Timor-Leste’s Costly Oil and Gas Ambitions Grind to a Halt
By David Hutt
Despite rumors of potential Chinese involvement, the $18 billion Tasi Mane oil and gas processing project is unlikely to eventuate.
Timor-Leste Parliament Approves Sea Border Treaty With Australia
By Oki Raimundos
The step cements a landmark agreement reached in March 2018.
The Looting of Timor-Leste’s Oil Wealth
By Bardia Rahmani
Timor-Leste may have fought off two foreign invaders only to have its independence sold off by its own leaders.
Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?
By Joao da Cruz Cardoso
The government knows that it can't rely on oil revenue forever, but making the shift is easier said than done.
Timor-Leste Finally Has a Government. Now What?
By Guteriano Neves
The victorious coalition was face an uphill battle in delivering on campaign promises.
Closing the Gap: Agreement Reached on Australia-Timor-Leste Maritime Border
By Grant Wyeth
The agreement made at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague settles an old dispute.
Time (and Oil) Running Out for Timor-Leste
By Anthony Fensom
The newly elected government will have to move quickly to diversify Timor-Leste's economy.
Timor-Leste: Failing State or Missed Opportunity?
By Tahnee Reed
Worries about Timor-Leste are understandable, but analysts shouldn't overlook signs of progress.
Timor-Leste Parliamentary Elections: Hard Choices, Hard Times
By Guteriano Neves and Khoo Ying Hooi
Timor-Leste's election comes at a critical time in the country's development.
The Alarming Nature of Corruption in Timor-Leste
By Jonas Guterres
Despite government efforts, corruption remains prevalent in Timor-Leste, draining economic gains.