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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2403

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Our Health Policies Cannot Be Decided By Tobacco Companies

On this World No Tobacco Day (WNDT 2012) it would be worthwhile to remember that ‘tobacco products are the only legally available products that can kill up to one half of their regular users if consumed as recommended by the manufacturer.’

U.S. Embassy Partnership Supports Dairy Farmers in the East

At the height of the conflict in 2007, Padmarahini Naharajan was displaced from her home and left as the sole provider for two children. She toiled in the fields and sold small quantities of milk to middlemen at low prices to make ends meet. Life was difficult until she heard about the Dairy Enhancement in Eastern Province (DEEP) project, a public-private partnership of USAID, the development arm of the U.S. Embassy.

Visit of SAARC Secretary General to Colombo

Mr. Ahmed Saleem, Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is on a three day visit to Sri Lanka beginning 27th May 2012.

New Telecom policy abolishes roaming charges

The government on Thursday cleared National Telecom Policy 2012 that aims to abolish roaming charges thus allowing mobile phone subscribers to use same number across country without having to pay extra charges.

Pakistan and Russia vow to enhance their bilateral cooperation

Ambassador Zamir N. Kabulov, Russian President’s Special Envoy on Afghanistan, called on Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani at the Prime Minister’s House here today and said that enormous commonalities existed between Pakistan and Russia on regional issues and bilateral cooperation.

Petrol price hike: Mixed response to opposition’s Bharat Bandh call

There was a mixed response to the Bharat Bandh called by the BJP and the Left on Thursday to protest hike in petrol prices. Many people in the metros and other cities chose to stay home.

Dr. Chris Nonis appointed to the advisory panel of “Queens Diamond Jubilee Trust”


The Sri Lankan High Commissioner for the U.K., Dr. Chris Nonis has been appointed to the Commonwealth Advisory Panel of the Queens Diamond Jubilee Trust.

‘Landmark MoU unlocks door to S’Pore based new global giants to enter Sri Lanka’ says Minister Rishad


The landmark MoU inked today (30 May) between Sri Lankan and Singapore businesses will open our doors to keen global giants operating in Singapore over a long period and newly relocating multinationals in S’Pore.

Terrorism Made In The West: Sri Lanka victim of the media here

By Glen Jenvey London for Asian Tribune

The shooting and bombing in Norway can only be described as an act of pure evil ! Not many would say anything in defence of the terror brought to streets of the capital Oslo killing eight people and injuring 209 and the killing 69 people and wounding 33 others at an island youth camp run by the ruling Labour Party


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