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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2526

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Open letter to Fonseka from Sydney: Use your skills for a worthy cause

In an open letter Sarath Fonseka, the retired Army General, Sumane Liyanaarachchi, a Sri Lankan living in Sydney, Australia writes, “It is a well known factor that more than three decades of political experience together with correct thinking are powerful weapons that made President Rajapaksa a strong leader.

Rauff Hakeem says he brought Sarath Fonseka as a candidate.

Dear Fellow UNPers: Can we let Sarath Fonseka and the JVP take over our United National
Party and our country ?

Indian Tour-Learning Curve for the world Cup 2011

Sri Lankan cricket team will return today from India after what has been a long, tough tour. Sri Lanka started their first test match against India on November 16th and finished their final match on 27th December. India won the test series 2-0.

Huckhim’s communal dynamite: Huckhim – Dec 2009

One Huckhim has been quoted in the Island (20th Dec 09) as saying that a “new dynamism has entered politics recently and cleansed the opposition parties of communalism and nationalists" with the entry of Gen Fonseka to politics. He goes on to say that "it is the President himself who has given refuge to those scoundrels who call themselves patriots. But they are in fact communalists".

Sarath Fonseka receives his first punch - a body blow

Former Navy Chief, Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda lands a heavy punch - a body blow on the retired General Sarath Fonseka.

Sri Lankan refugees leave Indonesia: official

Forty seven Sri Lankan refugees who spent weeks refusing to leave an Australian customs boat in Indonesia have been sent to Australia and Romania, an Indonesian official said Wednesday.

Anandasangaree’s urgent proposals for immediate implementation

The TULF leader has in a statement pointed out the lapses which are to be taken up and rectified without further delay by the candidate getting elected in the forthcoming presidential election.

Sri Lanka launches tourism promotion in Western China

The newly established Consulate of Sri Lanka in Chengdu together with Sri Lanka Tourism organized a country promotion workshop on 16th December 2009 at the Consulate premises. The workshop, the first ever of its kind organized by Sri Lanka in Sichuan province, was attended by over 60 representatives from local travel agencies, media and airlines.