Sat, 01 Dec 2012 6:23p.m.
The New Zealand Defence Force has pulled out of East Timor, but another country is moving in and looking to exert power – China.
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20/05/2013 12:56:05 a.m.
Wrong information guys. Local shopping mall is not funded by Chinese. It was built by Timorese businessman. I agree that president palace, foreign minister and FDTL buildings are were built by chinese.
2/01/2013 7:59:03 p.m.
I don't see this as a negative. China investing money to gain influence for political purposes is no different than the western countries doing it. Next China will be sending in a few doctors and we'll be saying there's an "undertone" on that. Anybody would stand to gain from investing in a developing nation. Good on China for taking advantage of it.
31/12/2012 6:49:24 p.m.
lao qiao wrote:
Many forget that East Timorese themselves are capable of deciding who their real friends are. They do not need others to tell them. By the way, the NZ & Aussie economies depend heavily on the China trade.
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