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

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The Landmark Encyclopedia of the Sri Lankan Diaspora is Released

The recently published study in The Encyclopedia of the Sri Lanka Diaspora is the most comprehensive analysis of over one million people of Sri Lankan-origin living outside of their homeland.

The Landmark Encyclopedia of the Sri Lankan Diaspora is Released
The Landmark Encyclopedia of the Sri Lankan Diaspora is Released
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Unbeaten Sri Lanka wins the Asia Cup

Sri Lanka’s cricket team beat Pakistan in the Asian Cup final in Dhaka on Saturday. Sri Lanka was the only unbeaten team in the run up to the final, while the host Bangladesh remained win less. This is Sri Lanka’s fifth win in the ‘Asian Derby’ since 1985.

Lahiru Thirimanne slams third ODI ton. Its his second in the Asia Cup and second vs Pakistan. It has come in 106 balls. Sri Lanka 245/4 in 43.4 overs.
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RANA Convention to be held in NY in July

The Rajasthan Association of North America, NY (RANA) is hosting its Fourth Rajasthani International Convention from July 3 to July 6 at the Islandia Marriott Long Island, New York.

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No More Holding Back Women

Two thirds of countries globally now have laws against domestic violence with several significant transformations in legal frameworks in Asia and the Pacific. This significant shift over the last decade has not only led 15 countries in East Asia and the Pacific to enact domestic violence laws but six Asian countries have taken the important step of outlawing rape within marriage.

No More Holding Back Women
No More Holding Back Women
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British Firms issue Toilet Etiquette to Foreign Staff

It was reported this week in the media that some British firms had taken the toilet habits of certain foreign workers, especially from the continental Europe, quite seriously, having faced with a series of damages to the lavatory properties, especially where the posterior receives a frosty reception even in the best of times.

British Firms issue Toilet Etiquette to Foreign Staff
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Letter from America: The Question of Minorities – 1

Being a minority is never a pleasant experience for most people in our globe unless one is part of a dominant or domineering group. But even in the latter case when a minority is dominating a majority – as it has happened throughout history with colonial enterprises, to protect its privileged status – it formulates laws that are highly dehumanizing and discriminatory, which can create serious unpleasant psychological problems.

Letter from America: The Question of Minorities – 1
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