Timor Leste

Duterte to open door for European and North Asian states to join ASEAN

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has openly supported the idea of Mongolia and Turkey – neither of which are Southeast Asian countries – joining ASEAN. The idea is a non-starter but it has led to some calls for ASEAN’s policy of rotating its chairmanship to be reconsidered.

Timor-Leste: Solving the problems

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Anastasiia Shkuro Timor-Leste is a country with a relatively young sovereignty beginning in 2002. It was separated from Indonesia in 1999, after the intervention of…