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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2961

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Limping into Copenhagen Climate Conference through ‘Climategate’

The scientific body which is hell-bent on proving the steady rise in global temperature was dealt a mortal blow two weeks ago in strange circumstances. A hacker, probably from Turkey, was said to have extracted the emails from the CRU, the Climate Research Unit of University of East Anglia in Britain, and world’s most prolific institute on the subject, only to make it public on the internet hours later.

The Seismic Activities of Dubai-Property-Bubble and Inevitable Consequences

Financial markets across the globe almost took a nose dive quite unexpectedly on Thursday, as the gloomy news from Dubai, the desert kingdom on a concrete footing, drifted westwards while developing itself into fiscal hurricane of category 3, offshore.

Letter from London: Character Analysis of Sarath Fonseka

Renu Marley is a Sinhalese of Sri Lanka-origin domiciled in London currently chairing the Sri Lankan’s Expatriate and Diaspora’s Association UK just returned to her adopted country after attending the Sri Lanka government-sponsored ‘Sri Lankan Expatriate Investment symposium’ in Colombo.

France and Ireland at Psychological War: the Hand of God is the issue

The French and Irish are not on friendly terms at the moment. On Wednesday, the Republic of Ireland knew they were out of the race for the football world cup, after being beaten by France in very controversial circumstances.

Unfunny Experience of a Couple – making love at fever pitch to lose peace on a sour note

The case made British legal history on 27 April 2009; Mrs Carol Cartwright was jailed for breaking an ASBO – anti-social behaviour order – which had been served on her just 10 days before the fateful day, for making excessive noise during daily love-making sessions with her husband of 24 years, Steve.

British PM says ‘tough but fair approach’ to immigration

The British Prime Minister delivered a speech on immigration in Ealing, West London on 12 November 2009 and said that he would favor a “tough but fair approach” to immigration. During the speech he announced new plans to tighten the points-based system of immigration.

Social Networking - the irresistible urge for 'getting connected' and revolving trends

Social Networking, the modern term collectively coined by IT enthusiasts and sociologists, is a serious subject nowadays.

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