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Fragile, struggling East Timor on its own

Fragile, struggling East Timor on its own | Timor Leste | Scoop.it
THE UN winds up its peacekeeping mission today after 13 years in Asia's youngest nation, East Timor, leaving a country hoping to overcome its bloody past and rampant poverty to stand on its own feet.
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East Timor left to make its own way

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Sleeping at Darwin airport before your flight to Dili - Unofficial East ...

Sleeping at Darwin airport before your flight to Dili - Unofficial East ... | Timor Leste | Scoop.it
The last time I slept the night at Darwin airport, I promised myself I'd NEVER do it again. But, here we are again! So why are we lying on the bright blue lily pad carpet trying to get a few hours of sleep before our flight to Dili?
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Interesting tourist related information that covers lots of useful points.

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Latvia establishes diplomatic relations with East Timor - The Baltic Course

Latvia establishes diplomatic relations with East Timor - The Baltic Course | Timor Leste | Scoop.it
Latvia establishes diplomatic relations with East Timor
The Baltic Course
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Brief, but speaks to global linkages

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Helping out in East Timor seen as 'privilege' by city police officer - Manawatu Standard

Helping out in East Timor seen as 'privilege' by city police officer
Manawatu Standard
A Palmerston North police inspector helping East Timor says it's heartening to see community policing becoming a natural part of their everyday work.
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Links between Timor Leste and other nations

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Timor Leste rethinks education for younger generation - Channel News Asia

Timor Leste rethinks education for younger generation - Channel News Asia | Timor Leste | Scoop.it
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Timor Leste rethinks education for younger generation
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Timor Leste is rethinking how it educates its younger generation. At the centre of the issue is ...
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Life in Timor Leste 

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Digital natives: The most and least wired countries revealed - NBCNews.com

Digital natives: The most and least wired countries revealed - NBCNews.com | Timor Leste | Scoop.it
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Digital natives: The most and least wired countries revealed
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Countries with the lowest percentage of digital natives compared with total population are Timor-Leste, Myanmar and Sierra Leone.
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Further to telecommunications in Timor Leste

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President's pilgrimages keep two sharp eyes on Timor-Leste's remote villages - Irish Times

President's pilgrimages keep two sharp eyes on Timor-Leste's remote villages - Irish Times | Timor Leste | Scoop.it
President's pilgrimages keep two sharp eyes on Timor-Leste's remote villages
Irish Times
Timor-Leste's president Taur Matan Ruak takes regular trips to the most remote districts and walks from village to village to talk to locals.
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Could go in the Settlement section or be kept for government

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Timor Leste's Winter Olympics hopeful - ABC Online

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Timor Leste's Winter Olympics hopeful
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The obvious question to ask Yohan Goutt Gonsalves is how a 19-year-old born in France ended up training in Australia to represent East Timor in the next Winter Olympics.
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A bit of Fun - human interest!

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Director revisits East Timor to make follow-up documentary 20 years after his ... - Hackney Gazette

Director revisits East Timor to make follow-up documentary 20 years after his ... - Hackney Gazette | Timor Leste | Scoop.it
Director revisits East Timor to make follow-up documentary 20 years after his ...
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Deal with the Indonesian atrocities

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East Timor Country Profile | glObserver Global Economics

East Timor Country Profile | glObserver Global Economics | Timor Leste | Scoop.it
GlObserver provides the latest business news East Timor Country Profile, finance, economic,features, analysis and special reports.

Via Michael Malka
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Omnibus type of thing. see where to put it!

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Former paratrooper to visit East Timor seven years after serving - The Daily Telegraph

Former paratrooper to visit East Timor seven years after serving - The Daily Telegraph | Timor Leste | Scoop.it
Former paratrooper to visit East Timor seven years after serving
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Down the track, he plans to set up another project in East Timor for veterans suffering post traumatic stress disorder.
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Maybe for the economy, or for links to Australia

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Martial arts club ban prompts growing concern in East Timor - Radio Australia

Martial arts club ban prompts growing concern in East Timor Radio Australia BOLITHO:Mr Scambary is currently studying communal violence as part of his PhD at the Australian National University, and he's been keeping a close eye on the situation in...
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Social aspects of life in Timor Leste - not quite sure where it fits into the study of Timor Leste 10GSEA is doing.

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Timor Leste-Indonesia bilateral relations improve - ANTARA

Timor Leste-Indonesia bilateral relations improve ANTARA Following 23 years of integration, the vast majority of Timor Leste people voted for seceding from Indonesia through a referendum held on August 30, 1999, and finally gained independence on...
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International relations particularly with Indonesia.

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Timor-Leste: A nation slowly emerging from dire poverty - Irish Times

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Timor-Leste: A nation slowly emerging from dire poverty
Irish Times
Eleven years after independence, the array of socioeconomic challenges facing Timor-Leste remains significant.
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