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East Timor might ban contraceptives for anyone but married couples.

A draft policy before East Timor's Government would force unmarried women and girls to use only natural methods of contraception, but in a country where teenage pregnancy rates are already up, women's groups are alarmed at the potential impact if the policy is adopted.

- ABC News - AU

East Timor Is Running Out of Oil.

East Timor may be running out of oil, and its $16 billion rainy day sovereign wealth fund may soon run dry—still, its former leader says East Timor will survive. One of the world's newest and poorest countries, East Timor in Southeast Asia, could still be a success story even with expectations that its oil fields will ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Jose Ramos-Horta: East Timor will survive as oil ends.

Former PM and president says astute resource management will benefit tiny Southeast Asian nation.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Twenty countries risk ability to pay for life-saving vaccines in long term - MSF.

Source: Médecins Sans Frontières Country: Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Bolivia , Congo, Cuba, Georgia, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Kiribati, Moldova, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, World As the board of Gavi meets this week, MSF is calling on the vaccine ...

- ReliefWeb - INT