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East Timor: police arrest ex-priest for sexually abusing girls in his orphanage

Apr 28, 2019 - 6:53 PM

'A list with the names of the girls was on his door, so we knew when it was our turn...It happened every day, during his afternoon naps and the night,' says one victim

Photo by Tjitse Lingsma

Azkals 3, Timor Leste 2: Breaking down a difficult win

Nov 18, 2018 - 11:22 AM

The Philippines is on maximum points after two AFF Suzuki Cup games, but there are big concerns going into the next match against Thailand

Depleted Azkals halt Timor Leste for 2nd win

Nov 17, 2018 - 9:56 PM

Despite missing the services of 3 players, the Philippine Azkals survive Timor Leste's comeback efforts

MAIN STRIKER. Phil Younghusband scores his 52nd international goal to open the scoreline. Photo from AFF Suzuki Cup.

Call for Applications: ChangemakerXchange Indonesia 2018

Mar 22, 2018 - 8:01 PM

Join the upcoming #ChangemakerXchange summit in Indonesia from June 26 to July 1, 2018

Small nations, big lessons

Oct 08, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Being ambitious is not a bad thing. Small in geography need not mean 'small-country mentality and policies.'

5 hal tentang Bella Galhos, aktivis Timor Leste

Sep 19, 2017 - 6:01 PM

Mari berkenalan lebih dekat dengan sosok Bella Galhos yang akan berbicara di Rappler Talk pada Rabu, 20 September

Rappler Talk bersama Bella Galhos, pahlawan tanpa tanda jasa Timor Leste

Sep 18, 2017 - 4:25 PM

Aktivis Timor Leste Bella Galhos, pendiri Leublora Green School, akan berbicara mengenai isu pendidikan, perempuan, dan perjuangan negaranya

Tough luck for PH men's and women's football teams in SEA Games 2017

Aug 24, 2017 - 7:27 PM

Both Philippine Football teams fail to register podium finishes in the 2017 edition of the Southeast Asian Games

THE END. The Philippine Men's football team finishes strong against Timor Leste, while the Women's team makes a clutch goal against gold medalists Thailand. Photo from the Philippine Football teams' Facebook.

SEA Games 2017: Timnas 1 - 0 Timor Leste

Aug 20, 2017 - 4:49 PM

Sempat terjadi kericuhan di ujung pertandingan

Pemain Timnas U-22 Osvaldo Ardiles Haay (kiri) mendapat pelukan dari Marinus Mariyanto Wanewar. FOTO oleh Sigid Kurniawan/ANTARA

Timor Leste vs Indonesia: Potensi bahaya masih ada

Aug 20, 2017 - 2:27 PM

Satu hasil seri dan satu kemenangan masih belum menggaransi peluang Indonesia ke babak selanjutnya

PELEPASAN TIMNAS. Ketua Umum PSSI Edy Rahmayadi (ketiga kiri), pelatih Luis Milla (kedua kiri), pemain serta ofisial berpose saat pelepasan timnas U-22 di Jakarta, Kamis, 10 Agustus. Wahyu Putro A/ANTARA

Timor-Leste has demonstrated its commitment to democracy – it deserves to join ASEAN

Aug 05, 2017 - 8:23 AM

Timor Leste deserves ASEAN support for its efforts to further integrate and engage with the wider region

VOTE COUNT. Election officials open a ballot box during counting for the parliamentary election in Dili on July 22, 2017. Valentino Dariell De Sousa/AFP

Diresmikan Jokowi, pos perbatasan Motaain kini jadi tempat wisata

Jan 23, 2017 - 12:27 PM

Wisatawan tak hanya datang dari Indonesia tapi juga dari Timor Leste

Upaya Jokowi jaga kedaulatan dengan bangun pulau-pulau terluar

Oct 19, 2016 - 10:34 PM

Jokowi berharap dengan dibangunnya pulau pulau terluar muncul nasionalisme dan kebanggaan dari masyarakat sebagai WNI

BANDARA MIANGAS. Tampak atas landasan pacu Bandara Miangas yang diresmikan oleh Presiden Joko Widodo pada Rabu, 19 Oktober. Foto dari Kementerian Perhubungan

Indonesia-Timor Leste perkuat kerjasama industri

May 05, 2016 - 10:34 AM

Pemerintah Indonesia alokasikan bantuan senilai 6 juta dolar AS untuk berbagai pembangunan kapasitas termasuk SDM di Timor Leste

Menteri Perindustrian RI Saleh Husin (kanan) bersama Menteri Perdagangan, Perindustrian, dan Lingkungan Hidup Republik Demokratik Timor Leste Constâncio Da Conceição Pinto menandatangani MoU tentang Kerjasama Teknik Industri di Jakarta, pada 4 Mei 2016. Foto istimewa

Wiji Thukul disebut perakit bom, keluarga: Itu fitnah!

