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  1. Sweeping reforms restore confidence

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Nations' peacekeeping duties over the past 20 years, with troops now deployed in 12 countries. Mr Sarker said the progress made in one year would please the thousand or so Bangladeshis living ... and fair elections promised by the end of the year, a stable environment for investors and the rooting out of corruption. The nation's consul-general to Hong Kong, Gousal Azam Sarker, said ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... concerned' about the situation in Darfur and had 'actively' participated in peacekeeping efforts in the region sponsored by the United Nations. Mr Li's statement follows Hollywood film ...

  3. Unfaithful friends

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... generously, including refurbishing its Foreign Ministry and providing equipment and funds for the capital's power supply. Ultimately, however, mainland China won out. Its membership of the United Nations Security Council, which had to approve a resolution to send peacekeeping forces to war-torn Liberia, gave it leverage. No doubt, Beijing will also have to provide economic aid ...

  4. Beijing wants peace in Darfur, premier says

    Posted Feb 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nations. He also emphasised that China was the first non-African country to send peacekeepers to Darfur, and the first to offer development assistance to Sudan. But he also expressed the wish ... Ng Tze-wei Wen stresses China's contributions in aid, peacekeeping during talks with British PM Premier Wen Jiabao voiced China's desire for peace in Darfur yesterday ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Japan's abnormal behaviour

    Posted Apr 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for over five decades, paid its dues to the United Nations (to the tune of 19.5 per cent of the latter's annual budget), and sent its forces to faraway places to help with peacekeeping. So why ...

  7. Main value of Sudan move is in the message

    Posted Feb 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... region. Sadly, it is unlikely to do anything to ease the suffering of the millions of survivors of massacres, disease, starvation and homelessness, estimated by United Nations officials to have ... will backfire by making Sudan less willing to co-operate in fragile peace talks. There are also fears it could trigger reprisals against civilians and UN peacekeepers. Such concerns are understandable. ...

  8. The bigger picture on Africa

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... that it is fulfilling its responsibility as a large nation by pledging help to Africa. China and Africa could exert pressure on, if not prevent, the United Nations passing any resolution the two sides found ... booming economy- which doesn't fit Beijing's mantra that the nation's economic rise will not pose problems for others. Even some African leaders, including South African President ...

  9. World must do more to end suffering in Sudan

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

    ... of a ceasefire agreement. Then there is the United Nations ultimatum demanding that the government disarm the Arab militia- said to be responsible for appalling atrocities- and provide security ... of international peacekeeping forces- resisted by the Sudanese government- may be the only way in which this can be achieved. The perpetrators of the atrocities should be prosecuted. And, if a long-term ...

  10. China 'to put weapons in space'

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and space development.' Given China's rapid economic development and increasing political influence, the development of the air force was not only aimed at national security but also regional stability and international peace-keeping, he said in the interview. 'There is no border in the sky and space. Only power can protect peace.' Xu's comments fit ...




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