Articles by Vijay Joshi



ASEAN Rebukes Myanmar on Rights

  • 25 July 06
  • The Associated Press
Host Malaysia delivered an unusually harsh rebuke of military-ruled Myanmar on the eve of a key regional security meeting Monday, as hopes dwindled for nuclear talks with North Korea.

China, ASEAN Sign Free-Trade Zone Accord

  • 30 November 04
  • The Associated Press
Southeast Asian nations and China signed an accord Monday to create the world's biggest free trade area by removing tariffs for their 2 billion people by decade's end -- a key step in their vision of a trade bloc to rival Europe and North America.

UN Team Meets Iraqi Governing Body

  • 10 February 04
  • The Associated Press
The United Nations will do ""everything possible"" to help Iraq regain its sovereignty, the head of a UN team said after meeting with Iraqi leaders Sunday to discuss the feasibility of holding early legislative elections.

U.S. Troops Search for Missing in Iraq Crash

  • 27 January 04
  • The Associated Press
U.S. forces aided by Iraqis searched the muddy waters of the Tigris River on Monday in northern Iraq for a soldier and two pilots missing after a helicopter crashed while searching for a river patrol boat that had capsized.

Sri Lankan Peace Talks Commence

  • 17 September 02
  • The Associated Press
Sri Lankan government negotiators and Tamil Tiger rebels opened landmark peace talks Monday, pledging to do their utmost to end one of Asia's longest-running separatist wars.

Singapore Urges Residents To 'Move Toward Kindness'

Singapore Plans System To Police Web

Broiled Bugs for Toil and Troubles