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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2404

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Turning tables: Growing support against corporate capture of climate policy-making

In the final days of the Bonn Climate Change Conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Corporate Accountability International delivered a resounding call to the governments who have ratified the UNFCCC: protect the treaty and climate policy making from the undue influence of the globe’s biggest polluters. The call endorsed by over 224,000 sends a strong message to kick big polluters out of climate policy.

Turning tables: Growing support against corporate capture of climate policy-making
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Politicians and fruits and vegetables!

Since Vasudeva used the infamous ‘P’ word in the parliament we have read a lot in the media about using un-parliamentary language in the house.

Ranil has compared Vasu to a dried pumpkin
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The Gratiaen Prizes 2014

The Gratiaen Prize for the best work of creative writing in English was awarded to Vihanga Perera for his collection of poetry Love and Protest on 12 June 2015 at Park Street Mews, Colombo.

Vihanga Perera
Rails Run Parallel by Ayathurai Santhan.
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Violence, Plunder and Deceit: Sri Lanka’s Experience With Tamils

Propensity to violence and criminal activities is not a recent development among Tamils. The history of Tamil involvement in our country is marked by excessive violence, plunder, deceit and ingratitude. This particularly characterizes the history of Tamil invasions and interactions within our country from very early times. We are well aware of the gruesome terrorist activities unleashed and promoted by Tamils in recent years. This makes one think whether violence and extreme forms of behavior are a part of Tamil culture.

Violence, Plunder and Deceit:  Sri Lanka’s Experience With Tamils
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