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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2347

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What Obama will do next?

Barack Obama promised during the presidential elections, that he will close down Guantanmo, something yet to be fulfilled by him but he did try a detainee in a US civilian court.

Colombo Stock Indices join celebrations

Colombo Stock Exchange’s Indices rebounded after declining during the early part of the week in the light of World’s first inbuilt harbor, ‘Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port’ opening by President Mahinda Rajapaksa celebrating his 65th birthday on November 18.

PM silence on Spectrum: Court seeks reply from Govt

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre to file an affidavit on Prime Minister's silence on Janata Party president Subramaniam Swamy's petition seeking sanction to prosecute former telecom minister A. Raja in the 2G spectrum scam case.

Myanmar junta warns against complaints over polls

Myanmar’s military government has warned against filing complaints over the November 7 election — a move that could spell trouble for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi who has vowed to probe alleged voting irregularities, reports from Yangon said.

US to provide $ 225 million assistance in next three years

The United States has announced to support over $225 million to Nepal in the next three years.

Suu Kyi mulls use of internet for her “People’s Network”, wants genuine change

After logging onto internet for the first time in her life on Wednesday, Aung San Suu Kyi was expected to meet the foreign media on Thursday 18 at the headquarters of the National League for Democracy (NLD).

President Nasheed in Lanka

Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday to attend the ceremony marking President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s new term of office, today.

Sri Lanka: Pyxle becomes Hemas’ Strategic Web Partner

Pyxle was selected by Hemas PLC, one of the leading diversified Sri Lankan companies, as its global strategic web partner. Within this role; Pyxle will be given the responsibility to manage the internet and online presence for the Hemas Group.

Having released Suu Kyi, Burma declares ‘It’s open for business’, wants Int’l investors

Having completed a sham election and released Suu Kyi last Saturday, the Burmese junta declared that ‘it’s open for business’ inviting foreign investors.

Karnataka CM in land scam, BJP on a backfoot

Even as the opposition has been gunning for the PM in the Spectrum case, its own Chief Minister in Karnataka, BS Yeddyurappa is facing heat from the Congress and the Janata Dal (secular).

Sri Lanka: Tug-of-war over local government polls bills

The fate of the much-debated Local Authorities Election Bills is to be decided during the Parliamentary Consultative Committee meeting scheduled for November 24.

My Dear Mr President, Congratulations!

My Dear Mr President, Congratulations and Best Wishes! We, the Sri Lankan Nation from all corners of the world come together to shower you with blessings of wisdom, good health, peace of mind, good luck and success!

Court stays Govt order on Adult TV shows

The Bombay High Court stayed till Monday a Central government order directing Colors TV to change the broadcast timings of its reality show 'Bigg Boss', the channel said.

Sri Lanka heralds in new Coal Power Era

Sri Lanka’s first-ever coal power plant- 900 MW Norochcholai plant successfully completed its experimental runs on Wednesday (November 17) heralding in a new Coal Power Era in the island.

"Stability of Euro will lead to prosperity of EU’-Herman Van Rompuy

Herman Van Rompuy, the President of the European Council, addressing the EPP conference said that the stability of Euro currency will lead to the long term prosperity and security of European union.


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