22 July 2017

Corruption on voters' minds in East Timor

AAP
SBS AUSTRALIA 22 July 2017 While East Timor's president has praised the peace and stability surrounding the parliamentary election, voters say it is time for the government to tackle corruption and daily needs in a country facing an uncertain economic future.
In a country dogged by conflict and political upheaval, there was calm and good humour on Saturday morning as polling stations opened for 750,000 people to cast their vote on 21 parties vying for 65 parliamentary seats.
Francisco "Lu-Olo" Guterres and his wife, Cidalia Mouzinho Guterres, joined families and several other members of parliament at a polling station at Farol primary school in the capital, Dili, where he praised the "peace and stability" of the campaign. Full article at:
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/07/22/corruption-voters-minds-east-timor
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