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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2611

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<b>Let's help each other - Asian Mayors pledge</b>

Bangkok July 10: United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and Pacific (UN-ESCAP) co-sponsored the the Fourth Asian Mayors Forum and Regional Workshop on the Good Governance for Poverty Alleviation and Social Development - Exchange Tools, Techniques and Good Practices. At the Conference, Mayors from several Asian cities are participating and they have pledged to work together.

<b>Monitor meets Sri Lanka rebels, military on truce violations</b>

Shimali Senanayake, Associated Press Writer

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The head of an international cease-fire monitoring team has met with Tamil Tiger rebels and Sri Lankan military officials following claims of kidnapping and extortion by the guerrillas, a spokesman for the monitors said Wednesday.