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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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U.S. Ambassador Views Rare Sri Lankan Artifacts Preserved with SLR4 million Grant

U.S. Ambassador Michele Sison visited the Yatala Museum on 23rd to view rare antiquities found during the excavations of Yatala Dagaba, which were preserved with a $30,000 (approximately SLR 4 million) grant from the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation.

U.S. Ambassador Views Rare Sri Lankan Artifacts Preserved with SLR4 million Grant
U.S. Ambassador Views Rare Sri Lankan Artifacts Preserved with SLR4 million Grant
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Sri Lanka has welcomed the Framework Agreement Reached between Russia and USA on Syria

Sri Lanka has welcomed the framework agreement reached between the Russian Federation and the USA on the time bound safeguarding and destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons, stockpiles, thereby seeking to resolve this issue through peaceful means.

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Latest ILO Reports Find Globally The Fall Of The Number Child Laborers

A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) has found that the global number of child labourers has declined by one third since 2000, with the largest absolute decline in the Asia Pacific region.

Latest ILO Reports Find Globally The Fall Of The Number Child Laborers
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Angela the great!

The 59-year-old German research scientist who was initially trained as a physical chemist, Angela Merkel, became a highly successful politician and an experienced physician to treat Europe’s all ills, mainly economy. Merkel can be proud of her marvelous achievements.

Angela Merkel
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APACT Urges Indonesia To Ratify FCTC And Shun The Tobacco Industry

The 2013 Asia Pacific Association for the Control of Tobacco (APACT) Conference was held in August, 2013 in Chiba, Japan to address the prevention and control of tobacco use worldwide, with a special focus on the Asia Pacific region. One of the important achievements of the conference was the signing of A Declaration on Tobacco Control in Indonesia which was adopted by over 785 delegates from 42 countries assembled at the conference.

APACT Urges Indonesia To Ratify FCTC And Shun The Tobacco Industry
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Tamil Franchise Restoration in Sri Lanka: US talks of Colombo-Jaffna rapport

Failing to acknowledge the restoration of the Tamil franchise in Sri Lanka's Northern Province as the prime move by the Rajapaksa government toward reconciliation process of ethnic groups, the United States Department State in an official statement issued Monday urged the GSL to establish a working relationship with the Northern Provincial government as a step toward reconciliation.

Tamil Franchise Restoration in Sri Lanka: US talks of Colombo-Jaffna rapport
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Twitter Q&A with President Rajapaksa from New York

Mahinda Rajapaksa will answer questions on a Twitter Q&A from New York following his address at the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

 Twitter Q&A with President Rajapaksa from New York
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