Page-4 of ASEAN Current Affairs, GK & News

Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence for Vegetables Protected Cultivation

On November 2, 2020, the Chief Minister of Assam, Sabananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone of Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence for vegetables Protected Cultivation in Khetri in the outskirts of Guwahati, Assam. Key Highlights The centre will provide exposure to the latest Israeli technologies to the farmers of the state. It will help them in ..

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Philippines resumes Oil and Gas Exploration in South China Sea

The Government of Philippines is to resume oil exploration in South China Sea. The President of Philippines recently lifted the six-year ban on oil exploration in Palawan Island. Highlights The region where Philippines Government is to resume oil exploration is within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the country according to United Nations Convention on the ..

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GoI approves 10 PLI projects of Rs 10.5 trillion in electronics manufacturing sector

On October 6, 2020, the Government of India approved 16 proposals under two flagship schemes (Make in India and Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan) in the electronics manufacturing sector. The projects are expected to bring Rs 11,000 crores of investments in the local electronics manufacturing sector. This in turn will increase the production in the sector ..

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India brings Indo-Pacific and ASEAN Policies under one Unit

The Ministry of External Affairs is to create a new Oceania Territorial Division with Australia at the centre. It will integrate ASEAN divisions and the Indo-Pacific within it. This will now align policies in the region stretching western Pacific to Andaman Sea. Significance The region targeted by India (western Pacific to Andaman sea) is considered ..

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Japanese companies relocating from China to India

The Japanese government has said that it will provide subsidies to Japanese companies that shift their manufacturing setup from China to India, Bangladesh and ASEAN Countries. This decision has been taken as world’s supply chain was disrupted after the outbreak of COVID-19 which originated in China. The countries have now started mulling on options to ..

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