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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2427

U.S. Embassy Launches Cultural Heritage Preservation Project in Jaffna

Chargé d'affaires Robert Hilton today inaugurated a two-year project to preserve pre-historic artifacts provided by the U.S. Department of State under the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) and totals more than 23 million Sri Lankan rupees ($140,000).

U.S. Embassy Launches Cultural Heritage Preservation Project in Jaffna
U.S. Embassy Launches Cultural Heritage Preservation Project in Jaffna
U.S. Embassy Launches Cultural Heritage Preservation Project in Jaffna
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2019 Appropriation Bill presented in the Parliament

Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill. (Budget 2019) for the first reading in Parliament.

2019 Appropriation Bill presented in the Parliament
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MR Off Course On Trump

It always alarms me when our leaders misunderstand something as important as basic economics and technology. That tells its own story. On the subject of US President Trump, the rise of the almighty Dollar and his economic policies that have brought such an economic transformation to the US economy, first it should be said that he has some really top-notch economists at his elbow. They speak common-sense about the US economy.

MR Off Course On Trump
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Thailand: Military junta must lift restrictions on political parties and pave way for elections

Thailand’s military junta should make good on promises to hold genuinely free and fair elections as soon as possible and lift all restrictions on political parties’ ability to campaign, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said today.

Chaturon Chaisang – a member of APHR and former Education Minister – who was charged with two sedition counts after criticizing military rule at separate press conferences in 2014 and in May this year.
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Vijayakala Maheswaran MP Released On Surety Bail

V Jaffna District Parliamentarian from UNP and former State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran arrested by the Police Organized Crimes Division (OCPD), has been granted bail by the Colombo Chief Magistrate.

Vijayakala Maheswaran MP Released On Surety Bail
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Letter From America: The World Disorder – Part 2

At least 200 Palestinians have been killed since the Gaza protests began on March 30 of this year to demand the right of return to lands that Palestinian families fled or were driven from on Israel’s founding in 1948.

 Letter From America: The World Disorder – Part 2
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British High Commissioner’s residence solar-powered

The British High Commissioner’s residence in Colombo, Westminster House is now powered through solar energy. We are proud champions of renewable energy in Sri Lanka.

British High Commissioner's Residence being  Solar Powered
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Vice President of the U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation Visits Sri Lanka

Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) David Bohigian and other U.S. government officials visited Sri Lanka from October 3 to 5.

  Mangla Samaraweera with David Bohigian
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Attack on Media in Tamil Nadu - Prakash M Swamy.

Dr. Prakash M Swamy PhD (USA) has been a senior journalist for the past 40 years having worked in senior editorial positions at The Hindu, India Today, Press Trust of India, Ananda Vikatan, India Abroad USA to name a few. He use to continuously write for Asian Tribune too Prakash M Swamy.

Dr. Prakash M Swamy PhD (USA)
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Pakistan’s Defense Secretary met his Sri Lankan counterpart

The Defence Secretary of Pakistan, Lieutenant General (R) Ikram Ul Haq met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC at the Defence Ministry, today, October 03, 2018.

 Lieutenant General (R) Ikram Ul Haq, Pakistan Defence Secretary in meeting with  Kapila Waidyaratne PC
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