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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2992

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Sri Lanka President in China

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa left for China yesterday on a two day official visit to participate in the Shanghai EXPO 2010 which is the largest world fair and a highly significant global event.

PM tells Wen Jiabo China should be sensitive to India’s core issues

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday took up with his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao "difficult questions" impacting on Sino-Indian ties and pressed for "sensitivity" to India's "core issues".

Second passenger vessel constructed by Colombo Dockyard flagged off for sea voyage

The second passenger vessel manufactured by the Colombo Dockyard was recently flagged off.

2G scam: How come Minister Raja is still holding office, asks Supreme

The Supreme Court on Friday slammed CBI for its "slipshod" investigations into the 2G spectrum allocation scam, in which the alleged role of Telecom Minister A Raja has come under the scanner, saying "the same minister is still continuing today."

Minister praises Caltex Lanka for scholarship assistance

Youth Affairs Minister Dullas Alahapperuma has praised Caltex Lubricants Lanka (CLL) for its scholarship assistance to young students.

A window dressing for ASEAN’s Commitment to Human Rights: Launching of the Civil Society Report

ASEAN Inter-governmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) has a defective mandate and fundamental flaws in the core documents, pointed out the Solidarity for Asian Peoples’ Advocacy Task Force on ASEAN and Human Rights (SAPA TF AHR) in its report on the performance of the AICHR on its 1st Anniversary.

Give excess grains to the poor, not rats: Apex court

Asserting that foodgrains cannot be allowed to rot in godowns, be dumped in sea or eaten by rats, the Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to forthwith allocate excess foodgrains to the hungry and BPL families in the country.

Velanai – Jaffna road remained closed for three decades reopened with new bus service

The Velanai – Jaffna Road which remained closed for three decades was recently reopened and the new bus service was and new bus service started plying from Jaffna to Velanai.

US awaits for a full account on the last days of war

The US awaits for a full account on the last days of the war -and also reminds the country’s new freedom has its other side-a great responsibility.