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  1. The Chinese peacekeepers

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... participation in United Nations peacekeeping forces. How long has China been part of the UN's peacekeeping missions? The UN itself has been trying to keep the peace in the world's flashpoints ... peacekeeping committee. Two years later the first Chinese military observers went to the Middle East and in 1992 the nation's first 'blue helmet' troops- a company of engineers- headed ...

  2. US peacekeeping role still needed in Asia

    Posted May 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... interference may be, it is keeping apart wartime foes that have not yet come to terms with their history. For those reasons, the United States' redefining of its military alliance with Japan this week is significant, not just for the two nations, but for the region. A pact signed in Washington is likely to lead to closer co-operation between the two militaries and a more equal security ...

  3. Chinese team to take body back

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... reported the officer's wife, Li Lingling, was travelling with the team. UN observer Du Zhaoyu was the first Chinese national to be killed in the Israel-Lebanon conflict. Du was one of 180 Chinese officers, soldiers and observers working as part of the UN peacekeeping mission. News of Du's death was carried on the front pages of several national dailies and drew more than ...

  4. China widens its role on the world stage

    Posted Sep 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China has sent the clearest signal yet of its intention to play a bigger role in world affairs by deciding to boost the size of its peacekeeping force in the troubled nation of Lebanon. The larger commitment is welcome news. An expanded role in peacekeeping operations is one that the international community has long wanted China, the only Asian nation with a United Nations Security ...

  5. Demand to bar Bangladeshi soldiers from peacekeeping role

    Posted Aug 25th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Bangladesh has so far offered more troops than any other Muslim nation for a UN peacekeeping force for Lebanon, but a Hong Kong-based human rights group wants them barred ... in peacekeeping operations, stop more being sent and eject the country from the new Human Rights Council until concerns have been dealt with. Bangladesh has offered to send 2,000 troops to Lebanon. ...

  6. Helping in the hour of need

    Posted Jun 10th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... took the decision on May 25, following an appeal from East Timor authorities and diplomatic contacts in the United Nations. UN secretary-general Kofi Annan personally called Mr Socrates to tell ... Nick Walker A PORTUGUESE gendarmerie force was welcomed last Sunday by crowds in East Timor after arriving to help with international peacekeeping efforts. The 127 Portuguese policemen ...

  7. Asset boost for China National Coal unit

    Posted Oct 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Amy Gu China National Coal Group, the nation's second-largest coal group by revenue, will fold its 62 per cent stake in Shanghai-listed Shanghai Datun Energy Resources into a subsidiary that is seeking a Hong Kong listing. The state-owned coal group said it will inject the Datun Energy stake into China National Coal Shareholding, according to a Datun Energy statement ...

  8. Help for East Timor must be long lasting

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... East Timor is on the verge of civil war and only foreign help will prevent the young nation from falling apart. About 2,000 troops have already arrived, but they are just the start of a solution- a deeper international engagement than peacekeeping duties is necessary to steer it into calmer waters. That will involve a protracted United Nations-mandated security presence ...

  9. Asia must play role in East Timor's future

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... attention. Under a United Nations mandate, foreign peacekeepers were sent in and for the next 21/2 years, the world body took charge. With the granting of nationhood in 2002 came the scaling back ... East Timor is in an isolated part of Asia, but that is no reason for the region to forget that the young nation exists. With political and ethnic turmoil and gang violence threatening ...

  10. Asia can help East Timor stand on its own two feet

    Posted Jul 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and police, mainly from Australia but also from Malaysia, New Zealand and Portugal. After the granting of nationhood in 2002 and the departure of United Nations-mandated peacekeepers, the fledgling ... Jose Ramos Horta's first task as the new prime minister of troubled and isolated East Timor is to guide Asia's newest nation towards a fresh start. Political and ethnic turmoil ...




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