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  1. Biggest challenge still ahead for Lebanon

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of setting Lebanon on a new course- one, it must be hoped, free from Syrian influence- will begin. ... The long-awaited withdrawal of Syrian troops from Lebanon represents a rare success story in the search for peace in the Middle East. But the real test for the newly liberated nation ...

  2. They came, they saw, then they consumed

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Moon

    ... The Barmy Army, proved incorrect. The Barmy Army established itself as a large, colourful and co-ordinated grouping of English cricket enthusiasts some time ago. Its attempts to create a rugby battalion failed in this instance. Rugger types, it seems, are too free-spirited to be regimented and the Irish and Welsh, in particular, had little desire to be involved with an entity ...

  3. Lebanon's task is to create a new democratic order

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... if the promises do not lead to a full withdrawal. A Lebanese government free of Syrian influence would be a sign of progress, but that would not be the end of the story. The assassination one month ago ... of neighbouring Lebanon is still crucial to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his country's prestige in the Middle East. Any moves that diminish that influence also have implications for Mr ...

  4. Riot police move in to free mayor

    Posted Nov 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a state-owned enterprise. The workers- most of them former members of the People's Liberation Army's engineer corps- were angry about the compensation they received during the latest ...

  5. Asia's insurgents should follow IRA's example

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Asia's insurgent groups should follow the lead of the Irish Republican Army and lay down their weapons in favour of genuine dialogue. Like the Republican guerillas, all ... by the IRA, the military wing of the Sinn Fein political party. For the past 30 years, it has been waging an armed campaign to free Northern Ireland from British rule and return the province ...

  6. Give & Take

    Posted Nov 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... people... still remember that they received free food and clothes from the Salvation Army in the 1930s to 1950s,' said Irene Lo, the fundraising director in the community relations department ... Susie Gyopos A twice-monthly column on volunteerism NAME The Salvation Army MISSION To meet human needs in God's name WHERE? More than 120 service units in Hong Kong, Macau and China ...

  7. Government's job to clean up messy harbourfronts

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... important, the child or the money? DONNA SCHMIDT, Discovery Bay Not an occupation army Contrary to what the US government and much of the media would have us believe, the Syrian army in Lebanon is not an army of occupation. It is there at the behest of the Lebanese government, and has been crucial in keeping the peace since the civil war. A far cry from America's invasion of Lebanon ...

  8. High spirits didn't lower army standards: Britain

    Posted Oct 30th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly Chief executive is told comparisons with PLA are pointless British officials have leapt to the defence of their army following Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's comments ... of the British Army and PLA was pointless. 'Inescapably there were, over the years, many cases of British soldiers getting drunk and misbehaving in Wan Chai and other bars, but so too do civilians, ...

  9. New dads' army

    Posted Nov 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Overcoming the isolation of caring for their children full-time, a group of fathers has joined forces to create their own support network, writes Alex Ortolani WHEN FATHER-OF-two Parag Kapashi first started taking his children to playgroup during the week ...

  10. Army killed villagers, then fudged DNA tests

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... off as Pakistani militants responsible for killing Sikhs in Kashmir, an investigation has revealed. When villagers' protests led to the bodies being exhumed, the army doctored DNA tests to show that the remains were those of militants from across the border, India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said in its final report. The bureau has accused four army officers ...




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