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Fretilin, CNRT lead East Timor's parliamentary poll; coalition eyed

Jul 23 2017

DILI East Timor's two biggest political parties - Fretilin and the National Congress for Timorese Reconstruction (CNRT) - have secured a combined 58 percent of votes in the country's parliamentary election, preliminary results showed on Sunday.

East Timorese form long lines to vote in parliamentary election

Jul 22 2017

DILI Voters in East Timor queued up on Saturday to cast their vote in the country's fourth parliamentary elections since independence in a ballot where campaigning has focused on development and jobs in Asia's youngest democracy.

Tiny East Timor addresses its economic future in parliamentary poll

Jul 20 2017

DILI Thousands of East Timorese ended weeks of political rallies and entered a campaign blackout on Thursday before parliamentary elections at the weekend, with fears for the economic future of Asia's youngest democracy the primary concern for voters.

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