A Second Chance

A former independence fighter and Nobel Peace Prize laureate is set to win East Timor’s runoff presidential election this week, amid hopes that the new president will end the political impasse in Asia’s youngest democracy, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. Jose Ramos-Horta secured nearly 62 percent...

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The Long Road

Voters cast their ballots in East Timor’s presidential polls over the weekend, the Southeast Asian country’s fifth election since it gained independence from Indonesia about 20 years ago, the Associated Press reported. The election featured 13 candidates, including two former independence leaders – one former president...

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