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Wanted : A new, efficient, capable, hard-working president..

[b]Wanted : A new, efficient, capable, hard-working president for Sri Lanka [/b]

November will be the month of political carnivals in Sri Lanka where people in the South will be very busy participating in the entertainments offered by their political heroes, while in the North, as usual, the Tamil Tigers would come up with some sort of explanation to order the Tamils to boycott the presidential

Wanted : A new, efficient, capable, hard-working president for Sri Lanka

November will be the month of political carnivals in Sri Lanka where people in the South will be very busy participating in the entertainments offered by their political heroes, while in the North, as usual, the Tamil Tigers would come up with some sort of explanation to order the Tamils to boycott the presidential election.Post your comments

European Union to discuss case against LTTE: UK’s sincerity on the line

Neville de Silva - Diplomatic Editor, Asian Tribune

The European Union is due to discuss very shortly Sri Lanka’s appeal to have the LTTE added to the EU’s list of terrorist organisations. Post your comments

Engine drivers get a whopping Rs.45,000 per month – not earned even by a minister - Minister for Railways.

By Anne Rodrigo

As the island wide railway strike, launched by the engine drivers entered its fourth day on Saturday, Railways Minister Felix Perera vowed not to budge an inch and told the engine drivers that the Department is not their “monopoly.” Post your comments

17 people died and two injured in Pakistan road mishap.

From Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – To Asian Tribune

At least 17 people died and two injured Saturday in a head on collision between an oil tanker and a passenger coach at the Indus Highway in district Karak of the North West Frontier Province.

India’s Bihar will elect a new assembly in October; outcome will impact Prime Minister Manmohan government

From M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

India will witness a crucial election in the backward Bihar state next month and the outcome will have a bearing on the government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Israel must vacate occupied areas: Kasuri

From Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – To Asian Tribune

Pakistani Foreign Minister, Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri has said that Pakistan stood by its Palestinian brothers and Israel would have to vacate the occupied areas.

Foreign Employment Bureau is the biggest rip-off in the Country: Ministers use its funds as their private funds

By Q Perera - Our Business Correspondent

Though garment industry is considered as the highest foreign exchange earner for Sri Lanka, the foreign employment agencies claim that the net earnings remitted to the country by migrant workers would be the highest, but in the the garment industry it is said that out of the total earnings around 60 percent goes back as cost for fabrics and other expenses.Post your comments

Foreign Employment Bureau is the biggest rip-off .........

[b]Foreign Employment Bureau is the biggest rip-off in the Country: Ministers use its funds as their private funds[/b]

By Q Perera - Our Business Correspondent

[b]Colombo, 04 September, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Though garment industry is considered as the highest foreign exchange earner for Sri Lanka, the foreign employment agencies claim that the net earnings remitted to the country by mig

Engine drivers get a whopping Rs.45,000 per month...........

[b]Engine drivers get a whopping Rs.45,000 per month – not earned even by a minister - Minister for Railways.

European Union to discuss case against LTTE: UK’s sincerity

[b]European Union to discuss case against LTTE: UK’s sincerity on the line [/b]

Neville de Silva - Diplomatic Editor, Asian Tribune

Former Indian defence minister George Fernandes under fire once again

From M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

It is a controversy involving the Indian defence establishment. It has been generated by the findings of the country’s statutory auditors from the office of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG). Surprisingly, the man, who is at the centre of the audit findings, is keeping quiet, in an uncharacteristic manner. And the controversy too has not yet hit the headlines.


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