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  1. Chinese peacekeepers' deaths were not in vain

    Posted Jan 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... has so far sent to 18 UN peace missions. China now ranks among the top 10 contributors of funds and peacekeeping forces. Through these commitments, the nation is working towards the ideal of lasting world peace. To bring this closer to reality, China and other nations must continue contributions to UN peacekeeping missions and co-operate in global security. The deaths of the eight ...

  2. Four mainland police officers to join Haiti peace force

    Posted Jan 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing with a prime opportunity to burnish its image as a responsible world power. They said United Nations peacekeeping missions would provide a useful stage for a central government ... Kristine Kwok in Beijing The mainland is sending four police officers to bolster its peacekeeping force in Haiti, where a devastating earthquake claimed eight of their colleagues last ...

  3. United Nations of Sound RPA & The United Nations of Sound (CD)

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Rachel Robertson

    ... No ID (Dion Wilson), and his new band RPA & The United Nations of Sound, comes United Nations of Sound. The disc starts strongly with Are You Ready? Ashcroft holds nothing back ... 'Muslim, Sikh, Buddhist too, I feel so... free I don't need all of you.' That's about as illuminating as his moralising gets. United Nations of Sound has some pleasant songs ...

  4. Haiti to get 18m yuan of new aid

    Posted Jan 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... However, Beijing's continued participation in the effort is a delicate diplomatic issue. It must take place within the United Nations quake-recovery framework, as Haiti still recognises Taiwan ... Also aboard the flight are four peacekeeping officers, replacing four who were killed in the earthquake. Beijing maintains a 125-member peacekeeping force in Haiti, also through the auspices ...

  5. The high price of global stability

    Posted Jan 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... far sent to 18 UN peace missions. China now ranks among the top 10 contributors of funds and peacekeeping forces. Through these commitments, the nation is working towards the ideal of lasting ... The eight Chinese peacekeepers killed in last Tuesday's earthquake in Haiti were well aware that peacekeeping is a dangerous job. They had been trained to deal with civil unrest, ...

  6. In war-torn Iraq, success on the football pitch can unite a nation

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Church

    ... sports stories of the past decade emerged in Jakarta in mid-2007. While Iraq was in the violent grip of fear and sectarian warfare, and on the verge of meltdown, the nation's footballers ... of celebration. National unity- even for a short period- had been achieved. What the politicians and religious and military leaders had failed to do, the likes of Mahmood, Nashat Akram and coach Jorvan ...

  7. RPA and The United Nations of Sound

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis RPA and The United Nations of Sound The United Nations of Sound (Parlophone) This album by ex-Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft veers from mediocre to embarrassing to risible. An attempt to replicate black urban soul, Ashcroft probably thinks that United Nations of Sound is his What's Going On. His previous solo outings have never matched The Verve. Without ...

  8. United Nations must make 2010 its year to rescue the planet

    Posted Jan 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Any critical review of the United Nations' track record for 2009 would have to be: 'Could do better.' Few would deny the dangerous effects of climate change being caused, for the most part, by man polluting this planet. However, last month's UN climate change summit in Copenhagen turned into a debacle. The UN needs to take a strong lead and get countries to put ...

  9. UN needs more diplomats who speak their minds

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The most senior Chinese official at the United Nations made the ultimate diplomatic mistake: he spoke his mind. Sha Zukang, the undersecretary general for economic and social affairs, told Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at a dinner party: 'I know you never liked me, Mr Secretary General- well, I never liked you, either.' Sha probably never imagined that these comments, ...

  10. Human rights protesters use National Day to reject Beijing's claim of improvements

    Posted Oct 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Hundreds of petitioners used National Day to reject official claims that human rights conditions in the country have improved. Amid tight security, they staged a protest outside the Beijing office of the United Nations Refugee Agency on Friday. Some of the petitioners say many of the demonstrators were quickly whisked away. In a white paper on human rights ...




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