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The government that makes ours look honest. And competent

Say hello to Timor Leste, or East Timor, as she is better known in these parts. While rooting around for detail on a tale of car sharing between ET's MPs, I found something far more arresting:


Yup, right there on the front page of timor-leste.gov.tl it is claiming to have a population of 900 million, which would make it a good third behind China and India, and around three times as populous as the US. Jakarta might be worried that Dili has designs on West Timor too. The CIA factbook reckons 1.1 million, but what's an error of a factor of 818 between friends?

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Anonymous nomad said... 2:26 pm

The open and wise government of the country clearly have an enlightened immigratiion policy. Perhaps Mr Brown should be shown how it is done!  



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