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  1. United Nations grills Hong Kong on EOC

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Committee wants explanation of how watchdog's independence is being protected A United Nations committee has urged the Hong Kong government to explain how it is safeguarding the independence of the Equal Opportunities Commission. In response to the government's regular report to it, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has asked ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Planned joint maritime security exercise shows Asean can lead

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:35pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations can still be a player in the security arena. The timing is auspicious. Asean is currently struggling to present a united front vis-à-vis China regarding ... Mark Valencia Mark Valencia hails the maritime initiative, given the rancour among nations on South China Sea Planned joint exercise shows Asean can set aside differences and lead ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asean's once united purpose appears adrift on South China Sea

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... it was formed 45 years ago. Asean increasingly looks like merely an association, not an alliance with a united purpose and goal. Only by finding a better way to manage rows that affect member nations ... in the South China Sea, that were heatedly raised at annual Association of Southeast Asian Nations talks in preceding days would take centre stage. There is a time and place for discussion ...

  4. News - Asia - SEA DISPUTES

    Southeast Asian nations tackle maritime security issues

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 07:22pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Sea. The Philippines insists the shoal sits well within its exclusive economic zone spelt out under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. The nearest major Chinese land mass ... Russia and the United States, the department said. Japan’s delegation is led by deputy minister for foreign affairs Koji Tsuruoka, who is expected to deliver a speech on Friday. One diplomat ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Manila to tackle sea row 'with or without China' at UN

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Greg Torode greg.torode@gmail.com Arbitration looms under UN convention to settle territorial dispute over Beijing's 'nine-dash line' Manila to pursue claim 'with or without China' The Philippines is about to wade into unchartered ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Critical reflection needed on national education

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... "Time and again, our values have been our best national security asset … The United States supports the expansion of democracy and human rights abroad because … their success abroad fosters ... C.K. Yeung says opponents of national education should see past their fear of brainwashing to give Hong Kong's youth a chance to know more about China's history- so they may ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Can Asean unite over South China Sea?

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode Greg Torode considers whether the call for Asean claimants to the South China Sea to settle their own disputes first will in fact work United stand? There is a simple, ... of Southeast Asian Nations, it is hardly likely to welcome any fresh sign that the grouping is ganging up against it. As recently as three years ago, China had effectively silenced Asean on the South ...

  8. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    UN chief urges ‘amicable’ end to Philippines, China sea dispute

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 09:54am by AFP

    ... nations. Asked about the Philippines decision to refer the case to a UN tribunal, Ban told reporters he has been following the dispute “carefully”. “It is important for those countries in the region to resolve all these issues through dialogue in a peaceful and amicable way,” he said. The United Nations is ready “to provide technical and professional assistance, but primarily all ...

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    How will China deal with region's distrust?

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... of a nervous neighbour of China's reaching out to a re-engaged US, but of nations big and small finding sudden shared interests in their mutual suspicions- a certain safety in numbers, if you ... fashion, and the latter is in turn reaching out to Hanoi. Indonesia is also active in co-operation that reaches beyond the troubled framework of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. While ...

  10. China's rivals seek united front

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that comes a year after the United States waded in on the issue. This week, for example, South China Sea issues are expected to dominate talks between Philippine President Benigno Aquino and his ... the Philippines and other members of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Like Sang, Aquino visited Beijing recently- and joint pledges of peace have not ended the contest between his ...




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