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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1472

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Torched Embassy: Bt251m to be handed over today
By Supalak Ganjanakhundee Bangkok, March 17: Private firms hit by Phnom Penh riot must await 1-on-1 compensation deals. Cambodia will today pay Bt251 million in compensation for damage to the Thai Embassy in Phnom Penh, which was torched and looted during the anti-Thai rioting in late January. Th...
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ASEAN meeting of the foreign ministers to discuss Iraq issue
Kuala Lumpur, March 17 (Xinhuanet): The impending war on Iraq is expected to be the main agenda at the three-day ASEAN Foreign Ministers Informal Meeting to be held at the Nexus Karambunai Resorts in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, on Tuesday. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)'s Secret...
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U.N. envoy to visit Myanmar before briefing annual Human Rights Commission meting
By Priscilla Cheung - Associated Press Writer United Nations, (AP), March 18: A U.N. human rights envoy will visit Myanmar this week to push for independent investigations into alleged human rights violations against ethnic minorities in the country, the world body said Monday. Paulo Sergio Pinh...
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Bush tells Saddam: flee or face war
By Alan Elsner Washington, (Reuters), March 17: U.S. President George W. Bush on Monday gave Iraqi President Saddam Hussein 48 hours to go into exile with his sons or face the full military might of the United States. In a 13-minute address to the American people signaling an end to months of di...
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NA chairman wishes to boost co-operation with Myanmar
Hanoi, March 17: National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Van An has expressed a wish for increased co-operation with Myanmar's National Assembly. This was when he met with visiting Myanmar Senior General Than Shwe in Hanoi on March 16. Chairman An said that the two countries should work together within...
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Police on cautions red alert following attack on LTTE vessel
by Franklin R. Satyapalan The Island: Police personnel throughout the country especially in Colombo are on a heightened "State of Alert", following the attack on LTTE vessel. Policemen in mufti and uniform are to carry out surveillance, searches and checks taking care not to cause inconvenience o...
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Separate Muslim peace talks team in the cold
by Shamindra Ferdinando The Island: A group of parliamentarians representing the north-east failed to win a place for a separate Muslim delegation in the peace talks, political sources said yesterday. A group of MPs representing the SLMC and NUA held talks with President Chandrika Kumaratunga, P...
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Navy nabs sea tiger craft
The Island: The Navy in the early hours of Monday captured a sea tiger craft off Trincomalee carrying three cadres including an area leader, security sources said. At the time of the detection by Navy patrol craft, the sea tiger vessel was moving from Sambaltivu towards South of Trincomalee. Sourc...
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Lion share of US $ 1.5 billion for North-East?
The Island: The total assistance package of US $ 1.5 billion expected from the Tokyo pledging conference is almost entirely for the North and East while Anuradhapura would have only a few crumbs off the table, informed sources said. These sources said that the UNDP has been asked to do a needs ass...
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Protecting from Cyber Attack - Assistance to Build Thailand Cyber Security Preparedness
Singapore, 18 March: Creating new Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) to protect against cyber-attack will be the focus of the APEC CERT Seminar in Kuala Lumpur on 22 - 23 March. The vulnerability of business and government computer infrastructure to cyber attack, particularly in developin...
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Saddam silent after Bush ultimatum, world angry
By Samia Nakhoul and Andrew Roche Baghdad/London, (Reuters), March 18: - There was only silence from President Saddam Hussein after President George W. Bush gave him 48 hours to flee or face war, but the bitter row dividing both the West and the world over Iraq grew ever louder. "The tyrant will...
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"Unification" of Naga areas should be worked out: Nagaland CM
New Delhi, (PTI), March 18: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today said the "unification" of Naga-dominated areas was "not a new issue" and had been agreed upon by the Centre in an accord in 1960. However, he said "the integration process has to be worked out .... we have to discuss. We canno...
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Khaleda leaves for Myanmar tomorrow
Dhaka, March 18: Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia leaves Dhaka for Yangon tomorrow (Wednesday) for a three-day official visit to Myanmar for expanding cooperation between the two neighbours in all fields. She is paying the visit at the invitation of Myanmar Premier Senior General Than Shwe, who is...
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S.Lanka govt and rebels want to move on from clash
Hakone, Japan, (Reuters) March 18: The Sri Lankan government and Tamil Tiger rebels want to put a recent naval clash behind them and seek progress at a fresh round of peace talks set to begin later on Tuesday, officials from both sides said. ''We want to somehow finish that (the incident) possibl...
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Vietnamese, Myanmar leaders discuss ways to elevate co-operation.
Hanoi, March 15: President Tran Duc Luong and chairman the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar, Senior General Than Shwe, discussed orientations and measures aimed at elevating the two countries' multi-faceted co-operation in the future at their talks in Hanoi on March 15....
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Mysterious pneumonia spreads in Asia: Officials race to stop the spread of Illness.
Atlanta, March 16: U.S. health officials on Sunday were analyzing samples from a mysterious respiratory illness described by the World Health Organization as “a worldwide threat.” While no cases have yet been reported in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention activated...
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Singapore Doctor in bad condition
The condition of a Singapore doctor suspected of contracting a deadly type of pneumonia is said to be worsening. The 32-year-old man was taken off a flight to Singapore at Germany's Frankfurt airport and placed in an isolation unit. Doctors there said he was in a bad way. Experts say the unknown p...
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ISRO review meet on moon mission in Bangalore on April four
Bangalore, (PTI), March 16: The National Task Force on the proposed unmanned moon mission will have a review presentation with engineers and scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation here on April four. "The task force will make a detailed presentation about ISRO's plans to undertake t...
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16 get pneumonia in Singapore
Singapore, March 16: The total number of people who have contracted pneumonia in Singapore has risen to 16 since the breakout was first reported two days ago, the Health Ministry said Saturday. "We have a total of 16 cases of atypical pneumonia," the ministry said in a statement. In the first thr...
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Peumonia Scare: Global alarm sounded
Bangkok, March 17: Health Ministry takes measures as mystery illness' toll rises to 9 worldwide. Global health authorities have gone on alert for a severe type of pneumonia that has killed at least nine people, infected more than 100 and sparked a warning from the World Health Organisation (WHO)....
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