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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2036

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Latha Walpola, Nightingale of Sri Lanka, completes 70 years in her career as a female singer

Latha Walpola, the greatest Living Legend of playback singing behind Sinhala Silver Screen, the golden voice ever created with Deshamanya Title, the second highest National Award, completes 70 years this year 2017 in her career in singing. This is a remarkable milestone in her life arguably as the longest Living Legend. The best appropriate time to write this article would be on her 83rd birthday which falls on November 11, 2017.

Latha Walpola, Nightingale of Sri Lanka, completes 70 years in her career as a female singer
Latha Walpola, Nightingale of Sri Lanka, completes 70 years in her career as a female singer
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Donald Trump’s Asia tour: North Korea top on agenda!

As the longest tour of Asia by a US president in 25 years, US President Donald Trump has embarked on a 12-day trip to Asia starting on Friday the 3rd November during which he would five countries: Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. In his shuttle diplomatic voyage, President Trump is expected to show a united front with South Korea and Japan while pressing China to take a stronger line with Pyongyang.

US President Donald Trump on Asia Tour
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Japan: Abe sweeps bypoll !

As Japanese voters have given him the fresh endorsement he wanted, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has swept to a comfortable victory in a snap election on Sunday, handing him a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea and re-energies the world’s number-three economy.

Japan: Abe sweeps bypoll !
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Mental health’ at highest level!

We read about a white man, Stephen Paddock, killing 58 innocent people watching a concert in Las Vegas from his hotel room in the 32nd floor with his fully automatic weapon while injuring 546 people some of whom will be permanently disabled.

 Steven Magee - American Football Player
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The problem with American democracy

The 2016 American presidential election and its result have been odd by any standard. No one expected Donald Trump, a man who never ran a single public office in his life, to be chosen by the GOP as its candidate and then win the election defeating Hillary Clinton.

The problem with American democracy
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Presence of Harveys in Our Midst: are men programmed to be predatory?

The ever-growing web of ‘men-hunt’ to capture the men, who had been engaged in testosterone-fuelled misadventures in the past, has begun netting the wrongdoers beyond entertainment industry.

Presence of Harveys in Our Midst: are men programmed to be predatory?
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Methodist Church wants Christians to be involved in the constitutional change

The Methodist Church Sri Lanka expresses its appreciation to all the political parties that have remained involved in the process & exercise of drafting a new constitution, without giving in to the attempts made by certain politicians and even religious personnel to bring to a halt, a mandate that the people of this country clearly gave, at the elections held in 2015.

Rev.  Asiri P.Perera  - President / Bishop, Methodist Church Sri Lanka
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Together we can eradicate blindness in children: Dr VK Raju

There are 1.2 Million physicians of Indian-origin providing healthcare in nearly 100 countries of the world and together they can eliminate preventable blindness in children from the globe, said Dr VK Raju, Clinical Professor, Department of Ophthalmology at West Virginia University and Founder-President of The Eye Foundation of America in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Together we can eradicate blindness in children: Dr VK Raju
Together we can eradicate blindness in children: Dr VK Raju
Together we can eradicate blindness in children: Dr VK Raju
Together we can eradicate blindness in children: Dr VK Raju
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The war beyond April 2004 has brought destruction to the country and the people

How is it the war that should have come to an end in April 2004, got extended for a further period of five years, and ended in May 2009 with the total eradication of the LTTE.

The war beyond April 2004 has brought destruction to the country and the people
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EU Parliamentary Delegation Discusses National Integration and Reconciliation Initiatives undertaken

A ten member European delegation consisting of a four member European Parliamentarian, with and European Parliament Secretariat, Political Advisor and EU Sri Lankan Mission were in Sri Lanka to study the national reconciliation initiatives and the GSP+ related matters, from 31st October to 3rd November 2017.

EU Parliamentary Delegation Discusses  National Integration and Reconciliation Initiatives undertaken
EU Parliamentary Delegation Discusses  National Integration and Reconciliation Initiatives undertaken
EU Parliamentary Delegation Discusses  National Integration and Reconciliation Initiatives undertaken
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