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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2906

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Muslims urged to join Gota's imminent victory

Western Province Governor A.J.M.Muzammil called upon the members of the Muslim community to become partners in the victory of the presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the upcoming polls on Nov.16.

Western Province Governor A.J.M.Muzammil  associated with Mazoor Moulana at the press conference
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Gota, the Change Agent We need– Here is why

Are you one of those odd types in society who dream of being part of a mission-driven organization? What I am referring to is a kind of organization where the skilled are valued than henchmen, and bullshitters cannot rule the day? If you are not one, then don't waste your time reading further, but if you are, you are going to enjoy this.

Gota, the Change Agent We need– Here is why
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Letter From America: The peculiar case of Japan vis-à-vis the Rohingya tragedy

Recently Myanmar’s de facto leader Suu Kyi met the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo.

 Letter From America: The peculiar case of Japan vis-à-vis the Rohingya tragedy
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Will the Prime Minister allow the Naga talks go beyond the 31st October?

After one week of his appointment as the Governor of Nagaland, RN Ravi, who is also Interlocutor for the Naga talks, met the NSCN (IM) collective leadership on July 26, 2019, and told them about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s desire to conclude the Naga talks in three months. Ravi took Oath as the Governor of Nagaland on the 1st of August, 2019.

Will the Prime Minister allow the Naga talks go beyond the 31st October?
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Myanmar: 'Relentless and ruthless' military atrocities continue - new report

The Myanmar military is still committing atrocities against ethnic minorities in the north of the country, with civilians suffering most during offensives against multiple armed groups, Amnesty International said today as it published newly-gathered evidence.

Myanmar military in Northern Shan state © Steve Tickner
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Govt of India should not serve ultimatum to solve Naga issue, rather it should handle with all care and seriousness: NPF

The main Opposition Party in Nagaland, the Naga People’s Front (NPF) said the Government of India should not serve any sort of ultimatum to solve the Naga political issue rather it should handle with care and seriousness.

Govt of India should not serve ultimatum to solve Naga issue, rather it should handle with all care and seriousness: NPF
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Jharkhand’s Tryst With Paid Journalism

Not counted among the better off states of India, the mineral rich state of Jharkhand, once part of ‘Bimaru’ Bihar, has unexpectedly beaconed journalists with humble means. They can become richer by at least Rs 15,000 each by simply using their writing abilities to eulogize ‘development’ in the state. If their treatise is considered worth inclusion in a book to be brought out by the BJP-run state government that is going to the polls in a few weeks then they can expect an additional remuneration of Rs 5000.

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TNA Fighting to Stay Relevant

With just a month more for the presidential election, all the political parties fielding a candidate are busy with the campaign. The Tamil National Alliance on the other hand is fighting to stay relevant. They had presented the presidential candidates with 13 points if the candidate is to expect their support. It is obvious to anyone with even a marginal political sense that these demands are just words of bravado. Despite the many candidates in the arena, not a single one can even afford to be seen giving a hearing to these extremely absurd demands.

TNA Fighting to Stay Relevant
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Recep Tayyip Erdo?an – the Turkish leader and his punctured aura of invincibility

Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, the Turkish President, was in for a rude awakening this week, when his ambitious military offensive hit a geo-political landmine.

Recep Tayyip Erdo?an – the Turkish leader and his punctured aura of invincibility
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“My father was a CEO”- Sajith Premadasa

The ‘Yahapalana’ had complete command responsibility for the Easter Sunday massacre of 270 people that destroyed 10 years of absolute peace brought in after 26 years of daily terror. It is now once again in a chaotic state and mortally scared as judgment day closes in. In a panic and with ill grace Sajith Premadasa was made its Presidential nominee. Very soon after, (September 2019) he was chief guest at the National Exports Award ceremony.

Sajith with his Father Ranatunga -
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