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 31, 2020
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.
Dili – Six members of the government of Timor-Leste resign from their posts.
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
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.
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
Akito Ximenes and Michael Rose – Timor-Leste is an agricultural nation.
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
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
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
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.
May 5, 2020
Michael Leach – Just two months after it was announced by Xanana Gusmao, Timor-Leste's majority parliamentary coalition has collapsed.
May 4, 2020
Fidelis Magalhaes – The Timorese people and their government are about to combat a historic shock to our struggling health care system and emerging economy.
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Dili – The political party Kmanek Haburas Unidade Nasional Timor Oan (KHUNTO) has withdrawn from the new coalition led by CNRT's president, Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao.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
Antonio Sampaio, Dili – Xanana Gusmao, president of the second largest Timorese party, has criticised the decision to extend Timor-Leste's state of emergency, considering that it is no
April 28, 2020
Joao da Cruz Cardoso – The economic impact of coronavirus has been made even more severe in oil-producing countries due to the consequences of Covid-19 itself and a collapse in oil pri
April 27, 2020
Li-Li Chen – Many Southeast Asian countries adopted a state of emergency to combat COVID-19.
April 24, 2020
Dili – East Timor announced on Friday that a nurse at a centre caring for patients with COVID-19 had been infected by the coronavirus, the first medical worker in the tiny Southeast As
Dili – Cuba's medical team is still providing attention today to the population of Timor Leste in the face of Covid-19, a disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus which has already cause
April 18, 2020
Ali MC – Domingos Pinto Gabrial, also known as Berliku, was a 19-year-old school teacher in the northeastern city of Baucau when Indonesian forces invaded East Timor in December 1975.
April 16, 2020
Matt Bamford – Australian doctors have joined the fight against COVID-19 in Timor-Leste in a bid to prevent devastation in one of South-East Asia's most vulnerable countries.
Dili – In just one day East Timor confirmed another ten COVID-19 cases, which brings the total number of patients who suffer from the disease to eighteen.
Journalists in Timor Leste are facing pay cuts amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
April 15, 2020
Dili – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Timor-Leste has increased to a total of six cases.
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