Mar 19, 2016 - 3:48 PM

Keluarga Wiji Thukul hingga kini masih syok dan terpukul akibat status Path Ndorokakung yang isinya tidak bisa dipertanggung jawabkan

Aktivis dan penyair Wiji Thukul. Dia diduga dihilangkan secara paksa pada tahun 1998 lalu oleh Kopassus.

Timor Leste: Penghargaan untuk Wiji Thukul bukan atas nama pemerintah

Mar 18, 2016 - 7:58 PM

Wiji Thukul dianggap ikut berjasa dalam membantu perjuangan rakyat Timor Leste untuk merdeka

Menaker: Rasio tenaga kerja asing masih terkendali

Feb 11, 2016 - 2:16 PM

Hanif Dhakiri menanggapi tren masuknya pekerja asing dari Tiongkok ke Jawa Tengah

Pekerja menyelesaikan bagian dinding bangunan bertingkat, Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan, pada 25 Januari. Foto oleh Dewi Fajriani/Antara

Indonesia wRap: Pemerintah mata-matai kita dan kunjungan Jokowi di Timor Leste

Jan 27, 2016 - 9:15 AM

Investigasi ABC melaporkan bahwa pemerintah Indonesia menggunakan piranti lunak untuk proses memata matai guna mengumpulkan informasi dari sejumlah masyarakat

BENDERA. Para pelajar mengibarkan bendera Indonesia dan Timor Leste ketika menyambut kedatangan Presiden Joko Widodo dan delegasi di DIli, Timor Leste, Selasa (26/1). Presiden Joko Widodo melakukan kunjungan kenegaraan pertama kalinya ke Timor Leste. Foto: Antara/Widodo S Jusuf

Jokowi: Indonesia mitra utama pembangunan Timor Leste

Jan 26, 2016 - 2:25 PM

Jokowi memilih Timor Leste sebagai negara pertama dikunjungi tahun 2016 untuk menunjukkan komitmen Indonesia membangun hubungan ekonomi yang lebih kuat

JOKOWI. Preside Joko "Jokowi" Widodo menjawab pertanyaan wartawan pada 21 Oktober 2014 di Istana Negara. Foto oleh AFP

Jokowi dianugerahi bintang jasa tertinggi Timor Leste

Jan 26, 2016 - 12:45 PM

Kunjungan Jokowi di tengah konflik perbatasan RI dan Timor Leste

Pemeriksaan jajar kehormatan oleh Presiden RDTL Taur Matan Ruak dan Presiden Jokowi di Dili, Timor Leste, pada 26 Januari 2016. Foto dari Setkab.go.id

Tiga pekerjaan rumah Jokowi di Timor Leste

Jan 25, 2016 - 5:24 PM

Nilai kontrak antara Indonesia dan Timor Leste untuk proyek infrastruktur mencapai USD 344 2 juta atau Rp 4 7 triliun

Timor Leste caplok daerah steril perbatasan RI

Jan 18, 2016 - 2:44 PM

Daerah steril yang seharusnya vacum tapi didirikan berbagai bangunan permanen dan jalan

DAERAH STERIL. Panglima Kodam IX Udayana, Mayjend M Setyo Sularso, menjelaskan daerah dimana yang menjadi sengketa. Foto oleh Bobby Andalan/Rappler.com

In Memoriam, Fernando La Sama de Araujo (1963-2015)

Jul 12, 2015 - 12:50 AM

The reason why our grief and mourning is so immense is that La Sama represented so much of our own visions and dreams for a better society which may or may never be realized

Fernando de Araujo La Sama (right) with East Timorese president Ramos Horta in a news conference in Timor Leste on March 21, 2012. Photo by Antonio Dasiparu/EPA

