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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2528

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Presidents party says peace talks leading to division of Sri Lanka

By Dilip Ganguly, Associated Press Writer

Yhoo News: Colombo, Sri Lanka, Nov. 15 - Sri Lanka's opposition party on Friday questioned Norway's neutrality in peace talks between the government and the Tamil rebels and expressed concern that the talks may lead to creation of a separate Tamil state.

Norway no longer impartial - Kadirgamar

Colombo, Nov. 15:“The PA views with concern the role currently being played by the Norwegian Government in the negotiation process and we feel that they are no longer visibly impartial,” former Foreign Minister and Presidential Advisor Lakshman Kadirgamar said today.

President briefed on second round of talks

Colombo, Nov. 15: Minster Milinda Moragoda today briefed President Kumaratunga on the outcome of the second round of talks between the Government and the LTTE which concluded November 3 at the Rose Garden Resort near Bangkok, Thailand. Presidential Advisor, Lakshman Kadirgamar was present at the briefing.

Thailand-Macau to sign visa-free pact

Bangkok, Nov 15 (TNA) - Macau and Thailand will sign an agreement on visa exemption, aimed to promote the tourism industry of the kingdom and the business island.

The play a great success but the audience a failure.

Compiled by: V.Rajeny

When the English Playwright Oscar Wilde arrived at his club
lat at night after witnessing the first presentation of a
play that had been a complete failure, someone asked. "How
did your play go tonight, Oscar?

Thailand organizes “World Hom Mali Rice Harvest Day”

Roi-Et, Thailand, Nov 16 (TNA) – The northeastern province of Roi-ET organizes the “World Hom Mali Rice Harvest Day at Thung Kula Rong Hai” to promote the world’s best Hom Mali Rice that can only be grown in Thailand.

Bangkok Action Plan is to be based on plans to enhance Asian Political Parties Cooperation

By K.T.Rajasingham

Bangkok Nov. 16: Almost all the chief delegates of the political Parties participating in the forthcoming, Second International Conference of Asian Political Parties (2nd ICAPP) will be given the opportunity to address the Conference. The Conference will be held on November 22-24 , 2002 at Shangri-la Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand and the organizers, the Thai political Parties who are hosting this conference, it is learnt , are busy making last minutes adjustments and arrangements for the Conference.