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· August, 2011

Stories about Timor-Leste from August, 2011

East Timor: Liberalizing the Telecommunication Industry

Tempo Semanal writes about the plan of the East Timor government to liberalize the country's telecommunication Industry which is currently monopolized by Portugal Telecom.

East Timor: Changing Family Ties

According to Maria Domingas Fernandes Alves, the rapid modernization in Dili, East Timor has affected traditional family relationships which should force the government to prepare for the breakdown of ‘solidarity...

East Timor: Students Arrested While Supporting West Papua

On August 17, a demonstration in support of West Papua in Dili ended with the detention of three Timorese students, reports the blog East Timor and Indonesia Action Network. Students...

Blogging in Portuguese on Special Education

The blog Grito de Mudança (Cry for Change) [pt] gathers several articles and resources on special education and children with special needs in Portuguese language.

Global Voices Podcast 2: Speaking Our Language

In this edition of the Global Voices podcast we talk all about language and the internet. The way we speak, write, gesture, code and communicate is such a rich topic...

East Timor: Mysterious Shooting Incidents

Does East Timorese politics “use arms for competition (…) more than the competition of ideas”? Columnist with weekly Tempo Semanal Filipe Rodriguês Pereira questions [Tet] who was behind mysterious shooting...

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