Malaysia Current Affairs, GK & News

Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries

The top palm oil producers for the first time are looking for opportunities to run an advocacy campaign in Europe. The largest oil producers of the world Indonesia and Malaysia have sent proposals to hire an advocacy firm to run campaign in Europe through the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries. What is the issue? ..

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Malaysia hosts APEC Summit

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation was recently hosted by Malaysia. Several leaders of the cooperation joined the summit. The Summit was attended by the US President Donald Trump as well. The next APEC meeting is to be hosted by New Zealand. Earlier on November 17, 2020, the members of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation held ministerial ..

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Anti-dumping duty imposed on Malaysian Calculators

The Government of India has imposed a five year anti-dumping duty on import of electronic calculators from Malaysia. This has been done to protect the domestic players from cheap imports from Malaysia. An anti-dumping duty of USD 0.92 per piece has been levied after the Commerce ministry’s investigative arm Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR)’s ..

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Rare Palm from Andaman replanted in Kerala: To prevent its Extinction

A rare palm from South Andaman Island has found its second home in Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI) Kerala. The species has been brought to the Indian mainland to prevent its extinction. Highlights The rare palm is called Pinanga andamanensis and is a critically endangered species. There are only 600 specimens ..

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Muhyiddin Yassin sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Malaysia

A former deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Muhyiddin Yassinv has been recently appointed as the country’s new Prime Minister. The appointment was announced by Malaysia’s King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah. Muhyiddin recently sworn in as the new Prime Minister. He replaced the previous head of the country Mahathir Mohamad, who resigned from his Prime Minister ..

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