Skip to Content

Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2403

Monthly archive

Pathfinder Foundation as one of Chinese top 10 partners

The Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Sri Lanka recognized the Pathfinder Foundation as one of its top 10 partners at a ceremony to mark Chinese New Year and Sri Lanka's National Day held at the BMICH on Friday.

The photograph shows Chinese Ambassador Wu Jianghao presenting the Top Ten Partner award to Milinda Moragoda, Founder, Pathfinder Foundation.
diconary view

Thai Pongal Celebrated in Paris

The popular harvest festival of the Tamil-Hindu communities known as Thai Pongal was celebrated on 14th January 2014 at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Paris with the participation of staff members and a large number of Sri Lankans of all communities living in Paris.

Thai Pongal Celebrated in Paris
Thai Pongal Celebrated in Paris
Thai Pongal Celebrated in Paris
Thai Pongal Celebrated in Paris
diconary view

President Rajapaksa arrived in Abu Dhabi

President Mahinda Rajapaksa who left yesterday afternoon on a one-day visit to Abu Dhabi, was welcomed by the Chairman of the Department of Municipal Affairs Mr. Majed Ali Al Mansouri at the Abu Dhabi International Airport. " class="caption" align="right" />

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is being welcomed by the Chairman of the Department of Municipal Affairs Mr. Majed Ali Al Mansouri at the Abu Dhabi International Airport as Sri Lanka’s Ambassador in the United Arab Emirates Dr. Mahinda Balasuriya looks on. -  (Photos By : Sudath Silva)
President Mahinda Rajapaksa greets Sri Lankans present at the airport upon his arrival in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on a one-day visit.
In Abu Dhabi, President Mahinda Rajapaksa will attend the Zayed Future Energy Prize Awards Ceremony this evening and participate in several bilateral talks tomorrow morning.
diconary view

Sri Lanka Embassy In Brussels Celebrates Thai Pongal

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Brussels along with the Sri Lankan community living in Belgium, organized a Thai Pongal Celebrations on the 18th of January at the Embassy premises. It was attended by several Sri Lankan nationals living in Belgium along with the Honorary Consuls in Antwerp.

Sri Lanka Embassy In Brussels Celebrates Thai Pongal
Sri Lanka Embassy In Brussels Celebrates Thai Pongal
Sri Lanka Embassy In Brussels Celebrates Thai Pongal
Sri Lanka Embassy In Brussels Celebrates Thai Pongal
Sri Lanka Embassy In Brussels Celebrates Thai Pongal
Sri Lanka Embassy In Brussels Celebrates Thai Pongal
diconary view

What the Chinese Want?: A Prelude to Understanding China’s growing relations with Sri Lanka

The question what the Chinese want came to my mind when I entered China 58 years ago. That was when I was posted to Sri Lanka’s pioneering diplomatic mission in Beijing 1957 under Wilmot A Perera. I continued to ask that question for near four years I spent there.

What the Chinese Want?:  A Prelude to Understanding China’s growing relations with Sri Lanka
diconary view

The Rohingyas of Myanmar - Does Anyone Care about their plight?

At the Milwaukee International Conference last year it was noted with great concern that what was going on in the Arakan State was nothing short of genocide. The current events in Myanmar again confirm our fear.

The Rohingyas of Myanmar - Does Anyone Care about their plight?
diconary view


.