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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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US Partners with Sri Lanka to Protect Oceans Improving Waste Management

On September 25, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded approximately LKR 97 million ($625,000) to three local organizations to recycle municipal waste in the western coastal belt and Galle district.

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Sri Lanka government spends SLR 72 billion yearly for those suffering from diseases caused by tobacco smoking

Dr. Samantha Kumara Kithalawaarachchi, the Director to His Excellency, the President of Sri Lanka, Presidential Secretariat, spoke about the current situation in regard to tobacco taxation in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka government spends  SLR 72 billion yearly for those suffering from  diseases caused  by tobacco smoking
Sri Lanka government spends  SLR 72 billion yearly for those suffering from  diseases caused  by tobacco smoking
Dr Samantha K Kithalavarachchi
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India: Ensure justice for journalist Shantanu Bhowmik and safeguard freedom of the press

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) strongly condemns the killing of 28-year-old journalist Shantanu Bhowmik on 21 September 2017.

 Shantanu Bhowmik  - 28-year-old journalist
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Saudi ladies celebrate right to drive

In Saudi Arabia a jubilant atmosphere is prevailing among the women and they went onto greet each other on hearing the long awaited good news of the royal decree permitting women to drive.

Saudi ladies celebrate right to drive
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Top Canadian Universities & Colleges to Showcase Education Opportunities in Canada

The High Commission of Canada in Sri Lanka will host an education fair in Colombo on October 3, to showcase Canada as a destination of choice for Sri Lankan students who are planning to pursue their higher education.

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