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  1. South Korea wants a multinational defence grouping

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and interest from Asem member countries to it.' The Korean Peninsula has been a major regional flashpoint since the war half a century ago. North Korea has raised tensions with its nuclear ... major test since it launched a missile over Japan into the Pacific in 1998. The UN Security Council unanimously condemned the July tests and adopted a resolution imposing missile-related ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/563199/south-korea-wants-multinational-defence-grouping
  2. Pacific force chief to meet Solomons warlord

    Posted Jul 29th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Rasta. Mr Rasta has called for a 30-day amnesty under which he and his group could surrender illegal weapons without fear of prosecution. The disarming of such a prominent group would represent a major step forward in restoring law and order to the Solomons. Mr Rasta was one of the founders of the Malaita Eagle Force, an ethnic militia which formed four years ago to fight a rival group ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423151/pacific-force-chief-meet-solomons-warlord
  3. A Solomons welcome for Pacific force

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... and other Pacific nations, is to restore order to a country which has been crippled by civil war, lawlessness, extortion and corruption. 'We are here because the Solomons Island government, ... distinguished by coconut palms, rutted roads and shabby buildings. A survey released today by a local non-governmental organisation, the Solomon Islands Development Group, showed islanders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/422785/solomons-welcome-pacific-force
  4. Trio of shadowy groups fighting to restore sultan

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... at least three militant groups operate in Thailand's three southernmost provinces, plotting attacks and training Muslim combatants. Attacks are co-ordinated, though there is thought to be no unified command structure, partly because of personal rivalries between the militant leaders, some of whom live in Malaysia. The most feared group is the National Revolutionary Front Co-ordinate, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519252/trio-shadowy-groups-fighting-restore-sultan
  5. Trio of shadowy groups fighting to restore sultan

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... and increasingly lethal. Thai intelligence officers and western security analysts believe at least three militant groups operate in Thailand's three southernmost provinces, plotting attacks ... live across the border in Malaysia. The most feared group is the National Revolutionary Front Co-ordinate, an outgrowth of a decades-old separatist network that uses Islamic schools to recruit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519251/trio-shadowy-groups-fighting-restore-sultan
  6. You can make a difference

    Posted Nov 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... rights icon Martin Luther King Jr is a great example of the power of non-violence. He campaigned for equal rights for the country's African-Americans and other underprivileged groups through ... Many people feel they have no power, especially if they are 'just' students. But students as a group have a lot of power that is far greater than the individual. Think about sports ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697464/you-can-make-difference
  7. Military plans to modernise, be ready for anything by mid-century

    Posted Jan 21st 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The People's Liberation Army will complete an overhaul of its structure by the middle of the century. The world's largest military force will change from ... full modernisation by the middle of this century', the national defence white paper said yesterday. Despite its usual moderate language- and the painstaking efforts to avoid giving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/667681/military-plans-modernise-be-ready-anything-mid-century
  8. PLA sets up audit group to fight graft

    Posted Apr 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com The People's Liberation Army yesterday established an audit work steering group aimed at eradicating corruption among troops, military media ... of the steering group, chaired by General Logistics Department chief General Liao Xilong, was convened yesterday, the PLA Daily reported online. Liao said the audit group had been set up under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997593/pla-sets-audit-group-fight-graft
  9. A decade, a century or more for the US in Iraq?

    Posted Feb 19th 2008, 12:00am by Doug Bandow

    ... McCain says US forces could stay for a century. Indeed, the Bush administration is currently negotiating with Baghdad to maintain American forces in the country. 'The pact will cover ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/626720/decade-century-or-more-us-iraq
  10. Another Bloody Century

    Posted Dec 24th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Reviewed by Tim Cribb Another Bloody Century by Colin S. Gray Phoenix, HK$160 It's reassuring that Colin Gray, professor of international politics and strategic studies at Reading University, sees no war on the immediate horizon. But he's quite clear in Another Bloody Century that war on the devastating scale of the 20th century is coming. Already the combatants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/576489/another-bloody-century

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