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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

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Army chief moves court over age row

In an unprecedented move, Indian Army chief Gen V.K. Singh on Monday moved the Supreme Court against the government's rejection of his claim on his date of birth.

Case of Gangjeong - Good example of worst governance

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is disturbed by the arrest of 29 people including those from a religious group for praying in front of the construction site of the naval base in Gangjeong village in Jeju Island on January 10, 2012. They were released after two days after their arrest but the incident delivers a message to the people that the local government can arrest anyone if they feel that their actions relate to the construction of the naval base.

Swamy questioned on inflammatory article

Janata party chief Subramanian Swamy was on Monday questioned by Delhi police in connection with a case of writing an "inflammatory article" in a newspaper.

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Paris Celebrates Thai Pongal

On the 16th January, 2012, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Paris celebrated Thai Pongal in the Embassy premises.

Democratic India, different from China, Google argues

Google India, which along with 20 websites is facing criminal case for allegedly hosting objectionable materials, on Monday told the Delhi High Court that blocking them was not an option as democratic India is not a "totalitarian" regime like China.

Talk and Fight

The quasi civilian administration of Burma, unveil a new technique when La Nan, the joint secretary of the KIO announced that “the KIO’s peace-building committee and the government peace-building committee agreed to meet in Ruili,” while at the same time the Burmese regime is launching an all out war of genocide against the ethnic Kachins, with airborne assault troops and chemical weapons and the fighting has reached the peak of human rights violations to the well known jade mining town of Hphakhant.


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