Support for the KHUNTO party springs from pockets of deep resentment towards the post-independence elite.
A look back at Rosa "Muki" Bonaparte Soares' life of anti-colonialism and feminism, cut short by Indonesian occupation.
An annotated photo essay on what makes Timorese election campaigning distinctive.
Quotas guarantee high levels of female representation in parliament. But patronage, and thus political power, remains decidedly in male hands.
Why ASEAN should open the door to Dili.
Terminated treaties and a standoff in the Timor Sea.
Remembering the decades-long struggle for East Timor's independence.
Why Australia must meet Timor-Leste halfway over their disputed sea border.
Will UN conciliation end the Timor Sea dispute?
Timor-Leste's fierce independence fighter and long-time leader, Xanana Gusmao, at 70.
Freedom of the press is under threat with case against local reporter.
Tortured Timor still bears wounds 40 years after Indonesia’s invasion.
Marking 500 years of Portuguese presence in East Timor.
Australia’s 1999 mission to East Timor and lessons for today.
It's time to re-examine the myth surrounding the Xanana Gusmao, write Angie Bexley and Maj Nygaard-Christensen.