East Asia Current Affairs, GK & News

World Bank: 11 million to enter poverty in Pacific and East Asia

On March 31, 2020, the World Bank announced that around 11 million are to enter poverty in Pacific and East Asia due to the spread of COVID-19. The virus has affected more than 780,000 and has so far killed more than 37,000. Highlights According to the World Bank, around 35 million people in Pacific and ..

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East Asia Summit on Maritime Cooperation to be held in Chennai

The Ministry of External Affairs is to organize East Asia Summit in Chennai between February 6, 2020 and February 7, 2020. This is the fifth time the conference is being held in India. The first conference was organized in Delhi in 2015, second in Goa in 2016, third in Bhubaneswar in 2018. In 2019, the ..

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March first movement

The March first movement was the earliest Korean resistance against the Japanese rule between 1910 and 1945. The name refers to the events that occurred on March 1, 1919 and hence the name. It was also known as San – il movement. Sometimes the movement is also referred as Man – se Demonstrations. Inspired from ..

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Kiribati ends diplomatic ties with Taiwan

Four days after the Solomon Islands cut ties with Taiwan, the Pacific island nation Kiribati following the suit has ended diplomatic ties with Taiwan. Now only 15 countries now recognise the self-governing territory of Taiwan as a sovereign nation. Dollar Diplomacy Taiwan has issued a statement stating that President of Kiribati had asked Taiwan to ..

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PM Modi and visiting Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga jointly unveiled a golden statue of Lord Buddha at Gandan Tegchenling Monastery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga have jointly unveiled a golden statue of Lord Buddha at Gandan Tegchenling Monastery in Ulaanbaatar through video-conferencing in New Delhi. The monastery is a prominent centre of Mongolian Buddhists and a treasure house of valuable Buddhist heritage. Built in the mid 19th century, Gandan is ..

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