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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2792

The Han Supremacists of China – Part 1

‘Sinicization’ is defined as bringing people who are not of Chinese descent under the influence of Chinese culture. Truly speaking, it is a process where societies that are traditionally non-Chinese are put under the influence of the Han Chinese communities, by adapting to their culture, customs, and way of life.

The Han Supremacists of China – Part 1
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NRC ghost looming large over illegal migrants in India

As the Indian Union government has decided for the screening of all illegal migrants taking shelter in the populous country though updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) for a nationwide database of genuine citizens (also detect illegal foreigners), one can apprehend more chaos & confusions across the south Asian nation in the days to come.

NRC ghost looming large over illegal migrants in India
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The Australian Capital Territory Recognizes Animals As ‘Sentient Beings’

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is the first jurisdiction in Australia to recognize animals as sentient beings and not just property.

The Australian Capital Territory  Recognizes Animals As ‘Sentient Beings’
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Vatican sculpture dedicated to migrants unveiled

The "Angels Unaware" boat by Canadian artist Timothy P. Schmalz depicts 140 migrants ranging from a Jewish man escaping Nazi Germany to a Syrian refugee fleeing the civil war.

Pope Francis has unveiled a monument in St. Peter's Square dedicated to the world's migrants and refugees.
Pope Francis has been outspoken in his support of migrants
Vatican sculpture dedicated to migrants unveiled
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Domestic LPG gas prices of Litro down in a big way

Bringing much relief to the domestic household consumers, the price of Litro brand gas cylinders (only) have been reduced from midnight tonight (04 October 2019). The prices of 5 Kg and 2.3 Kg LPG gas cylinders too have been reduced accordingly.

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons, Cooperative Development, Skills Development& Vocational Training Rishad Bathiudeen
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Intellectual Property vital for Socio-Economic advancement

Addressing the 59th Session of the WIPO General Assemblies on 20 September 2019, the delegation of Sri Lanka recalled how strengthened Intellectual Property systems remained critical to the effective pursuit of economic and social development, by enabling developing countries to be fully engaged in the global economy driven by knowledge and innovation.

Ambassador A.L.A Azeez,
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UK Foreign Office Minister Lord Ahmad Visits Sri Lanka: Announces a further £10m funding

Minister of State for the Commonwealth, UN and South Asia and Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon visited Sri Lanka on 1-2 October.

Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon
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UNESCO warns time running out for Sri Lanka’s prized heritage

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) expressed its interest to help secure Sri Lanka’s Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) on 26 September, while issuing a warning that Sri Lanka is fast losing the prized practices as they ‘are fading away rapidly.’

Eric Falt, Director and UNESCO Representative to Bhutan, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka (left) meets Sri Lanka’s Minister of Industry, Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons, Cooperative Development, Skills Development & Vocational Training Rishad Bathiudeen at the ICTPDPCDSDVT Ministry on 26 September.
Eric Falt, Director of UNESCO,  (second from left) meets Sri Lanka’s Minister Rishad Bathiudeen (third from left), Himali Jinadasa, UNESCO Focal Point - (far left), R.D.S.Kumararatne (Director General of Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission-third from right), Nilmini Diyabedanage- Director General of the University of Vocational Technology (second from right) and Heshani Bogollagama, Chairman of the National Craft Council (far right) look on at the ICTPDPCDSDVT Ministry.
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Sri Lanka highlights importance of education in the promotion and protection of the rights of children and youth

Speaking at the 2019 Social Forum of the Human Rights Council on 1st October 2019, in Geneva, the delegation of Sri Lanka highlighted the importance of education, a fundamental human right that lies at the core of the 2030 Development Agenda, in the promotion and protection of human rights of children and youth and the transformative power it entails.

Sri Lanka highlights importance of education in the promotion and protection of the rights of children and youth
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Commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in Sri Lanka

To pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and High Commissioner Taranjit Singh Sandhu unveiled a bronze bust of Gandhiji at Temple Trees in Colombo today.

Commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in Sri Lanka
Commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in Sri Lanka
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