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Timor Leste, Tetum, Portuguese, Bahasa Indonesia or English?

  • J. Ramos-Horta

Dili | Fri, April 20 2012 | 11:53 am

Once in a while, a journalist or scholar opinionates on Timor Leste’s choice of its official languages. Victor Richard Savage, associate professor in geography at the National University of Singapore, wrote recently “The current presidential election in Timor Leste has brought international visibility to this rather marginalized state within Southeast Asia.”

Mr. Savage then proceeded...

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