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Timor-Leste and ADB

Information on ADB’s development assistance to Timor-Leste, economic data and analysis, resident mission contacts and holidays, the latest news and publications, and regional initiatives.

Business Ready (B-READY)

This website is a one-stop shop for presenting curated indicators and resources related to Business Ready (B-READY), which is a new research project replacing the discontinued Doing Business project.

Government of Timor-Leste

The official Timor-Leste government website, News


Welcome to the official website of the Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (East Timor) to the United States of America in Washington, D.C. … This website provides up-to-date information about Timor-Leste including culture, economy, travel information, investment opportunities, consular affairs and links to various official sites…

Government of Timor-Leste

The official Timor-Leste government website


Australian authorities should not prosecute a former Australian spy and his lawyer for exposing government wrongdoing, Human Rights Watch said today. The Magistrates Court in the Australian Capital Territory is scheduled to hold a hearing setting out next steps in the case against barrister Bernard Collaery and “Witness K” on July 25, 2018.


Following a brief civil war, Portuguese Timor was invaded by Indonesia in 1975. Over the next 24 years, East Timorese suffered displacement, sexual violence, torture and other abuses. More than 100,000 people died due to conflict. In 1999, shortly after the fall of Indonesia’s Soeharto regime, 78.5 percent of East Timorese voted for independence in a UN-organized referendum.

La’o Hamutuk home page

La’o Hamutuk PO Box 340, Dili, Timor-Leste Wired phone: +670-3321040, Mobile: +670-77234330 Recent Postings Feb 2024: Komunikadu Imprensa: Rejeita Adezaun ba WTO, Presiza Proteje no Promove Ekonomia Rai Laran (also English or Portuguese) Dec 2023: Buletin LH (Tetum) ho artigu kona-ba Investe Iha Setr Sustentvel sira iha OJE 2024; Presiza Alternativu ba Rai-Naruk Fiskl; Rekursu Mina-rai no Gs bele Sustenta TL ba Tempu Naruk?; TL Preparasaun Integra Ba ASEAN; Dezafiu no Oportunidade Governu IX; Perfurasaun Mina-rai iha Covalima Nov 2023: Surat Popular Rai Naruk Fiskl (Fiscal cliff) Nov 2023: U.S.

Timor-Leste Transparency Portal

See how our budget is spent, what it has been spent on, and how much budget remains – interactively.

UNData app

GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$)

Timor Leste | United Nations Development Programme

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the leading development organization in Timor-Leste. Since 1999, we have been part of the countrys success in many fields including its democratic reforms, inclusive growth, conflict transformation, green solutions and the development of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

UNFPA Timor-Leste

In UNFPA Timor-Leste and around the world, UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, works to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled

UNICEF Timor-Leste

UNICEF in Timor-Leste

UNMIT United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste

The official United Nations Website for UNMIT contains background information, facts and figures and the mission mandate. In addition Security Council resolutions, Secretary-General reports and other official documents relating to this peacekeeping mission can be found.

Timor-Leste | U.S. Agency for International Development

Located between Indonesia and Australia, Timor-Leste is one of the world’s newest countries. Having gained independence in 2002 after decades of conflict, the country is now working to build its new democracy with still-nascent institutions, limited human capital, and significant economic and health challenges.

International Travel

Timor-Leste international travel information and Travel Advisory

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In May 2002, Timor-Leste (formerly known as East Timor) gained independence

Timor-Leste Country Overview | World Health Organization

Timor-Leste Country Overview | World Health Organization

Dili Film Works

Dili Film Works is based in Timor Leste (East Timor). It produced Timor Leste’s first feature film, the award winning A Guerra da Beatriz (Beatriz’s War). Beatriz’s War, took out the top prize at the 44th International Film Festival of India winning the prestigious Golden Peacock award for ‘Best Film’ competing against fourteen other titles from around the world.

Timor-Leste: Introduction

Timor-Leste Introduction

Tetun DIT

Teach, research and provide training in the languages needed for higher education in Timor-Leste. Enable people from diverse cultures to be able to listen to and understand each other. Teach Tetun at all levels to the international community. Seek to help to develop Tetun, especially as a language of education and work.

Government of Timor-Leste

The official Timor-Leste government website, News

A Traveller’s Dictionary in Tetun-English and English-Tetun

A Traveller’s Dictionary in Tetun-English and English-Tetun


Established in 2002, the GEM Report is an editorially independent report, hosted and published by UNESCO.

Timor-Leste: Introduction

Timor-Leste Introduction

Education in Timor-Leste | Global Partnership for Education

Learn more about Timor-Leste’s education objectives and strategy, view grant information and education data, and explore the results and progress made.

East Timor Lesson Plans & Worksheets Reviewed by Teachers

Find east timor lesson plans and teaching resources. Quickly find that inspire student learning.

My Site

Timor Leste: Towards Democracy

Timor-Leste Legal Education Project | Stanford Law School

Related Organizations Rule of Law Program Partners The Asia Foundation USAID Our Mission The Timor-Le

UNICEF Timor-Leste

UNICEF in Timor-Leste

List of universities in East Timor – Wikipedia

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The Economist Intelligence Unit

Access the latest politics analysis and economic growth summary through 2011 for Timor-Leste from The Economist Intelligence Unit

East Timor country profile

Provides an overview of East Timor, including key dates and facts about this South East Asian state.


Since independence in 1999, Timor-Leste has faced great challenges in rebuilding its infrastructure, strengthening the civil administration, and generating jobs for young people entering the work force.

Timor-Leste | World news | The Guardian

‘You were the ones who polluted the whole world with coal, with oil and everything that you can imagine’, Timor-Leste president tells Australian reporters

East Timor

News about East Timor, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times. – Última hora e notícias de hoje atualizadas ao minuto

Atualidade, Saúde, Futebol, Finanças, Lifestyle, Famosos, Tecnologia, Local, Ambiente, Opinião, Jornais e Revistas, Promoções, Mail, Emprego e Carros.

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East Timor Newswire

East Timor News Monitoring Service from EIN News; Media Monitoring & Online News Monitoring of East Timor News

Self-Designed Study Abroad – University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Study Abroad Center

STUDY PRACTICALLY ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD Definition and Appropriateness of an Independent, Self-designed Study Abroad Program The “self-designed” study abroad option is available to University of Hawai’i at Mānoa students who would like to study abroad, but cannot participate in an existing traditional study abroad program due to extenuating academic circumstances.

U.S. Students Abroad

U.S. Students Abroad

USTL | Home

US Undergraduate Fellowship program for students from Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste (East Timor) – Traveler view | Travelers’ Health | CDC

Official U.S. government health recommendations for traveling. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Timor-Leste travel

Explore Timor-Leste holidays and discover the best time and places to visit.

National Geographic

Explore National Geographic. A world leader in geography, cartography and exploration.

East Timor Tourism

Welcome to East Timors leading information resource, find everything you need to know about the people, culture and travel.

A Traveller’s Dictionary in Tetun-English and English-Tetun

A Traveller’s Dictionary in Tetun-English and English-Tetun

Timor-Leste Travel Advisory

Exercise increased caution in Timor-Leste due to crime and civil unrest. Country Summary: Timor-Leste has seen isolated instances of police responding to protests with force and the use of tear gas. Stone throwing attacks on vehicles can occur during gang conflicts and periods of unrest.