From the Dili Insider: Due to a series of telephone and email threats, this blog will shut down effective immediately. It will however return. The DI Team This is bad news.
This is worth supporting. It's something that could really make a difference. Early last month, I wrote a story for IRIN called "High hopes for bio-briquettes". The Haburas Foundation, a local NGO, is behind a project to get youths making bio-briquettes. This not only addresses the need to create jobs in Dili, and beyond, but […]
A few weeks ago, I was riding along on my motorbike in Dili when an old man took a swipe at me with his walking stick. It was dark and he was crossing the road very slowly, so I could understand his frustration. A couple of metres closer and he probably would have whacked me […]
I guess this won't be of interest to anyone who doesn't live in Dili, but these two paragraphs from an Adelaide Now story caught my attention: Riding in one of the many yellow cabs that trundle the one-way thoroughfares at a lazy 20km/h, it's apparent that not much is going on, nor has been going […]