Tagged: East Timor

East Timor, officially known as Timor-Leste, is a young and geographically small nation situated in Southeast Asia on the eastern half of the island of Timor. Dili is the capital and largest city. East Timor gained independence in 2002 after a tumultuous period marked by Indonesian occupation. The political landscape is characterized by a multi-party system, with the Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (Fretilin) and the National Congress for Timorese Reconstruction (CNRT) being key political forces. Fretilin played a crucial role in the country’s struggle for independence, and the CNRT, founded by Xanana Gusmão, has been a significant player in post-independence politics. The nation faced challenges related to establishing governance structures, rebuilding infrastructure, and fostering economic development. Oil and gas revenues have played a vital role in the economy, though efforts are being made to diversify and promote sustainable development. East Timor actively engages in regional organizations, including the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP). political and economic landscapes can evolve, so it is advisable to consult more recent sources for the latest information on East Timor’s country overview and political dynamics beyond that date. HOMEAGERLY: Features democracy and rights of East Timor.

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Yearbook 2014 Timor. In January, negotiations were held in the International Court of Justice in The Hague between East Timor and Australia. East Timor demanded that Australia release documents that the Australian intelligence agency...