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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2787

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Changing party is like changing shirt!

Today you may elect someone who contests on SLFP ticket at the general elections and tomorrow you will see him crossing over to the UNP. The same goes with the guy who contested and won on the UNP ticket, crossing over to the blue.

Late Colvin R.D.Silva once called the independents as 'double-headed donkeys'
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Saudi billionaire prince pledges entire fortune to charity

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal says the money will go to programmes promoting health, modernisation, intercultural understanding and empowering women.

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal
Alwaleed bin Talal and his then wife, Princess Ameera, in 2010. The Saudi prince is giving away most of his wealth. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images
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