East Timor gas project open to Chinese firms, PM Gusmao says
TOKYO -- East Timor will choose partners for the Greater Sunrise offshore natural gas project that bring benefits to the Southeast Asian island nation, Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao told Nikkei, signaling that it will not rule out participation by Chinese companies. "When we talk about business, we…#tokyo #easttimor #southeastasian #xananagusmao (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 16, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

East Timor condemns Myanmar's expulsion of top diplomat
A Catholic faithful waves a Myanmar flag as Pope Francis arrives to lead a mass at Kyite Ka San Football Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar November 29, 2017. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun Acquire Licensing Rights JAKARTA, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Myanmar's military government has ordered East Timor's top diplomat to…#catholic #myanmar #yangon #easttimor #militaryjunta #joseramoshorta #nug #aungmyomin #southeastasian (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How the Rise of Timor-Leste ’s Aquaculture Sector Is a Blueprint for Other Small Island Nations
Fish farmers harvest genetically improved farmed tilapia. Credit: Shandy SantosBy Jharendu PantPENANG, Malaysia, May 3 2023 (IPS) For Timor-Leste, as with most other islands in the Pacific, fortunes are to be found in fish – an equity food available to all regardless of status. Nevertheless, the island is highly exposed to the impacts of climate change, hampering domestic food production and contributing to Timor-Leste’s ranking of 110th out of 121 countries for malnutrition. Meanwhile, the country is highly dependent on imported foods – including aquatic foods. But a national strategy to prioritise the sustainable ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 3, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jharendu Pant Tags: Asia-Pacific Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Gender Headlines Health Labour Sustainability TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Total solar eclipse 2023: rare hybrid eclipse reaches totality over Western Australia – video
The 2023 total solar eclipse is captured through telescopes at the Perth Observatory and Learmonth Solar Observatory, south of Exmouth on the west coast of Australia. A total solar eclipse was visible in some parts of the world, including Exmouth and Barrow Island in the Ningaloo region of Western Australia, eastern regions of Timor-Leste and West Papua in Indonesia►Subscribe to Guardian Australia on YouTubeHow to safely watch an eclipse – and protect your eyes while you lookSolar eclipse chasers descend on tiny Western Australian town to experience ‘wonders of the universe’Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 20, 2023 Category: Science Tags: Solar eclipses Science Environment Australia news Western Australia Source Type: news

Total solar eclipse: rare hybrid eclipse over Exmouth in Australia – as it happened
The solar eclipse is seen through telescopes at the Perth Observatory and Learmonth Solar Observatory, south of Exmouth on the west coast of Australia. A total solar eclipse will visible in some parts of the world on April 20, 2023. These include Exmouth and Barrow Island in the Ningaloo region of Western Australia, eastern regions of Timor-Leste and West Papua in Indonesia►Subscribe to Guardian Australia on YouTubeTotal solar eclipse 2023 live blog: follow the latest updates from Australia and around the worldWhat time is the eclipse? How and when to view it around AustraliaHow to safely watch the eclipse today – and ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 20, 2023 Category: Science Tags: Solar eclipses Science Environment Source Type: news

Rare hybrid eclipse over Exmouth in Australia – full live stream replay
The solar eclipse is seen through telescopes at the Perth Observatory and Learmonth Solar Observatory, south of Exmouth on the west coast of Australia. A total solar eclipse will visible in some parts of the world on April 20, 2023. These include Exmouth and Barrow Island in the Ningaloo region of Western Australia, eastern regions of Timor-Leste and West Papua in Indonesia►Subscribe to Guardian Australia on YouTubeTotal solar eclipse 2023 live blog: follow the latest updates from Australia and around the worldWhat time is the eclipse? How and when to view it around AustraliaHow to safely watch the eclipse today – and ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 20, 2023 Category: Science Tags: Solar eclipses Science Environment Source Type: news

A Rare Type of Solar Eclipse Is on the Way. Here ’ s What You Need to Know
A solar eclipse is a sweet cosmic gift—a combination of orbital mechanics, random chance, and dazzling celestial aesthetics. They are also more common than most people would think; if you manage to live through the entire 21st century, you’ll be around for 224 solar eclipses. But only seven of those—or 3.1%—will be of the particularly rare variety known as a hybrid eclipse, one of which is occurring April 20. So what is a hybrid eclipse—and what makes it so special? The best-known and most dramatic type of eclipse is the total eclipse, when the disk of the moon completely covers the sun—...
Source: TIME: Science - April 18, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Space Source Type: news

