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Who Will Be Timor-Leste’s New Prime Minister?
June 15, 2018
Who Will Be Timor-Leste’s New Prime Minister?
Taur Matan Ruak, rather than Xanana Gusmao, is expected to be appointed the country’s new premier.
Who Will Be Timor-Leste’s New Prime Minister?
Timor-Leste: The Challenges of Democracy and Development
June 01, 2018
Timor-Leste: The Challenges of Democracy and Development
Timor-Leste needs to exemplify in practice the values preached by its leaders to international audiences.
Timor-Leste: The Challenges of Democracy and Development
Can Timor-Leste’s Next Government Pursue Much-Needed Budget Cuts?
April 26, 2018
Can Timor-Leste’s Next Government Pursue Much-Needed Budget Cuts?
It's politically risky, but budget cuts are needed to tackle low productivity, inefficient public spending, and the trade deficit.
Can Timor-Leste’s Next Government Pursue Much-Needed Budget Cuts?
A New Era of Political Coalitions in Timor-Leste?
April 19, 2018
A New Era of Political Coalitions in Timor-Leste?
A look at the state of the country’s politics ahead of upcoming elections.
A New Era of Political Coalitions in Timor-Leste?
What’s Next for Timor-Leste’s Greater Sunrise?
April 03, 2018
What’s Next for Timor-Leste’s Greater Sunrise?
Leaders will have to confront some sobering realities to ensure timely development occurs.
What’s Next for Timor-Leste’s Greater Sunrise?
Timor-Leste Gets Needed Boost in New Border Deal With Australia
March 03, 2018
Timor-Leste Gets Needed Boost in New Border Deal With Australia
The agreement could have immense significance for the country's future given its present challenges.
Timor-Leste Gets Needed Boost in New Border Deal With Australia
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
Why Timor-Leste Is Still a Model for ASEAN
February 06, 2018
Why Timor-Leste Is Still a Model for ASEAN
Despite domestic challenges, the country remains one of the few hopeful stories in the region.
Why Timor-Leste Is Still a Model for ASEAN
Chinese Navy Hospital Ship Visits Timor-Leste, Highlighting Growing Ties
December 18, 2017
Chinese Navy Hospital Ship Visits Timor-Leste, Highlighting Growing Ties
The visit is the second by the Chinese People's Liberation Army-Navy to Timor-Leste.
Chinese Navy Hospital Ship Visits Timor-Leste, Highlighting Growing Ties
Why the Return of Partisanship in Timor-Leste is a Good Thing
October 19, 2017
Why the Return of Partisanship in Timor-Leste is a Good Thing
Opposition has an important role to play in the young country’s ongoing political development.
Why the Return of Partisanship in Timor-Leste is a Good Thing
Timor-Leste's New Government and the Future of the Youth in Politics
September 20, 2017
Timor-Leste's New Government and the Future of the Youth in Politics
Timor-Leste’s long-awaited government must not leave the country's youth out of its policy plans.
Timor-Leste's New Government and the Future of the Youth in Politics
Timor’s Politics: New Government, New Hope Amid Uncertainty
September 18, 2017
Timor’s Politics: New Government, New Hope Amid Uncertainty
Timor-Leste's new minority government faces big challenges, both developmental and political.
Timor’s Politics: New Government, New Hope Amid Uncertainty
A $50 Billion ‘Breakthrough’ For Timor-Leste?
September 04, 2017
A $50 Billion ‘Breakthrough’ For Timor-Leste?
Australia and Timor-Leste are moving toward an “historic” agreement.
A $50 Billion ‘Breakthrough’ For Timor-Leste?
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
The Trouble With Timor-Leste’s Consensus Politics
February 24, 2017
The Trouble With Timor-Leste’s Consensus Politics
Stability could not come at the expense of democracy.
The Trouble With Timor-Leste’s Consensus Politics
Timor-Leste Seeks a Better Maritime Border With Australia
January 11, 2017
Timor-Leste Seeks a Better Maritime Border With Australia
Terminating the CMATS treaty is a first step, but negotiating a median line boundary will be more difficult
Timor-Leste Seeks a Better Maritime Border With Australia
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