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  1. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine PM says country is ‘still in a state of war’

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 06:47pm by Associated Press in Kiev

    ... trucks that had entered rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine earlier Saturday, reportedly carrying with almost 2,000 tons of humanitarian aid. The last truck crossed onto Ukrainian soil early ... previous humanitarian aid deliveries to Ukraine, could not be reached for comment about the convoy. Colonel Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for the Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council, told ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    More lives saved with bottom-up approach to disaster relief

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:17am by LETTERS

    ... to the enhancement of community disaster preparedness, in Hong Kong and beyond. For example, the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and Chinese University for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) recently developed a free online course on disaster and medical humanitarian response (http://phpidccouc.conted.ox.ac.uk). Since its launch in mid-June, 749 students have enrolled, ...

  3. A genuine humanitarian with a passion for football and life

    Posted Dec 24th 2006, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... and life in general. He was 63. The genial German will be remembered as a humanitarian, whose contribution to local football- from the Yau Yee League to the annual soccer sevens- was immeasurable. ...

  4. Experienced humanitarian lawyer required

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... of asylum seekers, migrant workers and foreign domestic helpers, is looking for a programme manager to be responsible for its humanitarian services. The person should have at least six years of work experience. 'We would love to have a lawyer who has some knowledge of refugee law or a person with a humanitarian background who has run similar projects before,' said Cheung Ang Siew-mei, ...

  5. Documentary to maximise humanitarian awareness

    Posted Oct 29th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Swiss film director Frederic Gonseth hopes his documentary on the extraordinary wartime experiences of a group of doctors and nurses will raise Hongkongers' awareness of humanitarian work. Gonseth, who is in Hong Kong for the MAX! German language film festival, said people's support could help humanitarian organisations fight institutions' manipulation, ...

  6. Humanitarian relief force proposed for region

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode Malaysia is calling for the creation of a humanitarian relief force to serve the Asian region- a possible first step towards a new regional security grouping. Malaysia's defence minister and Deputy Prime Minister Najib Razak told delegates at the informal Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore that the tsunami and recent earthquake in Indonesia had shown the need ...

  7. Pitch in to prevent tragedy

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Hong Kong children always complain about too much homework and too many tests and extra-curricular activities. But these so-called hardships pale in comparison to the fact that a child dies of hunger or disease every three seconds in Africa. ...

  8. News - World - ISLAMIC STATE

    Wife of British taxi driver kidnapped by Islamic State pleads for his release

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:13pm by AP, AFP

    ... AP and AFP in London Alan Henning was a volunteer for a Muslim aid group helping Syria when he was captured The wife of a hostaged British taxi driver implored his captors, the Islamic State jihadists, to release him, saying she could not see how his death could assist any cause. Alan Henning, a Briton who volunteered to drive a humanitarian aid convoy to Syria for a Muslim ...

  9. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Briton Alan Henning latest hostage threatened with murder in Syria

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:52pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian The latest Western hostage to be threatened with murder by Islamic State militants is a taxi driver from northwest England who fell into the group's hands after joining a group of Muslim friends on an aid convoy to Syria. Alan Henning, described by friends as "a big man with a big heart", volunteered to join the humanitarian mission last Christmas after ...

  10. Comment

    Asia's pandemic expertise can help West Africa fight Ebola

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 01:45pm by MARIA GUEVARA

    ... This is a transnational crisis. And Southeast Asia can make a difference to the outcome. Dr Maria Guevara is MSF's regional humanitarian representative in Asia based in Hong Kong ...




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