Japan Current Affairs, GK & News

Japan Solution for Space Debris

In order to solve the problem of space debris, Japanese researches are to launch wooden satellites by 2023. What are wooden satellites? These satellites are made of wood. They will burn up without releasing harmful substances into the atmosphere when they plunge back to the earth. With this the satellite will not leave out any ..

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UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

The United Kingdom and Vietnam recently signed an agreement on trade. The agreement is to eliminate 99% of tariffs within seven years. Highlights With the elimination of 99% of tariff, Vietnam is to benefit from tariff savings of 114 million pounds, that is 151 million USD on its exports and British will benefit 36 million ..

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Avian Influenza outbreak in Japan

The Avian influenza disease was recently discovered at a poultry farm in Hyuga City of Japan. Around 40,000 chicken in every big farm are being slaughtered and buried. Also, the exports in and around 3 km radius around the infected farms have been restricted. In all around 1.8 million chicken have been culled so far ..

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Yoshihide Suga to Succeed Shinzo Abe as the PM of Japan

Yoshihide Suga has been elected as the new leader by Japan’s governing party to succeed Shinzo Abe. He is all set to become Japan’s next prime minister. Mr Abe had announced his resignation in August 2020 due to health issues. Who is Yoshihide Suga? Yoshihide Suga is a Japanese politician and currently serve as president ..

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Japan Court Recognizes ‘Black Rain’ Victims for the First time

A court in Japan has recognized the victims of the ‘black rain’ caused due to the atomic bomb incident in 1945, for the first time in the history of the country. The court has also asked the city administration of Hiroshima to provide all the medical benefits to the survivors of this incident, in line ..

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