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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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Sun TV denies it has anything to do with the Sri Lanka based bombed 'Re-broadcast Centre'

By Jayashankar Menon, - Reporting from Chennai

The Chennai based Tamil television channel, Sun Network had denied, it
had anything to do with the bombed re-broadcast centre
in the Sri Lanka's Northern province boarder of Vavuniya.

U.S. Cautions Reversing to Economic Protectionism If China Doesn’t Play Fair

Daya Gamage - Reports to Asian Tribune

The government of China must speed progress on issues driving trade relations with the United States or risk an outbreak of protectionism that will hurt both countries’ economies, according to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez in a June 1 speech before the American Chamber of Commerce in Beijing, China, says a U.S. Government press release issued in Washington.

Former DMK Legislator found missing

Kenath Jayashankar Menon, reporting from Chennai

Mystery is shrouding in the sudden disappearance of former DMK Legislator Raman, who was said to have come to the city to
collect his monthly MLA pension.

The Mutaliff Killing, P-TOMS and the Continuity Project

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

The dastardly killing of Major Nizam Mutaliff by the Tigers in the heart of Colombo not only caused an irreparable loss; it also demonstrated once again that a ruthless adversary committed to achieving its objectives at whatever the cost, can make written agreements not worth the paper they are written on.

Kashmiri leaders’ visit to Pakistan big CBM: Musharraf

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

President General Pervez Musharraf has said that the visit of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference leaders to Azad Kashmir and Pakistan was a big confidence building measure between Pakistan and India having great political significance.

Chandrika leaves India with her mission ‘half fulfilled'

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from Delhi

Sri Lanka President Chandrika Kumaratunga returned home Saturday at the end of her three-day working visit to India with her mission ‘half fulfilled’. Her visit was primarily to secure Indian endorsement for the plan to involve LTTE in the Tsunami relief effort in north and east of the island nation.

United States Seriously Concerned About LTTE Air Strip,

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

Sri Lanka’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Lakshman Kadirgamar disclosed to Asian Tribune in an exclusive interview that the United States Government was seriously concerned about Sri Lanka’s Tamil separatist LTTE developing its own air strip and the possession of aircrafts.