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· May, 2006

Stories about Timor-Leste from May, 2006

East Timor: Local Journalism

The blogger at Tumbleweed in Timor Leste counters a foreign journalist's remarks about the dearth of reporting by local Timorese journalists. The blogger introduces locals involved in bringing Timorese news...

East Timor reported by the Lusophone Blogosphere

Seven years after the end of Indonesian rule -- becoming the newest world nation in May 2002 -- and having gone through what was viewed as a successful nation building...

East Timor: More Violence

Factions continue to fight with each other in East Timor . The blogger at Diligence, in his post titled Another Bad Day, mentions this incident that took place on Thursday,...

East Timor: Gunfire and Memories of National Day

tumbleweed in timor lorosae hears gunfire in East Timor and it reminds her of National Day celebrations in her native Singapore. “Instead of feeling terrified, I thought of how this...

East Timor: Foreign Peace Force

Dili-gence reports that East Timor's President has requested for external help in dealing with the recurring violence in the country. The blogger also analyzes the various parties involved in the...

East Timor: People Whisperer

Tumbleweed has found the solution for recurring strife in East Timor. “Remember that Robert Redford movie “The Horse Whisperer” about a guy who tamed wild horses by connecting with them...

East Timor: Local Liquor

Tumbleweed in timor lorosae reviews local liquors in East Timor. The same post also has an update of the situation in East Timor.

East Timor: Underwater Paradise

The blogger at Timor-Leste's Underwater Wonderland goes snorkelling in East Timor and posts pictures of the sea life.

East Timor: Media coverage woes

Sam at Dili-Dallying is disappointed at the quality of reporting on East-Timor by journalists from Australia, Indonesia and Portugal. Sam takes couple of Australian newspapers to task for not having...

East Timor: Report from Dili, East Timor

Samantha is writing in from Dili in East Timor where the situation continues to be tense after last week's violence. “Food supplies are running low as people panic buy and...

East Timor: Post riots Dili

Dili-gence continues the coverage of riots in East Timor. The blogger visits a market and writes about the damage. Tumbleweed in Timor Lorosae rounds up the last couple of days...

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