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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2620

Shavendra Silva - The Most Wanted Man From Sri Lanka For Crimes Against Humanity

Sri Lanka President continues to be on a collision course with country’s minorities, especially with the Tamil ethnic group by earlier appointing him to the office of Chief of Staff in 9 January 2019 and again extending his period of service by another six months’ time.

Major General Shavendrav Silva being appointed as the Chief of Staff by Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Seisena
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Is It Time To Buy Sri Lankan Stocks?

Sri Lanka has been through two crises in the span of six months. To a lesser extent, the October political crisis decreased economic activity and then there were the incidents from April 21, 2019.

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Pakistan donates sewing machines to Chaplain St. Vincent De Paul Society

The Government of Pakistan through its High Commission in Sri Lanka, donated sewing machines to Chaplain St. Vincent De Paul Society, Wennapuwa, Sri Lanka on 25th June 2019.

High Commissioner of Pakistan Maj. Gen. (R) Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat presenting sewing machine to Father Quintus Fernando
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Failing state near to collapse - Global Guerillas

The Easter Sunday bombings exposed a shambolic non functioning state where no action was taken on operational intelligence from an unimpeachable source that could have prevented the catastrophic event that led to 259 deaths and 500 wounded. Incredibly the National Security Council had not met for over 6 months.

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Letter From America: The Sobering Statistics of the ‘Displaced’ people

June 20 was observed as the International Refugees Day. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a United Nations program with the mandate to protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people, and assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country.

Letter From America: The Sobering Statistics of the ‘Displaced’ people
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Fast changing methods to attract public attention

All what we have seen the method to achieve trade union demands in the past was a strike, but the same trade union action is also used now for political issues.

Fast changing methods to attract public attention
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Rishad dares Wimal to quit politics, Parliament

The Leader of ACMC Rishad Bathiudeen MP, issued an open challenge to an opposition MP who falsely accused him of being related by his family to a woman suicide bomber, identified in April 21 Easter Sunday bombings.

Rishad dares Wimal to quit politics, Parliament
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Fortifying Buddhist Principles That Form The Basis Of The Sinhala Buddhist National Culture Of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka as a nation is founded on Buddhist norms and principles. What the country clearly projects are its Buddhist imprint. The uniqueness of its cultural heritage is directly attributable to its Buddhist foundation. The impact of Buddhism is reflected both directly and indirectly, in the tangible and intangible aspects of the nation’s culture.

Fortifying Buddhist Principles That Form The Basis Of The Sinhala Buddhist National Culture Of Sri Lanka
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Innovative MACH gives hope for multi-disciplinary global health response

Although 193 governments adopted UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which warrant an integrated and multisectoral response to deliver on those promises, the progress has been lackadaisical in the past four years. A recent UN report has set an alarm on uneven progress on some SDGs and slipping on a few of the Global Goals in Asia Pacific region. Coordinated multisectoral response needs multidisciplinary action.

Innovative MACH gives hope for multi-disciplinary global health response
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U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo - Not Visiting Sri Lanka

It has been announced that U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo Unable to Visit Sri Lanka During Upcoming Travel to Region.

Michael R.Pompeo - US Secretary of State
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Rishad proves MP Weerawansa’s Parliamentary claims fabricated

The Leader of ACMC slammed an opposition MP in Parliament on June 18 for damaging and wild allegations made in the House, which falsely claimed that ACMC leader was related through his family to a woman suicide bomber identified in April 21 Easter Sunday bombings.

Leader of ACMC Rishad Bathiudeen MP addresses the Parliament on 18 June.
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