China: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

K-4 Ballistic Missile Successfully Tested

Ballistic Missile K-4 successfully tested around noon on Sunday, 19th January 2020 from a submerged pontoon (a type of boat) off the Vishakhapatnam coast by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The missile has been tested under developmental trials earlier several times, but during Sunday’s test, the missile was tested from a submerged platform ..

Alphabet hits USD 1 Trillion Mark

The parent company of Google and its several subsidiaries, American multinational conglomerate- Alphabet Inc. has crossed the market valuation of USD 1 trillion mark on Thursday, 16th January 2020 as the shares of the company closed at USD 1,451.70 making Alphabet the fourth company from the United States to cross the valuation after Apple (first ..

Rising Sea Level to impact Population in India: Moody’s Report

The US-based credit rating agency Moody’s Corporation in its report on the consequences of rising sea level due to global warming has stated that the Asian countries, especially the Middle East and the North Africa countries (MENA) are the most exposed to credit risk, with some high-income economies such as Japan and Netherland also are ..

UNSC holds closed-door meeting on Kashmir following China’s Request

China continues its efforts of highlighting Pakistani propaganda over India’s Jammu and Kashmir at the global stage which once again received a stinging response from the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) members on Wednesday, 15th January 2020. India revoked the special status of its state Jammu and Kashmir in August 2019 followed by which Pakistan ..

US drops Currency Manipulation Charge against China ahead of Trade Deal

According to the semi-annual report on Macroeconomics and Foreign Exchange Policies published by the United States Treasury Department on Monday 13th January 2020, United States has dropped its charges of designating China as a currency manipulator as no major US trading partner was reported as currency manipulator in the report which came less than 48 ..