A ‘hybrid’ total solar eclipse will be visible in Australia next week. Here’s when and where you can see it | Tanya Hill for the Conversation
A total solar eclipse will be experienced in WA ’s Ningaloo region, while a partial eclipse on display in the rest of the countryOn Thursday 20 April, the Ningaloo region of Western Australia will experience a total solar eclipse. Eclipse chasers from around the world are converging on the town of Exmouth in hopes of experiencing the profound awe of standing in the moon ’s shadow as it quickly races by.Onlya narrow path across Earth, which includes Exmouth and Barrow Island in WA, eastern parts of Timor-Leste and also parts of Papua in Indonesia, will experience totality – when the moonfully blocks the light of the s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 14, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Tanya Hill for the Conversation Tags: Astronomy Australia news Western Australia Science Space Source Type: news

Championing Sustainability Despite Adversities in Asia & the Pacific
The Asia-Pacific SDG Progress Report will be launched on Wednesday, 22 March 2023, 11:00-12:00 hours (Bangkok time, UTC+7), at the Foreign Correspondent’s Club of Thailand, and Online via Zoom. By Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBANGKOK, Thailand, Mar 20 2023 (IPS) As we reach the midpoint of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, it is an opportune moment to reflect on the Asia-Pacific region’s progress and accelerate efforts to achieve our goals. This year’s Asia-Pacific SDG Progress Report published by ESCAP features pace-leaders of the region who have successfully implemented evidence-based policies to accelerat...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 20, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Tags: Asia-Pacific Climate Change COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Gender Green Economy Headlines Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries highlights impact of ...
UNOSSC, IBSA and India-UN Fund outreach for development of least developed countries 5 March 2023, Doha – On the sidelines of the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries, the catalytic power of South-South cooperation to enable transformational development in least developed countries was celebrated. Eminent personalities from India, Brazil, The Gambia, Malawi, Uganda, South Africa, Timor-Leste and officials from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), U...
Source: WHO EMRO News - March 5, 2023 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Associations between infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practice and attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV) in Timor-Leste - Sasaki K, Watanabe M, Ximenes L, Pacheco C, Higuchi M.
BACKGROUND: Both the proportions of malnutrition among children and women's justifying partner's intimate partner violence (IPV) are high in Timor-Leste. However, no study has looked at the associations between acceptable infant and young child feeding (IY... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

East Timor faces economic challenges ahead of joining ASEAN
JAKARTA -- East Timor's accession to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, has received considerable attention in diplomatic circles since November, when leaders from the bloc agreed "in principle" to admit the island state as its 11th member. But experts caution that the tiny…#jakarta #easttimor #asean (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

“ I Was Blind, But Now I See ” – Celebrating Malawi’s Progress on World NTD Day
Vainesi, a former trachoma trichiasis patient, cheers in celebration knowing that trachoma has been eliminated in Malawi. Vainesi had suffered with the pain caused by trachoma for 10 years before a local disability mobiliser encouraged her to go to the hospital for treatment. By Lazarus McCarthy ChakweraLILONGWE, Jan 30 2023 (IPS) “I was blind, but now I see.” This is what Vainesi, from Salima District in Central Malawi, said after surgery to treat trachoma. A mother of three, Vainesi had been unable to work or provide for her family once the disease began to affect her eyesight. Vainesi is one of millions of Malawians...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 30, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera Tags: Africa Development & Aid Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

The Women Helping Timor-Leste To Emerge From Conflict
This year, Timor-Leste – otherwise known as East Timor – turned 20-years-old. A significant achievement for this beautiful, young country that is home to vibrant marine life and incredible biodiversity – not to mention scrumptious vanilla, coffee and chocolate. With its rugged mountains,…#centralbank #taurmatanruak #indonesia #indonesian #easttimorese #timorleste #unsungheroesofcompassion #timorese #bella #dulce (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can ASEAN put its foot down on intransigent Myanmar?
TOKYO -- Once regarded as the world's most successful regional organization, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations is losing its luster. This year's ASEAN summit in Phnom Penh in November clearly showed its bright and dark sides. The bright side is the bloc's decision to add East Timor as its…#cambodia #associationofsoutheastasiannations #phnompenh #asean #tokyo #easttimor (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news