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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2770

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Apple vs. Samsung Infringement Trial: Dangerous Sparks from Litigation Minefield

There is no doubt that the intensity of patent wars among the smartphone manufacturers, is, now, in ascending order of ugliness. It hit a crucial peak - one in many - on Friday when a court in California awarded Apple a hefty sum of $1.05billion in damages from Samsung, the Korean electronics giant, for infringing on the patents of the former.

Letter from America: Myanmar Government is lying

In an article in the state-run New Light of Myanmar on Wednesday, August 22, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Myanmar, stated, “It is obvious that the violence in the Rakhine State are neither the conflict between two religious groups of different faith nor humanitarian issue.”

Kejriwal warned against gherao plan at PM, BJP chief Gadkari residences

Erstwhile Team Anna was on Saturday warned by the Delhi Police against staging protests outside the residences of the Prime Minister, Sonia Gandhi and BJP chief Nitin gadkari in New delhi on Sunday even as differences cropped up among the activists on the issue of targeting the opposition party on the coal block allocation issue.

Lalin's Column: Presentation of President’s and Regimental colors to the Gemunu Watch (1)

HE Mahinda Rajapakse graciously presented President’s and Regimental colours to the Regimental Centre Gemunu Watch and new President’s and Regimental colours to the Diyatalawa based First, Galle based Second (Volunteer) and Matara based Third (Volunteer) Battalions of the Gemunu Watch on 15 August 2012 at the Gemunu Watch Regimental HQ, Kuruwita. While the Regimental Centre guards were commanded by Major MMBP Perera, the Commanding Officers of the three battalions’ guards were respectively Lt Col KMN Kulasekera RSP, Major LD Annakkage and Lt Col MK Thushara.

Action against social networks: Indian govt bid to allay fears

Seeking to downplay apprehensions over the government's action on certain social networking sites, the Centre has said that it was not targeting individual accounts or websites and did not want restrictions on genuine users.

Educating Rajapaksa-Subjects

The Rajapaksa regime’s obvious antipathy to the just demands of the university dons and its striking indifference to the ballooning crisis in the education system stem from a politico-psychological wellspring sourced in the Ruling Family’s despotic agenda.

Ahead of NAM summit, trilateral talks in Teheran

Ahead of the NAM Summit, India, Iran and Afghanistan will hold a strategic trilateral meet on Sunday in Teheran in which key issues, including regional security and economic situation and best utilisation of Chabahar Port, a significant commercial venture, will be discussed.

Burma: President must forbid unfair seizing of farmland

President of Myanmar (Burma) Thein Sein and entourage left Nay-pyi-taw by military special aircraft and arrived in Yangon on Friday, The New Light of Myanmar said today.

Republican Convention, Romney’s to flourish or fade

A shimmering spotlight falls on Republican candidate Mitt Romney as the Party Convention gets under way in Tampa, Florida, the moment Romney had yearned to connect with the voters through his message. It is Romney’s to flourish or fade with an acceptance speech that could be captivating or just run-of-the-mill.

Jayalalithaa protest letter to PM over training for Lankan officers

Accusing the Centre of showing "excessive enthusiasm" in training Lankan defence personnel, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday said it has "mischievously concealed" the training being given to two Lankan officers in the State since May and demanded that they be sent back.