FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Former freedom fighter is the new president of Timor-Leste after winning a peaceful run-off election against Francisco Guterres “Lu Olo” of the opposition Fretilin party. His victory appears promising for stability within the often strife-torn country. Read more in The Diplomat.
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East Timor is commemorating the 20th anniversary of a referendum that delivered its independence but sparked widespread massacres that left 1,500 people dead and displaced about half-a-million people. here is a collection of stories from […]
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Jokowi Urged to Deal With ‘Darth Vader’
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Indonesia’s fresh-faced president-elect Joko Widodo, aka Jokowi, is being urged to prepare his own legal action to counter his nemesis Prabowo Subianto, who has unwittingly succeeded in portraying himself as the villain […]
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