August 11, 2021
COVID-19 Breaches Last Southeast Asian Bastions
By Sebastian Strangio
Brunei breaks its 15-month coronavirus-free streak, while Timor-Leste reports the arrival of the contagious Delta variant.
April 19, 2021
Timor-Leste: Natural Disasters and COVID-19 Take Their Toll
By Guteriano Neves
A recent cyclone has added another layer to the challenges that Timor-Leste is facing in the fight against COVID-19.
April 16, 2021
A Crisis in Timor-Leste Reveals the Hollowness of ‘Build Back Better’ Rhetoric
By Chloe King
Despite invocations to envision a better, more equal world in the wake of COVID-19, global inequalities remain deeply entrenched.
February 17, 2021
How Timor-Leste Financed Its COVID-19 Efforts
By Aashna Jamal and Aashna Jamal
Despite domestic political gridlock, the country was able to secure funds to guard against COVID-19 – but its experience suggests many lessons for the future.