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The Looting of Timor-Leste’s Oil Wealth
June 01, 2019
The Looting of Timor-Leste’s Oil Wealth
Timor-Leste may have fought off two foreign invaders only to have its independence sold off by its own leaders.
The Looting of Timor-Leste’s Oil Wealth
Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?
March 06, 2019
Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?
The government knows that it can't rely on oil revenue forever, but making the shift is easier said than done.
Can Timor-Leste Move Away From an Oil-Based Economy?
Timor-Leste Finally Has a Government. Now What?
May 16, 2018
Timor-Leste Finally Has a Government. Now What?
The victorious coalition was face an uphill battle in delivering on campaign promises.
Timor-Leste Finally Has a Government. Now What?
Closing the Gap: Agreement Reached on Australia-Timor-Leste Maritime Border
March 01, 2018
Closing the Gap: Agreement Reached on Australia-Timor-Leste Maritime Border
The agreement made at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague settles an old dispute.
Closing the Gap: Agreement Reached on Australia-Timor-Leste Maritime Border
Time (and Oil) Running Out for Timor-Leste
July 24, 2017
Time (and Oil) Running Out for Timor-Leste
The newly elected government will have to move quickly to diversify Timor-Leste's economy.
Time (and Oil) Running Out for Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste: Failing State or Missed Opportunity?
July 19, 2017
Timor-Leste: Failing State or Missed Opportunity?
Worries about Timor-Leste are understandable, but analysts shouldn't overlook signs of progress.
Timor-Leste: Failing State or Missed Opportunity?
Timor-Leste Parliamentary Elections: Hard Choices, Hard Times
June 22, 2017
Timor-Leste Parliamentary Elections: Hard Choices, Hard Times
Timor-Leste's election comes at a critical time in the country's development.
Timor-Leste Parliamentary Elections: Hard Choices, Hard Times
The Alarming Nature of Corruption in Timor-Leste
April 07, 2017
The Alarming Nature of Corruption in Timor-Leste
Despite government efforts, corruption remains prevalent in Timor-Leste, draining economic gains.
The Alarming Nature of Corruption in Timor-Leste
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