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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Republic of Korea Warmly Commends Progress in Sri Lanka

External Affairs Minister Professor G.L. Peiris held bilateral discussions with Mr. Yun Byung-Se, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, on the sidelines of the Cyberspace Conference in Seoul on Wednesday.

 Republic of Korea Warmly Commends Progress in Sri Lanka
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Ambassador Hangawatte accredited to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation

Sri Lanka’s envoy to Paris and UNESCO, Ambassador Professor Karunaratne Hangawatte presented Credentials to the Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, Dr Taleb Rifai at the UNWTO Headquarters in Madrid, Spain.

Ambassador Hangawatte accredited to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation
Ambassador Hangawatte accredited to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation
Ambassador Hangawatte accredited to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation
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A Book Review from a local perspective --- Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

A newspaper book review was useful before the advent of the computer. Today such book reviews are all but obsolete because information about books is available ‘online’, the term referring to the electronic media which is essentially computer based information systems. In some instances however, a newspaper book review provides information that online reviews do not have, as in this instance, which is a book review from a Sri Lanka perspective as will be seen.

Cover of the book "Steve Jobs" by Walter Isaacson.
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Aung San Suu Kyi urged to place human rights, anti-Muslim violence at the top of the agenda

Legislators from across Southeast Asia today called on Aung San Suu Kyi and European Parliamentarians and leaders to use the National League for Democracy (NLD) leader’s visit to Europe to secure greater commitments to tackle persistent human rights concerns in Myanmar, and draw particular focus on growing sectarian conflict and anti-Muslim violence there.

Aung San Suu Kyi
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