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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2345

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Lexar Media v. Toshiba Trial (in USA) : Toshiba is a thief.

[color=red]This is to watch Toshiba's mind-controlling people. Toshiba Corp decided in the end of Apr 1999 that it would be a loser PC's FDC trial and Toshiba Corp mass-mind-controlled to get people's simpathy as a general sufferer from abnormal U.S. law system.

Probe into drug & currency smuggling by Tamil militants

By Sugeeswara Senadhira -Bureau Chief, Asian Tribune, Colombo

Sri Lankan sleuths will seek assistance from their Indian counterparts for investigating into possible Tamil militants’ connection to drug smuggling and foreign currency rackets. This follows yesterday’s arrest of a Sri Lankan in India who was carrying three kilograms of heroin and the arrest of two persons in the Northern Sri Lankan town of Vavuniya who had Rupees 2.7 million worth of US dollars.

LTTE threat in Cochin International Airport?

By Kenath Jayashankar Menon, reporting from Chennai

A red alert has been sounded by the intelligence sleuths to the South
Indian State of Kerala for a possible threat by the
LTTE to the Cochin International Airport.

TRO’s Canards crumble in Australia

From our Sydney correspondent

It has come to light that the Tamils Rehabilitation Organisation (TRO), an NGO identified by the Australian Government as closely associated with LTTE, gobbles up 40 per cent of all aid donations received by it as administrative charges. A leading Tamil NGO activist told this correspondent that this has been revealed to him by a Sydney volunteer working for TRO.

Osama unlikely behind world terror: Musharraf

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

It seems unlikely that Osama Bin Laden, while sitting in mountains running along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, is controlling things in Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan and Pakistan, President Pervez Musharraf said.

Condemnation of Depayin Assassination Attempt - Denmark Action Group

The Denmark Action Group for Democracy in Burma has condemned the Burmese junta for two years ago, on 30 May 2003, tried to cruelly assassinate the Nobel peace laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi leading the organising tour of the National League for Democracy by the regime’s party that was supported and planned in advance in Depayin town, Sagaing Division.

Debate on unethical conversions hots up: Eckert replies to Church of Scientology

The debate on unethical conversions in Sri Lanka is hotting up with Christian Eckert replying to the Church of Scientology’s response from Lind Simmons Hights, the Media Affairs Director of the Scientologists. Scientologist Church replies to Christian Eckert’s report on unethical conversions in Sri Lanka.

Will illegal migrants outnumber the people of North-east India in 20 years?

By Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune -

If Assam Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Ajay Singh's statement that about 6000 illegal Bangladeshis are entering Assam daily is correct, then the fate of the north-east people are terribly at stake.

No headway in Pak-India talks on Sir Creek

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

The two-day talks between Pakistan and India on the Sir Creek issue ended Sunday without making a headway on differences over the coastal strip off Karachi coast, despite the two sides reviewing the results of a joint survey.

U.S. Uses Strong Words on Burma to Release Political Prisoners and Restore Democracy

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

The United States Department of State issuing a strongly worded statement on May 27 called on the Burmese military junta to release immediately and unconditionally the country’s democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi, National League for Democracy vice chairman U Tin Oo, ethnic minority leader Khun Htun Oo, and all political prisoners.

Garbage Governance Generates Green-conscious Generation

By Jaya Shankar Menon - Reporting from Chennai

If "Why produce garbage when it is thrown away all the
same" was the old saying, but here is a woman, who has
redefined the statement. When asked what waste is,
most people say things like 'useless or worthless
garbage', or 'stuff to be thrown away'. But a lot of
what we put into our rubbish bins is not useless at
all. It's just the things that we used once and then throw
them away. We throw waste 'away' - but where is
'away'?

India's only volcano erupts in Andamans

Kenath Jayashankar Menon, Reporting from Chennai

Fresh eruption of lava and smoke from the only live
volcano in India on Barren Island was reported by the
Indian Coast Guard ship CGS Sagar and Dornier aircraft
on patrol in the Andaman Seas.


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