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East Timor

August 16, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Analysis & Opinion
The Interpreter - August 16, 2019

Mica Barreto Soares – This month, Timor-Leste is in a festive mood, celebrating the 20th anniversary of its independence referendum.

August 9, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Timor Sea Spy Scandal
The Guardian - August 9, 2019

Christopher Knaus – Peter Galbraith was playing a high-stakes game.

August 6, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Timor Sea Spy Scandal
ABC News - August 6, 2019

An ex-spy known as "Witness K" has indicated he will plead guilty to breaching the Intelligence Services Act, but his lawyer Bernard Collaery will continue to fight the charge in a cas

News ›› East Timor ›› Timor Sea Spy Scandal
Associated Press - August 6, 2019

Rod McGuirk – A former Australian spy will plead guilty to conspiring to reveal classified information about an allegation that Australia bugged East Timoe AKA Timor-Leste's government

News ›› East Timor ›› Timor Sea Spy Scandal
Canberra Times - August 6, 2019

Alexandra Back – More than a year after the former spy Witness K and his lawyer Bernard Collaery were charged over the exposure of an Australian bugging operation on the tiny nation of

News ›› East Timor ›› Timor Sea Spy Scandal
Straits Times - August 6, 2019

Sydney (AFP) – A former Australian spy announced a surprise guilty plea on Tuesday (Aug 6) for exposing an alleged 2004 bugging operation against Timor Leste officials, after years of

August 4, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
South China Morning Post - August 4, 2019

Meaghan Tobin – When work began on East Timor's US$490 million deep water port, things went with a bang – literally.

News ›› East Timor ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Bangkok Post - August 4, 2019

Kornchanok Raksaseri – It has been eight years since Timor-Leste submitted a formal application to be a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) but so far, the reg

August 3, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Mining & Energy
South China Morning Post - August 3, 2019

Meaghan Tobin – Many saw it as the latest example of China's growing diplomatic and economic clout in the 17-year-old nation, which lies just 500km off the north coast of Australia.

August 1, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
The Diplomat - August 1, 2019

Khoo Ying Hooi – More than eight years have gone by since Timor-Leste's formal membership application to the ASEAN on March 4, 2011.

July 31, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Analysis & Opinion
The Guardian - July 31, 2019

Jose Ramos-Horta – As Timorese and Australians work round the clock preparing to celebrate two milestones in Timor-Leste's recent history – the independence vote on 30 August and the a

July 30, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Timor Sea Dispute
Associated Press - July 30, 2019

Australia's Parliament has approved the ratification of a maritime boundary treaty signed with East Timor 16 months ago and the government is now under pressure to return tens of milli

July 29, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Timor Sea Dispute
Straits Times - July 29, 2019

Melbourne (Reuters) – Australia passed a legislation that sets down maritime boundaries with Timor-Leste on Monday (July 29), providing a framework for the two countries to split reven

News ›› East Timor ›› Timor Sea Dispute
Australian Associated Press - July 29, 2019

Australia's parliament voted Monday to implement a maritime border treaty with East Timor, potentially unlocking billions in offshore oil and gas revenue after a bitter decade-long dis

July 24, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Land & Agrarian Conflicts
Dili Weekly - July 24, 2019

Paulina Quintao – Rede ba Rai is urging the government to temporarily stop the land registration process being conducted throughout the territory and to establish an independent team t

News ›› East Timor ›› Timor Sea Dispute
The Diplomat - July 24, 2019

Oki Raimundos – The parliament of Timor-Leste voted in favor Tuesday of ratifying a maritime boundary treaty with Australia that governs how the two countries will share billions of do

News ›› East Timor ›› Health & Education
Dili Weekly - July 24, 2019

Celestina Soares – The Timorese government through the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MEJD) indicated it will include Tetum sign language in public schools as part of learning

News ›› East Timor ›› Timor Sea Spy Scandal
Australian Associated Press - July 24, 2019

Australia's attorney-general has shot down suggestions of dropping spy charges in a Commonwealth case involving East Timor.

News ›› East Timor ›› Health & Education
Dili Weekly - July 24, 2019

Paulina Quintao – The National Director for Veterinary at the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAP), Joanita Bendita da Costa said she does not guarantee the quality and security

July 23, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Health & Education
Dili Weekly - July 23, 2019

Paulina Quintao – The National Director for Public Health at the Ministry of Health (MoH), Pedro Canisio said from January to May 2019, health professionals have detected 58 new positi

July 22, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Mining & Energy
ABC News - July 22, 2019

Anne Barker and Michael Barnett in Suai, Timor-Leste – At the Xanana Gusmao International Airport on Timor-Leste's picturesque south coast, a morning flight comes in to land.

July 19, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› LGBT & Same-Sex Marriage
Star Observer - July 19, 2019

Andrew M Potts – East Timor, also known as Timor Leste, has celebrated LGBTQI pride for a third year in a row, with a Pride March taking place in the capital, Dili, on July 12.

July 16, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Farming & Agriculture
Dili Weekly - July 16, 2019

Paulina Quintao – Inspection activities of Parliamentary Commission D (Economy and Development) in Manatuto Municipality recently identified that many rice fields have been abandoned f

July 12, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Health & Education
Dili Weekly - July 12, 2019

Paulina Quintao – The National Commission for Combating HIV/AIDS in Timor-Leste (KNKS-TL) is standing by its decision to not socialize about condom use to the public as a prevention me

July 11, 2019

News ›› East Timor ›› Foreign Affairs & Trade
Bernama - July 11, 2019

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia is always consistent in its support for the admission of Timor Leste as a new member in ASEAN since the country is located in the Southeast Asia region.