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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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Switzerland Ambassador calls-on Chief of Defence Staff

At BMICH, on 20th April, Switzerland Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Heniz Walker Nederkoorn called on the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS).

Switzerland Ambassador calls-on Chief of Defence Staff
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Veteran reporter, Rasooldeen leaves Arab News

Veteran Arab News reporter signs off after 31 years as a journalist in Saudi Arabia. Mohammed Rasooldeen began his career at a young age in his native Sri Lanka, before moving to the Kingdom in 1987.

Mohammed Rasooldeen
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683 Acres of Land released in Tellipalai, Jaffna.

Under the guidance of the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, as Minister of Defence, 683 acres of land for resettlement has been released by the Ministry of Defence and Sri Lanka Army with District Secretary, Jaffna to the owners of the land who are living with friends and relatives and in welfare camps.

683 Acres of Land released in Tellipalai, Jaffna.
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Indonesia: Unmarried couples caned for public affection, 'an act of utmost cruelty' - Amnesty International

Responding to the caning of several people – including unmarried couples, punished for showing affection in public, and two women sex workers – in Aceh on Friday.

A woman caned in Banda Aceh in 2017.
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UNDP supports Sri Lanka to Build Back Better

UThe United Nations Development Programme in Sri Lanka together with the Ministry of Disaster Management, launched a project at the Ministry premises to support the Government’s vision of resilient recovery from Disasters, to help Sri Lanka build back better in times of a disaster.

UNDP supports Sri Lanka to Build Back Better
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