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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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Call by Pakistan Foreign Secretary on the President of Sri Lanka

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasized the need for further expanding economic relations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. He made this statement when Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Ms. Tehmina Janjua called on him at the Presidential Secretariat today (October 17).

Call by Pakistan Foreign Secretary on the President of Sri Lanka
Call by Pakistan Foreign Secretary on the President of Sri Lanka
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The new trend of electing young leaders

When a government servant celebrates his sixtieth birthday, he sees yet another party is in progress in his department and that is to say goodbye to him.

Meet the 31-year-old  Sebastian Kurz, conservative, elected  to become Austria’s new chancellor
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Book Review: Islam & Muslims in the 21st Century by Abdus Sattar Ghazali (2017)

In 1978 Professor Edward Said’s book –‘Orientalism’ – was published. It was a groundbreaking critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East by the (late) Columbia University professor.

Book Review: Islam & Muslims in the 21st Century by Abdus Sattar Ghazali (2017)
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The End of Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft, the software giant, has finally done away with its smartphone ambition, after years of struggles to leave an indelible footprint in the fiercely competitive mobile phone landscape.

The End of Windows 10 Mobile
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China’s Myanmar bonanza sans responsibility

As the world media continues focusing on Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, its giant neighbor China maintains its aloofness nonetheless full scale utilizing the fuel pipelines originated in the trouble torn Arakan (also known as Rakhine) province of western Burma (former name of Myanmar).

China’s Myanmar bonanza sans responsibility
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Who is a moron?

The challenge US president, Donald Trump, has thrown at his own Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson for an IQ test is the headline news not only in the US media but worldwide.

Mr Trump challenged Mr Tillerson to an IQ-off
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“Engagement and building trust remains a critical part of maintaining the inclusive security network” - U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Scott Swift

At the Galle Dialogue 2017, held at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, on October 9 and 10 for the eighth consecutive year Admiral Scott Swift emphasized, "Engagement and building trust remains a critical part of maintaining the inclusive security network that sustains the rules-based order and helps protect freedom of the seas for the benefit of all nations."

“Engagement and building trust remains a critical part of maintaining the inclusive security network” - U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Scott Swift
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Harvey Weinstein: the star who lost his gravity

Harvey Weinstein, the co-founder of Miramax that produced a number of successful independent movies including Shakespeare in Love, which in turn won him an Academy Award, is on a downward spiral as far as what is left of reputation is concerned.

Harvey Weinstein: the star who lost his gravity
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The missing T-word

Last week, Stephen Paddock killed 58 people at a country music festival and then shot himself dead in Las Vegas, the gambling-capital in the USA. Since he was a 64-old white American retiree who lived in a retirement community in Mesquite, Nevada, many Americans are highly perturbed by the mere fact that one of their own – apparently of the Christian faith - could do such a monstrous crime, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

The missing T-word
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“Et Tu Referendum?”

Referendums are commonly considered an expression of democratic will. The Cambridge English Dictionary identifies it as “a vote in which all the people in a country or an area are asked to give their opinion about or decide an important political or social question”. Referendums are not regularly held in a country or region and carry great political significance because it addresses issues of national concern.

“Et Tu Referendum?”
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