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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 892

President of Cyprus looks forward to attending Colombo CHOGM - Minister of External Affairs informed in Nicosia

Sri Lanka has the warmest wishes of the Republic of Cyprus with regard to the hosting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in November, and he is himself looking forward to attending the Summit in Colombo, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus, said in Nicosia on Friday.

Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs is with Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus
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Mahinda at hand to console Hudson

President pays last respect to the late Pathmini Samarasinghe (102 years old), mother of Hudson Samarasinghe , Chairman, Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation.

President pays his last respects to late Mrs.R.N.P Samarasinghe , mother of Hudson Samarasinghe Chairman of SLBC ( Pix By : Nalin Hewapathirana )
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Decision on the nomination of the 4-member Board of Ministers to Northern Provincial Council - Eludes

The Tamil National Alliance has still not finalized the selection of the four- member Board of Ministers for the Northern Provincial Council.

Selvam Adaikalanathan MP, Leader of TELO: This time what is he up to?
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Alan Sugar - A Jew Who Screamed Racist

British Police show that there is one law for the rich and another for the poor , while Alan Sugar who makes money from cheap imports from slave labor mocks Asian Workers on twitter and police claim there is no criminal offence in his Racist vile sick humor at Asian children.

Alan Sugar
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Who is behind the Rakhine Unrest in Burma?

Recently on October 1, President Thein Sein made a tour in Burma/Myanmar's western state of Rakhine which was the first visit by the president since the Rakhine sectarian conflict occurred in 2012. On his arrival in Maungtaw, the president met with both Muslim and Rakhine communities, urging them to keep on residing in peaceful coexistence.

Who is behind the Rakhine Unrest in Burma?
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General Deshyamanya Denis Perera VSV (1930-2013)

“ The only man under whom any General would gladly serve’ (Field Marshal Montgomery-later Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, on Field Marshal Alexander, later Earl Alexander of Tunis. Alexander commanded the Allied Forces in Africa under whom Montgomery and the 8th Army served))

General Denis Perera
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A Gorkhaland State: How Justified?

At a time when the Indian economy is in a tailspin with the rupee maintaining a sustained southward penchant to Newtonian forces, it is really quite disturbing and disconcerting to see some dormant statehood movements rearing their heads in the wake of the recent decision to form a new Telangana state through division of the extant state of Andhra Pradesh.

A Gorkhaland State: How Justified?
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Letter from America: U.S. Congressional Hearing on Burma -2

The House Foreign Affairs/Asia Sub-committee of the U.S. Congress recently held a hearing to examine the current political environment inside Burma (Myanmar), the growing human right abuses among its ethnic groups, and assess U.S. policy towards the country. The sub-committee was also interested to assess the Obama Administration’s decision to start military-to-military relations with Burma.

Letter from America: U.S. Congressional Hearing on Burma -2
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Police killing of unarmed woman in Washington: baby witnessing the fatality

A distraught Dental Hygienist, Miriam Carey, 34, suspected of suffering from post-partum depression, who was in her car wildly hitting the White House sentry and then raced toward the Capitol Hill building in high speed was shot at and killed by Capitol Police and Secret Service members. She had her one year old daughter in her car with her.

Unarmed Miriam Carey -  Dental Hygienist,  killed by police
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Steve Jobs: 2nd Death Anniversary of Inimitable Genius

It is hard to believe that it has been two years since we lost the one of the greatest technological visionaries of our time. Steve Jobs, the co-founder of the greatest brand on the Earth at present, Apple, lost his battle against pancreas cancer on 5th October 2011, leaving a significant vacuum at Apple in particular and in the technological realm in general.

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Military presence in North less than often portrayed - Lord Rogan of UK

"During my visit to all parts of the country, North, East, South, and West I was able to speak freely and openly with ministers, government officials, religious leaders, and most importantly ordinary citizens from all sections and walks of life. What struck me particularly was that the military presence in the North was substantially less than what has been often portrayed,” says Lord Rogan of the United Kingdom.

 Military presence in North less than often portrayed - Lord Rogan of UK
 Military presence in North less than often portrayed - Lord Rogan of UK
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Lanka SMEs hampered by regulations’ - Basil

Sri Lanka’s regulatory and legal framework has become a hindrance to SME development. “SMEs are the cornerstone of our economy. But when certain SME enterprises want to commence and start up, they have to go through almost 29 state institutions in Sri Lanka and fill countless paper forms before they get the go ahead. This has become a hindrance to their development” said Basil Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka’s Economic Development Minister on 04 October in Colombo.

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