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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2341

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Australia has shown they are better strategic thinkers than big brother USA

Despite John Kerry stating that USA cannot afford to lose Sri Lanka when he wore his earlier hat as the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, presumably referring to losing Sri Lanka to their arch enemy China, he has led the very effort to achieve the opposite wearing his more exalted hat as the Secretary of State.

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University of Peradeniya – A Treasure of Beauty and Wisdom

Exactly 40 years ago on a day like today( 8th of May) ; I was over the moon enjoying my very first day of my entrance to the University of Ceylon Peradeniya.

University of Peradeniya – A Treasure of Beauty and Wisdom
No words can express the radiance of the blooming May flowers and beauty of lovely songs of birds
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Corruption and Transparency (National and International)

The fact that the governing and policy framework are understood, by local and external , to be shaped more by local actors than external actors to demonstrate the power of the good governess and rule of law development and transparent process of the postwar condition in Sri Lanka; Unfortunately, this has been in large part down to the political process and policy making bodies, but which are being badly affected by politicization rather than good governess process, since the new constitution introduced to the country in 1978.

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Australia Appreciates Sri Lanka’s Role In Combating People Smuggling

Australia’s Defence Minister Senator David Johnston expressed appreciation of the role played by Sri Lanka in combating people smuggling and other illegal activities and underlined Australia’s resolve to work closely with Sri Lanka in this area.

Australia Appreciates Sri Lanka’s Role In Combating People Smuggling
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Sri Lanka Attracts Visitors at the Arabian Travel Market 2014 in Dubai

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau in coordination with Sri Lanka Consulate General in Dubai organized an impressive Country Pavilion at the ATM 2014 in Dubai.

Sri Lanka Attracts Visitors at the Arabian Travel Market  2014 in Dubai
Sri Lanka Attracts Visitors at the Arabian Travel Market  2014 in Dubai
Sri Lanka Attracts Visitors at the Arabian Travel Market  2014 in Dubai
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Regular cervical cancer screening, vaccination save lives

Cervical cancer, a preventable cancer, continues to be the second most common cancer among women globally. Scientists and researchers from around the world brainstormed in sessions on cervical cancer management and control at the International Conference on "Emerging Frontiers and Challenges in Management and Control of STIs and HIV" organized by National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and MGM Institute of Health Sciences.

Regular cervical cancer screening, vaccination save lives
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‘Lanka closely monitoring EU's trade policy’-Rishad

As trade between Sri Lanka and its top global partner EU edged to $ 5 Bn mark, Sri Lanka for the first time revealed its levels of attention to the EU trade dynamics on 07 May. And Europe has commended Sri Lanka's exports value addition efforts as "remarkable."

David Daly (Ambassador of the EU Delegation to Sri Lanka and Maldives-left) discusses with Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka) at the second EU-Sri Lanka Trade Dialogue session on 07 May in Colombo.
 David Daly (Ambassador of the EU Delegation to Sri Lanka and Maldives-left) discusses with Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka) at the second EU-Sri Lanka Trade Dialogue session on 07 May in Colombo.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka-second from right) gestures towards Faiszer Musthapha (Deputy Minister of Investment Promotion-far left) at the second EU-Sri Lanka Trade Dialogue session on 07 May in Colombo as David Daly (Ambassador of the EU Delegation to Sri Lanka and Maldives-second from left) and Dileepan Thyagarajah (President of ECCSL-far right) look on.
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New Year Celebrations in Israel

Annual New Year celebrations took place at Gan Sacher Ground in Jerusalem attended by a large number of Sri Lankans and invitees.

New Year Celebrations in Israel
New Year Celebrations in Israel
New Year Celebrations in Israel
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Sanje Sedera candidacy for Nevada legislature gathers momentum

The candidacy of Sanje Sedera for the State Legislature of the Nevada State had a unanimous take for a single reason at a fundraiser at the residence of Sri Lanka Consul General for the US Western States Malraj de Silva; a rare opportunity to send a 'Sri Lankan Voice' to a state legislature in the United States.

Nevada State legislature candidate Sanje Sedera, Sri Lanka Consul-General Malraj de Silva and  Daya Gamage
Section of the gathering at Sanjay Sedera-fund raiser at Los Angeles
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