Gilas cadets thrash Timor-Leste by 105 points

Jun 12, 2015 - 8:03 PM

The Gilas cadets never allowed Timor Leste to score more than 8 points in a quarter

Kevin Ferrer connects on 5 three-pointers to help the Gilas cadets to a 105-point walloping of Timor-Leste at the 2015 SEA Games. File Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Sanksi AFC untuk PSSI: Denda $20 ribu dan laga tanpa suporter

May 24, 2015 - 5:33 PM

Karena suporter melemparkan suar dalam laga melawan Timor Leste dan Korea Selatan belum lama ini Indonesia harus membayar denda dan berlaga tanpa penonton

Timnas Indonesia U-23 saat kalah 0-6 dari Thailand dalam laga terakhir babak penyisihan Grup E Asian Games 2014, 22 September 2014. Foto oleh AFP

Ramos-Horta to lead review of UN peacekeeping

Nov 01, 2014 - 1:46 AM

The UN says the independent review of peace operations will include the issues that the Philippines raised after the controversial siege of its peacekeepers

The wRap Indonesia: Aug. 27, 2014

Aug 27, 2014 - 10:23 AM

A new law on geothermal energy speculations on Jokowi s cabinet a terrorism suspect arrested and more

SEEKING ADVICE. Joko Widodo (L) seen here chatting with campaign spokesperson Anies Baswedan – now a member of his transition team – ahead of the election official count announcement on July 22, 2014. File photo by EPA

Stories in every stitch

Aug 24, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Atauro Island in Timor Leste is home to farmers who harvest crops fishermen who haul shoals of fish and artisans who sew dolls and stuffed toys

Canada to send 1st 'dedicated' envoy to ASEAN

Aug 05, 2014 - 1:55 PM

Canada s mission to ASEAN will significantly bolster our diplomatic footprint in the region and will build on the momentum of the Canada ASEAN relationship

CANADA WITH ASEAN. John Baird (C), foreign minister of Canada, greets his counterparts from the Association of Southeast Nations ahead of the Post Ministerial Conference with Canada in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on July 11, 2012. Canada wants to increase both trade and ties between ASEAN member nations. Photo by Stephen Morrison/EPA

Sex with underage girls proves you're a man?

Jan 19, 2014 - 11:10 AM

Timor Leste s education vice minister argues Are you a man or a woman? A man is a man Only homosexuals don’t enjoy it

CONTROVERSIAL. This photo of an alleged affair between a principal and his reported student, both from Dili, has sparked controversy in East Timor. Screengrab from Facebook group page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/EmergingLeadership)

PH, Timor Leste renew partnership

Jun 06, 2013 - 7:03 PM

The countries sign agreements on education defense infrastructure development as President Aquino expresses support for Timor Leste s Asean membership bid

PARTNERSHIP. President Benigno S. Aquino III receives His Excellency Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste in Malacañang Palace. Malacañang Photo Bureau

With UN gone, East Timor faces up to economic challenges

Jan 20, 2013 - 2:53 PM

East Timor is striking out on its own after 13 years of UN protection facing the daunting challenge of how to retool its economy and ease its dependence on energy to tunnel out of poverty

E. Timor bids farewell to peacekeepers after 13 years

Dec 31, 2012 - 8:05 AM

The mission which saw the presence of some 1 500 UN troops and police will take down its flag and send home the last of its peacekeepers

UN hands full police powers to East Timor

Oct 31, 2012 - 3:14 PM

United Nations peacekeepers in East Timor on Wednesday October 31 handed full responsibility for policing to Asia s youngest nation

Rappler Newscast | May 17, 2012

May 17, 2012 - 8:19 PM

Senators say Chief Justice Renato Corona will likely attack the credibility of evidence Vitug says the country’s bank secrecy laws are out of sync with campaigns against corruption and money laundering And how did Jessica do in the last elimination round of American Idol?

East Timor marks 10th anniversary in crucial year

May 17, 2012 - 10:33 AM

Ten years after winning formal independence following a brutal occupation by Indonesia East Timor is struggling to escape extreme poverty corruption and an over reliance on energy revenues

Ex-defense minister Ruak elected East Timor president: preliminary results

Apr 17, 2012 - 10:53 AM

Ruak won 275 441 votes or 61 23 percent while Francisco Guterres known as Lu Olo took 174 386 or 38 77 percent according to a count announced by the elections secretariat which organized Monday s polls