Cause for hope as Ruak takes the reins in Timor-Leste?

Despite being one of Australia’s closest neighbours, Timor-Leste doesn’t usually get too much attention from mainstream media. But you might see it in the news this week, and that’s because after months of political stalemate and election manoeuvring, it has a new Prime Minister - Taur Matan Ruak. On the latest podcast, hosts Martyn Pearce and Sharon Bessel ask experts Sue Ingram, Michael Leach and Sara Niner whether the new government can steer the country away from the turbulence of the past, or whether political, economic and social headwinds could once again blow it off course.

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