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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2061

Donald Trump’s Asia tour: North Korea top on agenda!

As the longest tour of Asia by a US president in 25 years, US President Donald Trump has embarked on a 12-day trip to Asia starting on Friday the 3rd November during which he would five countries: Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. In his shuttle diplomatic voyage, President Trump is expected to show a united front with South Korea and Japan while pressing China to take a stronger line with Pyongyang.

US President Donald Trump on Asia Tour
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Japan: Abe sweeps bypoll !

As Japanese voters have given him the fresh endorsement he wanted, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has swept to a comfortable victory in a snap election on Sunday, handing him a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea and re-energies the world’s number-three economy.

Japan: Abe sweeps bypoll !
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Applied health research for making systems work for all is vital to #endTB

"Excellence in health means devoting your life to ending poverty" said physician and comedian Patch Adams many years ago, but these words have gained even more relevance in the current context and development paradigm.

Applied health research for making systems work for all is vital to #endTB
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The United States fully supports those working to build a reconciled Sri Lanka - Thomas A. Shannon

US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., commended Sri Lanka on its courageous decision to commit to a process of reform that promotes greater equality and prosperity for Sri Lankans regardless of ethnicity or religion.

Thomas A. Shannon Jr.
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Finalizing the contents of the 2018 Budget

Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance & Mass Media is finalizing the contents of the 2018 Budget with Dr.R.S.H.Samaratunga, Secretary to the Ministry of Finance & Mass Media at the Minister's residence...Rainbows' End

 Finalizing the contents of the 2018 Budget
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Mary Kom Wins Championships gold in Vietnam

Mary Kom defeated Korea's Kim Hyang Mi in the final clash at Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. She returned to her favorite 48-kg category and emerged victorious after five years.

Mary Kom  Wins  Championships gold in Vietnam
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Four Indian fishermen arrested off Delft

Sri Lanka Navy personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command, on routine patrol, apprehended on Tuesday 4 Indian fishermen hailing from Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai, along with a fishing trawler for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters West of Delft Island in the early hours of yesterday (07).

Four Indian fishermen arrested off Delft
Four Indian fishermen arrested off Delft
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WeAre2030: Youth Dialogue and Incubation Programme Begins

‘#WeAre2030: Youth Dialogue and Incubation Programme,’ a youth dialogue bringing 350+ young people from across the country began yesterday at the BMICH.

Niroshan Perera, State Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs
Mr. Jorn Sorensen, Country Director UNDP Sri Lanka
Ms. Saumya Perera, Head of Sustainable Business and Communication, Unilever
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Pakistan Naval Ship SAIF held a grand reception on-board

Displaying a warm hospitality, a colorful reception was held on-board at Pakistan Naval Ship SAIF last evening at Colombo Dockyard.

The Acting HC  cutting the cake along with Ministers and  top defense officials
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Parliamentarians call for release of Anwar Ibrahim 1,000 days since imprisonment

Parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia today reiterated calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Anwar Ibrahim, 1,000 days since the former Malaysian opposition leader was sent to prison after his conviction and five-year jail sentence were upheld by Malaysia’s highest court.

Anwar Ibrahim - 1,000 days in  prison
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Mental health’ at highest level!

We read about a white man, Stephen Paddock, killing 58 innocent people watching a concert in Las Vegas from his hotel room in the 32nd floor with his fully automatic weapon while injuring 546 people some of whom will be permanently disabled.

 Steven Magee - American Football Player
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Saudi attorney general: ‘No special treatment to corruption suspects’

Sheikh Saud Al Mojeb, Attorney General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and member of the supreme anti-corruption committee formed by Royal Order on Saturday by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, announced that the committee was undertaking its measures in accordance to the law.

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Modi Meets Karunanidhi At His Residence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met DMK supremo M Karunanidhi at the latter's Gopalapuram residence. On his arrival PM Modi was greeted by MK Stalin at the gate and honored him with a red shawl.

 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling on DMK President M Karunanidhi at his Gopalapura residence, in Chennai on Monday
Modi Meets Karunanidhi At His Residence
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