious petroleum development plans, which include the Woodside Petroleum-operated Greater Sunrise project, after discovering the economic
September 2, 2020
Christopher Knaus – The former Timor-Leste president Jose Ramos-Horta has urged Australia to show wisdom, honesty and compassion by stopping the unfair prosecution of Witness K and Bern
August 30, 2020
Mong Palatino – On August 25, a petition was submitted to Timor-Leste's Minister for the Presidency of the Council of Ministers asking for the rejection of the proposal to restore crimi
August 26, 2020
Christopher Knaus – Attorney general Christian Porter has been accused of abusing the National Security Information Act after interfering in court proceedings to screen documents held b