Timor-Leste

ASEAN’s Time to Invest in Timor-Leste

By Liam Hanlon As Brunei assumes ASEAN’s chairmanship for 2013, one major question it faces is Timor-Leste’s bid for membership in the group. Despite some ASEAN members’ previous resistance to Timor-Leste’s entrance, the country’s sustained political and economic development over…

The Leaderboard: Xanana Gusmão

The Leaderboard profiles the people behind the policies of the Asia-Pacific. This post features Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. Who is he? Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão is the current prime minister of Timor-Leste. He is…