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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Reclaimed land the best solution for Hong Kong's housing problem

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... or medium-term, possibilities. Getting the People's Liberation Army to turn over land is as difficult, while acquiring a golf course here and there won't suffice, nor will rezoning ... of one sort or another in need of urgent fixing as long as I've lived here. Clean air, university places and recreation facilities have always been in short supply, but governments have also ...

  2. New great white fleet

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... in aerospace ventures; where the navy is concerned, attention will be on submarines and logistics vessels like the People's Liberation Army's first purpose-built hospital ship, launched ... instability in swathes of the world. Ideally, the US' national defence force would be just that- a military that safeguards American boundaries unless pressing circumstances warrant otherwise. ...

  3. Let the cleanup begin

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ...;s main rebel groups, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, the communist New People's Army and the Muslim extremist Abu Sayyaf kidnapping gang. Lastly, they accused the government of planning ... in the southern city of Davao in March and April, which killed 38 people. The rebels had said that Mrs Arroyo, through her defence secretary Angelo Reyes and chief of army intelligence Brigadier-General ...

  4. The disillusioned hero

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... or anything like that,' he said. 'We were going to war to liberate the people of Iraq and give their country back. 'With hindsight, you could say that I was naive and living ... after the liberation from Hussein's rule. In his book, he pointed out that the coalition created a vacuum by taking away the leadership and failing to quickly find a replacement. ...

  5. A less liberal America

    Posted Sep 07th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... hands of welcome be used to harm our people.'; Efforts had been made to ensure that people arriving in the US met all legal requirements to visit peacefully. That is cold comfort ...

  6. Nepal, the land the UN forgot

    Posted Sep 20th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... as a 'people';s war' and use as justification the ideology of Mao Zedong, the father of modern China whose revolution was based on the concept of agrarian equality. Analysts agree Nepal in the 21st ... for this to be the case, given that the South Asian nation combines all the ingredients to warrant international concern - terrorists, extreme poverty and a failing democracy. The war between the Nepali army ...

  7. Blast could strengthen military's hand

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... the People's Consultative Committee was in session. Political scientist Dewi Fortuna Anwar, an adviser to former president Baccharudin Habibie, said yesterday's bombing, like the attack ... being increasingly used as reasons for greater military involvement in security and policing. 'The unfortunate trend is to look towards the army as guardians of security, as has clearly ...

  8. I'm crazy about you, Mr Kim

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... and gala performance by the Korean People's Army song and dance ensemble. If only I had been there to hear their no-doubt stirring rendition of General on a Galloping White Horse ...

  9. Male order

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... vice-chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, Liu Yandong and Hao Jianxiu, both vice-chairwomen of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and Chen ... are right-wing governments, fundamentalists and liberal capitalism. For many, increasing the participation of women in government will go a long way towards winning and strengthening objectives. ...

  10. Sharon lashes 'friends who didn't lift a finger'

    Posted Jan 27th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... of the nature of the Nazi's death camps by June 1944, but Auschwitz was not liberated until January 26, 1945, by the Soviet army. In that time, many thousands of Jews perished. ... of the enduring controversies of the second world war by accusing the Allies of doing nothing to stop the Holocaust. In a speech marking the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazis' infamous ...




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