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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2992

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Myanmar to establish more factories in industrial zones

Myanmar is making preparations for the establishment of steel plants and machinery equipment factories in three industrial zones to produce equipment as import-substitute.

US condemns suicide bombing urges to halt violence in the East

The United States strongly condemns the 07 July suicide bombing at Kollupitiya police station in the Sri Lanka’s Capital. Also, United States extended its condolences to the families of the victims of this senseless attack.

ADB Grants Emergency Assistance for Flood-Affected Districts in Southern Sri Lanka

ADB will provide emergency assistance amounting to US$12.5 million to help rehabilitate transport infrastructure damaged during severe flooding in southern Sri Lanka in May 2003.

Report: World Court to rule against Israel

The World Court will on Friday rule against Israel's West Bank barrier and order its demolition, reports Israeli newspaper Haaretz.

Suicide bomber’s accomplice implicates LTTE in the murder plot to kill Douglas Devananda.

A woman accomplice of the suicide bomber was yesterday arrested and remanded. Earlier the suicide bomber had been already identified as Thiagarajah Jeyarani (29) a resident of Manipay, Jaffna.

Thai 'wai' at Everton? Why not?

It looks like the traditional Thai "wai" greeting could find its way onto the football pitch in Britain.

Chairman of Sri Lankan police commission urged to protect torture victims or resign--AHRC

Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) urged yesterday that the chairman of the National Police Commission (NPC) of Sri Lanka should either uphold his constitutional duty and deal with public complaints of torture by the police or resign.

Grenade attack on Hingurakgoda Buddhist Temple - Chief Priest in critical condition

Buddhist prelate Lendigele Sudassi, Chief incumbent of Bodhirukkaharamaya Temple in Bubulla located in Hingurakgoda, was rushed to the hospital in Colombo in the wee hours of Friday morning as his condition was reported critical.

18 nationals of Myanmar rescued

Police rescued a total of 18 Myanmar nationals, including women and children from a residential hotel at Fakirapool in the capital in the early hours of yesterday prior to be smuggled out of the country.

No Chance to Dream: North Korean Children in China

North Korean children in China are extremely vulnerable. Considered illegal immigrants by the Chinese authorities, they live in continual fear of deportation of themselves and their immediate family members.

Police Target Tamil Gangs in Dawn Raids

Gangs which prey on London’s Tamil community were themselves the targets as hundreds of police officers swooped in dawn raids today.

Sri Lanka: Police searching for people behind the suicide bombing

Police say that special investigations are now being carried out into the suicide bomb attack in the Kollupitiya Police Station.