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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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Vocational Skills Training for Northern Residents to be Increased

Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development recently signed Memoranda of Understanding with two non-state vocational training institutes, the Don Bosco Technical Training Center and ORHAN (Organisation for the Rehabilitation of Handicapped) to facilitate skills training needs of people in the North and to prepare them for enrollment in vocational training courses conducted by the fully-fledged Sri Lanka – German Training Institute (SLGTI) in Kilinochchi.

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America’s Indian Ocean Bases, US Geneva Resolution, British way of subverting justice and Cameron’s Hypocrisy

“Sri Lanka’s new port built at Hambantota figures very much in this discussion. If India, Japan or South Korea would have built the port infrastructure there as they have been engaging in neighboring Iran, no questions could have arisen for the US or India over security threat in the Indian Ocean. It is precisely because it was China that built the infrastructure that the security issues have been raised both by US and India. The latter was quickenough to establish a Consulate-General at Hambantota even before the first ship rrived in the new harbor. It is then the adversarial position and a conceived military aggressiveness on the part of China which US and India see in China which is at the bottom of US/ Indian assessment of China’ infrastructure building activities in Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan”

America’s Indian Ocean Bases, US Geneva Resolution, British way of subverting justice and Cameron’s Hypocrisy
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Ambassador of Sri Lanka calls on Senior Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan

Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Japan, met with the Senior Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, Norio Mitsuya, this week, as a follow up to the recently held Human Rights Council [HRC] elections in Geneva.

Ambassador of Sri Lanka calls on Senior Vice Minister of  Foreign Affairs of Japan
Ambassador of Sri Lanka calls on Senior Vice Minister of  Foreign Affairs of Japan
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The challenges in the field of asylum in a European perspective

Let me start by providing some statistics, to set the scene. In 2013 there was a large increase of asylum applicants registered in the EU. Almost 435 000 applications were lodged. This is an increase by 100 000 applications compared to 2012, said Tobias Billström, Swedish inister for Migration and Asylum Policy.

Tobias Billström, Minister for Migration and Asylum Policy
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Sri Lankan students to get NDSU Golden Globe award

The Sri Lankan Students Association of North Dakota State University (NDSU) in USA has been selected for the Green and Golden Globe Diversity award of the University. Dr Eveadeam Meyers, Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Global Outreach of the DDSU said the award is given in recognition of the services rendered by the Sri Lankan Students Association to promote the NDSU campus as an open and welcoming to all areas of diversity.

Sri Lankan students to get NDSU Golden Globe award
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Sri Lanka and Maldives agree to strengthen co-operation

Sri Lanka and Maldives have agreed to enhance bilateral co-operation following the successful completion of the official visit to Sri Lanka by Maldivian Foreign Minister (Ms.) Dunya Maumoon at the invitation of Minister of External Affairs of Sri Lanka (Prof.) G.L. Peiris.

Sri Lanka and Maldives agree to strengthen co-operation
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