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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2343

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Will 2013 be Burma’s Triskaidekaphobia?

In a country like Burma, where the ruling Generals still harbors the savage mentality and irreligious, astrology is somewhat like a sort of a religion and plays a crucial part in steering the country’s path.

Cold wave in North kills seven

Seven more persons fell prey to biting cold wave in UP where death toll due to the harsh weather touched 69 on Sunday, while most other parts of North India also shivered and fog disrupted rail and air traffic.

A record surplus budget!

Saudi Arabia yesterday announced a record surplus budget SR 9 billion for 2013, projecting expenditure at SR 820 billion and revenues at SR 829. It has allocated SR 285 billion for new projects, SR 204 billion for education, SR 100 billion for health, SR 65 for transport and SR 57 billion for water, industry and agriculture.

Strong mandate for fast-track judicial process for cases of sexual violence

Gender-sensitive judiciary and police administration, stronger laws, faster legal process to give judgement within six months, protection and social support for those sexually violated, were among some of the key demands getting the mandate of key discussants at the open forum on 'what needs to change in our laws in cases of sexual violence' organized at Ambedkar Mahasabha, opposite Lucknow Vidhan Sabha, by Humsafar - Support Centre for Women, National Alliance of People's Movements (NAPM), Asha Parivar, Lok Rajniti Manch and Socialist Party.

Gang-rape victim cremated away from media glare

Amid outpouring of anger and grief in the country, the body of the 23-year-old gang-rape victim was flown to New Delhi from Singapore early on Sunday morning and cremated within hours.

Burma reformist regime will bring the horrible Kachin-war into 2013

The civil war between Kachin Independence Army and government armed forces has turn out to be more and more ruthless, since news of fierce fighting cover largely even in the social media.
Behind the scene of reforms, government army has increasingly sped up its offensive war to a new phase. Burma Army has been attacking the ethnic Kachin rebels’ frontline outpost fiercely since Christmas Day.

Hillary Clinton hospitalized after detecting a blood clot

Hillary Clinton, US Secretary of State who had a fall and a concussion in early December was hospitalized in the afternoon hours on Sunday after doctors in a routine check-up discovered a blood clot.


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