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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2554

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Court turns away charges of immorality against ArabTV channel

The District Court has turned away a claim by lawyer Ahmad Al-Rashid against an Arab television channel that it broadcast immoral material “in conflict with Islamic values and the nature of Saudi society” after it ruled that the case did not come under its jurisdiction.

Burma is potentially damaging to ASEAN’s credibility

ASEAN's credibility is at stake unless it failed to support freedom of expression and other fundamental rights ahead of the elections planned in its military-ruled member Burma or Myanmar, Amnesty International said on 18 July.

In Brief: UK concerned over Maldives’ crisis; Issues travel advisory

UK Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt has expressed concerns over surging violence between political groups in the Maldives.

Pak Minister rakes up Kashmir issue in front of Hillary Clinton

New Delhi has been keenly watching for US signals on the Kashmir issue, Afghanistan and any fresh sops for Islamabad during the current visit of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

The Wave of Compassion over Come the Waves of Destruction…!

Greatness is not found in Possessions, Power, Position or Prestige. It is discovered in Goodness, Humility, Service and Character.

Myanmar’s top General visiting India

While the rest of the world has been condemning the ruthless, undemocratic rule of the Myanmar junta and the continued detention of Suu Kyi, India is rolling out the red carpet for a top general from that country.

Sri Lanka postpones much talked constitutrion reforms to 2011, except the ‘Executive PM’,

Sri Lanka’s hopes for a dramatic constitutional reform effort began fading today as the government itself postponing comprehensive changes to Year 2011.

SLTDA drags ‘Ramayana’ Trojan horse

A public symposium held on July 17 on the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) promoting the so-called Ramayana Trail exposed a shocking attempt to distort Sri Lanka’s recorded history merely to attract Indian tourists, ignoring its serious political implications.