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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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Tamil Tiger arms supplier pleads guilty in New York

A Canadian of Sri Lankan origin - Piratheepan Nadarajah from Brampton, Ontario pleaded guilty in the United States judicial court in New York to two terrorism offences in connection with the Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka on Wednesday, October 16.

Tamil Tiger arms supplier pleads guilty in New York
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U.S. Embassy Concern Over Maldives Election Delays

The US Embassy in Colombo has expressed its concern over the Presidential election in Maldives.

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‘FTA the biggest leap since ‘52 Rubber Rice pact’- Jianhua, China’s powerful int’l trade Minister

The forthcoming China-Sri Lanka FTA is the biggest development in Sino-Lanka cooperation history since the 1952 Rubber-Rice Pact. And China is keen to see the groundwork on this FTA completed by December this year.

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka) and Yu Jianhua, the powerful Deputy International Trade Representative of the Ministry of Commerce of China  view Minister Jianhua’s gift to Minister Bathiudeen (silk painting of the Forbidden City) on 17 October in Colombo.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka) discusses with Yu Jianhua, the powerful Deputy International Trade Representative of the Ministry of Commerce of China (seated next to Minister Bathiudeen) on 17 October in Colombo.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka) greets Yu Jianhua, the powerful Deputy International Trade Representative of the Ministry of Commerce of China as Anura Siriwardena (Secretary, Ministry of Industry and Commerce) on 17 October in Colombo.
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Inthirarasa the last TNA Councilor to vow to uphold the Sri Lanka Constitution

Inthirarasa Thiyagarasa - from EPRLF elected from Vavuniya district took oaths yesterday before Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V.Vigneswaran.

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