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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2783

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Xi Jinping on way to become Chinese President

China's Communist Party congress offered the first clues on a generational leadership change on Wednesday as Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang took the first step to the presidency and premiership, respectively.

UN handling of final months of Lanka war a grave failure, says review

An internal review of the final months of Sri Lanka’s bloody civil war in 2009, set up by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, has concluded that the manner in which the world body handled the crisis in the country was “a grave failure” of the UN.

DMK maintains suspense over stand on FDI in Parliament

Continuing the suspense over its stand on any Opposition-sponsored resolution in Parliament against FDI in retail, crucial UPA ally DMK on Wednesday said its decision would be taken keeping in mind the interest of small and medium traders.

Constitutional change should be the responsibility of Sri Lanka and not of India or any other country

The TNA (Mr Saravanpavan) has hit the nail on the head in saying the 13th Amendment was India’s baby. It raises the question why Sri Lanka should take responsibility for someone else’s baby and why we should not develop our own baby, a home grown solution to the ethnic conflict. It also raises the question whether India gave birth to this baby for their benefit or that of Sri Lanka. This will be examined later in this article.

Consulate in Mumbai organizes an exhibition on ‘The Buddhism in Sri Lanka”

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Mumbai in association with the Kala Bhavan in Thane, Mumbai inaugurated a photographic exhibition under the theme of “ The Buddhism in Sri Lanka”.

The show goes on!

We thought the most touching show on earth, a Saudi animal lover feeding the pigeons and the cats, in Riyadh, will come to a close since the feeding area he has chosen has become a construction site.

U.S. Embassy Helps Strengthen Education Across Southern Sri Lanka

On November 13, U.S. Ambassador Michele J. Sison visited several of the English language programs sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka’s Southern Province.

Man held for clicking Chidambaram at airport

A 34-year-old man has been taken into custody for questioning after he was seen taking pictures of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram at the airport here, airport sources said on Wednesday.

Tamil Youths Joining Sri Lankan Army

A group of 100 Tamil girls will be joining the Army during a ceremony scheduled to be held at Bharathipuram, Killinochchi on Saturday, 17 Nov 2012.