There may have been only one car, but I like to think of this as the first Dili Motor Show, complete with two women whose job was to stand in front of the car looking pretty. It all seemed a little random, there at Dili's first Sunset Fair, but it was perhaps an indicator of […]
I'm back in Dili now. It was a strange weekend, and one that's left me wondering about many things. On the plus side, Dili's first sunset fair, held on Saturday, was a great event that showed just how peaceful Timor-Leste is at the moment. I have some photos from the fair up on my FlickR.
You'll never guess who owns this place.
This is a translation of a Diario story about Gil Alves, East Timor's Minister of Tourism, Commerce and Industry. It's the funniest thing I've read for ages. Members of the National Parliament have asked the Minister of Tourism, Commerce and Industry to shut his mouth up and not make nonsensical statements. MP Rui Menezes of […]
This afternoon, three judges in Dili will deliver the most important court verdict in independent Timor-Leste's history. From ABC: Australian woman Angelita Pires will today learn her fate over the alleged assassination attempt against two of East Timor's leaders. Pires is one of 28 people standing trial over the alleged assassination attempt against East Timorese […]