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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

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Falling Walls advance innovation, sustainability and social impact

A young scientist was awarded the third prize at Falling Walls 2013 for her research aimed to reduce mortality and complication rate in surgical procedures to treat cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), CVDs are the number one cause of death globally (30% of all global deaths are attributed to CVDs).

Falling Walls advance innovation, sustainability and social impact
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Concerns About Maldivian Supreme Court Elections Ruling By US

The US Embassy in Colombo has urged that Maldives proceed to a runoff election with no further interference so that the democratic process can complete the transition to new leadership.

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Violation of visas by Australian Senator and New Zealand MP

The attention of the Ministry of External Affairs has been drawn to media reports on the detention of Australian Senator Lee Rhiannon and New Zealand MP Jan Logie by Sri Lankan authorities for visa violations.

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CHOGM: Manmohan tells Rajapaksa he is not coming

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday sent a letter of regret to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, explaining why he is not attending the Commonwealth summit in Colombo next week.

CHOGM: Manmohan tells Rajapaksa he is not coming
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CHOGM; A bogus anachronism? Sri Lanka must lean even closer to China

Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has shown that self-interest and not Indian national interest determines its foreign policy. His decision not to attend the CHOGM in Sri Lanka is not about Sri Lankan Tamils and their welfare. It is about the self-interest of the Congress party of India.

CHOGM; A bogus anachronism? Sri Lanka must lean even closer to China
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Immigration authorities provides ammunition for Australian Greens Senator to shoot Sri Lanka

Senator Lee Rhiannon, an Australian Greens Senator, a well-known sympathizer of LTTE remnants in Australia and someone who has consistently attacked Sri Lanka and called for the boycott of the CHOGM in Sri Lanka for human rights abuses and alleged war crimes, has been given free ammunition by Sri Lankan Immigration authorities to supplement her arsenal of material to intensify her attacks.

Detained in Sri Lanka: Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon. Photo: Katherine Griffiths
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Sri Lanka represented at the Heads of Asian Coast Guard Meeting

Rear Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne, the Director General of Sri Lanka Coast Guard participated in the 9th Heads of Asian Coast Guard Agencies Meeting (HACGAM) held in Pattaya, Thailand recently.

Sri Lanka represented at the Heads of Asian Coast Guard Meeting
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