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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 973

Terrorists hit Peshawar and Quetta Six killed, 50 injured

Foreign sponsored TTP and hit Peshawar, Waziristan and Quetta in which at least six persons were reportedly killed and 50 injured in three different actions.

Terrorists hit Peshawar and Quetta Six killed, 50 injured
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Jaffna - Seven day old protest by Health Volunteers ended

The seven day old Health Volunteers work boycott protest at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital came to an end yesterday, after assurance from the Northern Province Governor’s office and agreement by the protesting Health Volunteers to a compromise proposal put forward by the authorities.

Protesters squatting inside the Jaffna Teaching Hospital
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Indian Diplomat Devyani not subjected to cavity search - US Marshals

Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade was not subject to cavity search, as being alleged, the US Marshals Services claimed.

Devyani Khobragade  leaves Manhattan Federal Court after her arrest Thursday for allegedly cheating her housekeeper and babysitter by paying her $3.31 an hour and lying on a visa application.
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Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan arrives in Sri Lanka

Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq arrived in Sri Lanka on 19th December, on a two days official visit, undertaken on the invitation of Sri Lanka’s Speaker of Parliament Chamal Rajapaksa. The invitation was conveyed by the Deputy Speaker of Sri Lankan Parliament Chandima Weerakkody, during his recent visit to Pakistan.

Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan,  Sardar Ayaz Sadiq
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Global multinational relocating to Sri Lanka from China

: A top Japanese conglomerate is relocating its selected foam operations to Sri Lanka from China. And thanks to the conglomerate’s new operation, Sri Lanka is now saving millions in forex volumes that are otherwise sacrificed on import of soft foam used for apparel.

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka –far right) is welcomed with Soichi Inoue (INOAC Japan’s global Chairman & Group CEO-front row middle)  and His Excellency Nobuhito Hobo (Ambassador of Japan in Sri Lanka-front row third from left) and Tilak de Zoysa (Director, INOAC Lanka and Sri Lankan facilitator to INOAC Japan-standing behind Mr Inoue) on 11 December at the BoI zone in Horana.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka –far right) is welcomed with Soichi Inoue (INOAC Japan’s global Chairman & Group CEO-front row middle)  and His Excellency Nobuhito Hobo (Ambassador of Japan in Sri Lanka-front row third from left) and Tilak de Zoysa (Director, INOAC Lanka and Sri Lankan facilitator to INOAC Japan-standing behind Mr Inoue) on 11 December at the BoI zone in Horana.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka –left) greets Soichi Inoue (INOAC Japan’s global Chairman & Group CEO-far left) as His Excellency Nobuhito Hobo (Ambassador of Japan in Sri Lanka-second from left) and Tilak de Zoysa (Director, INOAC Lanka and Sri Lankan facilitator to INOAC Japan-far right) on 11 December at the BoI zone in Horana.
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Two Indian Coast Guard ships in Sri Lanka

Two Indian Coast Guard Ships ‘Vishwast and Rajkamal’ reached Trincomalee harbour on a good will visit.

Two Indian Coast Guard ships in Sri Lanka
Two Indian Coast Guard ships in Sri Lanka
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Indian Diplomats writes about her private parts searches and other indignities

Indian Diplomats wail over the mistreatment she underwent and wrote that I must admit that I broke down many times as the indignities of repeated handcuffing, stripping and cavity searches, swabbing, hold up with common criminals and drug addicts were all being imposed upon me.

 Devyani Khobragade
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‘Trilateral Tabletop Exercise (TTEX) 2013’ underway in Trincomalee

The Trilateral Tabletop Exercise (TTEX) 2013, conducted by the Sri Lanka Coast Guard commenced with the participation of Naval and Coast Guard officers from India, Maldives and Sri Lanka at the Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda auditorium in Trincomalee yesterday, 18th December.

‘Trilateral Tabletop Exercise (TTEX) 2013’ underway in Trincomalee
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Ambassador Kariyawasam calls on the Prime Minister of Bhutan

The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Bhutan, Prasad Kariyawasam, who is in the country to attend the 12th Round Table Meeting called on the Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay.

PM-with-Ambassador-of-Sri-Lanka (Courtesy – Kuenselonline, 11 December 2013)
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Sri Lanka working Indonesia to open flour-doors wider

As Sri Lanka’s wheat flour supplies to Indonesia jumped, Indonesia said it was compelled to introduce safeguards to country’s domestic wheat flour industry-but the door is not closed after all. “Our domestic wheat flour industry has been seriously affected by foreign supplies over the recent years. We are aware of the importance of wheat flour industry in Sri Lanka and, therefore, consultations are continuing between the two governments to address this issue in a mutually satisfactory manner” said Bayu Krisnamurthy, Indonesian Vice Minister for Trade on 03 December in Bali.>

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka -left) greets Bayu Krisnamurthy (Indonesian Vice Minister for Trade- right) on 03 December in Bali, Indonesia.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka -right) meets Bayu Krisnamurthy (Indonesian Vice Minister for Trade-at right, seated second from left) on 03 December in Bali, Indonesia.
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Who create the Deprivation Corner in Myanmar?

Myanmar President has untiringly made quite a number of rhetorical speeches on democratic reform since his inauguration in March 2011. But, social unrests are still going on amid grassroots. Numerous citizens have been complaining compensation for their ancestral land grabbed by the military and the cronies in various places in Myanmar including former capital Yangon.

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Sri Lankan-born American Author Speaks to a Global Audience from China

The most prestigious universities and academies in Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Nanjing, and Shanghai have invited Professor Patrick Mendis, the author of new book, “Peaceful War: How the Chinese Dream and the American Destiny Create a Pacific New World Order” as part of his two-month book promotion tour in China.

Author Patrick Mendis and his book, “Peaceful War”
Ms. Eyee Hsu of CCTV News shows the book during interview with Dr. Patrick Mendis
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How can you treat your illness unless you take your medicines?

To tackle any disease it is not merely only diagnosing correctly and offering quality treatment but ensuring that the patients adhere to treatment that is of paramount importance. Timely and correct diagnosis and availability of standard, evidence-based and effective treatment cannot be of much help unless the patient takes the prescribed drugs for the complete duration of time. So over and above everything else it is the patients' willingness and determination to take their medicines regularly that can bring relief.

How can you treat your illness unless you take your medicines?
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