Tag: China

Lifau Monument

Lifau Monument

Share List The first capital on Timor island for the Portuguese was at Lifau, in Oé-Cusse. The arrival of the Portuguese at this spot, just a few miles west of Pante-Macassar, in 1515, is considered the beginning of the colonial era. Locals referred to the […]

Oé-Cusse Regionally

Oé-Cusse Regionally

Share List Historically Oé-Cusse has had interactions with foreign trade and foreign traders living temporally while waiting for trade to be completed or winds to change. Similar to the rest of Timor island, small clues are littered throughout the enclave. An area near Lifau is […]

Peoples of Oé-Cusse

Peoples of Oé-Cusse

Share List “Oé-Cusse does… show high levels of trust and social cohesion which could serve as a basis for addressing other problems.” The peoples of Oé-Cusse have been internationally oriented from the earliest recorded times in Timorese history. Believed to be visited by Chinese traders […]