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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2344

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Does it worth the risk?

Financial crisis in Europe as well as in America has forced people to take undue risk with their food as finances become tighter and tighter every day, leave alone the Third World Countries.

Matthew Lee; The Silly Blogger Faces Jail Terms in Two Countries

Matthew Russell Lee’s unethical behavior within the United Nations has lead to an investigation by the United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) which may result in his expulsion from UNCA.

French diplomat detained for raping 3-year-old daughter

A French diplomat was detained by the Bangalore police late on Thursday evening on charges of raping his three and a half year-old daughter.

Sri Lanka targeting to slash industrial power use by 10%


Sri Lanka is on a drive to reduce manufacturing costs by slashing industry power consumption. “I am pleased to announce that My Ministry has implemented a much needed industry grade energy efficiencies at factory level, using the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. We are targeting to reduce industrial energy consumption by 10% initially” said Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry & Commerce of Sri Lanka on 14 June.

YSR Congress leader Jagan Reddy demolishes Congress in Andhra by-elections

Riding on a strong sympathy wave, jailed MP Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy's nascent YSR Congress on Friday decimated the ruling Congress bagging 15 of the 18 Assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat in the by-elections in Andhra Pradesh in a showing that could be a political game-changer in the state.

Dangerous Pronouncements of Mohan Pieris on ‘Reconciliation’

When the Asian Tribune, probably the Editor KT Rajasingham himself, raised the important issue of ‘confidence’ as a possible barrier for the TNA and the UNP to so far nominate their representatives to the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC), Mohan Pieris, in an interview on 12 June 2012, characterized it as “being selfish,” and lambasted saying “What is confidence? They are enjoying all the perks of their offices they hold. They enjoy all the material benefits every other government members enjoy. What is this confidence they talk of?”


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