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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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Lord Ganesha gets insurance cover of Rs 45 crore!

Lord Ganesha, who begins his annual ten-day sojourn to cities in Maharashtra on Wednesday, would be suitably insured against mishaps, and mischiefs of people he protects.

Promoting Sri Lanka as a key tourist destination among Koreans


The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Korea in association with the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau initiated a number of activities in the hopes of promoting Sri Lanka as a key tourist destination among Koreans.

Mamata Banerjee shows no sign of relenting after quitting UPA

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday gave no indication of reviewing her decision to withdraw support to the Manmohan Singh government when she ruled out any compromise on her demands for roll back of the major reforms decisions taken by the Central government.

The Tripod Relations (Sino-Burma-US)

One year after the brutal suppression of the Burmese democracy movement (to be exact on 8-8 88) by the Tatmadaw (Burmese army), there was carbon copy by the PLA (People’s Liberation Army) in the Tiananmen Square and the common phrase used by leaders of both countries was, “Stability is of overriding importance.” Top priority was economic development and that nothing should be allowed to get in the way. Now as the two prominent Burmese leaders visits America one should recount of how the trilateral relations stands as it is.

Austrian media promotes Ceylon Tea and tourism

Radio Vienna, an Austrian media network channel, ran a two-hour live broadcast on Sri Lanka on Sunday, 16th September 2012 as part of its most popular primetime breakfast event.

Over 1000 US foreign military bases yet commotion over Sri Lanka’s internal military

“I emphasized the importance of progress in reducing the role and profile of the military in the North, and full respect for human rights” – thus said Robert Blake, an US official flying regularly to Sri Lanka bringing messages from his Government.

Letter to the U.S. Senators and Congressmen on Suu Kyi's visit to the USA

In an open letter to the US Senators and Congressmen Dr. Habib Siddiqui has urged the U.S. Congress not to lift its ban on any trade and commerce with Myanmar until a fundamental change takes place positively impacting the lives of those Rohingya and other minorities, guaranteeing their citizenship as equals and rights and privileges restored and secured.


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