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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2702

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SLFP to Contest in the Northern Provincial Council Election – R. Angajan

Sri Lanka Freedom Party will be contesting in the forthcoming Northern Provincial Council election. The Jaffna District SLFP have decided to field their candidates in the ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) ticket.

Angajan Ramanathan - Jaffna District Chief SLFP Organizer
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Letter from America: Bangladesh – A Nation Divided? – Part 2

According to Lt. General A. A. K. Niazi, who was in charge of Pakistan's Eastern Command when it surrendered to the joint Bangladesh-India forces on December 16, 1971 in Dhaka, “The 1971 imbroglio was the outcome of an unabated struggle for power between Yahya, Mujib and Bhutto.

Letter from America: Bangladesh – A Nation Divided? – Part 2
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The 2013 Human Development Report focuses on the Rise of the South

The Human Development Report 2013 (HDR 2013) published by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) was launched in Sri Lanka as a collaborative effort of UNDP Sri Lanka and the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies.

(Prof) G. L. Peiris- Minister of External Affairs
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Cycle Beads: The Bead String For Family Planning

Could you ever imagine that a string of beads can act as a contraceptive device to avoid unintended pregnancies? Well CycleBeads just does that by helping women to follow the Standard Days Method (SDM)—a natural fertility awareness method of family planning.

Bead Strings
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China Leaps to Top as Biggest Tourism Spender

China has leaped to first place as the biggest spender in world tourism with Chinese tourists spending a record US$ 102 billion in 2012, surpassing the hitherto top spender Germany and the second largest spender, the U.S.A., both of whom spent close to US$ 84 bilion last year, according to the World Tourism Organization.

 Lakshman Ratnapala - PATA Emeritus President & CEO
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(Made in) China winning Lanka’s strategic resource lottery

In the wake of the successful visit of the Chinese biz delegation to Sri Lanka, is the newest development that packs impact on a strategic Sri Lankan supply to the world-the country’s mineral sands & rare earth element sector.

Allegation of Killing and Harassment of Indian Fishermen by Sri Lanka Navy - Erroneous Without any Factual Basis

Sri Lanka Government has pointed out that persistent allegations against the Sri Lanka Navy with regard to alleged killing and harassment of Indian fishermen are erroneous and without any factual basis.

Dedication To save the Motherland
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