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  1. Haiti to get 18m yuan of new aid

    Posted Jan 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cent of them had taken part in previous UN peacekeeping missions, the ministry's statement said. With the 18 million yuan of additional aid, Beijing has so far provided humanitarian aid ...

  2. Beijing appeals for ceasefire in Libya

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at a regular briefing, citing reports that the bombings had caused civilian casualties and could result in a 'humanitarian disaster'. Yu said: 'We support the continued diplomatic ... humanitarian interventions as masked attempts to topple regimes disliked by the West or simply to protect their own economic interests. Russian Prime Minister Vladamir Putin has called the attacks ...

  3. South Korea tries to pacify angry North over refugees

    Posted Aug 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that Seoul was prioritising its engagement policy with North Korea over refugees' humanitarian needs. 'What we do on a humanitarian level is up to us. We are a sovereign state. What are we ...

  4. Don't damage police through cutbacks

    Posted Jun 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that UN humanitarian efforts are obstructed by the US. For years, the UN demanded that sanctions against Iraq be lifted so that humanitarian aid might reach those in need of it. The US vetoed ... civilians, the destruction of the country's infrastructure, widespread torture and the rise of Islamic fundamentalism- hardly a textbook example of humanitarianism. Mr Goldstein wonders why ...

  5. Dissident is joined by family after 10 years

    Posted Mar 17th 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... it said. 'If China does not deal with these cases in a legal and humanitarian manner, others whose rights are disregarded will take the same action as Yin's mother and daughter did.' ...

  6. End of food aid heralds new role for China

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is being directed at civilians who need it most. Getting aid to North Korea flowing again is desirable from a humanitarian perspective, but it also increases security by defusing a source ...

  7. Time for Iraqi leaders to assume control

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the Red Cross (ICRC), the Geneva-based agency whose neutrality has been the key to its ability to offer humanitarian aid in war zones all over the world. The Red Cross maintained its presence ...

  8. A welcome first step on the path to Korean peace

    Posted Aug 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... brotherhood. A humanitarian crisis now affects almost a quarter of North Korea's 22 million people. Inconclusive talks in Beijing in April between the US and North Korea with China mediating have ...

  9. Dalai Lama trip puts Ma on spot

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... and six other southern heads of local governments from the DPP. Ms Chen said the invitation was purely religious and humanitarian, and 'not political'. Observers of the island's ...

  10. Beijing facing pressure over aid to rogue states

    Posted Jul 29th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... counterterrorism and humanitarian disasters like the one in Darfur. Mrs Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner also called for far-reaching co-operation with China, including in assisting ...




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