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AseanPlus News 05 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sri Lankan peace talks set to resume in Thailand

Sri Lankan government and Tamil Tiger rebel delegates arrived in Thailand yesterday to take part in what could be the most crucial round of peace talks since negotiations started four months ago.

AseanPlus News 07 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tense round of Sri Lankan talks kicks off

BANGKOK: The Sri Lanka government and Tamil Tiger rebels kicked off what was expected to be a tense round of peace talks yesterday, with the process clouded by an army call to the rebels to surrender weapons.

AseanPlus News 09 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Norway trying to bring Tigers back to peace talks

B>NAKHON PATHOM (Thailand)/B>: Peace broker Norway moved to bring Tamil Tiger rebels back on board yesterday, a day after they walked out of a panel responsible for winding down Sri Lanka#8217;s separatist war, officials said.

AseanPlus News 08 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Three rebels commit suicide on eve of peace talks

B>COLOMBO:/BThree Tamil Tiger rebels blew themselves up at sea yesterday after being caught with a cache of weapons, highlighting the legacy of mistrust from Sri Lanka's civil war just hours ahead of peace talks in Germany.

AseanPlus News 10 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sri Lanka’s Tigers vow to stop recruiting child soldiers

B>BERLIN:/BSri Lanka's Tamil Tigers pledged on Saturday to stop recruiting child soldiers, one of the biggest obstacles to the rebels' hopes of being seen as a legitimate political party.

Nation 15 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Eight drivers leave for Jordan

Eight Malaysian truck drivers bid tearful goodbyes to friends and families last night as they left for Jordan to provide assistance under the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the event of a war in Iraq.

AseanPlus News 23 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Aiming for F35 stealth fighters

SINGAPORE has signed a letter of intent to join the US-led Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) development programme, making it the first Asian country to take part, the Ministry of Defence announced here yesterday.

Education 02 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

The United World College experience

The United World College experience, through the eyes of three Malaysians.

AseanPlus News 03 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Gourmet summit comes under fire

THE World Gourmet Summit here has drawn fire from several international animal rights organisations for its use and promotion of foie gras.

Education 13 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Excellent for networking

IN just four days, you can really tour theworld of education at the WEM!#8221; enthusesWorld Education Market (WEM) directorElaine Legault.