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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2398

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“Ceylon Tea” brings Sri Lanka to the forefront in Shanghai

Sri Lanka Consul General’s office in Shanghai, China launched a promotion campaign to create awareness on “Ceylon Tea”. The event was organised on 11th May 2013. Black Tea, or Hong Cha as called in Chinese, is a popular beverage in Shanghai. The campaign targets to promote Sri Lanka’s famous teas as a high end product in China.

Ms. Janaki Kuruppu, Chairperson of Sri Lanka Tea Board
“Ceylon Tea” brings Sri Lanka to the forefront in Shanghai
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Sri Lanka At The Annual Seminar of US Global Business Forum

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Los Angeles, California, USA participated at the 8th Annual Business Seminar organized by the US Global Business Forum (USGBF) on a luxury Cruise from Newport Beach to Catalina Island on 16th May, 2013.

Consul General Dr. Hector Weerasinghe
Sri Lanka At The Annual Seminar of US Global Business Forum
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Bradford as a role model for all

Muslim community reaching into its pockets to save a synagogue in financial woes in Bradford, in Britain, is headline news in one of Israeli dailies.

Bradford  synagogue
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Taiwan: The Future of “Relevant Buddhism”

I recently completed a three-week visit to Taiwan, a beautiful, sophisticated country full of compassionate, friendly, and very kind people.

(In the Photograph - From Left to Right): Dr. Stephen Long,  Dr. Barbara Wright, Translator Jen-Hui Tsai, Abbot of Dharma Drum Mountain, Ven. Guo Don, and the Vice-Dean, Ven. Chang-Kuan Bhikshu - and two volunteers, Alan and Mary.
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Vesak Week Declared

The government has declared May 24 and 25, as official Vesak holidays and May 21 to 27 as Vesak Week.

Vesak Week Declared
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