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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2836

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Thai road to Taunggyi blocked by Burma's minefields

Continued existence of minefields and anti-tank ditches on the Burmese side of the border is ample proof that Burma is not ready to open up the rest of its border passes for Thai entrepreneurs scrambling up to fall on its poor but haughty neighbor's rich but rapidly drying up natural resources, according to Thai security officers

JVP will not support institutionalizing LTTE's 'untested' Interim Self-Governing Authority Proposal.

Janata Vimukthi Perumuna will never support the institutionalizing of the untested Internal Self-Governing Authority proposal put forward by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam - the Tamil rebel outfit, at any given circumstances. It was further stated explicitly that the said proposal was never tested and cannot be considered as a panacea for the rehabilitation and the reconstruction of the war-ravaged North and Eastern provinces of Sri Lanka.

A Tamil Journalist who openly opposed Colonel Karuna's Group shot and killed.

‘Nellai’ G.Nadesan, a Batticaloa based correspondent of Virakesari – a leading Tamil daily newspaper based in Colombo, Sri Lanka and the IBC Radio run by the Liberation of Tigers of Tamil Eelam in London, was shot and killed this morning in Batticaloa.

A young Thai Girl search for her roots in Thailand :<br> Anybody who could provide information may contact -

This is a heart wrenching story of a young Thai girl named - Maria-Elsa, who is at present 27 years old, living in Sweden and she is searching for her roots in Thailand. She was adopted by a Swedish family when she was less than six weeks old and brought to Sweden and now she is grown up and searching for her biological parents in Thailand.

Mystery of Myanmar's missing riches still unresolved

Six decades after independence from British colonial rule, the mystery of the Myanmar royal family's missing jewels continues to haunt the country.

No smoking campaign laucnhed in Thailand to observe World No Tobacco Day

The Ministry of Public Health, with the cooperation of the Action on Smoking and Health Foundation (ASH), has launched a no smoking campaign to observe the World No Tobacco Day, which falls on 31 May.

Latest Political developments do not augur well with the Tamil Tigers

Things with the Liberation Tigers does not augurs well. Suddenly anti-Tiger forces have propped up all over and it seems that it is time the Tamil Tigers review their political strategy fast, before it is too late.

Statement of US Senator Mitch McConnel on the Depayin Massacre Anniversary.

"Sunday marks the tragic one year anniversary of the Depayin massacre where thugs affiliated with the repressive State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) ambushed Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and supporters of the National League for Democracy (NLD). Today, Suu Kyi and others remain under arrest for supporting freedom for the people of Burma".

India has not changed policy on LTTE, ban to continue: Shivaraj Patil

Terming the demand by Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader Vaiko to review the ban on LTTE as his personal view, Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil on Sunday asserted that the government had not changed the policy on Tamil Tigers and the ban would continue to stay.

Suu Kyi marks year in detention in military Myanmar

Followers of Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi prayed on Sunday for the release of the Nobel laureate after a year in detention with no sign the military junta will free her anytime soon.

India's new government assures help to Sri Lanka in reviving peace talks with Tamil rebels

India's new government assures help to Sri Lanka in reviving peace talks with Tamil rebels.
India's new government on Monday pledged support to neighboring Sri Lanka in rebuilding its war-ravaged economy and reviving peace talks with separatist Tamil rebels.