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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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Dutch-Sri Lankan Business Partners Win The Eembassy Award

On January 15th, The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Ms. Lilianne Ploumen, presented the prestigious Embassy Award to the Dutch-Sri Lankan company ‘Van der Knaap-Growrite substrates’ at a large network reception in Ede, the Netherlands.

Dutch Minister Ms. Lilianne Ploumen, Mr Ron and Mr Perry van der Knaap, Ambassador Louis Piët
Embassy Price Award Ceremony
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Where are we being led?

It is always my habit to have a glance at any newspaper before selecting the best topic to start reading and in one of the issues of a foreign newspaper on 13 January, which attracted me most was the cartoon on its editorial page, captioned ‘Ban Ki-Moon launches Thai mediation effort’.

Second Secretary General of the UN - Dag Hammarskjold (1953-1961)
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U.S. Government Support for Bar Association of Sri Lanka

Yesterday, the United States Embassy in Colombo, through its development arm, the U.S. Agency for International Development, announced its new program to support the Bar Association of Sri Lanka.

U.S. Government Support for Bar Association of Sri Lanka
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Myanmar needs to increase social sector budget

Myanmar has declared publicly building itself as a democratic civilization since President U Thein Sein took the office. In a democratic society, government has to take responsibility for citizen’s social welfare, such as healthcare and schooling.

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Most Senior Diplomat - New Head of Sri Lanka’s External Affairs Ministry

Mrs. Kshenuka De Silva Senewiratne, a distinguished career diplomat, a member of the Sri Lanka Foreign Service since 1985 has been appointed as the new Foreign Secretary with effect from today.

 Kshenuka De Silva Senewiratne
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