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  1. Games plan

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... First phase (August 18-19): Strategic discussions in Vladivostok, Russia Second phase (August 20-22): Transport and deployment of troops on the Shandong Peninsula. Organisation ... as Chinese and Russian troops stage assault on Shandong Peninsula August 25: Drill over Weibei involving Russian Tu-95MS strategic bombers and Tu-22M3 long-range bombers. Ten IL-76 transport planes ...

  2. Seoul should be able to defend itself by now

    Posted Apr 06th 2010, 12:00am by Doug Bandow

    ... Doug Bandow When a South Korean warship recently sank in the Yellow Sea, suspicions immediately turned to North Korea. This scare should remind Seoul that the Korean Peninsula remains ... from the North and South exchanged fire last November around their ill-defined boundary in the Yellow Sea. Nevertheless, tensions on the peninsula have receded in recent years. Today the two ...


    Posted Dec 30th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung and Helen Wu According to the Young Post survey of 106 young people, the biggest stories of the year were: * US presidential election (28.3% of votes) * The Link Reit saga (10.4%) * The Legislative Council elections (8.5%) * Asian earthquake in December (7.5%) * The Hunghom Peninsula fiasco (5.7%) * Taiwan's presidential election (4.7%) * Beslan student hostage ...

  4. Scorched Earth, Black Snow: Britain and Australia in the Korean War, 1950

    Posted Jul 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... resisted the North Korean onslaught around Pusan, in the far south of the peninsula, before breaking out. Based on the diaries, letters and interviews with 90 survivors of the conflict, the book skilfully melds those memories and impressions with the 'bigger picture' of operations and military aims on the peninsula with a nod to the wider implications of a polarised globe. ...

  5. One prisoner for a thousand

    Posted Oct 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... into Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. He was driven to an Israeli border crossing, from where a helicopter flew him to an air base for a reunion with his parents. Why? Why was he snatched? Hamas likely ...

  6. US defence strategy in Korea has time on its side

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in a year compared to the 20 hours a month US air force and navy fighter pilots fly. Because North Korea poses less of a threat, the US has been quietly cutting its forces on the peninsula to fulfil ...

  7. Prisoners in their own land

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Anuj Chopra

    ... flying time from the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, to the Jaffna peninsula at the northern tip of the island, but getting there is a miserable ordeal that can take half a day. Suitcases in hand, ... to the rest of the country by fierce combat in the swampy jungles of the Wanni region, just 50km south of the peninsula. That's where the separatist Tamil Tigers continue to wage one ...

  8. Putsch supporter delivers TV to detained rebels

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... on the Peninsula Hotel, he was outside trying to personally convince someone to join in. 'It's like this, the legal bureaucracy, if they catch you, even if you did not do anything wrong ...

  9. Nervous hush

    Posted Mar 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode If there is an unspeakable c-word at the sharp end of northeast Asian affairs, it is 'contingency'. Delve into security issues bedevilling the Korean Peninsula - the world's last cold war frontier - and it quickly becomes apparent that the issue of how the region's powers would react should North Korea one day implode is exceptionally sensitive. So ...

  10. Last-chance saloon?

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... remain the stability and denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. It may oppose any high-handedness at the talks, including efforts to impose sanctions on its neighbour. South Korea's ... continues to stress the need for stability, a nuclear-free peninsula and dialogue, even though it has shifted from an earlier call for direct talks between the US and the North to endorsing ...




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