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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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President Returns From Japan

President Maithripala Sirisena returned to the island today (May 29) after completing a successful four-day State visit to Japan strengthening the foreign relations and bringing many developmental benefits to the country. The President was warmly received by the Ministers and MPs at the Bandaranaike International Airport.

President Returns From Japan
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The World No Tobacco Day - Get Ready for Plain Packaging

The World Health Organization states: "Plain packaging is an important demand reduction measure that reduces the attractiveness of tobacco products, restricts use of tobacco packaging as a form of tobacco advertising and promotion, limits misleading packaging and labeling, and increases the effectiveness of health warnings.”

The World No Tobacco Day  -  Get Ready for Plain Packaging
The World No Tobacco Day  -  Get Ready for Plain Packaging
The World No Tobacco Day  -  Get Ready for Plain Packaging
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Mass massacre that could have been avoided at Mullivaikkal

18th of May will go down in the history of Sri Lanka for several generations to come, as a day of mourning and as a day to remember, the massacre of several thousands of innocent men women and children and a large number of combatants and the injured of the LTTE at Mullivaikkal.

Grieving relatives with wounded and dead - File Photo
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Life Time Achievement Award to Swamy

Rotary International will confer its highest award of Life Time Achievement to Dr Prakash M Swamy, a senior Indian-American journalist and former United Nations Correspondent at a gala investiture to be held in Chennai on June 11.

Dr Prakash M Swamy
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No End To Turmoil In Nepal

28th May is a significant day in the history of Nepal, as the country was declared a Federal Democratic Republic on this day in 2008, abolishing the 273- year- old Monarchy, and vesting all executive powers in the Prime Minister. The country’s Parliament was reinstated on May 18, 2006 after a popular Jan Andolan, ending the second spell of direct rule by King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah who continued as Constitutional Head till he was deposed.

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High Impact Resettlement Projects for North and East

The Government has allocated Rs.14 billion for high impact resettlement projects in the Northern and Eastern Provinces to socially upgrade and integrate the war affected families into the mainstream of development.

Mr.V.Sivagnanasothy, Secretary, Ministry of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs.
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