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  1. The high price of global stability

    Posted Jan 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The eight Chinese peacekeepers killed in last Tuesday's earthquake in Haiti were well aware that peacekeeping is a dangerous job. They had been trained to deal with civil unrest, tropical diseases and natural disasters. As they were meeting officials at the headquarters of the UN Stabilisation Mission in Port-au-Prince, the tremor struck, taking their lives and those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/704131/high-price-global-stability
  2. Chief executive holds power to decide on response to emergency

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as a tsunami, terrorist bombings, aircraft hijacking or civil unrest overseas. The plan came about after the 2004 tsunami killed hundreds of thousands of people in Southeast and South Asia, and security ... at risk overseas as a result of natural disaster or social unrest. The chief executive's powers are outlined in the Government Emergency Response Operations plan, issued last last year. Mr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662517/chief-executive-holds-power-decide-response-emergency
  3. Chinese peacekeepers' deaths were not in vain

    Posted Jan 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The eight Chinese peacekeepers killed in last Tuesday's earthquake in Haiti were well aware that peacekeeping is a dangerous job. They had been trained to deal with civil unrest, tropical diseases and natural disasters. As they were meeting officials at the headquarters of the UN Stabilisation Mission in Port-au-Prince, the tremor struck, taking their lives and those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/704095/chinese-peacekeepers-deaths-were-not-vain
  4. Officials mum on details in response plan

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... terrorist bombings, aircraft hijacking or civil unrest overseas. It was first mooted after the 2004 tsunami killed more than 200,000 people, mostly in South and Southeast Asia, including 44 Hong ... unrest in Thailand. The mechanism was put in place last year in light of the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 to help residents affected by natural disaster or social unrest overseas. Eight hours ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662521/officials-mum-details-response-plan
  5. For US investors the best bet is abroad

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Samantha Kierath

    ... of ammunition to protect the supplies in times of civil unrest. 'Let's hope that you never have to use it... but it's always better to be prepared,' he says. Had this nugget ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665212/us-investors-best-bet-abroad
  6. The Butcher of Amritsar: General Reginald Dyer

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by John Fox

    ... and rebellion against the British. After officer training at Sandhurst, Dyer had to spend two years with a home regiment before joining the Indian Army. He first saw action and civil unrest in Belfast ... of the massacre at Amritsar, to where the regiment returned in 1915. German agents in Afghanistan had been trying to foment unrest and insurrection in British India, and the 25th Punjabis were sent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/505043/butcher-amritsar-general-reginald-dyer
  7. Do they know it's futile?

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... development- building infrastructure and training officials to deal with people and resources- is now in vogue. That will not fight drought or civil unrest, so those tens of millions of Band Aid 20 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/478732/do-they-know-its-futile
  8. A disease that just won't go away

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... given that polio was prevailing in countries with some of the world's poorest people, worst sanitation and most difficult political conditions, as well as civil unrest and other problems. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/500698/disease-just-wont-go-away
  9. Too many boys means trouble

    Posted Aug 08th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... and increased incidence of rape and prostitution,' he said. While Dr Mohanty did not believe that civil unrest was likely, he did believe law and order could be put at risk unless stricter ... scale of sex selection in India and China- [that it will] again lead to rebellions, revolutions and large-scale skirmishes.' The researcher said that when the Huaipei unrest broke out, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/465797/too-many-boys-means-trouble
  10. 1923- 1932

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But by June 24 all Chinese banks had closed, river vessels had ceased running and coasters lay without crews. A few weeks later, as plans for civil unrest receded with events in Guangzhou, life ... Strike spreads to Hong Kong The seamen's strike of 1922 was solely about money. But the industrial strife of summer 1925 was purely political, brewed by unrest in China and spread ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433968/1923-1932

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