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July 2nd is an interesting day in the calendar.  In a normal (non leap) year it is the midpoint of the calendar year.  There are 182 days before and 182 days after July 2nd. 160 more words


Tara bandu: homegrown justice

A centuries-old form of community law and order known as tara bandu could hold the key to overcoming many of the difficulties in modern-day Timor-Leste 1,571 more words


Arduous economic recovery in post-conflict East Timor

Next generation takes the reins of development to move troubled tropical paradise away from its bloody past.

Published by Al Jazeera English, June 23, 2015… 99 more words


One of the lessons travelling teaches you

Travelling to underdeveloped countries teaches you that:

‘the less you have, the less you need and the more you have, the more you want’ 

In my travelling experiences the places where people are poorest they are quite often the happiest, provided they have adequate shelter, food and  a sense of community that is. 250 more words

Australian Update :)

Hey there!! :)

I am back from 4 1/2 weeks in East Timor and a 1/2 week in Darwin, Australia! So many stories to be had, but I think my favourite part is always watching the students grab hold of the fact they can hear the Lord’s voice, know what He’s saying, and then obey! 956 more words


The closing ceremony of the 8th SEA Games Singapore

Fireworks erupt during the closing ceremony of the 8th SEA Games Singapore 2015 at the National Stadium, Singapore.



Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.9 Earthquake hits Fiji.

5.8 Earthquake hits East Timor.

5.4 Earthquake hits Kepulauan Sangihe, Indonesia.

5.0 Earthquake hits the Kermedec islands off New Zealand.