Sam Polk


Timor-Leste Looks to Use Oil Revenues to Kick-Start Economy and Development

June 23, 2010


The president of Timor-Leste, José Ramos Horta, was in Canberra yesterday to inaugurate what the BBC calls a “gift embassy” – the new Embassy of Timor-Leste to Australia was entirely financed through charitable contributions through the government of Australia. But the five-day visit comes amid strained relations between the eight-year-old nation a… Read more