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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2909

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President seeks medical experts’ opinion to defeat COVID - 19

A meeting between President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and medical experts representing various fields was held at the Presidential Secretariat on Thursday 9th to get expert medical opinion on how to promptly prevent the COVID - 19 in the country.

President seeks medical experts’ opinion to defeat COVID - 19
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India not part of SAARC Secretariat: Pak. Foreign Office

Responding to media queries regarding Pakistan’s non-participation in the Trade Officials Video-Conference on Covid-19 arranged by India, Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesperson Ms. Aisha Farooqui stated:

 Ms. Aisha Farooqui
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increase spending on managing COVID-19 pandemic and decarbonize to tackle climate emergency, urges UN regional arm

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having far-reaching economic and social consequences for the Asia-Pacific region, with strong cross-border spill over effects through trade, tourism and financial linkages, according to a new report by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) released today.

increase spending on managing COVID-19 pandemic and decarbonize to tackle climate emergency, urges UN regional arm
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While agreeing with EC, do we need an election now?

We support National Election Commission Chairman, Mahinda Deshapriya’s recent request to all political parties not to seek political gains from COVID-19 relief distribution.

National Election Commission Chairman, Mahinda Deshapriya
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Trump's 'Pivot to Asia' To 'Make America Great Again' Setting the Stage for a New Clash of Civilizations

India's capital New Delhi burned in the last week of February 2020 as US President Donald Trump pivoted to India. Visiting the world's largest and increasingly tattered 'democracy', Trump sold among other things, over USD 3 billion worth of weaponry to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Photo: President Trump's visit to India on end of February 2020 came exactly a year after Hindu-Muslim tensions in India were stoked by mysterious external parties with the near-war between nuclear armed rivals, India and Pakistan, staged in Pulwama District, Jammu and Kashmir in February 2019, just before General Elections in India. Source: YouTube.
Darini Rajasingham-Senanayake
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The Burmese Army is Defying the UN?

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has just urged warring parties across the world to lay down their weapons in support of the bigger battle against COVID-19: the common enemy that is now threatening all of humankind.

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Hatch & LAN gear up to launch Sri Lanka's first fintech Accelerator

When Hatch opened in 2018, it quickly became a hub for innovators. It enriched the entrepreneurial spirit within its walls by offering generously curated regular programmes of mentoring sessions, learning workshops and events.

Hatch & LAN gear up to launch Sri Lanka's first fintech  Accelerator
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Muslim World’s Heartless Indifference To The Plight Of Millions Of Muslims Infected And dying Of Hiv-Aids

HIV, the virus that causes AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), is one of the world’s most serious health and development challenges. Globally, approximately 75 million people have become infected with HIV since the start of the epidemic in 1981.

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Before the Storm Hits

For Lourdes Dilariarte of Pilar, Sorsogon Province of Bicol region, typhoon (Kammuri) Tisoy was yet another disaster bent on testing her resilience.

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The sobering statistics of COVID-19

As of Saturday, March 28, 2020, nearly 650 thousand people worldwide are confirmed to have been infected by the Corona Virus (COVID-19). As I write around 4 p.m. EST (USA), more than thirty thousand deaths have been confirmed. The latest statistics show that the USA has superseded China as the epicenter of the virus with more than 116 thousand infected people.

The sobering statistics of COVID-19
The sobering statistics of COVID-19
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