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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2956

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Forgotten Burmese Refugees in Dhaka

Even though Burmese Refugees in Thailand are mow resettling in other countries such as the United States of America, but 100 Arakanese refugees from Buma living in Dhaka are faced with a grim future since the UNHCR stopped their monthly subsidy.

Seoul to send forces to Iraq despite SOS

South Korea will go ahead with its plan to send 3000 troops to Iraq despite a televised threat from an Iraqi group to kill a South Korean captive, the Foreign Ministry has said.

India-Myanmar may launch joint crackdown on rebels

India and Myanmar may soon launch a joint military crackdown on Indian separatists on the lines of last year's offensive on rebel bases in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, officials said Monday.

Intelligence in South not sharp enough, says PM

The Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra yesterday conceded that intelligence in the South was still lacking in terms of sharpness and was being improved.

Netaji's memorabilia lies undiscovered in Myanmar

Symbols associated with Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, one of the icons of India's freedom struggle, are wasting away unrecognised in Myanmar where he spent a vital period of his life.

JVP Opposes LTTE’s ISGA Proposal Tooth and Nail

Colombo 21 June : Janatha Vimukthi Perumuna - the junior partner in the United Peoples’ Freedom Alliance Government said that, their official position is that, they vehemently oppose the Internal Self Governing Authority proposal put forward by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, as the pre-condition for restarting the peace process with the Government of Sri Lanka, to end the ethnic conflict that fester the country for the past two decades and by which more than 70,000 innocent lives in the country were lost.

Pope says Europe must not forget Christian roots

Pope John Paul said on Sunday Europe's Christian roots could not be forgotten, visibly upset at the EU's failure to mention Christianity in its newly-agreed constitution.

Philippines President Arroyo wins election: Congress

Philippines President Gloria Arroyo has won another six-year term, beating her closest opponent by almost one million votes, according to congressional officials.

Narasimha Rao's condition stable

Former prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao was in a stable condition Sunday, doctors attending him in a hospital here said.

Missing muslim Lawyer Granted the 2nd Thongbai Thongpao Award

Missing muslim lawyer Somchai Neelaphaijit was today granted the second Thongbai Thongpao award.Somchai’s wife, Angkana Neelaphaijit, collected the prestigious award on behalf of her disappearing husband.

Somchai’s wife, Angkana Neelaphaijit, collected the prestigious award on behalf of her disappearing husband.

Smuggled cell phones make Sri Lanka upwardly mobile

With taxes slashed and handsets smuggled in, Sri Lanka is becoming a mobile phone paradise where even the island's prisons are awash with cell phones.