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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2059

US House Condemns Burma’s Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya

The US House of Representatives passed H. Con. Res. 90,( 115th-congress/house-concurrent-resolution/90 ) which condemns the Burmese military’s ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calls for an end to the attacks and immediate restoration of humanitarian access to Rakhine State.

US House Condemns Burma’s Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya
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Supreme Court Verdict On Assam GP Certificate Is Historic, But Hold

The supreme court of India has allowed on 5 December 2017, certificates issued by Gram Panchayat (GP) or executive magistrate to be used as supporting or linkage documents for claiming citizenship by a person in Assam during NRC (National Registration of Citizenship) process.

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Hosting Zakir Naik, Malaysia cocks the snook at India

Malaysia hosting Zakir Naik, wanted in India for fomenting militancy, should not come as a surprise since he was granted permanent resident (PR) status five years ago.

Hosting Zakir Naik, Malaysia cocks the snook at India
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A grand Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera

Sri Naga Vihara ‘Uduvap’ Maha Perahera organized by the Army paraded in the streets in Jaffna last Sunday evening for the first time in the history of the Peninsula.

A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
A grand  Jaffna Sri Naga Vihara “Uduvap” Maha Perahera
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Use of rice as a raw material to manufacture liquor was issued by the previous government.

of Finace has denied that this government has not given approval to use rice as a raw material to produce sprits.

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With 'Vision 2030' kingdom makes giant strides

A delighted musician, Yanni, had this to say soon after his highly successful concert in Riyadh; ‘I am so happy and relaxed, more than my other concerts. The way people look at me makes me smile because they are very welcoming and gentle.’

Algeria born Cheb Khaled
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United States and Sri Lanka Strengthen Trade and Transportation Partnership

On December 4, U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives Atul Keshap and Secretary of Civil Aviation Mr. G. S. Withanage signed an agreement to amend the U.S.-Sri Lanka Open Skies Agreement of 2002 to facilitate the movement of cargo goods more efficiently and profitably.

U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives Atul Keshap and Secretary of Civil Aviation G. S. Withanage signed an agreement to amend the U.S.-Sri Lanka Open Skies Agree
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In Zimbabwe -A unity cabinet sworn-in

Zimbabwe's president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, called for public unity to revive the country's sickly economy as his new cabinet took office on Monday.

Former air force commander Air Marshal Perrance Shiri(L) appointed Lands and Agriculture Minister, takes his oath of office in a new cabinet at the State House on 4th December
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Veteran Hindi Actor Shashi Kapoor Dies

Veteran Hindi actor Shashi Kapoor died on Monday evening at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Ambani hospital after prolonged illness. He was 79. The actor had been admitted to the hospital on Sunday night. The hospital said that he died at 5.20 pm.

Shashi Kapoor from the film Deewar | Trimurti Films
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Prophet Muhammad’s birthday in Sri Lanka

The month of Rabi’ al-Awwal (the First Spring Season) of the Islamic Calendar is well known in the entire Muslim world as Shahr al-Mawhid (the Month of Birth) of the Prophet Muhammad p.b.u.h.

Prophet Muhammad’s birthday in Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka announces dates for the 18th Meeting of Conference of Parties to the CITES to be held in the Colombo in 2019

Government of Sri Lanka has announced the dates for the 18th Meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), to be attended by 183 State Parties, and held from 22nd May - 3rd June 2019 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo.

Sri Lanka announces dates for the 18th Meeting of Conference of Parties to the CITES to be held in the Colombo in 2019
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Man’s Inhumanity at its best in Kandy against a set of Unsuspecting Community Dogs

To complement the National Dog Sterilization Programme, Animal Welfare Organizations like KACPAW (Kandy Association for Community Protection through Animal Welfare), together with state institutions like the Municipal Councils carry out mass sterilization of dogs, using their own money and get these animals mass vaccinated against rabies as well.

Sedated dogs  Takes a almost a day to come back to normalcy from groggyness   Dumped aftre sedation in a rubbish dump is the ultimate act of cruelty!
Thekkawatta rubbish dump
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