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Good Year now in Timor-Leste

Goodyear is the biggest supplier of tires worldwide and has obtained a reputation as a provider of excellent quality products. Goodyear commenced operations in America in 1898... More
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Press Release: PDM-TL’s Matchmaking Team is Saying Goodbye to Ainaro and Manufahi

Since its inception, Peace Dividend Trust's business matchmaking service in Timor-Leste has been a vital resource for linking buyers with local suppliers in Timor-Leste. It co... More
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Success for Carpenter leads to Training the Community

Raimundo Assa, a Timorese man who knows how a community can benefit from the success of a individual run one of the few carpentry businesses in Covalima. With skills requested... More
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Entrepreneurial Spirit and Success in Bobonaro District

Josefina Vicente of Maliana, Bobonaro could be called the quintessential business woman. With an entrepreneurial spirit and $300 in capital, she opened up a small business in ... More
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Bad story turned good: Jakarta Dua

In the old days the name "Jakarta Dua" had very bad connotations in Timor-Leste. Sometimes during the Indonesian occupation of Timor-Leste clandestine pro-independence acti... More
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Peace Dividend Trust Business Matchmaking Services is approaching West Timor, Indonesia for cross border trade

Peace Dividend Trust’s Business Matchmaking team traveled to Kupang, West Timor or NTT province of Indonesia a few weeks ago to negotiate on the cross border trade between ... More
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PDT in the News and a Chance to Buy Local

Remember this chicken farm? PDM-TL's verification team took a trip out to Railako last month and now local news agencies like Tempo Semanal are following suit. Tempo Semanal f... More

Hitting the Waves – “Buy Local. Build Timor-Leste” Takes a Nautical Turn

 “Buy Local. Build Timor-Leste” at sea. Aside from finishing a total of 102 tiga roda, the painting crew at Creative Sablon interspersed their efforts on land... More

A Letter to Timor-Leste’s Business Community

Dear Businesses in Timor-Leste, You are invited to participate in a short online survey. The purpose of the survey is to gain feedback for Peace Dividend Trust’s Tender ... More
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Sneak Preview! The New Timor-Leste Building Markets website

Building Markets Timor-Leste is Getting a New Look! The Timor-Leste Building Markets site will soon adopt PDT’s new Business Portal look and feel. The changes will make t... More

“Buy Local. Build Timor-Leste” Marketing Campaign Odds and Ends

The team at Peace Dividend Marketplace Timor-Leste (PDM-TL) welcomes a new member into its folds as the Marketing Associate, Mr. Miguel Alves. Mr. Alves joined PDT just befor... More

Featured Business Profile – Garcia Farm

Chicken coops at Garcia Farm in Railaco, Ermera. At the end of a bumpy and heavily eroding road, across hills, fields and streams, sits the expansive chicken farm Garcia Farm.... More

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