Page-4 of Hong Kong Current Affairs, GK & News
QS World University Rankings first issued in 2004 in partnership with Times Higher Education (THE) group decided to adopt a new methodology to create the ranking and announced its own version in 2010. Based in the United Kingdom (U.K) releases the annual publication of universities ranking around the world. QS stands for Quacquarelli Symonds, which ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Hong Kong is a special administrative region under the People’s Republic of China since 1997. In 1842, after the end of the First Opium War, Hong Kong became a part of the British colony. After the end of the Second Opium War in 1860, the British colony was further expanded up to the Kowloon Peninsula ..
Category: International Current Affairs
According to a study conducted by property consultant Commercial Real Estate Services (CBRE), New Delhi’s Connaught Place (CP) is the 9th most expensive office location in the world with an annual rent of nearly USD 144 per sq ft. In its annual Global Prime Office Occupancy Costs survey, CBRE tracks the cost of leasing prime ..
The World Investment Report 2019 released by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) makes the following observations: The global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows slid for the third consecutive annual decline by 13 per cent in 2018 to USD 1.3 trillion from USD 1.5 trillion in 2017. Asia region was the world’s largest ..
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Hong Kong is at a political turmoil over the proposed extradition law. More than a million people in Hong Kong marched against a controversial extradition bill which they fear will erode freedom in the semi-autonomous territory. Brief Background Hong Kong was a British territory. It was handed over to China in 1997 under the concept ..