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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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Kokang’s Peasant Crises is for the International Community to review their Perspective (The Introduction to Tatmadaw Dynasty)

The word "peasant" is derived from the 15th century French word païsant, meaning one from the pays, or countryside; ultimately from the Latin word pagus.The peasant sector occupies around 70 percent of Burma’s population and undoubtedly the most productive workforce in the country.

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Following Indian objections, Sri Lanka not to let Chinese submarines to dock in its ports!

Recently Sri Lanka, which is maintaining a steady relationship with China, said it would not allow Chinese submarines to dock in its ports, a move apparently aimed at allaying its sea neighbor India's concerns. Colombo acknowledged that such a docking did take place coinciding with the Japanese Prime Minister's visit last year.

This undated picture taken in August shows a submarine of China People's Liberation Army taking part in a marine training session in the South China Sea. (Agence France-Pres
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UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Call on the President

UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, arrived in Sri Lanka on a four-day visit and he called on President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday afternoon at the President’s Official Residence in Colombo. " class="caption" align="right" />

Mr. Jeffrey Feltman, United Nations’, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs called on President Maithripala Sirisena this afternoon at the President’s Official Residence in Colombo. (Pix by Chandana Perera)
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What an exciting finish!

The Australia-New Zealand encounter as predicted by us in our post under caption ‘Have we seen the Cricket World Cup winner yet?’ in these columns (21 Feb.) provided the most exciting finish so far.

"I was always going to try and hit a boundary at the end as I didn't want to leave it too long," Williamson
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Optical Illusions: Disputed Colour of a Dress

What started as an innocent exchange of a dress between a mother and her daughter on Thursday, then, grew into an internet sensation within 24 hours by Friday, because millions of viewers could not agree on the real colour of the dress in question – a two-toned frock.

Optical Illusions: Disputed Colour of a Dress
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