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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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Antidote to Geneva: Getting nations on our side

Voting at Geneva saw a new configuration of states. America doggedly pursued destabilization as a weapon but failed to deter Asian nations rallying round Sri Lanka, India notwithstanding. The dire need to counter American tendency to wheedle as it pleased has never been so severely felt in therein as now.

An open letter to Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh

"India did not have the moral right to vote against Sri Lanka given that India was the root cause for LTTE terrorism in Sri Lanka and even though the rest of the world may not know these, but Asian countries are well aware of it. Far from being a good neighbor your government has shown that once again it cannot be trusted, is not an ally and has only self interest."

PM seeks S. Korean investment


Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday asked South Korean businessmen to help India expand its burgeoning solar and nuclear power sectors by investing in these environment-friendly technologies, reports from Seoul said.

Jayawardene drives Sri Lanka through the storm

The first of the two test matches between England and Sri Lanka commenced at Galle on Monday. The test series between England is Sri Lanka’s first test series after a series of one day internationals since January.

UNIDO’s Nishikawa coming to Colombo, ‘Will launch first ever food certification firm in Sri Lanka,’ says Minister Rishad

Sri Lanka’s first ever food certification firm is born. “The non-profit firm is a collaborative effort between Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI) and the National Chamber of Exporters (NCE) supported by UNIDO under my Ministry’s auspices” said Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka.

Persons with Swiss bank accounts paid Rs 180 crore as taxes: Pranab Mukherjee

Some persons with accounts in a Swiss bank have paid taxes amounting to about Rs 180 crore so far, finance minister Pranab Mukherjee has said in Parliament. He did not disclose any names.

Lalin's Coloumn: How would the USA have defeated the LTTE? (2)

There is peace and joy every where in SL after 30 years of LTTE terror that beggars belief. In the countries that the USA has decided to help by invading, torturing, urinating, sodomizing, raping and murdering there is not. Instead, on an average, there are daily about 25 being killed in Afghanistan and Iraq and less in Libya, thanks mainly to the leadership of the USA.

Maoists free one kidnapped Italian

One of the two Italians abducted by Maoists, tourist Claudio Colangelo, was on Sunday released unharmed by ultras, 11 days after being taken hostage in Kandhamal district, while his compatriot was still held captive by the rebels.

Maoists free one kidnapped Italian

One of the two Italians abducted by Maoists, tourist Claudio Colangelo, was on Sunday released unharmed by ultras, 11 days after being taken hostage in Kandhamal district, while his compatriot was still held captive by the rebels.

Nollywood Vs Ranminitenna

At present we as Sri Lankans are enjoying the dividends of peace. After thirty years of war many experts tempt to talk about economy and how to get competitive advantage strategically in order to prosper the economy of the country.

Burma Army Ransacks Church In Bhamo District

On 13 March the Burma Army ransacked Sin Lum Pang Mu Baptist Church in Pang Mu village, located in Bhamo district.

New Air Services Agreement signed with Russia


Turning a new chapter in Sri Lanka Russia bilateral relations, a new Air Services Agreement between Sri Lanka and the Russian Federation was signed at the Ministry of Transport of Russia in Moscow on 26.03.2012.


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