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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1860

President Putin extends fullest support to President Sirisena’s policies

When President Maithripala Sirisena arrived at the Kremlin, he was warmly received by President Vladimir Putin. The two Presidents referring to the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Russia agreed to take effective steps to ensure strong bilateral relations between the two countries.

President Putin extends fullest support to President Sirisena’s policies
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Kuchipudi-Odissi jugalbandi by Bengaluru dancers

Bengaluru-based dancers Shubha Nagarajan and Srividya Angara will be performing a rare jugalbandi of Kuchipudi-Odissi classical dance across the US between 22 April and 22 May.

Shubha Nagarajan and Srividya Angara
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Tamil Nadu politics: AIADMK symbol two-leaves frozen by Election Commission!

The treacherous work by Sasikala and allies against the AIADMK, Jayalalithaa and O Paneerselvam has taken the party founded by MGR at a crossroads as the party is losing its meaning. The party is split and now the party symbol has been frozen. "Both groups shall also be allotted such different symbols as they may choose from list of free symbols for current bypoll in RK Nagar", the EC added.

Tamil Nadu politics: AIADMK symbol two-leaves frozen by Election Commission!
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President Maithripala Sirisena received a warm welcome in Moscow

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena received a warm welcome at the Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow yesterday (March 22).

President Maithripala Sirisena received a warm welcome in Moscow
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SrI Lanka Army: Major General Mahesh Senanayake, 50th Chief of Staff

Major General N.U.M.M.W Senanayake RWP RSP USP psc, more popularly known as Mahesh Senanayake, currently serving as the Commander Security Forces - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), has been appointed as 50th Chief of Staff (CoS) of the Sri Lanka Army.

SrI Lanka Army: Major General Mahesh Senanayake, 50th Chief of Staff
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Chinese Minister of Defense and State Councilor Meets Sri Lanka President

The Minister of Defense and State Councilor of the People’s Republic of China General Chang Wanquan who is on a official visit to Sri Lanka called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the official residence of the President.

 Chinese Minister of Defense and State Councilor Meets Sri Lanka President
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Attacks on lawmakers threaten the legitimacy of Cambodia’s political system - ASEAN MPs warn

The Cambodian political system is facing a crisis of legitimacy that threatens to undermine the country’s already fragile claims on democracy, parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia warned today, citing a surge in harassment, threats, and attacks against lawmakers and civil society.

Charles Santiago, APHR Chairperson and a member of the Malaysian Parliament.
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IELTS: gateway for Sri Lankans traveling to the US for higher education

IELTS, the English test for study, migration or work is recognised in over 140 countries worldwide including the USA. Amy E. Carter, Senior Marketing Manager from IELTS USA was in Sri Lanka recently speaking at the Fulbright Commission in Colombo, to students hoping to travel to the US for study.

Amy E. Carter, Senior Marketing Manager from IELTS USA
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Shortlist Announcement: Gratiaen Prize 2016

The shortlist for the Gratiaen Prize 2016 will be announced at an event on Monday 3 April, 6.00pm at the British Council Library, Colombo. All are invited to attend the announcement and listen to the reading of excerpts from the shortlisted entries.

Shortlist Announcement: Gratiaen Prize 2016
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Three Members of Northern AVA Gang Arrested in Colombo

Three suspected members of the Ava group including it alleged leader have been arrested from several areas in Colombo, sources said.

Three Members of  Northern AVA Gang Arrested in Colombo
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China's Defence Minister In Sri Lanka

China’s Minister of Defense, General Chang Wanquan has arrived in Sri Lanka for a three day tour of Sri Lanka.

General Chang Wanquan
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A move to solve SAITM issue

The President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Srisena held a meeting at President's Office to obtain proposals to solve the SAITM problem.

A move to solve SAITM issue
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Taxing: the good, the bad and the ugly

Phillip Hammond, the Chancellor of Exchequer, experienced the worst crisis in his political career a few days ago, when he hiked the National Insurance payments for the self-employed. Not only did he incur the wrath of those who were directly on the firing line, but also upset a significant faction of his own party, the Conservative, that include some of the influential ministers in the government, and, perhaps Mrs Theresa May, the prime minister as well.

Taxing: the good, the bad and the ugly
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