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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2648

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Integrated community health services in Timor-Leste

After a two hour walk across several hills and through valleys in a mountainous part of Timor-Leste, have Paula and her four-year-old daughter Maria arrived at a simulation exercise of the integrated community health service. Driven by guilt she embarked on her tiresome journey with febrile Maria.

Chandrasekhar Rao claims continuing fast-unto-death

Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) President K Chandrasekhar Rao who started his fast-unto-death for Telangana statehood, on Monday morning, claimed in the night he has not stopped his protest.

The Kool-Aid Syndrome and Somalia’s Fading Hope

Approximately nine months ago the UN-sponsored peace conference in Djibouti produced the current president of the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed.

Apparel delegation boosts the image of Sri Lankan garment industry in the United Kingdom

A delegation consisting of Sri Lanka’s Garment producers had a successful tour by meeting with UK buyers for apparels in Manchester and London during 24th, 26th and 27th of November.

Registration of all marriages made compulsory in TN

The Tamil Nadu government has made registration of marriages compulsory for all religions, and has warned of action if it was not done within the stipulated period or if false information was provided.

The TNA stalwart Kajendran MP back in Colombo

Selvaraj Kajendran, the TNA Member of Parliament, who was on an extended honeymoon with his newly wed wife has landed in Colombo on the 28 November, after an absence of two long years.

Best Corporate Citizens 2009 short list

The judges of the Best Corporate Citizens Awards 2009 organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) are involved in the tough process of evaluating the competitors as the 6th CSR Awards Night is nearing – 10th December.

Presidential Election is between the aspirations of the people and the vested interest of a power hungry few – Minister Lakshman Yapa

Sri Lanka’s next Presidential Election which is due in January 26, is between the aspirations of the people and the vested interest of a power hungry few, said the Media Minister Lakshman Yapa .

LTTE : The ghosts are after you

For most the fall of the LTTE and the death of Prabakaran was treated not only with shock but it essentially put an end to decades of terror upon an entire country that extended globally creating an empire that used foul & wicked means to fill its deadly kitty.

Sharma named new chief justice of Nepal

Supreme Court justice Anup Raj Sharma has been named as next chief justice of Nepal.

‘Racism’ In Delhi-NCR

The protests have probably descended from the crescendo stage but the anger and belief persists in India that ‘racism’ is behind most of the attacks on Indian students in Australia. The matter has been big enough for Australia to dispatch its top leadership, including Prime Minister Kevind Rudd, for discussions with their Indian counterparts and assure them that Australia is not ‘racist’.

AIR's former Colombo correspondent dead

Mr A Karuppasamy of the Indian Information Service who served as All India Radio's Colombo correspondent during the turbulent days of August 1991 when ruling United National Party rebels led by Mr Lalith Athulathmudali and Mr Gamini Dissanayake made anabortive attempt to impeach the then President, Mr R Premadasa, died at his residence here on Tuesday. He was 70 and leaves his wife, three sons and two daughters.