Boys play near a harbour in Dili, East Timor, as a container ship sails into port. File photo

Chinese cash: enough to keep East Timor out of Asean?

  • Southeast Asia’s youngest nation faces a Catch-22 in ties with China
  • To join Asean, it needs to improve its economy, but, in improving its economy with China’s help, it may jeopardise its chances of joining Asean
Topic |   Asean

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Boys play near a harbour in Dili, East Timor, as a container ship sails into port. File photo
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