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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Letter from America: International Rohingya Conference in the USA

The first international conference in the USA on the plight of the Rohingya people of Myanmar – “Stop Genocide and Restore Rohingya’s Citizenship Rights in Myanmar” - was held in the campus of University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee on December 14, 2013. It was jointly hosted by the Burmese Rohingya American Friendship Association (BRAFA) and the Rohingya Concern International (RCI).

Letter from America: International Rohingya Conference in the USA
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Three Overlapping Air Defence Identification Zones: potential for a major trouble in the East China Sea

Last month, China took an unprecedented step in declaring an Air Defence Identification Zone – ADIZ – covering the skies over the East China Sea, extending towards a part of the South China Sea, which, in turn, outraged its immediate neighbours and forced the United States to reciprocate the provocative move in kind, perhaps to test the waters.

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"Co-infections and HIV beget each other": Dr Dilip Mathai

HIV in today's context is a chronic condition of the human immune system. HIV is a retrovirus and the infection leads to a progressive reduction in the number of CD4+ T-helper cells (so called because CD4 glycoprotein is found on their surface) which are an essential part of the human immune system. They are the main targets of HIV which destroys infected CD4 cells leading to an overall weakening of the immune system, said Dr Dilip Mathai, Dean, Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, and former Head of Medicine Department, Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore. " class="caption" align="right" />

Professor (Dr) Dilip Mathai, Dean, Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research
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NY Social Activist Saves 82 Deserted Laborers in Riyadh

Eighty-two unskilled laborers from India of which 33 are from Rajasthan were rescued from inhumane conditions in Saudi Arabia thanks to the timely intervention of Prem Bhandari, social activist and a leader of the Rajasthani community in New York.

Prem Bhandari with Maharajah Gaj Singh
Prem Bhandari with Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundara Raje
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