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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2555

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“Conditions have changed and improved in Sri Lanka”, says British Minister Alistair Burt in the Parliament

“There is no doubt that conditions have changed in Sri Lanka and have improved to a degree after the conflict, but the issue is how far that goes,” Alistair Burt, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs said in the British Parliament this afternoon on Tuesday 14 September 2010 at 2.30pm. He made these comments when Parliament was open for ‘Oral Answers to Questions’ session on matters related to Foreign & Commonwealth Office (Ministry).

It is up to Home Minister to respond, says police spokesman

Maldives police yesterday said it up to the Home Minister to respond to allegations leveled against the force by the Police Integrity Commission.

Pervez Musharraf to launch new political party

Former President Pervez Musharraf, who has announced his intentions to return to Pakistan before the 2013 general elections, will formally launch his new political party and unveil its programme in London on October 1.

Leaked Samling Document Acknowledges Timber Group's Role In Sexual Exploitation Of Penan Women

An internal document from Sarawak's logging giant, Samling Global (HKEX 3938), leaked to the Bruno Manser Fund, acknowledges for the first time that the timber group is concerned about the involvement of its staff in the alleged rape of native Penan girls and women in Sarawak, East Malaysia.

Cosmetic queen Sosilawati killers could be serial killers of all unsolved murders in Malaysia

The main suspects in the death of Malaysia’s Cosmetic queen Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya murder case are in police custody, were taken by police to their law firm and house Tuesday to retrieve files.

Astrology Prediction: DMK will win all the 234 constituency in the forth coming election - M K Alagiri

The Union Fertilizer Minster and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's son M K Alagiri has astrologically predicted that the DMK will win all the 234 seats in the asselbly elections to be held in 2011 May.

'Kingdom has reserves for over 80 years'

Oil era is far from over. The global energy mix would continue to be dominated by fossil fuel, for many more decades to come.

“Connecting People to Prosperity” in Sri Lanka. A reality check with “Mahinda Chinthanaya”.

A World Bank report titled “Sri Lanka: Reshaping Economic Geography- Connecting People to Prosperity”, released in August, provides new insights on the geographic transformations in the country and identifies public policy priorities for connecting people lagging economically.

WHO SEARO Flags Self-Discipline - As Key To Diabetes Fight

According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the number of people in Thailand living with diabetes, in the age group 20-79 years, has risen from 3,162,400 in 2007 to 3,538,000 in 2010.

Lanka share market controller SEC to remove controversial ‘10% cap’ from Sept 20

Sri Lanka’s share market controllers, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), will be looking at the controversial ‘10% cap’ today. SEC sources say that SEC has already concluded to remove the 10% price band from September 20.