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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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LTTE flag removed from British Police web site

The Metropolitan Police of London were embarrassed today (11 September) by mistakenly publishing Tamil Tiger flag in its web site in section under ‘Information about contact points’

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Call for attention to biggest killer of children-under-five: Pneumonia

Pneumonia is the single largest cause of death in children worldwide. Every year, it kills an estimated 1.2 million children under the age of five years, accounting for 18% of all deaths of children under five years old worldwide. Pneumonia affects children and families everywhere, but is most prevalent in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

Call for attention to biggest killer of children-under-five: Pneumonia
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Burma: A glance at Ruling party vs. the opposition


If one looks back through near past of Burma/Myanmar, he can run into the previous junta’s famous political slogan - "Roadmap to Disciplined Democracy" – under which a Constitutional referendum was passed and enforced the 2008 Constitution which was systematically and unfairly drawn to prolong the military power

Burma: A glance at Ruling party vs. the opposition
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Sri Lankan Arrested In Sham Wedding In England

A 23-year-old Sri Lankan man was arrested by Home Office enforcement officers in connection with a sham wedding at Harrow Register Office a few days ago. He had overstayed his visa and had been due to marry a 21-year-old Italian woman.

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‘Lanka-China FTA not a blindsided rush’-Rishad

Forthcoming FTA with China is not a blindsided move but is a process involving studies and even relevant stakeholder consultations. “We are still at initial study phase and we will not finalise product lists without consulting Lankan stakeholders such as various Chambers and industries” assured Rishad Bathiudeen, (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka) the oldest Industry Chamber in the country on 31 October in Colombo. " class="caption" align="right" />

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka -left) and a satisfied CNCI delegation at the Ministry of Industry & Commerce on 31 October. Gamini Gunasekara (new Chairman, CNCI) is seated second from left next to Minister  Bathiudeen.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka -left) and Gamini Gunasekara (new Chairman, CNCI) discuss on 31 October at the Ministry of Industry and Commerce.
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A Shorter And Cheaper MDR-TB Treatment is just round the corner

While the number of people detected with MDR-TB increased to 94,000 globally in 2012 (by more than 40%) this amounts to less than 20% of those actually estimated to have MDR-TB.

A Shorter And Cheaper MDR-TB Treatment is just round the corner
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81 global exhibitors and counting at biggest Lanka Brand-push ever

The biggest trade, tourism and investment exposition in history is drawing increasing numbers of participants-including one from Canada as of 30 October.

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka) addresses the Press Announcement event of “Reflection of Sri Lanka” on 22 October in Colombo.
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Deepavali - triumph of good over evil - President

The Festival of Lights, Deepavali, symbolizes shedding the light of knowledge over the darkness of ignorance, leading to the triumph of good over evil, states President Mahinda Rajapaksa in a Deepavali message.

Deepavali -  triumph of good over evil - President
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