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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Correction – U.S. GSP Benefits Not Yet Renewed

Some media reports have incorrectly stated that the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) soon would be restored with retroactive respect. Congress has not voted on whether to renew GSP on a worldwide basis.

Finnish woman raped in Delhi

The Finnish woman, who was allegedly raped by a 25-year-old Mumbai resident in Delhi in the early hours of Saturday, has a job in India and often travels to other cities.

B.Sc (Hons) in Transport & Logistics Management: Faculty of Engineering – University of Moratuwa

Four years ago, in 2007, with trembling hands and a heart of steel I walked into the examination hall to face the biggest challenge of my life till then, my parents and teachers interpreted it to be the turning point that would define the rest of my life, it was the GCE Advanced Levels. After years of intense studying I had finally come to the pinnacle of school education, and getting selected to the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Moratuwa was my dream.

Ex President Gayoom quits DRP to form new party

Maldives former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom has quit the Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party that he founded in a bid to form a new political party, his daughter Dunya Maumoon told the Asian Tribune.

Sri Lanka - Crucifixion of a Country for Defeating Terrorism?

Sri Lanka eliminated a dreaded terrorist group, with intricate global links, but receives little credit for it! Unlike elsewhere in the world, Sri Lanka has succeeded in resettling 300,000 IDPs. There are no starving children for the NGOs to feed but this gets ignored!

Hazare fast effect: Congress popularity down, BJP up

Anna Hazare's anti-corruption agitation and the UPA government's clumsy handling of it have cost the Congress dear, shaving off one-third of its support while boosting the popularity of its principal rival BJP.

Promoting ILO Green Jobs project in Sri Lanka with Australian funded

Working in close collaboration with the Sri Lankan Government and relevant partners, the ILO, funded through the Australian Government - ILO Partnership Agreement 2010-2015, namely, the Green Jobs in Asia project, aims to address issues of providing technical expertise to fill the decent work gap, through interventions that convert unsafe, environmentally non-worker-friendly jobs into safer, productive Green Jobs, ensuring that both the workers’ rights, productivity and environmental issues are properly addressed in a mutually supportive manner.

Don’t target my team, Anna warns Govt

Cautioning the government against sending a 'wrong message' after privilege and income tax notices were slapped on members of his team, Anna Hazare on Sunday warned undue harassment of civil society members may cause unrest in the country.