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  1. Indonesia: Indicted General Unfit for Cabinet PostRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | PressReleasePoint

    Indonesia's President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo should reverse his decision to appoint a former general indicted for crimes against humanity as his new security minister, Human Rights Watch said today. The former general, Wiranto, was chief of Indonesia's armed forces in 1999 when the Indonesian army and military-backed militias carried out numerous atrocities against East Timorese after they voted for independence.

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  2. Indonesia: Indicted General Unfit for Cabinet PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Humans Rights Watch

    Indonesia's President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo should reverse his decision to appoint a former general indicted for crimes against humanity as his new security minister, Human Rights Watch said today. The former general, Wiranto, was chief of Indonesia's armed forces in 1999 when the Indonesian army and military-backed militias carried out numerous atrocities against East Timorese after they voted for independence.

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  3. 9th Bimp-Eaga Games set Dec. 8-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sun-Star

    DAVAO. From left Philippine Sports Commission Commissioner Charles Raymond Maxey, National Commission for Culture and the Arts executive director, and PSC personnel Ana Christine Abellana and Zennie Rollon pose at the sidelines of the 2nd BIMP-Eaga Socio-Cultural and Education Cluster Meeting at the Waterfront Insular Hotel yesterday.

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  4. 9th Bimp-Eaga Games set Dec. 8-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sun-Star

    DAVAO. From left Philippine Sports Commission Commissioner Charles Raymond Maxey, National Commission for Culture and the Arts executive director, and PSC personnel Ana Christine Abellana and Zennie Rollon pose at the sidelines of the 2nd BIMP-Eaga Socio-Cultural and Education Cluster Meeting at the Waterfront Insular Hotel yesterday.

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  5. East Timor: Aid and innovation raising living standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | ABC News

    For a Timorese family, owning a cow is a luxury and owning a herd of cattle is a sign of wealth. Chronic malnutrition is holding back growth in East Timor, with more than 40 per cent of its population living below the poverty line.

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  6. End goal of light in sightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Kiama Independent

    A 17 year village to village partnership between Kangaroo Valley and Remixio in East Timor is nearing it's end goal of lighting over 1500 homes. A 17 year village to village partnership between Kangaroo Valley and Remixio in East Timor is nearing it's end goal of lighting over 1500 homes.

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  7. How Australia is screwing East TimorRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | Green Left Weekly

    The Australian government's refusal to negotiate a fair deal according to international law with East Timor over the oil and gas fields in the Timor Sea is not appreciated by the people of one of the world's poorest nations. East Timor is calling for the maritime border to be recognised halfway between the two nations, as dictated by international law.

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  8. End goal of light in sightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | South Coast Register

    A 17 year village to village partnership between Kangaroo Valley and Remixio in East Timor is nearing it's end goal of lighting over 1500 homes. A 17 year village to village partnership between Kangaroo Valley and Remixio in East Timor is nearing it's end goal of lighting over 1500 homes.

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  9. A brighter futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | BBC News

    On the road that goes from East Timor's capital of Dili to Suai, on the Island's south, there's a cross by the roadside. It commemorates Jakarta Dua, or Second Jakarta.

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  10. East Timor expects more private sector investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    East Timor Prime Minister Rui Maria de Araujo speaks in an interview with Kyodo News in Dili, East Timor, on Monday. A large Burger King conspicuously located in front of a plaza in the East Timor capital drew the attention, at least momentarily, of local and foreign investors arriving in the plaza's lobby to attend an international investment conference.

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  11. Timor-LesteRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2016 | State Department

    Occupying 5,743 square miles on the eastern half of an island in the Timor Sea between Indonesia and Australia, Timor-Leste has a population of approximately 1.1 million people. Timor-Leste became independent on May 20, 2002, and is a democratically-governed, independent nation with an elected President and Parliament.

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  12. Election 2016: how a change of government in Australia might change the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A Coalition win in July would certainly see the status quo maintained. But this election, if Labor prevails, four major differences in policy could profoundly change the way Australia deals with the rest of the world.

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  13. Indonesia 'may be drawn into Timor talks'Read the original story

    May 6, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Federal Labor has pledged to reopen good-faith negotiations with East Timor over a disputed maritime boundary if it wins government. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade secretary Peter Varghese said if laterals are shifted that could also have ramifications for Australia's boundary with Indonesia.

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  14. 'Overwatch' group prevents veteran suicides by social media monitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | ABC News

    "I've had my bad moments when I've been pretty low, and they've sent vets to come and find me. From what I can see, they've prevented an awful lot of suicides from happening."

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  15. Australian aid helps Timorese farmers with new staple crop varietiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | ABC News

    Australia's longest-running agricultural aid project is coming to an end, having lifted East Timor's farmers from the ashes of the militia's destruction 16 years ago. After the UN peacekeepers, Australian agricultural researchers were some of the first on site to assess the damage and see what they needed to develop.

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  16. Timor-Leste tests the waters of UN law in maritime dispute with AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Protesters in Dili in March calling for Australia to negotiate a permanent maritime boundary in the Timor Sea. SINGAPORE: Timor-Leste is taking Australia to the United Nations to settle a long-running maritime border dispute by using a legal mechanism that has not been invoked before.

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  17. Iskandar Leads Malaysia's Challenge In China Masters Third RoundRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 -- Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin led the national badminton squad into the third round of the China Masters Grand Prix Gold tournament at the Olympic Centre in Changzho, China today. He overpowered Zhu Siyuan of China 21-19 and 21-19 in the second round while another national singles player Liew Darren also advanced after defeating another Chinese player, Ye Binghong in rubber sets, 21-18, 16-21, 21-15.

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  18. Painters and Dockers' Paul Stewart gives back after near death experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | ABC News

    Paul Stewart is best known as the flamboyant frontman of the 1980s punk rock band Painters and Dockers, but a near-death experience has inspired him to dedicate his life to helping young people at risk. After decades of embracing the rock and roll lifestyle, Stewart suddenly found himself in desperate need of a new liver.

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  19. Advance Australia Fair ...Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Your Democracy

    In 1995, as I squatted for days in a hole in the jungle of East Timor with 12 men hiding from Indonesian troops patrolling nearby, the whispered conversations between the Falintil Guerrillas and myself turned to oil. We had plenty of time to talk, admittedly very quietly to not alert the Indonesians of our presence -- they sometimes came so close we could hear their boots in the undergrowth.

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  20. East Timor takes Australia to UN over sea borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    East Timor has called in the United Nations to help resolve its bitter dispute with Australia over a permanent sea border in the oil-rich Timor Sea. The tiny nation on Monday informed Australia that it would trigger conciliation proceedings under the UN's Convention of the Law of the Sea where the merits of a new boundary and where it should lie will be considered by a panel of five experts.

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