Asia-Pacific: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Malware, Ransomware attacks pose biggest cyber threat challenge in India: Microsoft

According to the Security Endpoint Threat Report 2019 released by Microsoft, India has been placed among the topmost countries with cryptocurrency mining encounters and drive-by download attacks. The report has been published based on diverse ..

India-Japan conduct Naval Exercises

On June 27, 2020 India and Japan held Naval Exercises in the Indian Ocean amidst the LAC stand off between India and China. Highlights The Exercise was conducted to promote mutual understanding between the naval ..

World Bank predicts widespread poverty in East Asia and Pacific regions

In its recently released revised forecast, the World Bank predicted that millions in the East Asia and Pacific region would enter poverty due to the impact of the pandemic on economy. WB’s Observation The World ..

S&P estimates COVID-19 cost to be $620 billion for 14 Asia-Pacific countries

International ratings agency S&P Global Ratings has recently estimated the cost of COVID-19 outbreak for 14 Asia-Pacific countries at $620 billion. Though a country-wise break-up was not provided for its estimate, it said that the ..

Indira Gandhi International Airport ranked as Asia-Pacific’s best airport 

The Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi has emerged as the Asia-Pacific’s best airport in the ‘Over 40 million passengers per annum category’ in the Airport Service Quality Programme (ASQ) 2019 rankings. The rankings are released by the Airports ..