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Australia should back East Timor’s LNG dream and head off China

Australia should back East Timor’s LNG dream and head off China

A very sensible view by an experienced Australian diplomat with proven expertise on Timor-Leste, Indonesia and Southeast Asia -- J Ramos-Horta The China card is being played against Australia everywhere in the Pacific. What does the fight over LNG processing in East...

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Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

On December 10, 1996, José Ramos-Horta and Timorese Bishop Carlos Ximenes Belo stood in front of European Heads of State and Royalty, and dignitaries from around the world, and accepted the Nobel Peace Prize.  Ramos-Horta's acceptance speech encapsulated the state of...

Speech: Timor-Leste Development Partners Meeting

Speech: Timor-Leste Development Partners Meeting

Keynote Address “Supporting the Presidential Vision for Timor-Leste’s Development” J. Ramos-Horta, President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste 2022 Timor-Leste and Development Partners Meeting 10 June 2022 Excelências First and foremost, I thank the Prime...