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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2555

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In July - Daewoo begins gas exploitation in Arakan, Burma

Daewoo International Trading Company will drill in the Arakan gas field A-1 block in July - announced the company.

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul's fate to be decided Today

The fate of prime ministerial presumptive Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi will be decided in the third phase of India's five-phase national election Today.

Australian lawyers 'barred' from Nauru

Lawyers who were due to appear in court in Nauru today to challenge the detention of asylum seekers have been stopped by the Nauruan Government.

\"Thailand won't send third batch of troops to Iraq\" - says PM

Thailand will not send its third batch of troops to Iraq, but will withdraw the second batch of soldiers from the war-torn country only if the Thai troops cannot continue their mission safely, according to Prime Minister Thaksin Shinwatra.

10 people killed in Indonesia's bloody clash

At least 10 people have been reportedly killed in a bloody clash between the local Muslim and Christian communities in this country's Maluku island on Sunday.

Five Surrendered Commanders of Colonel Karuna are taken for Inquiry to Vanni.

On the orders of the High Command of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in Vanni, it is reliably learnt that 5 former prominent commanders of Colonel Karuna were suddenly taken to Vanni from the Amparai Districts.

UPFA routs UNP at Wayamba

In a massive show of confidence in the United People's Freedom Alliance, the people of Wayamba dealt the UNP a crushing defeat at Saturday's North Western Provincial Council elections.

Two Rebel Monks Say That They Were Not Kidnapped, But Hiding From JHU Goons

By Walter Jayawardhana - Reporting from Los Angeles

Allegedly under the direct influence of the United National Party and the owners of the Upali newspapers Ltd., “The Sunday Island” newspaper charged in an editorial that the two rebel monks of the Jathika Hela Urumaya were abducted by the government party.