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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2552

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Mass public fitness event kicks off

Bangkok, Nov 23 (TNA) - The country's first-ever mass aerobic exercise kicked off on yesterday ( Friday) at Sanam Luang ceremonial ground here.

NJC, SJS tell PM their concern over his sitting with LTTE in Oslo

The Island: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday met with a seven-member delegation representing the National Joint Committee and the Sinhala Jathika Sangamaya to brief them on the ongoing Oslo-led peace process, particularly the forthcoming meeting between the government and the LTTE on Monday in Oslo, political sources said.

US delegation to insist on ‘no-terrorism’ pledge before sitting with LTTE at Oslo confab?

by Shamindra Ferdinando - The Island

The Island: A US delegation to a meeting scheduled to take place on Monday (25) in Oslo in support of the Sri Lankan peace process will not sit with the LTTE delegation led by Anton Balasingham unless the group gives a guarantee that it is giving up terrorism before the meeting, informed sources said.

To Make Gravy

Compiled by: V.Rajeny

The Sunday school teacher was carefully explaining the story
of Elijah the Prophet and the false prophets of Baal. She
explained how Elijah built the altar, put wood upon it, cut
the steer in pieces and laid it upon the altar.

Asian and Pacific Countries Agree Declaration on E-Commerce

Bangkok Nov. 23: With a resolve to make ICT and e-commerce accessible and affordable to all citizens, particularly under-privileged groups, Ministers and senior
officials from Asian and Pacific countries today released a joint
declaration on ways to promote the development of electronic commerce
across the region, with a particular emphasis on bridging the so-called
'digital divide.'

Sri Lanka and United States agree not to surrender each others citizens for International Criminal

Yahoo News: Colombo, Sri Lanka. - Sri Lanka and the United States signed an agreement Friday not to surrender each other's citizens for trial at the International Criminal Court, a foreign ministry statement said.

At least 105 dead in Nigeria anti-Miss World riots

By Tume Ahemba

Yahoo News: Kaduna, Nigeria (Reuters), Nov. 23 - Fighting raged on Friday in the Nigerian city of Kaduna, where more than 100 people have died in three days of riots stoked by Muslim fury over the country's staging of next month's Miss World contest.

Newin to accompany Hun Sen

Ekarin Bumroonpuk, Weerayut Chokchaimadon - The Nation

Bangkok, Nov. 23:Bangkok rolls out the welcome mat for Asian political party conference

PM inaugurates the meeting of Asian political parties

Bangkok, Nov 22 (TNA)- Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra on Friday presided over the opening ceremony of the second meeting of Asian political parties, held at the Shangarila Hotel here, according to a radio news report.

Leading Buddhist prelates warn of dangers ahead in peace process.

by Sandasen Marasinghe - The Island

The Island :Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera on Thursday warned that the LTTE has already launched moves to achieve its final objective to carve out a separate state using the MoU between them and the government.