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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2954

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Thai Cabinet line-up forwarded for royal endorsement

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has yesterday forwarded to King’s Principal Private Secretary Office the list of members of her new cabinet, for royal endorsement, Ampon Kittiampon, chief of Cabinet Secretariat said.

Lalin’s Column: Review- ‘A Most Noble Profession’--Corrections

Having read through former Army Commander General GH de Silva’s above named book, I hasten to correct two errors that could have been easily avoided had he only checked with me. I am privy to the facts.

India: Hazare says Lokpal stir not against individual or party

The agitation to demand a strong Lokpal is not aimed against any individual or party, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare said in Mumbai on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka: Special Development workshop for parliamentarians

Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Economic Development conducted the special workshop to make the aware of parliament members about the development programmes carried out by Ministry of Economic Development and future plans of the ministry.

Colombo Stock Market Dips Again

Colombo Stock Market failed to maintain yesterday’s positive impetus due to profit taking on most counters which gained previous day while the uncertainty over broker credit continued.

King Abdullah receives commendation from all

Several regional and international organizations and leaders, including influential opposition figures in Syria Monday widely welcomed the stand adopted by King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, toward the unrest in Syria.

The main event of Sri Lanka’s major cultural pageant, “the Esala Festival” starts today

The first Randoli Perahera of the Kandy Esala perahera (procession) will parade the streets in Kandy. The perahera will proceed from the Sri Dalada Maligawa across Dalada Veediya, D. S. Senanayake Veediya, Temple Road, Deva Veediya, Colombo Veediya, E. L. Senanayake Veediya and Cross Road and return to Raja Veediya.

Sri Lanka Vs Australia ODI series starts today

Sri Lanka’s Cricket selectors today recalled banned Upul Tharanga and injured Lasith Malinga for the One Day squad in the five One Day International Cricket match against Australia, starting on Wednesday (10th).

Adarsh housing scam: CAG names two former Army chiefs

Slamming military authorities for misappropriating prime defence land for the Adarsh housing society, the CAG has said rules were bent to benefit relatives of politicians, public servants and senior service officers including former Army chiefs, Gen Deepak Kapoor and N C Vij.

Another group of 150 rehabilitated LTTE cadres to be released

Another batch of 150 rehabilitated LTTE cadres will be reintegrated into society on Friday in Vavuniya.

Despite riots, India, England to play Third Test

Despite the spiralling riots in London and neighbouring areas, the third cricket Test between India and England will go ahead, officials have said.

President Mahinda commends China’s contribution for regional stability and development

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that Sri Lanka looks forward to increasing cooperation in trade and investment from China. He has said that the bilateral cooperation between China and Sri Lanka in many spheres, has contributed to the regional stability and development. The President has made these comments in an interview with the Chinese News Agency Xinhua.

Former and New Chairmen of the Colombo Bourse are in a move to reduce retailers and slow down broker provided credit

Thousands of Sri Lankan retail and foreign investors, who invest in Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), are awaiting for Sri Lanka’s regulator to consider on revising certain regulatory measures that resulted in stock market crash.