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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2344

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Best Corporate Citizens Awards to encourage commitment to CSR

The sixth Awards ceremony for the Best Corporate Citizens Awards will be held on 10 December at Cinnamon Lakeside to promote Corporate Social Responsibility within the business community.

Study Faults Unregulated Trade in Human Organs

A growing new market for human organs has prompted the United Nations and the Council of Europe to call for an international convention to regulate the sale of body parts, mostly kidneys and livers, in transplant surgery worldwide.

CCC Mission captures export orders from Baltic Region

The first ever business exploration in the Baltic Region – covering France, Latvia and Lithuania by the Trade Fair Unit, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) has been successful with a positive outcome.

Sri Lanka to Manufacture Terry Towels and Bed Linen for Hospitality and Health Care Sectors

The Texus Linen Private Limited was granted investment approval by the Board of Investment (BOI) Sri Lanka to commence operations immediately. The company is in the process of commencing operations in their plant in Panadura just 30 kilo meters away from Colombo.

The Democratic Party of Japan assures continuous support to Sri Lanka

Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) is foremost on the Government of Sri Lanka’s agenda in the post-conflict phase, Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollama said when he met with members of the All Party Parliamentary Delegation from Japan on 13th October 2009 at the Ministry.

Fourth global conference of NRNA begins in Kathmandu

The fourth global conference of the Non Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA) kicked off in Kathmandu on Tuesday. Over 500 NRNs living in various 52 countries across the world are participating in the three-day event.

Sri Lankan identity and ‘Tamil Provinces’

The ‘Sudete factor’ still seems to figure unpleasantly in Indo-Lanka relations.

Sri Lanka to Go for both Presidential and Parliamentary General Elections before April Next Year

Sri Lankan Government’s senior Minister yesterday (October 13) revealed to the media that the ruling United People’s Freedom Alliance government has planned to hold both the Presidential and Parliamentary general elections before April next year.

Globally 2.1 million people die of diarrheal diseases

Food safety is an assurance that food will not cause harm to the consumer when it is prepared and eaten according to its intended use. Globally each year 2.1 million people die from diarrheal diseases.

Tributes To Kamaraj

K. Kamaraj was a leader of sterling qualities. His entire life spanning a little over seven decades was dedicated to the country and its people. From a simple volunteer and worker, he rose to the highest position by not only circumstances but sincere service and sacrifice. Like Lal Bahadur Shastri, his humility, affability, sincerity integrity coupled with selflessness and devotion were unparallel.

LTTE’s bid for a transnational Government using Norwegian soil flayed

Norwegian Ambassador in Sri Lanka rubbished the notion of a Transnational Government and reemphasised that the Norwegian Government would not tolerate any activities against a friendly country like Sri Lanka and added that Norway was committed to the various resolutions of the UN Security Council to combat terrorism.

Swearing ceremony of Municipal Council members of Jaffna at the Temple Trees in Colombo on 12 October 2009

Swearing ceremony of Municipal Council members of Jaffna at the Temple Trees in Colombo on 12 October 2009

President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing

Swearing ceremony of Municipal Council members of Jaffna at the Temple Trees in Colombo on 12 October 2009

Swearing ceremony of Municipal Council members of Jaffna at the Temple Trees in Colombo on  12 October 2009

Mayor Mrs. Patgunarasha Yogeshwary with President Mahinda Rajapaksa

Swearing ceremony of Municipal Council members of Jaffna at the Temple Trees in Colombo on 12 October 2009

Swearing ceremony of Municipal Council members of Jaffna at the Temple Trees in Colombo on  12 October 2009

Mayor Mrs. Patgunarasha Yogeshwary and Members of the Council are swearing before President Mahinda Rajapaksa at President Office on 12th evening.

Sri Lanka: Bane or Boon: Is GSP plus a must?

As the country awaits the fate of crucial GSP plus trade concessions, economic experts spoke to Asian Tribune on whether the much-lobbied scheme is a must or is it time to let it go.


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