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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2403

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A Calypso tells all about our coconut!

‘Coconut woman is calling out, and everyday you can hear her shout’, sang the famous American Calypso singer, Harry Belafonte.

 Famous American Calypso singer, Harry Belafonte.
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Landscapes of Sri Lanka and Harpsichord Performance in Berlin

To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of commencement of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Germany, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Germany has organized two major events in Berlin.

Landscapes of Sri Lanka and Harpsichord Performance in Berlin
Landscapes of Sri Lanka and Harpsichord Performance in Berlin
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‘Let’s go for China!’– India’s Zohra

As the first ever textile agreement between India and Sri Lanka became a reality, both neighbors mulled joining to enter a coveted global textile foothold-China, the world’s largest textile market.

Anura Siriwardena (Secretary, Ministry of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka-left) and Mrs Zohra Chaterji (Secretary, Textile Ministry of India) exchanged signed documents of Indo-Lanka Textile Cooperation for SMEs on 09 September at Galadari Hotel, Colombo as (from left, behind row) High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka (HE) Y.K.Sinha, Basil Rajapaksa (Minister of Economic Development), M Fowzie (Senior Minister), and PS Raghavan (Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, India) look on.
Mrs Zohra Chaterji (Secretary, Textile Ministry of India-centre) joins Basil Rajapaksa (Minister of Economic Development), and M Fowzie (Senior Minister) at the IIFE 2013 Colombo exhibition at Galadari Hotel, Colombo on 09 September.
Indian Textile delegation led by Mrs Zohra Chatterji (at right side) meets the Sri Lankan officials (at left, led by Anura Siriwardena-Secretary, Ministry of Industry and Commerce) meet for discussions at Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo on 09 September.
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Saudi buys number plate for US $ 24,000!

A Saudi citizen in Jazan bought a car number plate with the numbers 6666 for a whopping SR90,000 (US $ 24,000) at an auction held by the region’s traffic department on Wednesday.

Saudi buys number plate for US $ 24,000!
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Two New iPhones from Apple: Models 5S and 5C

The release of two iPhones on the same day did not come as a surprise to anyone, as the speculation was rife on the internet about the simultaneous release of the two devices.

Two New iPhones from Apple: Models 5S and 5C
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