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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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Media is to give something useful and valuable to the wise people, and not the ignorant, on this World No Tobacco Day – May 31st

The World No Tobacco Day is commemorated on May 31st, every year. The theme decided by the World Health Organization (WHO) this year is: “Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship”, which is implementation of Article 13 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the international public health treaty adopted by WHO in 2005.

Media is to give something useful and valuable to the wise people, and not the ignorant, on this World No Tobacco Day – May 31st
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When Providing Development Aid, Sri Lanka is a Priority Country –China Development Bank

When providing development aid, Sri Lanka will always be given priority, said the Chairman of the China

Mahinda Rajapaksa at the China World Hotel yesterday (May 28) morning. During the meeting, President Rajapaksa expressed gratitude for the Bank’s assistance for development projects in Sri Lanka. (Pix By : Sudath Silva)
 When Providing Development Aid, Sri Lanka is a Priority Country –China Development Bank
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Maryland honors Bollywood director at Shortcut Romeo promo event

State of Maryland has honored Bollywood film director Susi Ganeshan with a citation for his contribution to Indian cinema.

Dr Rajan Natarajan, second from right, presenting the award to Susi Ganeshan, right, while Puja Gupta, third from right and organizers of the event Suman Nagpal and Pria Trehan Haider look on
Susi Ganeshan flanked by Ameesha Patel and Puja Gupta at the Cannes Film Festival
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Trading with the Asian giant has been crucial for many nations throughout the ages - President Mahinda

President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressed the opening ceremony of the Global Services Forum Beijing Summit this morning at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is seen here arriving at the Global Services Forum Beijing Summit this morning at the China National Convention Center. (Pix By : Sudath Silva)
President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressed the opening ceremony of the Global Services Forum Beijing Summit this morning. In his speech, the President spoke of the significance of creating greater synergies between nations as Asian countries transform to become service-driven economies.
The Global Services Forum brings together key players from the services sector, governments, the business sector and the academia. This year’s summit took place under the theme “Services: A New Frontier for Sustainable Development.”
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A Pakistani Journalist Arrested with Heroin

A Pakistani media person was caught with 5 million Rupees worth of heroin.

A Pakistani Journalist Arrested with Heroin
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When fame becomes an unbearable burden!

We know what happened to that young talent Amy Winehouse at the peak of her career.

Amy Winehouse
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“Sri Lankan Food Festival” at The Grand New Delhi

The High Commission of Sri Lanka and The Grand Hotel in New Delhi organized a “Sri Lankan Food Festival” with a view to popularizing authentic Sri Lankan cuisine and to showcase great culinary variety that Sri Lanka can offer to the Indian public.

High Commissioner Kariyawasam
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Un Secretary General Hails Vesak Commemorations In Paris

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon hailed the commemoration of Vesak at UNESCO in Paris and thanked Sri Lanka for making the events possible.

King Asoka
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Vesak Celebrations in New Delhi

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in New Delhi marked the 2557 th Vaishakha Purnima (Vesak 2013) by organizing and participating in several activities in New Delhi.

2.	High Commission premises was illuminated and decorated with Vesak lanterns
High Commission premises was illuminated and decorated with Vesak lanterns
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UNP MP Dr. Jayalath Jayawardene passed away

UNP MP Dr. Jayalath Jayawardene passed away at a private hospital in Singapore following a surgery, while receiving treatment in Singapore for a prolonged illness.

UNP MP Dr. Jayalath Jayawardene passed away
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