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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 76

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Hatch & LAN gear up to launch Sri Lanka's first fintech Accelerator

When Hatch opened in 2018, it quickly became a hub for innovators. It enriched the entrepreneurial spirit within its walls by offering generously curated regular programmes of mentoring sessions, learning workshops and events.

Hatch & LAN gear up to launch Sri Lanka's first fintech  Accelerator
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Muslim World’s Heartless Indifference To The Plight Of Millions Of Muslims Infected And dying Of Hiv-Aids

HIV, the virus that causes AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), is one of the world’s most serious health and development challenges. Globally, approximately 75 million people have become infected with HIV since the start of the epidemic in 1981.

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Before the Storm Hits

For Lourdes Dilariarte of Pilar, Sorsogon Province of Bicol region, typhoon (Kammuri) Tisoy was yet another disaster bent on testing her resilience.

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The sobering statistics of COVID-19

As of Saturday, March 28, 2020, nearly 650 thousand people worldwide are confirmed to have been infected by the Corona Virus (COVID-19). As I write around 4 p.m. EST (USA), more than thirty thousand deaths have been confirmed. The latest statistics show that the USA has superseded China as the epicenter of the virus with more than 116 thousand infected people.

The sobering statistics of COVID-19
The sobering statistics of COVID-19
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Sri Lanka pardons soldier who slaughtered Tamil civilians

Sri Lanka's President on Thursday (March 26) pardoned and released an army officer on death row for slitting the throats of Tamil civilians, including four children, during the island's bloody civil war.

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa pardoned and released an army officer on death row for slitting the throats of Tamil civilians during the island's bloody civil war.PHOTO: AFP
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Newspapers strive on novel corona virus menace

Guwahati: Newspapers in Assam face an uphill task to maintain its readership index as India goes for a complete lockdown till the middle of April because of pandemic COVID-19 outbreak. A shutdown that prevents the vendors to deliver newspapers at the door steps of buyers and the rumor that the paper itself can carry the novel corona virus have forced the publishers to drastically reduce their circulation figure.

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“Almighty God” And Corona Virus Pandemic

Rev. Tom Honey was the Parish priest (vicar) of the Church of England in Oxford for more than 20 years and was highly reputed for his thoughtful sermons and the best perhaps being the one he gave in 2005, on “Almighty God and Tsunami Disaster” after the devastation caused by the Indian ocean tsunami in which some 300,000 people died. https://www.ted.com/speakers/revtom honey.

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“Almighty God” And Corona Virus Pandemic By Dr. Daya Hewapathirane Rev. Tom Honey was the Parish priest (vicar) of the Church of England in Oxford for more than 20 years and was highly reputed for his thoughtf

Rev. Tom Honey was the Parish priest (vicar) of the Church of England in Oxford for more than 20 years and was highly reputed for his thoughtful sermons and the best perhaps being the one he gave in 2005, on “Almighty God and Tsunami Disaster” after the devastation caused by the Indian ocean tsunami in which some 300,000 people died. https://www.ted.com/speakers/revtom honey.

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How about newspaper reading during this crisis?

Dispelling the many unfounded rumors, that have spread along with the spread of the virus, that newspapers can lead to transmission of coronavirus, the information put out by the World Health Organization, one can infer that receiving and reading newspapers is safe.

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Two star hypocrites - The Indo Pacific humbugs

The USA, 120 years after Roosevelt, is in a hurry to have satellites in the Indian Ocean. It did so from Hawaii, Japan, Korea Philippines to Formosa (now Taiwan), until WW2. Possibly Pearl Harbour was a result. Even then the need to contain the ‘Sleeping Giant’ China was its objective. Trump’s first and probably last visit to India in February 2020 was in this frenetic search for partners. The best it can do is to be a nuisance to China.

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