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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2553

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China-Japan diplomatic relations go sour over conflict off disputed island

The collisions between two Japanese patrol boats and a Chinese fishing boat in waters off the Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea, and the arrest of China fishermen by Japan’s Coast Guard have led to sour diplomatic relations between both countries.

US seeks changes in n-liability bill

The US says it will look to India to see what "changes" can be made to the nuclear liability bill just passed by Parliament in the wake of concerns over making suppliers of equipment also liable in the event of a nuclear accident.

Tamil Film Star Murali Died: Sudden Collapse following a heart attack

Tamil film actor and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party head quarters speaker Murali died in Chennai this (Wednesday) morning following a heart attack, his family sources said.

The United States has lost clout in Sri Lanka, acknowledges Human Rights Watch

In a statement to the Business Edition of the New York Times September 07 issue discussing the role of the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) on eve of accepting a one hundred million dollar philanthropic donation from American billionaire George Soros

Dissolve Content Committee, it has no role – MJA

The Maldives Journalists Association (MJA) has called for dissolving the Content Committee overseeing the private broadcasters, saying the “content review mandate now lies with the Maldives Media Council.”