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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2395

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‘It’s a ‘Remain’ for Brexit!’

Despite the sudden uncertainty in European market, Sri Lanka is eager for opportunities unfolding in the Brexit aftermath-and Sri Lanka’s leading international trade agency DoC successfully enlists WTO to unravel new global opportunities for the country’s growing service exports.

Minister of Industry & Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen (centre) greets visiting Director Trade in Services Division of WTO Abdel-Hamid Mamdouh as WTO Trade in Services Division Analyst Evgeniia Zhuravleva (right) looks on at the Trade in Services Workshop organised by the Department of Commerce on 27 June.
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U.S. Government Trains Sri Lankan Officials on Counter- proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

The U.S. Government recently concluded a five-day workshop in Colombo from June 13-17 for members of the Sri Lankan Ports Authority and Customs, Police, Navy, and Coast Guard to provide training on eliminating the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

U.S. Government Trains Sri Lankan Officials on Counter- proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction
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India: A cold-blooded murder at Chennai railway station: Is Chennai unsafe for women?

A 24-year-old woman employee of Infosys S. Swathi was hacked to death by a hitherto unidentified young man in Nungambakkam railway station in Chennai city in public view on June 24 morning between 6.45 and 7 00 am.

India: A cold-blooded murder at Chennai railway station: Is Chennai unsafe for women?
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Owing to smoking bans - tobacco industry is shrinking

A study led by Professor Driffield of Warwick Business School, Jo Crotty of Aberystwyth University and Chris Jones of Aston Business School with 141 companies across 20 countries over a 10 year period has found smoking bans in a country where the firm was based, reduced the likelihood of them investing abroad.

 Tobacco industry is shrinking
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Holy Relics of Lord Buddha returns to Pakistan with veneration from Millions of Lankans

The most sacred Relics of Lord Buddha from Taxila Pakistan were taken back to Pakistan after conclusion of a month long exposition at various locations around the island nation.

High Commissioner Maj  Gen  (R) Syed Shakeel Hussain addressing on the occasion
Ranil Wickramasinghe Pakistan HC Syed Shakeel Hussain and other officials at Temple Trees
Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe addressing the gathering
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U.S. Embassy Hosts Iftar in Sri Lanka

U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap hosted leaders from the Sri Lankan Muslim community, government officials, civil society activists, and media representatives for an Iftar last night in Colombo.

U.S. Embassy Hosts Iftar in Sri Lanka
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