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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2341

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Sri Lanka in an Inflation alert after suddenprice hikes

Sri Lanka’s today’s announcement of a 350.0 rupeesprice hike in domestic gas cylinders, 163.0 rupees per kg of milk powder and 70.0rupees increase per bag of cement all raises question on inflation, said the financialanalysts.

American Idol 2012; will my prediction come right?

Many weeks ago, during its preliminary stages of the current American Idol contest, I said through 'Asian Tribune' that my money is on Jessica and Joshua.

Fitch Affirms Sri Lanka’s Country rating at ‘BB-’; Outlook Stable

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Sri Lanka's Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'BB-'. The Outlook for both ratings remains ‘Stable’.

Chen says US Government let him down: sacrificed human rights issue for commercial/diplomatic gain?


Did the Obama administration sacrificed fundamental moral and human rights issue for commercial, diplomatic and political gain in sending Chinese dissident lawyer and human rights activist Chen Guangchen out of the American embassy chancery building in Beijing where he took refuge for six days?

Deputy Prime Minister of Japan arrives in Sri Lanka

Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Katsuya Okada arrived in Sri Lanka on a two day state visit on 4th May in order to improve bi-lateral ties and to witness the progress of several Japanese funded development projects.

‘Exports' jump in February ‘12 shows clearing of Jan’s passing cloud’ says Rishad


February 2012’a exports earnings show our export lull in January to be only temporary. “The February increase in exports by 7.6% shows the positive reversal of our exports from that of January. It also shows that the January lull is a mere passing cloud which has now cleared,” said Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka.


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