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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2403

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CBI grills Jagan

YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy was questioned by CBI sleuths for nearly eight hours on Friday, with agency sources saying his quizzing will continue on Saturday. A tired looking Jagan emerged from the CBI office around 6:45pm and told waiting reporters, "I was asked for clarifications. I gave them clarifications. I've been asked to come tomorrow."

China takes advantage of power-shortage protests in Burma

Intolerable for electricity shortages, demonstrators have taken the street in several towns in Burma this week, including former capital Rangoon and ancient capital Mandalay since citizens test the limit of democratic changes, warning the one-year old quasi-civilian government to take responsibilities for the incompetence management.

PM’s Myanmar visit part of Look-East strategy

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is going to Myanmar on Sunday which is seen as a sign India now believes it needs to assert its presence in its eastern neighbor.

US Elections: Romney’s venture capitalism under the microscope

Americans are engrossed in a passionate debate whether Mitt Romney’s success as a venture capitalist validly demonstrated his claims to be a proven job creator or cast serious doubts about the dangers of down-sizing and lay-offs associated with profit and wealth accumulation.

Team Anna names PM, Pranab Mukherjee, Chidambaram among "corrupt Ministers"

Team Anna on Saturday leveled grave corruption charges against the Union Cabinet, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his two top Ministers: Pranab Mukherjee and P Chidambaram.

Letter from America: The 'Amen Corner' in the Capitol Hill

With the U.S. presidential election only five months away, the Capitol Hill is behaving more and more like a cheer-leading ‘Amen Corner’ for the rogue state of Israel these days than a body of wise law-makers that care about what is best for the USA and her people.

Inside Britain's street movement: Interview with the leader of the English Defence League

The British media and political leaders mainly from the left call the British street movement the English Defence League (EDL) racists. But having been invited by the EDL to meet its members and talk with its leader Tommy Robinson for the Asian Tribune, I found out they were not!

Plummeting Share Price of Facebook: face-saving challenges to its creator

Mark Zuckerberg, the baby-faced creator of Facebook, who sold his stock in order to make hefty $1.13 billion, has been grabbing headlines since the controversial IPO – initial public offering – last week, while inadvertently turning himself into a caricature to be pelted with barrages of brickbats.


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