• Saturday
  • November 29, 2014
  • Last updated: 12:09pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by


Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 542 for united nations peacekeeping

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  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. Why the UN welcomes Chinese peacekeepers

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the 43 men and women of his Chinese unit provide medical backup for 4,000 United Nations peacekeepers struggling to restore calm in eastern Congo after a war that has ... it will also be key to the peaceful entry of China onto the world stage. David Harland is chief of the United Nations Peacekeeping Best Practices Unit ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Haiti

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of poor law enforcement. Despite substantial US aid and the presence of a United Nations peacekeeping force, Haiti is a major transshipment point for drug dealers taking their wares from South ... After Aristide's ouster, a UN peacekeeping force arrived to put the area under control, and in February 2006, Rene Preval was elected president. Since the rebellion, the weakened government ...

  5. Desperate Haiti sinks deeper into chaos

    Posted Dec 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... conflict and economic collapse. But a new interim government has been unable to keep conditions from further deteriorating in the hemisphere's most poverty-stricken nation, despite the presence of a United Nations peacekeeping mission. Violence has racked Port-au-Prince since September 30, when several thousand Aristide supporters staged a demonstration that was broken up when ...

  6. Haiti mission tests peacekeepers' grit

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting Housed in the dirtiest of UN camps, the troops find isolation is hardest to bear The Chinese riot police sent to Haiti on a peacekeeping mission are operating under worse circumstances than other United Nations forces in the troubled Caribbean nation. 'It's fair to say that the camps where China's riot police are stationed rank as the dirtiest of all those ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Magic & madness

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and self-disgust.' After fleeing the chaos of East Timor during the mayhem of the independence referendum, Lloyd Parry felt ashamed for months, despite being one of the last to leave the besieged United Nations compound and returning weeks later with the Australian-led peacekeeping force. 'I felt that shame more explicitly when leaving East Timor, because I chose to leave. I was afraid, ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tokyo bolsters defences for storms that would dwarf Hurricane Sandy

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... changing the course of rivers and building levee banks to reduce flooding. Shogun Ieyasu Tokugawa, the first samurai to unite Japan in 1600 and who became shogun three years later, ordered river ... to think in terms of 100 or 200 years to secure the nation's safety, but that's what it takes." ...

  10. On deadly ground

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

    ... Lai Ying-kit More than 27 million people around the world are currently homeless due to natural disasters, political turmoil and war, according to the United Nations. Usually lacking food ... in 1999. A further 92 workers were kidnapped, compared with only 20 in 1999. In recognition of the efforts and sacrifices of aid workers, last year the United Nations declared August 19 World ...




SCMP.com Account