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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2960

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Thailand emerges as champion fruit exporter

Thailand has emerged as the world’s fourth largest tropical fruit exporter, with a clear market lead for durians, mangosteens, rambutans, longans, fragrant coconuts and mangoes.

Government denies it's on US blacklist of drug states

Government leaders denied speculation that the United States government had blacklisted Thailand because it was one of the world's 27 drug trafficking routes.

Free access to LTTE areas for truce monitors

by Ranil Wijayapala

LTTE Political Wing leader S.P. Thamilselvan assured Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) Chief Tryggve Tellefsen that they would take action to ensure freedom of movement for truce monitors in the LTTE controlled areas.

Presidential Secretariat on killings of Tamil activists

The President's Office in a press release said that it notes a continuing trend of murders of democratic Tamil political activists and local level leaders, belonging to the EPDP, EPRLF (V), PLOTE and others.

Vietnam: Refugee Monk's Arrest a Mockery of Justice

The Vietnamese government should immediately release Thich Tri Luc, a Buddhist monk who was arrested and forcibly repatriated to Vietnam after receiving refugee status in Cambodia.