Thai PM heads for Myanmar to urge junta to accept aid
Thailandís prime minister said Friday he would
fly to Myanmar this weekend, where he is expected to urge the
generals to allow foreign aid workers into the country after Cyclone
Philippine traders mostly stay away from rice tender
Private Philippine traders mostly stayed away
from a rice import tender on Friday, hoping supplies will increase
and prices ease on international markets in coming months.
Pakistan sets conditions for talks with militants
Pakistan on Thursday set up three conditions for
possible talks with the militants in the country, saying military
action is not the only way to wipe out terrorism and extremism.