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· May, 2008

Stories about Timor-Leste from May, 2008

East Timor: Still hoping on the Independence Day

  19 May 2008

FORUM HAKSESUK [pt] posts an article by Jorge Heitor about the anniversary of the independence of East Timor, and the uncertainty about the future. “Six years of independence for a suffering people, which has not yet fully met the freedom and development”. East Timor democratic self-government was achieved on May...

East Timor: Welcome to a new blogger

  8 May 2008

Lorón Económico [pt] is a new blog from East Timor. On its first post, the blogger presents the economic challenges the country faces. “The future of East Timor economy will depend, ultimately, of the creation of a thriving private sector that can generate production, savings, private investment and trade.”

East Timor: Where does hope live?

  5 May 2008

On May 5th 1999, Portugal and Indonesia signed a document agreeing to hold a UN-supervised referendum. Ângela Carrascalão [pt] reminds the date: “We all believed our destiny would be brilliant! Was it a long time ago? Not really. There have been only 9 years. And yet, although a historic day,...

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