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News Timor Oriental » People: Jesuits end decades of water shortages in Timor-Leste

News channel or source: https://www.ucanews.com/news/jesuits-end-decades-of-water-shortages-in-timor-leste/81430
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

For decades, people from Urmera in Timor-Leste's Liquica district used to wake early each ... to global partners such as Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Asian Development Bank, Australia Fund, NGOs, and church groups for help.

News Timor Oriental » People: Shepherd student returns to East Timor for study-abroad experience

News channel or source: https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/education/shepherd-student-returns-to-east-timor-for-study-abroad-experience/article_1bb12f2c-21ab-593d-8b59-6023445c5ae2.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

From early September to December 2017, Kolo-Johnson studied the national language of East Timor at the Dili Institute of Technology in the country's capital, Dili. While this was her first time in Dili, Kolo-Johnson lived in the Asian island nation north ...

News Timor Oriental » People: Indonesians pack slow boats despite rise of budget airlines

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Life-Arts/Life/Indonesians-pack-slow-boats-despite-rise-of-budget-airlines
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Nearly 100 people of all ages look wearily at the open sea stretching ... "I'm taking the boat because I want to see my country," Justinius, 28, tells the Nikkei Asian Review. Born in West Timor, he has just finished his studies in Yogyakarta and boarded ...

News Timor Oriental » People: Who Will Pay for Asia’s Multi-Trillion-Dollar Infrastructure Gap?

News channel or source: https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/who-will-pay-for-asias-multi-trillion-dollar-infrastructure-gap
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

When the Asian Development ... for people to unpack.” For this reason, says Strauss, “the ADB tries to focus on inclusivity, not just on growth.” He points to some of Asia’s fastest-growing economies as examples. “Look at Timor Leste with its ...

News Timor Oriental » People: Muck Diving at Night in East Timor

News channel or source: https://www.houstoniamag.com/articles/2018/2/14/east-timor-travel-guide
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Dili is a typical ramshackle Asian town with cement buildings and noisy streets ... Religion is one of the factors that make the people of Timor-Leste different than their neighbors. The only other predominantly Christian country in all of Asia is the ...

News Timor Oriental » People: Winter Asian Games are very topical in tropical East Timor

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/news/winter-asian-games-very-topical-tropical-east-timor-040219180--spt.html
Publication date: Wednesday 22 February 2017

It was more important to come here because East Timor is part of Asia,'' Goutt Goncalves said in an interview Wednesday with The Associated Press. ''Timorese people feel closer to the Asian Games than any other event - even the Winter Olympics - so that's ...

News Timor Oriental » People: Timor Leste should join Asean: The Jakarta Post columnist

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/timor-leste-should-join-asean-the-jakarta-post-columnist
Publication date: Sunday 06 August 2017

AINARO, Timor ... Asian region, the tiny island nation of Timor Leste is unlikely to be top-of-mind among the top diplomats who have gathered in Manila this week for the 50th Asean Foreign Ministers' Meeting. Yet this small country of some 1.2 million ...

News Timor Oriental » People: Chinese Navy Hospital Ship Visits Timor-Leste, Highlighting Growing Ties

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2017/12/chinese-navy-hospital-ship-visits-timor-leste-highlighting-growing-ties/
Publication date: Sunday 17 December 2017

On December 15, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army-Navy ... time the PLAN has sent a hospital ship to Timor-Leste and the second overall visit by PLAN vessels to the relatively young Southeast Asian state, which gained its independence from Indonesia ...

News Timor Oriental » People: Chinese Navy hospital ship visits Timor-Leste for humanitarian medical services

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/15/c_136828910.htm
Publication date: Friday 15 December 2017

This is the first time for the ship "Ark Peace" to visit the Southeast Asian island country ... brought health and hope to the people of this country. The visit also enhances bilateral cooperation and friendship between Timor-Leste and China, he said.