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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2558

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15 Burmese Sentenced to four Years each for Smuggling Rice

A trial court in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, sentenced 15 Burmese nationals to a four years jail terms each, for smuggling rice into the country.

Who was the TNA member who voted for Ruling Party in Speakers Election?

"Asian Tribune" wonders as to how the Government, which through out in the Speaker election had 108 votes, but how they managed to get 109 votes when the Members of Parliament polled in the last round of the election held for the Speaker.

Regime Change in Burma

By Myint Thein - Senior Advisor to the Burmese Resistance

Khin Nyunt's strategy is to use the sham National Convention as a means to remove sanctions. Than Shwe's strategy is to use the North Korean blackmail strategy to remove sanctions. Khin Nyunt and Than Shwe are simply playing the "good cop - bad cop" con game, to destroy the Burmese democracy movement.

Charismatic Priyanka weaves her impact on voters

Her great-grandfather, grandmother and father were all prime ministers and her mother is the head of the Congress party. Members of the Congress party say she will re-energize the once- powerful party, which was battered in recent polls.

PM vows action against southern terrorists

Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra yesterday delivered his most virulent attack yet on perpetrators of violence in Thailand's southern border region, accusing them of being 'sub humans' who were damaging the country's reputation.

Three boats explode at Iraqi oil terminal

Three boats have exploded an Iraqi oil platform and two oil tankers off the coast, according to a British military spokesman.

Greek Cypriots vote to keep Cyprus divided

Cyprus is to remain an island divided after Greek Cypriot voters overwhelmingly rejected the referendum on reunification.

Bhikkus Betrayed the Sinhala Nation – Janadasa Peris

Bihikkus in the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) who promised to uphold the integrity of the Sinhala nation had backstabbed the nation by joining hands with Tamil National Alliance (TNA), the dirty doormat of the Tamil separatist outfit - Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Thamil Osai news item about Asian Tribune is baseless and not true - Varathan

Asaian Tribune has challenged the authenticity of a news broadcast of 23 April by the BBC’s “Thamil Osai”, which claimed that Colonel Karuna, the Commander of the Batti - Amparai Liberation Tigers, had not given an interview to Asian Tribune.