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Occupying 5,743 square miles on the eastern half of an island in the Timor Sea between Indonesia and Australia, Timor-Leste has a population of approximately 1.1 million people. Timor-Leste became independent on May 20, 2002, and is now a democratically-governed, independent nation with an elected President and Parliament. In the violence that followed Timor-Leste's 1999 independence referendum, the country’s infrastructure, never robust, was totally destroyed and has been only partially rebuilt. In April 2006, violence erupted again in and around the capital, Dili, resulting in further damage to infrastructure and setting back economic growth. Electricity, telephone and telecommunications, roads, and lodging remain unreliable, particularly outside of the capital. Timor-Leste's economy relies largely on international assistance and revenues from oil and gas production.

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NT exporting English to East Timor as investment in future
"English teaching in Timor-Leste has always been a fraught thing between the Australian and Timor-Leste governments. "Congratulations to the Northern Territory government for getting it in there witho...
Publ.Date : Sat, 18 Jun 2016 20:07:00 GMT

Jose Ramos Horta: Timor-Leste?s Language Policy: Tetum, Portuguese, Bahasa Indonesia Or English? ? OpEd
I tell them not to be provincial as the average Australian, American or Briton who can manage only English. According to Timor-Leste?s 2010 census ... availability of qualified teachers, etc. An estim...
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Apr 2012 20:24:00 GMT

Why Should Timor-Leste Turn To Portugal?
Jordan Peterson?s piece ?Should Timor-Leste Turn to Portugal?? has had the unintended effect ... and the use of Indonesian as a means of teaching Portuguese. Timor-Leste?s fledgling radio and TV servi...
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Jan 2016 16:00:00 GMT

History curriculum perpetuates East Timor myths
Although I applaud the inclusion of two mentions of East Timor in the ... Secondary Modern History Curriculum, I believe that the history of the relationship between Australia and Timor-Leste is not s...
Publ.Date : Sun, 08 Jul 2012 17:00:00 GMT

Partnership broadens opportunities for Timor-Leste Defence graduates
Cornel Falur said he was proud of the graduates, who on their return to Timor-Leste would continue to study, become English teachers or work within the English Language Program of the F-FDTL, which pr...
Publ.Date : Tue, 23 Aug 2011 17:00:00 GMT

Poppies Raise Money For Timor-Leste Orphans
Remembrance Day 2010 has brought smiles to the faces of children thanks to the contributions of New Zealand and Australian troops serving in Timor-Leste. At the International ... They also teach them ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 14 Nov 2010 18:08:00 GMT

Timor Leste students to get English lessons via satellite
Satellite technology will be used to offer interactive English lessons to people in Timor Leste, with an Australia-funded education centre opening in Dili. The video link classes teach students job-sp...
Publ.Date : Sun, 15 Nov 2015 15:13:00 GMT

\'She didn?t have the energy to cry\': Timor-Leste and its struggle against malnutrition
Maria, left, pictured with Veronica Sequira, Quintino Tilman and siblings Beatriz, Fidelia and Ercilia, was identified as severely malnourished at a outreach clinic in Timor-Leste when she was ... Nav...
Publ.Date : Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:45:00 GMT

WEF ASEAN 2018: PM receives Timor-Leste Foreign Minister
Soares thanked the Vietnamese Government for its support and assistance to Timor-Leste over the years and its reception of 20 military students for English and Vietnamese language training. The minist...
Publ.Date : Wed, 12 Sep 2018 17:47:00 GMT

A Second Chance at Education in Timor-Leste
However, living in pre-independence Timor-Leste, Immaculada grew up in a country marred by ... learning materials, and a teacher training process appropriate for mature students. Recognizing the speci...
Publ.Date : Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:06:00 GMT

Boosting farm-level disaster resilience in Timor-Leste
Building resilience to natural disasters in Timor-Leste, where most people are subsistence farmers ... farmers learn simple techniques like how to maintain soil moisture or teaching basic book-keeping ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 08 Aug 2014 02:37:00 GMT

Timor-Leste through to AFF Championship group stage after 3-2 win over Brunei
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Timor-Leste booked their ticket to the 2018 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Championship after winning their qualifier against Brunei 3-2 on aggregate on Satur...
Publ.Date : Sat, 08 Sep 2018 09:06:00 GMT

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