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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2395

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Nationwide Ceasefire except Tatmadaw has the right to Attack (Ceasefire without political dialogue is Zero)

In Burma, we will soon witness the inking of a nationwide ceasefire by all the armed ethnic armies with much pomp and ceremony in Naypyidaw attended by international observers and eulogise by the world especially by the West whose appetite for Burma’s natural and human resources knows no bound.

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U.S. Concerned by Repeated Elections Delays and Reports of Intimidation

The United States and the international community have been consistent regarding our concerns for Maldives’ democratic future, particularly our concerns regarding repeated delays of elections and reports of intimidation of parliamentarians.

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CHOGM boycott – Fake fury from Canada’s Steven Harper and Tamil Nadu: Will India’s Manmohan Singh also succumb?

Fake fury of the Tamil Nadu political parties has little do with what will actually help the Tamil minority in Lanka. The government of India should not follow their example. It should know that it has to work with the government of Sri Lanka, build on the elected representation the Tamils have achieved – "Economic Times of India" Editorial

CHOGM boycott – Fake fury from Canada’s Steven Harper and Tamil Nadu: Will India’s Manmohan Singh also succumb?
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Customs Guards Passing Out Parade

The passing out parade and the certificate awarding ceremony of forty-two (42) Customs Guards took place at the Sri Lanka Coast Guard base ‘Rohana’ - Mirissa today (03rdNovember).

Mr. Jagath P. Wijeweera, Director General Sri Lanka Customs awarding the trophy to Customs Guard WN Lakmal who became the best Customs Guard
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Lanka SMEs enter a global forum for the first time

Sri Lanka’s SMEs are set receive a boost as the sector has come grabbed the attentions of the powerful Swiss investment arm SGE. And for the first time, Sri Lankan SMEs will take part in a leading SME event of Global scale while a top Swiss investment team led by the co-founder of a Zurich merchant bank is scheduled to Colombo for CHOGM Biz.

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka -left) greets Beat Ineichen, Senior Consultant India of Switzerland Global Enterprise (SGE), a global SME expert (right) on 30 October in Colombo.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka -left) and Beat Ineichen, Senior Consultant India of Switzerland Global Enterprise (SGE), a global SME expert (right) in discussion on 30 October in Colombo.
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Muslim mob vandalizes 26 Hindu houses in Bangladesh

A Muslim mob burned down 26 Hindu houses in Bangladesh's Pabna district on Saturday. The attack was provoked after alleged reports of a Hindu boy committing blasphemy.

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Official Meetings of CHOGM 2013

Activities of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2013 will begin Nov. 10 with the opening ceremonies of the Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) and the Commonwealth People’s Forum (CPF), taking place in Hambantota and Galle respectively. The opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Business Forum (CBF) will follow on Nov. 12 in Colombo.

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Double Trouble: Diabetes and Tuberculosis

There is evidence of an important association between diabetes mellitus (DM) and tuberculosis (TB). DM increases the risk of active tuberculosis by a factor of 2 to 3. Also people with TB, who have diabetes, have been found to have worse TB treatment outcomes.

Double Trouble: Diabetes and Tuberculosis
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