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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2396

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa met Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn


Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa met Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn yesterday (30) at Sra Pathum Palace.

Gov. Perry Appoints Kannappan to key Texas Board

Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Sockalingam "Sam" Kannappan of Houston and Edward Summers of Austin to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers for terms to expire Sept. 26, 2017. The board licenses qualified engineers, enforces the Texas Engineering Practice Act and regulates the practice of professional engineering in Texas.

Anand proves he is Chess King: Wins world crown for fifth time

Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand showed immense resilience to beat challenger Boris Gelfand of Israel in a tense rapid chess tie-breaker to win the World Championship crown for the fifth time and fourth in a row in Moscow on Wednesday.

Singapore & Sri Lanka To Expand Investment & Economic Cooperation


The focus in the bilateral discussions, which took place on Wednesday between External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris and Mr. K. Shanmugam, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Singapore at the Ministry of External Affairs in Colombo was on the expanded trade and economic relationship between the two countries.

Team Anna Demands independent probe on Charges Against PM

With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declaring that he will quit public life if corruption allegations are proved against him, Team Anna on Wednesday demanded an into the charges, saying they will be most happy if these are proved wrong.

Rubber & metal drive Sri Lanka’s Q1 exports, ‘We are faring better’ says Minister Rishad

Despite strong external developments, the 2012 first quarter exports fell only marginally but more importantly, Sri Lanka continued to record strong exports in March.

Delhi court dismissed the plea of Facebook India

A Delhi court on Wednesday dismissed the plea of Facebook India for dropping its name from a suit against it and other social networking websites for allegedly hosting objectionable contents.

Sri Lanka’s constitution denies separatism: ITAK still wants to separate. What is delaying Govt action?

Delaying actions concerning the welfare of the Sri Lankan people by allowing a handful to create unprecedented strife based on a notion of “ethnic separatism” not shared by the majority has led to decades of terror resulting in unnecessary damage control allowing Sri Lanka to be compromised to opportunist nations pursuing neo-colonial agendas and India desiring to turn Sri Lanka into an Indian protectorate.

Engineering Education and Research Partnership between PMU and Curtin University


Dean of Engineering at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia, Professor Moses Tadé visited Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) and met the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Dr. Nassar Shaikh and the Dean of the College of Engineering, Dr. Jamal Nayfeh.

The Cloud Of Tobacco Smoke Is Choking The World

Tobacco is the single most preventable cause of death in the world today. Yet it kills nearly 6 million people each year, which includes some 600,000 non-smokers who die due to exposure to second-hand smoke.

Sri Lanka Embassy in Sweden Launches New Website

The ceremony of the official launch of the new website of Embassy of Sri Lanka was held recently. The chief guest of the ceremony was Ms. Margareta Björk, the President of the City Council of Stockholm with the invitation of Ambassador of Sri Lanka Mr.Oshadhi Alahapperuma.


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