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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2424

Masthanamma: the oldest YouTube star passes away at the age of 107

Masthanamma, 107, the oldest YouTube star, has passed away peacefully in her home state, Andra Pradesh, in India recently.

Masthanamma: the oldest YouTube star passes away at the age of 107
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Miss Mexico Crowns Miss World 2018

A Mexican model and volunteer was crowned as the 68th Miss World at a glitzy event on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on Saturday.

Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon (R), 26, has a degree in international business (AFP)
Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce de León of Mexico (center) with 1st Runner-Up Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan of Thailand (3rd from left) who is also Miss World Asia-Oceania. The other continental winners are Miss World Africa Quiin Abenayko of Uganda, Miss World Europe Maria Vasilevich of Belarus, Miss World Caribbean Kadijah Robinson of Jamaica and Miss World Americas Solaris Barba of Panama (who effectively replaced Vanessa after she won)
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Rayyan; a true patriot

'Sri Lanka's political crisis spurs tourists to cancel peak season' is Reuters' news but yet little Rayyan was not discouraged by this in anyway and went on regardless to take part in an international event in his school in Riyadh to promote countries the students represent.

Rayyan - one who sporting a Sri Lankan cricket T-shirt
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Thaw In India- Pakistan Relations

Kartarpur Corridor heralds a new but unexpected thaw in the frosty relations between nuclear rivals India and Pakistan. Sikhs in India have been demanding the corridor for several years. It will enable them to reach the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan. It is believed to be the first Gurudwara ever built; it is also the place where Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism died and hence a must visit for every devout Sikh.

Thaw In India- Pakistan Relations
Gurdwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan
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With Love from Las Vegas, USA to orphans in Irupalai-Kopay in Sri Lanka

Gihan Perera and his wife Jayani were somewhat emotional when they announced at a recent Board meeting of Sri Lanka America Association of Las Vegas, the heartfelt warmth expressed to the Sri Lankan community here by the custodians of the Canaan Fellowship International Church in Irupalai, Kopay in northern Sri Lanka for remembering the children who were affected by the internal war in sending a consignment of school bags as supplementary assistance to further their educational endeavors.

A section of the orphaned children in Irupalai in Kopay with backpacks sent from the U.S
Gathering at the orphanage in Irupalai run by Canaan Fellowship International Church
With Love from Las Vegas, USA to orphans in Irupalai-Kopay in Sri Lanka
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Ravi Karunanayake To Receive Back His Position in the UNP and Portfolio

UNP MP Ravi Karunanayake is to be made Party's Deputy Leader-and later on he is to be made Finance Minister, a portfolio he held earlier.

Ravi Karunanayake To Receive Back His Position in the UNP and Portfolio
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We are only partners of Sri Lanka democracy, but not of UNP’-ACMC

The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) said that they are committed stakeholders of Sri Lanka’s democracy and not striving to promote deposed PM Ranil Wickremesinghe as an individual.

Leader of ACMC Rishad Bathiudeen MP speaks to the Press after giving his statement to CID.
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Sri Lanka deposed UNP says country under dictatorship

Sri Lanka's deposed ruling party the UNP said that the country is now under a dictatorship.

Former Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka MP-Jathika Hela Urumaya
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More needs to be done along with 90-90-90, to end AIDS!

A webinar was organized by the Citizens News Service (CNS) to raise awareness to eliminate transmission of HIV and promote healthy and productive normal life spans for all people living with HIV revealed that 193 governments have committed to end AIDS by 2030 (Sustainable Development Goals - SDGs).

 Dr. Ishwar Gilada - President of AIDS Society of India
More needs to be done along with 90-90-90, to end AIDS!
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Sri Lanka court starts hearing Parliament dissolution petition

A bench of 7 justices presided by Chief Justice began hearing the FR applications filed challenging Gazette on dissolution of Parliament.

Sri Lanka court starts hearing Parliament dissolution petition
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