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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2423

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Karen - Burmese Border Clash: 600 Tak villagers flee mortar shelling - 6 Burmese Soldiers killed.

Mae Sot, Jan. 24: – At least six soldiers were killed yesterday in a clashes with ethnic Karen rebels as 1,000 villagers in Burma and Thailand fled the fighting and shelling, Thai military sources and eye witnesses revealed.

Khatami visit to boost India-Iran ties

By - Maya Mirchandani

New Delhi, Jan. 23: Iranian President Syed Mohammad Khatami is the chief guest for the Republic Day parade this year.

President opposes People’s Bank privatization

Colombo, Jan. 23: President Chandrika Bandaranike Kumaratunga opposes efforts to privatize the People’s Bank, established 40 years ago on the initiative of the late Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranike, the Presidential Secretariat announced Monday.

Thailand has potential to become heart of Asia, says MOF

Bangkok, Jan 24 (TNA): Finance Minister Somkid Jatusripitak yesterday expressed confidence Thailand had a potential to become the heart of Asia given its geological advantage, saying the government would attempt to develop the country into the trade hub of ASEAN first.

Lankan peace talks scaled down to 2 days

Colombo: (AFP), Jan. 23: Sri Lanka's peace broker Norway on Thursday announced that the next round of talks would be scaled down to two days while the venue was being shifted from Thailand to Europe.

When Daddy goes out you can try and get pregnant.

Compiled by - V.Rajeny

My husband and I had been trying to have a third child for
a while. Unfortunately, the day I was to take a home pregnancy
test, he was called out of town on business. I had told our
young daughters about the test, and they were excited. We
decided if it was positive, we would buy a baby outfit to
surprise their father when he got home.


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