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  1. News - Asia

    Solomons peacekeeping force pulls back after 10 years

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Honiara

    ... a peacekeeping force led by Australia with support from New Zealand and 13 other nations from the Pacific Islands Forum. Its troops landed near Honiara on July 24, 2003, at Red Beach, symbolically ... ethnic violence in the poverty-stricken nation. The Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) deployed in a fanfare of publicity in 2003 after a desperate appeal from Honiara ...

  2. IJM Land houses the nation with innovative, sustainable projects

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:31pm by Reports by Elaine Deng, Krystin Chu, Stacey Johnson, Khay Inn Poh and Jessica Ryan

    ... such transformations. Thanks to Vision 2020, Malaysia continues to illustrate how an emerging market can evolve into a fully-developed nation with a clear path and co-operation among the public and private ... rate is only at 100,000 units annually. Aiming to bridge this gap are the country's biggest builders and property developers- led by IJM Land, whose "innovative and environmentally ...

  3. News - World - CONGO

    Civilians flee rebel advance in Congo

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sake Fleeing civilians alarm UN officials The United Nations has expressed shock at the sight of thousands of civilians fleeing a rebel advance in eastern Congo and appealed for access to help those caught up in the violence. And in what would be a major first for its peacekeeping operations, the UN said it was considering using drones to monitor the fighting ...

  4. Chinese team to take body back

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... reported the officer's wife, Li Lingling, was travelling with the team. UN observer Du Zhaoyu was the first Chinese national to be killed in the Israel-Lebanon conflict. Du was one of 180 Chinese officers, soldiers and observers working as part of the UN peacekeeping mission. News of Du's death was carried on the front pages of several national dailies and drew more than ...


    Religious hatred in Central Africa Republic underestimated, France tells UN

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 11:30am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... Reuters at the United Nations Response to violent crisis in African nation undermined because degree of animosity between Muslims and Christians was misunderstood, French envoy tells United Nations The level of hatred in Central African Republic between Muslims and Christians has been underestimated and is creating a “nearly impossible” situation for African Union and French ...

  6. News - World - SECRECY

    Media organisations mistakenly reveal names of United States spy agency employees

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:47am by AP

    ... News organisations publishing leaked National Security Agency documents have inadvertently disclosed the names of at least six intelligence workers and other government secrets they never ... of what information might be revealing. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's nightly news programme, The National, revealed the names of three NSA employees when its cameras panned across ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. Sport - Rugby

    Uruguay await if Hong Kong can achieve second in Asian qualifying for 2015 World Cup

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:45pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... to Montevideo to take on Uruguay if they finish second in the Asian qualifiers for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Uruguay lost 32-13 to the United States in the return leg in Atlanta over the weekend- ... Kong are not looking that far ahead just yet. Right now all our attention is on the Asian Five Nations and to get past sides like South Korea and Sri Lanka Dai Rees "Yes our goal ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    UN seeks fresh Golan troops after Austria pullout

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 10:44am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations The UN force in the Golan Heights was thrown into disarray on Thursday after Austria withdrew its troops and two peacekeepers were injured ... according to diplomats. UN leaders held emergency talks to replace the 377 Austrian troops who make up more than a third of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), which has ...




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