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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2347

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Romney surrogates manipulating US electoral process to deny Obama the slender victory: UN Monitors arrive

Run up to the November 2000 presidential elections in the United States in which Republican George W. Bush and Democrat (vice president) Al Gore were the principal contenders there were widespread reports, facts and startling evidence that Bush' brother Jebb Bush who was the Republican governor in the State of Florida and his (elected Republican) secretary of state (the chief election officer) Katherine Harris were manipulating in favor of candidate George Bush.

Sri Lanka moves background agency DoC to battle frontlines

As its global market destinations turned more challenging, Sri Lanka, in a major move, has positioned its Department of Commerce (DoC) to the frontlines of its exports drive, suddenly vesting an otherwise quiet, background agency with a crucial new role.

Activist Kejriwal attacks FM Khurshid in his constituency

India Against Corruption (IAC) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday dared Congress president Sonia Gandhi and general secretary Rahul Gandhi to take action against newly promoted External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and his wife Louise for corruption in the Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust.

Two outstanding philanthropists!

It gives me pleasure to write about two outstanding and down to earth philanthropists in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They are billionaires Sulaiman Al Rajhi and Aboud Al Amoudi.

Swamy targets Sonia Gandhi, Rahul

Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy on Thursday targeted Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi raising questions over acquisition of a company that published the now-defunct National Herald newspaper to which Congress gave a loan of over Rs 90 crore.

Impeachment of CJ: An Effort to Preserve Arbitrary Rule

It may appear that the Rajapaksa regime is so powerful that even for the initial impeachment motion against the Chief Justice, Dr Shirani Bandaranayake, it has gathered 117 signatures of parliamentarians. What it actually required was 75 or one third of the 225 member Parliament.

DMK leaders off to US to hand over TESO resolutions to UN

DMK Treasurer M K Stalin and Parliamentary party leader T.R. Baalu have left for the US to hand over the resolutions adopted at the TESO conference held in Chennai on August 12 to the United Nations.

Cargo Ship drifted in Chennai Marina: Fifteen sailors rescued- Six others missing

Fifteen sailors were on Thursday rescued and a search was on for six other missing crew members who were on board an oil tanker that drifted and ran aground off the Chennai coast in high velocity winds before the landfall of Cyclone Nilam.

Burma - Myanmarnization by Brute Force will Not Pay

The Union of Burma, since its inception has been dominated by the majority Myanmar over the Non-Myanmar, it harbours an obsession to be homogeneous state of one country, (Myanmar), one religion (Buddhist) and one language (Myanmar language) over all the Non-Myanmar ethnic nationalities and all faiths.

Rahul Gandhi hits back, threatens to sue Swamy

AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Thursday threatened legal action against Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy, who targeted him and Sonia Gandhi with questions over the acquisition of a company that published the now-defunct National Herald, to which the Congress had given a Rs. 90-crore loan.


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