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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1764

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ASEAN MPs decry political parties bill as “death knell for democracy” in Cambodia

Parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia today decried an effort to fast-track legislation by the ruling party in Cambodia targeting the political opposition, and called on regional and international actors to condemn the move as well.

The draft based on changes requested by Prime Minister Hun Sen
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Resurgence of Proxy War against Pakistan

At least 108 innocent people embraced shahdit (martyred) and more than 414 injured in eight attacks of different areas in Pakistan. In four days’ time only, the terrorists have hit shrine of Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Sehwan town (Sindh), Police leadership in Lahore, Judges van in Peshawar, Political Agent office of Mohmand Agency and Army convoy in the Awaran area of Balochistan.

Resurgence of Proxy War against Pakistan
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The Bar Association of Sri Lanka must promote not only Human Rights but also Animal Rights

The election for the 24th President of the Bar Association is to take place on February 21, 2017

Senaka Weeraratna
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International investigation still needed to address alleged atrocities in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) welcomed reports that the Myanmar military had halted its brutal counterinsurgency campaign in northern Rakhine State, but stressed that an independent inquiry is still needed to investigate alleged atrocities in the context of its operations.

 APHR Chairperson Charles Santiago
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SAITM has over taken all other issues in Sri Lanka!

You refer to any newspapers in Sri Lanka you will note that SAITM issue dominates the news except for few jealous medical professionals and politicized university students all other the right thinking people are all for this private institution which is ragging free, protest free and with disciplined students, who are keen to study because of their parents hard earned money is involved.

Tear gas, water cannons, the police and angry students: all caused by issues surrounding a medical degree.
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The Sorry Plight of the People of Kepappulavu

V.Anandasangaree, the Secretary General of the Tamil United Liberation Front has filed another open letter to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Srisena and this tie the letter deals with the plight of the displaced persons of Kepappulavu, located in the Mullaitivu district.

The Sorry Plight of  the People of  Kepappulavu
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UNWTO Secretary General Election & How it works?

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) generates market knowledge, promotes competitive and sustainable tourism policies and instruments, fosters tourism education and training, and works to make tourism an effective tool for development through technical assistance projects in over 100 countries around the world. The organization is based in Madrid, Spain.

Taleb Rifai
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The right to life carries much more than the right to education - GMOA Secretary

The Court of Appeal directed the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) to give provisional registration to medical students passing out from South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM).

Dr. Naveen de Soyza, Secretary of the GMOA
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Can the Law produce a doctor?

"Oliver Twist" is a famous novel written by the great English novelist Charles Dickens (1812-1870). We used that book as a text book in schools.

Professor Carlo Fonseka
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Post Jayalalithaa Tamil Nadu politics: Chinnamma Sasikala to be new CM

Not known as a possible heir during Jayalalithaa’s life time, Sasikala Natarajan, a close friend also involved in Jaya’s disproportionate assets case, will be the next CM of the state as the AIADMK MLAs who full majority in the state assembly have on February 05 elected her as its leader to enable her to become CM of the state.

Post Jayalalithaa Tamil Nadu politics: Chinnamma Sasikala to be new CM
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