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Fears of 'resource curse' in East Timor
Some fear abundant resources could turn out to be a curse in wake of frenetic economic growth.
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2011 06:28

Twelve years ago, violence marred the referendum that brought independence to East Timor.

Then oil and gas were found and, today, East Timor's economy is one of the fastest-growing in the world.

But, as Andrew Thomas reports from the capital Dili, some worry the pace of growth is getting out of control and could lead to a "resource curse".

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Al Jazeera
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