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President Ramos-Horta Departs for State Visit to Singapore

President Ramos-Horta Departs for State Visit to Singapore

President José Ramos-Horta will visit Singapore from 7 to 10th December 2022. He will leave for Singapore on the 6th and returning to Timor-Leste on 11th December 2022. Singapore and Timor-Leste established diplomatic relations in May 2002 and the Embassy of...

Timorese President goes to Singapore

Timorese President goes to Singapore to strengthen bilateral and economic relationship Portugues abaixo Dili, 05 Dec 2022 (Lusa) - The President of the Timorese Republic told Lusa today that he will visit Singapore this week to seek to strengthen bilateral relations...

Cambodia State Support of Timor-Leste Accession to ASEAN

Cambodia State Support of Timor-Leste Accession to ASEAN

Cambodia, 20 October 2022 President José Ramos-Horta met with President of Senate, Say Chhum, President of National Assembly, Heng Samrin and Prime Minister, Hun Sen to discuss the strengthening of bilateral relations between Timor-Leste and Cambodia.   The high...

Timor-Leste: ASEAN leader expects country to join by late 2023

Timor-Leste: ASEAN leader expects country to join by late 2023

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, who currently chairs the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), said on Wednesday he was “optimistic” that Timor-Leste’s accession would be completed “no later than next year”. According to...

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For Timor-Leste president, ASEAN membership a lifelong dream

https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/for-timor-leste-president-asean-membership-a-lifelong-dream PHNOM PENH – It was as a budding diplomat in the 1970s that Mr Jose Ramos-Horta, a man who would go on to win the Nobel Prize for his fight for East Timor’s...

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Timor-Leste to be Admitted to ASEAN

PHNOM PENH, Nov 11 (Reuters) - The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has agreed in principle to admit East Timor as the group's 11th member, the bloc said in a statement on Friday, more than a decade after the country requested membership. The half-island...

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Ramos-Horta: The First 100 Days and Our Future Challenges

Read/download PDF Watch on YouTube (in Portuguese) THE FIRST 100 DAYS AND OUR FUTURE CHALLENGES  Address to The National Parliament by J. Ramos-Horta, President of the Republic, 15 September 2022   Excellencies, Mr President of the National Parliament, Mr....

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May 20: President Ramos-Horta Address to Parliament

On May 20, 2022, newly elected President José Ramos-Horta addressed the Parliament of Timor-Leste. The President addressed the challenges of building a pluralistic democracy after decades of violence under the occupation. The Constitution, he says, lays the foundation for the evolving State, and for peace in the nation.

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