• Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    Thai coach will take no chances in Cup opener
    Thailand’s national coach Milovan Rajevac is vowing that his players will take a serious approach into today’s game against Timor-Leste (East Timor) as the five-time champions launch their AFF Suzuki Cup defence at Rajamangala National Stadium.
    sports
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 11:12
    East Timor votes after tense campaign
    East Timor headed to the polls Saturday after a tension-filled campaign that has focussed on boosting development and diversifying the impoverished young country's oil-dependent economy.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:13
    East Timor signs maritime border deal with Australia
    East Timor signed a treaty with Australia at the United Nations on Tuesday to end a decade-old dispute over their maritime border and potentially unlock billions of dollars in offshore gas revenue.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 06 Mar 2018 07:02
    Australia, East Timor to sign treaty at UN that could unlock billions
    Australia and East Timor will on Tuesday sign a treaty at the United Nations to end a dispute over their maritime border and potentially unlock billions of dollars in revenue from offshore oil and gas.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:59
    E. Timor revokes passports of nine Brazil-born players
    KUALA LUMPUR - East Timor has revoked the passports of nine Brazil-born players on its national team following revelations they had submitted falsified documents, Asia's football governing body said Wednesday.
    sports
  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:19
    Ex-guerrilla wins E. Timor presidential poll: early count
    DILI, East Timor - A former guerrilla fighter has won East Timor's presidential election in just one round, an early count indicated Tuesday, in a sign of growing stability for Asia's youngest nation.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:44
    Football: East Timor banned from Asian Cup 2023
    KUALA LUMPUR - East Timor has been banned from the Asian Cup in 2023 and fined $76,000 for fielding several Brazilian-born footballers with fake documents, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Friday.
    sports
  • Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:01
    Global court takes up Timor, Australia sea border row
    THE HAGUE - An international arbitration court agreed Monday to take up a decade-long maritime border dispute between Australia and East Timor which cuts through lucrative oil and gas fields in the Timor Sea.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 09 Mar 2015 12:58
    ThaiBev sets up company in East Timor
    Bangkok (dpa) - Thai Beverage Plc, owner of Chang beer, established a venture in East Timor, officials said Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 06 Feb 2015 13:54
    East Timor resistance hero PM offers resignation
    DILI, East Timor (AFP) - East Timor resistance hero Xanana Gusmao has submitted his resignation as prime minister, the government said Friday, after more than a decade leading the half-island nation during the fraught early years of its independence.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 05 Feb 2014 00:00
    Strong 6.1 quake hits area near East Timor
    A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Indonesia yesterday, but there was no tsunami alert, seismologists said.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 18 Nov 2013 00:00
    Thailand's new language policy helps enhance cultural democracy
    The Asia-Pacific region is known for its linguistic diversity, thanks to the different tongues used in countries such as Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines and East Timor. However, Thailand has not been included
    opinion
  • Mon, 21 Oct 2013 00:00
    Language policy in East Timor: The quest for cultural democracy
    The discussion of language policy in East Timor begins with the statement of two key related underlying principles: cultural democracy and the right to begin basic studies in an individual's mother tongue.
    opinion
  • Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:00
    East Timor: Small state of paradoxes and challenges
    IF INDONESIA is the most important country about which we know the least, East Timor is the country in Southeast Asia about which we know the least.
    opinion
  • Thu, 15 Mar 2012 00:00
    First move to consider East Timor's membership application
    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations or Asean is setting up the Coordinating Council Working Group to consider East Timor's quest for membership.
    Economy
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