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  1. Plea for donations to aid Somali famine victims

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'It's history repeating itself. The issues then are the same issues now, and that's that the victims of conflict and famine deserve aid. 'My appeal is just for people to do something. ...

  2. PLA likely to send more ships for UN food aid escorts

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... said an international anti-piracy meeting proposed last week to let the People's Liberation Army Navy escort UN humanitarian aid vessels to Somalia. Zhang Deshun, the recently retired ... military's overseas missions, such as the anti-piracy operation, are authorised by the UN. They aim to protect merchant ships and aid vessels as well as their crews from pirates off the Somali ...

  3. Critics urge caution on African aid splurge

    Posted May 15th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... and secure natural resources. Beijing pledged to double aid to African countries from 2006 to 2009, providing US$3 billion in loans and US$2 billion in export credits. There are more than 800 Chinese ...

  4. Aid team leaves Togo early after being robbed

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting A medical aid mission to the West African country of Togo has been cut short and the members sent back to China after they were robbed at gunpoint last month. The 11-member team ... for Lome's Central Hospital for nearly two years, during which time they treated more than 35,000 patients and conducted more than 400 operations, Xinhua said. Another Chinese medical aid team has ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Egypt's Mohammed Mursi makes smart move to woo China first

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... has long given economic and diplomatic backing and substantial military aid. There should have been no astonishment, though- a leader wishing for a bright new future would naturally turn ... for US$2 billion in aid a year, Egypt was expected to compromise its ties with Israel and Iran. China, which puts non-interference in the affairs of other governments at the heart of its relations, ...

  6. Grabbing a slice of the action- for a good cause

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen When the city's up-and-coming 'it' girls gathered at the PizzaExpress outlet in Ocean Terminal, it was all for a good cause. The restaurant chain celebrated the 10th anniversary of its arrival in Hong Kong on Thursday with the launch of a charity campaign in aid of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund. The company will donate all profits made at its nine Hong ...

  7. Taiwan to stage 70 drills this year

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the island's defensive capabilities. Major General Hao Yii-jy, assistant deputy chief of the General Staff for Operations and Planning, told a news conference yesterday that live and computer-aided ... will be held in two stages, with live drills held next month and computer-aided exercises to be staged in July. 'More than 200,000 servicemen from the army, air force and navy will take part ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kim should admit relief agencies North Korea is again asking for humanitarian aid as the country reels from the effects of devastating floods. Several relief agencies and the UN ... with North Korea's deputy foreign affairs minister the provision of aid for what appeared to be some progress towards dismantling its nuclear programme. Officially, there is no link between ...

  9. Beijing polishing image in Africa

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... have welcomed Chinese investment, trade, loans and aid in return for resources, their citizens have been increasingly critical. The industry, employment, technical know-how and wealth they were ... of co-operation, top political adviser Jia Qinglin unveiled last weekend an additional 600 million yuan (US$94.7 million) in aid over the next three years. His announcement was made at the 54-nation ...

  10. Starving children before bureaucracy

    Posted Mar 31st 2007, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... and the effect is a deepening of the humanitarian tragedy. North Korea, for one, is politicising the crisis because it is a communist state that sees western spying in the eyes of every aid worker and wants to control every dollar that comes into the country. Humanitarian aid organisations prefer to distribute their food aid themselves, to ensure that it winds up in the distended stomachs ...




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