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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2552

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Ambassador Amza Presents Credentials to the King of Belgium as New Sri Lankan Envoy

His Majesty King Albert II of Belgium accepted the letter of credence from P M Amza, the new Sri Lankan ambassador to Belgium at the Royal Laeken Castle in Brussels, Belgium. Mr Amza, who had been the deputy ambassador at the Sri Lankan embassy in Berlin prior to the present appointment, became the new ambassador for Belgium recently – the political powerhouse of the European Union.

Second stage of Kilinochchi Market Complex: Construction works started

The Northern Provincial Council has started the construction of the second stage of the Kilinochchi Market Complex, at an estimated cost Rs.100 million.

Kejriwal announces probe against three aides

In view of the corruption charges leveled against some of its own activists, India Against Corruption (IAC) on Friday decided to form an independent ombudsman to probe its prominent accused members.

11 Muslim Fishermen released on bail

Mannar High Court yesterday granted bail for 11 Muslim Fishermen who were arrested on suspicion when the people protested in front of the Mannar High Court on 16 July.

Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Los Angeles takes initiatives to promote Sri Lanka at the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Los Angeles organized a Sri Lanka Promotional event in collaboration with the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce, California, USA on October 15th, 2012 at the Chamber conference hall.

Sanath’s new innings

Following the footsteps of his team mates, Sri Lankan cricketers, Mahela Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara, who have already started a very successful culinary business named ‘Ministry of Crab’, in a beautifully built Dutch Hospital, in Colombo- built way back in 1677.

High drama on board AI flight at Thiruvanathapuram airport; pilot sends hijack alert

There was high drama at Thiruvananthapuram airport on Friday morning after passengers of an Air India Express ?ight from Abu Dhabi created ruckus inside the aircraft after the ?ight landed at Thiruvananthapuram instead of its original destination, Kochi.

India-Sri Lanka Foundation enables projects to foster bilateral relations

The Board of Directors of the India-Sri Lanka Foundation headed by the High Commissioners of India and Sri Lanka and two members each nominated by the governments of India and Sri Lanka met recently to consider about 60 new project proposals that were submitted by both individuals and institutions of the two countries, seeking financial assistance for projects/events.

Obama-Romney Foreign policy Debate: What both will conceal but American Exceptionalism

The two presidential candidates, Barack Obama of the Democratic Party and Mitt Romney of the Republican Party, will meet for the final time on Monday, 22 October to debate issues connected to foreign affairs/policy just 14 days before the U.S. election which falls on November 6.