oil deal may open door for Darwin refinery
News – April 12, 2017
will be used as a logistic hub for a Queensland company which has signed
a landmark onshore oil and gas deal in East Timor. The deal may also open
the door for Darwin to establish an oil refinery.
directions but no generational change in Timor-Leste
Affairs. March 29, 2017
week, Francisco Guterres became Timor-Leste's first party-affiliated president.
While the election broke new ground structurally and procedurally, the
office of president is still firmly in the hands of the 1975 generation
of resistance leaders.
girl who was 'stolen' by a soldier
News. March 26, 2017
she was only five years old, Isabelina Pinto was taken from her family
by an Indonesian soldier. She was one of thousands of children taken to
Indonesia during its brutal 30-year occupation of East Timor.
times continue for people of East Timor
Today. March 24, 2017
invading Indonesian troops parachuted into Dili in 1975 Filomena Gomes
fled into East Timor's cloud-shrouded mountains and for four years scrounged
food and cooked for guerrilla fighters.
'Lu-Olo' Guterres on track to win East Timor presidential election
Morning Herald. March 21, 2017
veteran guerrilla commander is heading for a decisive victory in East Timor's
presidential elections and is expected to be sworn in as the country's
next head of state in May.
Timor's democracy put to the test
Insider. March 20, 2017
Timor goes to the polls on today to elect a new president. After this small
and still impoverished country's profoundly troubled history, the election
should, happily, be relatively unproblematic.
presidential election: revolutionary hero v new generation
Guardian. March 20, 2017
former revolutionary hero is expected to become Timor-Leste's next president
as voters head to the polls in the country's first election since the departure
of United Nations peacekeepers in 2012.
elections: Citizens head to polls to cast vote for president to 'speak
for the people'
Radio Australia. March 20, 2017
people of Timor-Leste head to the polls today to elect a new president,
with former guerrilla fighter Francisco "Lu'Olo" Guterres widely tipped
to out-poll seven other candidates.
Timor presidential election tests old heroes Gusmao and Alkatiri
– The Australian. March 20, 2017
Timorese voters go to the polls today to elect their fourth president since
Independence, in a contest shaping up as a referendum on whether the tiny
nation is ready to move on from its freedom-struggle narrative and focus
on the economic struggle ahead.
queues as East Timorese choose to have a say in future of Asia's newest
Age. March 20, 2017
rode ponies, steered boats and walked for kilometres along cloud-shrouded
mountain paths to vote in East Timor's presidential election on Monday.