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  1. Controversial student leader talks of reconciliation with Liu Xiaobo before June 4

    Posted Dec 31st 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... work. Her company last year pledged to donate US$1 million to Tiananmen victims and to promote humanitarian activities on the mainland. She also recently founded an advocacy group opposing ...

  2. Polls 'could have been held earlier'

    Posted Jun 08th 2004, 12:00am by Borzou Daragahi

    ... rationing system to compile voter records. That data was part of a United Nations-managed programme that let Iraq sell its then-sanctioned oil for humanitarian needs. But it was impractical ...

  3. UN crises threaten Annan's legacy

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... imposed after the country's invasion of neighbouring Kuwait in 1990. Under UN management, dictator Saddam Hussein was allowed to sell oil in exchange for humanitarian supplies. But massive ...

  4. Estrada seeks permission to have surgery in HK

    Posted Oct 24th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Former Philippine president Joseph Estrada has asked an anti-graft court for permission to travel to Hong Kong for knee surgery. The deposed leader, who is awaiting trial on charges of plunder, invoked 'humanitarian and compassionate grounds' in a petition asking he be allowed to fly to Hong Kong for the surgery, which is tentatively scheduled for late ...

  5. ID card ends 20-year spell in limbo

    Posted Mar 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on humanitarian grounds.' In December, he received a letter from the Immigration Department, saying his case was under review and it had rescinded the removal order from 1993. 'I was so happy ...

  6. US plays it safe from the sidelines in Liberia

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... marines in three warships are expected to arrive off Liberia's coast this weekend, although US officials have said only a small contingent will land to help with humanitarian work ...

  7. Tycoon strode a broad stage and worked to the end

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... on $9.6 million bail after an extraordinary intervention by Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa, who asked mainland officials to urge Taipei to let him return to Hong Kong on humanitarian grounds. Lim ...

  8. Annan must respond quickly to scandal

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... secretary-general in 1997, Mr Annan led the first negotiations with Iraq for the sale of oil to fund the purchase of humanitarian goods. As the head of the UN, he staunchly defended efforts by the US ...

  9. Asean+8 meeting key for US role, as tensions over seas dominate

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... items for discussion including the search for confidence-building measures and joint efforts such as disaster relief and humanitarian assistance. A range of diplomats say China has already been ...

  10. History of goodwill on both sides

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... personal bank accounts, after which he fled to Australia. Chan filed submissions with the minister opposing his surrender on humanitarian grounds, on the basis that medical evidence showed he ...




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