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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2343

Monthly archive

Birds of Sri Lanka in eBook

Already 15,000 copies of the book on birds: “Sri Lanka Kurullo” has been sold and another 7,500 copies have been donated to schools sponsored by SLT which shows the enthusiasm and interest of the society of Sri Lankan Birds.

Sri Lanka: Launch of Carbon Consulting Company to be announced today

The launch of Carbon Consulting Company (CCC) in partnership with CarbonNeutral of United Kingdom will be announced today (October 4) with the participation of Sri Lanka’s only Nobel Laureate, Professor Mohan Munasinghe.

Srilanka is a paradise for foreign investors.- Director General of the Treasury


Sri Lanka is achieving a higher economic growth at present due to its pragmatic economic policy. The country has gained an 8% growth this year.

International Golds for Seylan Bank Annual Report

Seylan Bank’s Annual Report for 2009 – “The Case Study” – won dual Golds at the recent Vision Awards 2009 organised by the League of American Communications Professionals LLC (LACP) Annual Report Competition – a Gold for the Best Annual Report in the Banking Category and the other for the Most Improved Annual Report in the Asia Pacific Region.

Sri Lanka held scientific session on Cardiac Sciences

Sri Lanka’s Forte International, together with Global Hospitals India, will hold a scientific session titled ‘Recent Advances on Cardiac Sciences’ on October 3, 2010, at the Hotel Ramada in Colombo.

CDB lists in Colombo Stock Exchange

Citizens Development Business Finance (CDB) Ltd. announced the listing of the company in the “Diri Savi” Board of the Colombo Stock Exchange with 39,685,048 shares and Ernst & Young acts as advisors to the listing and Nithya Partners as the Legal Advisors.

Murder of MQM leader Imran Farooq in London

On 16 September, one of the senior most MQM leader Dr Imran Farooq living in exile in London since 1992 was stabbed to death. He was returning from a nearby pharmacy wher he worked at 0530 pm and was stabbed to death by an unknown attacker near his house.

CSE sets the benchmark at 111% YTD

Acuity Stockbrokers Research Ltd in their market review indicated that the market witnessed an initial drop only to bounce back with gains during the later part of the week. The market was further boosted with the rupee reaching a new high after two decades and confidence echoed by the global investors through dollar bonds issue.

UK identifies voices of Pak-based terrorists planning attack in Europe

Some Pakistan-based terrorists who were plotting a Mumbai-style attack on London and other European cities have been identified by investigators in London who matched their voices in intercepted calls with a secret database.


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