Getting Into ASEAN is ‘Harder Than Getting Into Heaven’
By Luke Hunt
A conversation with Kupa Lopes, Timor-Leste's ambassador to Cambodia.
It Is in ASEAN’s Strategic Interest to Admit Timor-Leste Now
By Truston Yu
If the nation is not admitted soon, it will fall further behind the 10 members of the Southeast Asian bloc.
Is Timor-Leste Ready to Join ASEAN?
By Joao da Cruz Cardoso
If membership means sacrificing the country's values, perhaps it would be better to remain on the outside.
Is China's Influence in Timor-Leste Rising?
By David Hutt
While there are indications of Beijing's growing reach, its role needs to be kept in perspective.