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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's role as peacekeeper shows it is a responsible power

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:48am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial China's vital role in peacekeeping China has made a significant contribution to international peace and security in the 25 years it has been taking part in United Nations peacekeeping operations. People's Liberation Army personnel have built and repaired more than 8,000km of roads, defused 8,700 landmines and other explosive devices and treated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1525475/chinas-role-peacekeeper-shows-it-responsible-power
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ISLAMIC STATE

    The world must unite in the struggle to defeat Islamic State fanatics

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:31pm by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai

    ... Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai Islamic State threatens our interdependent world and, despite ... are to prevent IS from teaching us this lesson the hard way, we must acknowledge that we cannot extinguish the fires of fanaticism by force alone. The world must unite behind a holistic drive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1607680/world-must-unite-struggle-defeat-islamic-state-fanatics
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., May 18, 2014

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:35am by STAFF

    ... are coming," Modi wrote on Twitter as election results came in.   Major General Kristin Lund The Norwegian was appointed the first woman to command a United Nations peacekeeping force. The 55-year-old, who has served in Lebanon, the first Gulf war, Bosnia and Afghanistan, will replace China's Major General Chao Liu on August 13 as commander of 1,000 peacekeepers in Cyprus. "I think ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1514555/good-week-may-18-2014
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ozone depletion not a threat to a united world

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial No threat too big for a world united The inability of governments to formulate a common strategy against global warming gives the impression that even severe threats cannot get the world's nations working together. A joint UN and World Meteorological Organisation study's findings that the earth's ozone layer is showing early signs of thickening say ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1594130/success-against-ozone-depletion-shows-no-threat-too-big
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must unite for prolonged campaign to defeat Islamic State

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Unite to defeat Islamic State The barbarous extremists of Islamic State pose a threat to the Middle East and, potentially, the world. US President Barack Obama is right, ... Nations have to formulate common strategies to prevent foreign fighters from travelling elsewhere to carry out attacks. Obama has laid out a feasible way ahead; others now have to help the US roll ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1590465/world-must-unite-prolonged-campaign-defeat-islamic-state
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    US and China must keep politics out of business

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... York's famed Waldorf Astoria, a landmark that is the home to the US ambassador to the United Nations and hosts the president and senior officials when they visit the city. Such patronage has ... one of simple investment to one of national security. Anbang's agreement on September 6 to buy the Waldorf from Hilton Worldwide for US$1.95 billion was one of the largest acquisitions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1620143/us-and-china-must-keep-politics-out-business
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In South Sudan, China peacemaker role marks a first in its diplomacy

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 12:08pm by DANIEL WAGNER, GIORGIO CAFIERO

    ... marked the third anniversary of South Sudan's independence, yet few of its citizens had reason to celebrate. As the youngest member state of the United Nations, South Sudan has endured ... It marks Beijing's first contribution of a battalion to any UN peacekeeping force. Given China's growing dependence on Africa's natural resources, protecting its energy investments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1590056/south-sudan-china-peacemaker-role-marks-first-its-diplomacy
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must show united front in fight against barbaric IS

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:14am by SCMP Editorial

    ... means that it can only be properly dealt with by nations working together. A united effort is essential if Islamic State is to be confined and defeated. ... SCMP Editorial United front vital to beating jihadis The brutality of the Islamist fighters rampaging across northern Syria and Iraq attracted little attention outside the region until ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580946/world-must-show-united-front-fight-against-barbaric-islamic
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Democracy is on its last legs

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:18pm by DABING LI

    ... where, for a long time, voters kept electing those who promised the most from their national treasury. When the Greek treasury had been bled dry, politicians started to borrow- the so-called ... and so miserably? It is failing in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya. It has already failed in the Philippines and Thailand. But why the United States, where education and democratic institutions are well ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1623021/democracy-its-last-legs
  10. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    Ignoring mental illness treatment creates an economic burden for us all

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 06:25am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... Organisation, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States and a brilliant new book on Britain's mental health challenges (Thrive by Richard Layard and David Clark) suggests ... it is estimated that absenteeism and "presenteeism" (being at work, but working dysfunctionally because of mental impairment) cuts 4 per cent off the effective national workforce, and costs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1622375/ignoring-mental-illness-treatment-creates-economic-burden-us-all

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