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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:56am by STAFF

    ... to more violence without resolving the country's increasingly bitter political divide.   Call to fund peacekeeping mission United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is calling on African nations to give full financial support to peacekeeping forces in the Central African Republic when donors meet in Addia Ababa, Ethiopia, on Saturday. He stressed the importance of ensuring ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Herbert Yardley and Edward Snowden highlight ironies of United States snooping history

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 03:41am by Chow Chung-Yan

    ... be allowed to tap into others' secrets in the name of national security. Looking back, the age of "gentlemen do not read each other's mail" is almost like an ancient legend. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Article 23 national security law is too hot to handle for now

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the national security law certainly make thing worse. Instead of contributing to a cordial atmosphere for trust and dialogue, it unnecessarily distracts the focus and risks further polarising ... on the mainland. It was neither his own nor Beijing's position. It remains Hong Kong's duty to enact laws to prohibit subversion and other national security offences under Basic Law Article 23. ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:28am by STAFF

    ... of the nation are united in cheering on the victory of the nation's fist- congressman Manny Pacquiao Philippine presidential spokesman Herminio Coloma on Pacquiao's defeat of Timothy Bradley ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Why the United States should take the blame over Rwanda inaction

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:29am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Why US should take blame over Rwanda People with great foresight who act on it to prevent disasters and save lives are far more likely to be criticised than praised. This was pointed out by financial mathematician Nassim Nicholas ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    The Rwanda genocide and Africa's world war

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 05:16am by Alex Lo

    ... for peacekeeping operations, refused desperate pleas from its military head on the ground for more troops and supplies. Belgium, Rwanda's ex-colonial master, withdrew its troops after 10 of them were slaughtered. The US used that as a pretext to press for the phased withdrawal of UN peacekeepers, thereby removing a key obstacle to the mass killings. Not only did the US never consider a military ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    A contradictory mix of preconceptions over China's role in the world

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:18am by Alex Lo

    ... to criticise Russia's aggression. But it's hard to imagine China committing similarly aggressive acts. At this moment, Beijing has committed almost 2,200 troops as peacekeepers in at least 10 ...

  8. Business - Comment - MEDITATION

    Mindfulness training can help meditator cut losses

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:10am by ANDREW HAFENBRACK AND ZOE KINIAS

    ... Salesforce.com and Tupperware have publicly touted the benefits of meditation. Organisations as varied as Google and the United States military have instituted internal mindfulness-based training ... or project, peacekeeping efforts, or a new hire who is a better fit for the organisation. Our advice is that when people need to make decisions about whether to change course, that is a great moment ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57am by AGENCIES

    ... on.... The African Union and the United Nations Security Council need to atone for their sins in allowing the 1994 genocide to carry on unhindered. The tragedy of the 1994 crisis lay as much ... It did not spare the United States accusations of shameful paralysis during the Rwandan genocide, and it will not protect the international community from the judgment of history for mass murder ...

  10. Business - Economy - SUSTAINABILITY

    How saving resources can make businesses money

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:11am by PATRICK LOW

    ... Patrick Low Just over two weeks ago, the United Nations-sponsored Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released the part of its fifth assessment report dealing with the possible impacts of climate change. In the absence of adequate action on carbon emission reductions and adaptation, the report warns, extreme weather, famine, disease, mass migration and conflict would ...




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