Audian, a suburb in Dili. Photo: Randy Mulyanto

Chinese migrants in East Timor long for home but say Dili is better for earning a living

  • China was the first country to officially recognise East Timor’s independence in 2002 and today, an estimated 4,000 Chinese migrants are living there, manning shops, restaurants, hotels and even brothels
  • Those interviewed say they long for home but worry about the lack of economic prospects if they were to return
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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Audian, a suburb in Dili. Photo: Randy Mulyanto
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