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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 970

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Chinese textile exports hits 116 billion US dollars

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

Despite
increasing international trade disputes, China's
textile exports may reached to 116 billion US dollars
during this year. It is expected to grow 19.21 percent
year on year and however this year it is expected to reach US dollars 116 billion.

EU under pressure to ban LTTE

From M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

As the post-presidential election scene continues to be a period of uncertainty and anxiety in Sri Lanka with LTTE sending conflicting signals, European Union is coming under pressure to follow the American lead and declare the Tigers as a terrorist organization. Post your comments

EU under pressure to ban LTTE

[b]EU under pressure to ban LTTE[/b]

From M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

[b]New Delhi , 08 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] As the post-presidential election scene continues to be a period of uncertainty and anxiety in Sri Lanka with LTTE sending conflicting signals, European Union is coming under pressure to follow the American lead and declare the Tigers as a ter

Pro-LTTE Norway, with only 2% public approval, is called bac

[b]Pro-LTTE Norway, with only 2% public approval, is called back to negotiate peace in Sri Lanka[/b]

[b]Colombo, 08 December, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]President Mahinda Rajapakse has caved into international pressure and asked Norway to continue as the "facilitator" in arranging peace talks with the LTTE. The President has asked Ambassador Hans Brattskar to resume their former role.

Asian Tribune presents time-line of escalating violence

[b]Asian Tribune presents time-line of escalating violence in the north and the east since Prabhakaran's speech on November 27, 2005 [/b]

[b] Colombo, 08 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Forty per cent of Jaffna District is under the control of the Sri Lankan Army and the other part is under the LTTE.

"Use your influence and arrest tensed situation in the

[b]"Use your influence and arrest tensed situation in the North and East," SLMM urges International Community[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting from Colombo

[b]Colombo, 08 December, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) today urged the Government and the LTTE to do their 'utmost' in re-opening the channels for direct dialogue at the local level, owing the recent spat

Supreme Court says radio can air BBC Nepali Service

[b]Supreme Court says radio can air BBC Nepali Service[/b]

[b] Kathmandu, 08 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Nepal’s Supreme Court ordered the government Wednesday to stop action against Radio Sagarmatha and let it resume BBC Nepali Service broadcast, according to a statement issued by the radio station.

A division bench of Justices Khilraj Regmi and Damador Prasad Sharma issued a stay or

A warning by High Security Zone Residents' Liberation Force

[b]A warning by High Security Zone Residents' Liberation Force – Tamil Eelam[/b]

[b] Colombo, 08 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Asian Tribune has received from a source not known before a warning.

"High Security Zone Residents' Liberation Force will continue its armed campaign until all military personal vacate the High Security Zone." The e-mail concludes by saying: "We would like to re

ASEAN's Myanmar parliamentary caucus denounces Yangon junta

[b]ASEAN's Myanmar parliamentary caucus denounces Yangon junta for HR violation.[/b]

By M Rama Rao - in New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 08 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The Myanmar caucus of ASEAN inter-parliamentary forum has denounced the Yangon junta for persistent gross and systematic human rights abuses and refusal to engage in meaningful democratic reforms.

Meeting at Kuala Lumpur, the

Pro-LTTE Norway, with only 2% public approval, is called back to negotiate peace in Sri Lanka

President Mahinda Rajapakse has caved into international pressure and asked Norway to continue as the "facilitator" in arranging peace talks with the LTTE. The President has asked Ambassador Hans Brattskar to resume their former role. Post your comments

India becomes full member of multi-billion ITER project

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

India has been accepted as a full partner in the multi-billion dollar International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) Project which seeks to produce nuclear energy equivalent to that of Sun at a cost of about Indian rupees 55,000 crore.

Asian Tribune presents time-line of escalating violence in the north and the east since Prabhakaran's speech on November 27, 2005

Forty per cent of Jaffna District is under the control of the Sri Lankan Army and the other part is under the LTTE. Jaffna District comes under the Political Head of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) C. Ilamparuthi nom de guerre Aanchanayer.Post your comments

The youth who started from scrap now dazzles to be a high profile businessman

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Though youth in this country who are educated and semi-educated are enthusiastic, willing and persevere to progress in life by doing business or industry, the unfortunate situation is that there is no one to give them a helping hand.

Senior political leader admits holding talks with Maoists

The senior most political leader in the seven-party alliance, Nepali Congress President Girija Prasad Koirala admitted Wednesday that the alliance held face-to-face talks with Maoist leaders for coming to the 12-point understanding.

Meghalaya Chief Minister appraised New Delhi on the arrest of three foresters

By Raymond R Kharmujai – Asian Tribune

Meghalaya Chief Minister D.D Lapang on Wednesday have apprised Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil on the arrest of Meghalaya state forester and two guards by the Bangladesh Rifles.

Norway convey deep concern over the escalating violence in North and East

The Norwegian Embassy in Colombo has expressed Norway government’s deep concern over the escalation of violence in the North and East.

ASEAN's Myanmar parliamentary caucus denounces Yangon junta for HR violation.

By M Rama Rao - in New Delhi

The Myanmar caucus of ASEAN inter-parliamentary forum has denounced the Yangon junta for persistent gross and systematic human rights abuses and refusal to engage in meaningful democratic reforms.Post your comments

A warning by High Security Zone Residents' Liberation Force – Tamil Eelam

Asian Tribune has received from a source not known before a warning."High Security Zone Residents' Liberation Force will continue its armed campaign until all military personal vacate the High Security Zone." The e-mail concludes by saying: "We would like to reiterate our commitment to the armed struggle by highlighting the fact that in recent days our forces have conducted several successful operations in which at least 15 Sinhala Army soldiers have been killed." Post your comments

Supreme Court says radio can air BBC Nepali Service

Nepal’s Supreme Court ordered the government Wednesday to stop action against Radio Sagarmatha and let it resume BBC Nepali Service broadcast, according to a statement issued by the radio station.Post your comments

"Use your influence and arrest tensed situation in the North and East," SLMM urges International Community

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting from Colombo

The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) today urged the Government and the LTTE to do their 'utmost' in re-opening the channels for direct
dialogue at the local level, owing the recent spate of incidents in
the North East. The Monitors also urged the international community to
use their influence in order to arrest the tense situation and make
way for renewed peace talks.Post your comments


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