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Bright prospect for Thailand ‘s first online library business
Bangkok, Jan 28 (TNA): The first-ever online library service of Thailand is receives good response from bookworms as the member soar after opened for only three months. The library online service is located at www.thailib.com Jentipong Phumchan, the library‘s web master said everyone could borrow...
09.09.2009 - 13:08
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Thais wary of latest Burmese blitzkrieg
Chiang Mai, Jan. 28: As Burmese offensive rages further south against Karen rebels across Thailand's Tak Province, Thai security officials in Chiang Mai have been alerted by the Burma Army's most recent blitzkrieg, said an informed source. Several factors of the Burmese Army’s move remain mysteri...
09.09.2009 - 13:08
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The Game
Compiled by: V. Rajeny A blonde and a lawyer are seated next to each other on a flight from LA to NY. The lawyer asks if she would like to play a fun game? The blonde, tired, just wants to take a nap, politely declines and rolls over to the window to catch a few winks. The lawyer persists and expla...
09.09.2009 - 13:05
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Iraq: Secretary General Amnesty International questions Powell
London, Jan. 26: How does the threat which Iraq poses today weigh against the threat that American military action poses for human rights and innocent lives in the Middle East?, Amnesty International's Secretary General asked Colin Powell today. Listening to the US Secretary of State address the W...
09.09.2009 - 13:05
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Shan rebels deny Friday clash with the Burmese troops.
It was not the Shan State Army (SSA) that fought the Burmese troops last Friday, Jan. 17. Shan Division commander not only denied the news report but also suggested that it was Wa group that fought the battle with the Burmese. Shan State Army's ((SSA) Kengtung Front commander, denies the report pu...
09.09.2009 - 13:05
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Myanmar Foreign Affairs Minister arrives back from India
YANGON, 25 Jan : — Minister for Foreign Affairs U Win Aung arrived back here by air yesterday evening after paying an official visit to the Republic of India at the invitation of Minister of External Affairs of the Republic of India Mr Yaswant Sinha. The minister was welcomed at Yangon Internationa...
09.09.2009 - 13:05
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Israeli caught with ecstasy worth Bt1 million
Bangkok, Jan. 26, (TNA): Customs officers at Don Muang airport yesterday seized an Israeli man carrying over 1,000 ecstasy tablets, after receiving a tip-off that a foreigner involved in the narcotics trade was on his way to Koh Samui. Mr Engel Nissan, aged 44, was arrested prior to boarding a Ba...
09.09.2009 - 13:05
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Burma Army uses civilians as enslaved porters
A shocking revelation of the conscription of the civilians to carry supplies as porters is hereby revealed. Burma Army conscript civilians as porters for its dry-season offensive against ethnic insurgent groups. On 14th of this month, Infantry Battalion, 60 column led by Commander Myo Thein forcib...
09.09.2009 - 13:05
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Karenni splinter group brutally gunned down a family
Threat of death looms on Kerenni dissenters. Mercilessly dissenters are put to death by the Kerenni splinter militant group. The group demands total submission from the innocent Kerenni people, failure would end up with the killing. Karenni National United Organization, a Karenni splinter group l...
09.09.2009 - 13:05
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Lankan President wooing Marxists: Sources
Colombo, (PTI), Jan. 26: Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga is wooing the country's main Marxist party in a bid to enter into a possible electoral pact to help her party return to power, political sources said on Sunday. Kumaratunga, who ten days ago threatened to sack the government of P...
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Lanka awaits Report from Nambiar on Jaffna security
Colombo, (PTI) Jan. 26:: Sri Lanka is awaiting a detailed report on reducing military camps in the island's embattled Jaffna Peninsula from a retired Indian general who would be an advisor to the government, Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe said. Lt General (Retd) Satish Nambiar "is expected to submit...
09.09.2009 - 13:05
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LTTE must lay down arms before political agreement — GL
The Island: Minister G. L. Peiris yesterday assured the military that the LTTE would be asked to lay down arms before entering an agreement on political solutions. He added that the government would also not cut down the strength of the armed forces. The government will not act in a manner to brin...
09.09.2009 - 13:05
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Aid not because of UNF donor countries have recognised LTTE, says JVP MP
The Island: The world’s donor countries recognised the LTTE and has promised financial aid for rehabilitation work in Sri Lanka and not due to the influence or efforts of Premier Ranil Wickremasinghe or the UNF government. Foreign countries had much regard for Anton Balasingham and Karuna, which...
09.09.2009 - 13:05
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The Game
Compiled by: V. Rajeny A blonde and a lawyer are seated next to each other on a flight from LA to NY. The lawyer asks if she would like to play a fun game? The blonde, tired, just wants to take a nap, politely declines and rolls over to the window to catch a few winks. The lawyer persists and expla...
09.09.2009 - 13:08
  Read More Here
Iraq: Secretary General Amnesty International questions Powell
London, Jan. 26: How does the threat which Iraq poses today weigh against the threat that American military action poses for human rights and innocent lives in the Middle East?, Amnesty International's Secretary General asked Colin Powell today. Listening to the US Secretary of State address the W...
09.09.2009 - 13:08
  Read More Here
Shan rebels deny Friday clash with the Burmese troops.
It was not the Shan State Army (SSA) that fought the Burmese troops last Friday, Jan. 17. Shan Division commander not only denied the news report but also suggested that it was Wa group that fought the battle with the Burmese. Shan State Army's ((SSA) Kengtung Front commander, denies the report pu...
09.09.2009 - 13:08
  Read More Here
Myanmar Foreign Affairs Minister arrives back from India
YANGON, 25 Jan : — Minister for Foreign Affairs U Win Aung arrived back here by air yesterday evening after paying an official visit to the Republic of India at the invitation of Minister of External Affairs of the Republic of India Mr Yaswant Sinha. The minister was welcomed at Yangon Internationa...
09.09.2009 - 13:08
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Israeli caught with ecstasy worth Bt1 million
Bangkok, Jan. 26, (TNA): Customs officers at Don Muang airport yesterday seized an Israeli man carrying over 1,000 ecstasy tablets, after receiving a tip-off that a foreigner involved in the narcotics trade was on his way to Koh Samui. Mr Engel Nissan, aged 44, was arrested prior to boarding a Ba...
09.09.2009 - 13:08
  Read More Here
Burma Army uses civilians as enslaved porters
A shocking revelation of the conscription of the civilians to carry supplies as porters is hereby revealed. Burma Army conscript civilians as porters for its dry-season offensive against ethnic insurgent groups. On 14th of this month, Infantry Battalion, 60 column led by Commander Myo Thein forcib...
09.09.2009 - 13:08
  Read More Here
Karenni splinter group brutally gunned down a family
Threat of death looms on Kerenni dissenters. Mercilessly dissenters are put to death by the Kerenni splinter militant group. The group demands total submission from the innocent Kerenni people, failure would end up with the killing. Karenni National United Organization, a Karenni splinter group l...
09.09.2009 - 13:08
  Read More Here
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