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  1. Will veto put Beijing on wrong side of history?

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the previous secretary general, deserves credit for having insisted on the new global doctrine- 'the responsibility to protect'- in the wake of the humanitarian disasters of Rwanda, Somalia, Srebrenica and Kosovo. The theory here is that the international community must exercise 'the right to humanitarian intervention' when nation-states are pulverising their own people. ...

  2. News - Asia

    Japan, N Korea in Beijing for landmark talks

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 10:27am

    ... Many Japanese believe some are alive. Jin Matsubara, Japan’s state minister for the abduction issue, said Friday  that further progress could yield big dividends in humanitarian aid. Heavily ...

  3. Talking points

    Posted May 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... will be shown in the city this weekend. 'The documentary contains first-hand interviews with victims and traffickers, along with expert analysis from international humanitarian leaders,' ...

  4. News - China

    Wen urges action on Europe debt crisis

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 11:22am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... have led to sanctions. Germany hopes a Security Council agreement on humanitarian issues could help provide a basis for a stronger agreement on political questions, the official said, speaking ...

  5. Stance on Suu Kyi diminishes China

    Posted Aug 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there have created an ever-worsening social and humanitarian disaster by denying the country's people the most basic rights. More than one million Myanmese have fled the country. They have been ...

  6. Getting into the game

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... achieve political aims. In South Sudan, the rebels wanted Beijing to push the Sudanese government to open safe corridors for humanitarian operations. In Egypt, Bedouins demanded the release ... and humanitarian concerns before making its decision. The stand-offish approach has a long history. Whether called 'peaceful co-existence' as in the 1950s, or 'low-profile' as dubbed ...

  7. Right approach needed to investing in hot spots

    Posted May 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they face. Equally importantly, however, it needs a balanced approach to investment and humanitarian work. Appearing to be yet another power seeking natural resources in return for little ...

  8. A truly modern army can't be a tool of the party

    Posted Dec 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by Beijing to make humanitarian relief a primacy mission of the PLA- along with national defence- has bolstered its legitimacy in the eyes of many people. But the single most important factor ...

  9. Reza Deghati

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... and ideas feed into my humanitarian work. The premise for Aina [a network for the education of women and children in media] is that, according to UN and World Bank projections, by 2050, 50 per cent ...

  10. After the fervour, it's time for Beijing to reflect

    Posted May 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Chinese everywhere as a showcase of modern China's achievements. The focus on protests over human rights, unrest in Tibet and China's response to a humanitarian crisis in Darfur ...




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