Maritime Southeast Asia Current Affairs, GK & News
The 2nd edition of Defence of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Exercise (DANX-19) has been conducted under the aegis of Andaman & Nicobar Command (ANC) from 14th to 18th Oct 2019. The 5-day exercise is a large scale joint services exercise of the Indian Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. The purpose of the exercise ..
The President of Indonesia has stated that the country’s capital will move from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta to a site in sparsely populated East Kalimantan province on Borneo island, known for rainforests and orangutans. The choice of location was based on the intense studies undertaken over the past three years. The new capital city, ..
The EU officials accused Brunei as rude and abusive for imposing death penalty for gay sex. Brunei was condemned globally including the United Nations for its new law that punishes rape and gay sex with death and theft with amputation. EU is to vote on the resolution to condemn Brunei’s strong penalties on Thursday.
Philippines President Duterte has warned China to back off the disputed island in South China sea. The Chinese presence in the South China Sea is increasing and has been warned by adjacent countries. It has also received criticism all over the world. China, Philippines, Brunei, Taiwan, Malaysia and Vietnam have been claiming various islands and ..
Topics: China • Duterte • Geography of Asia • Left-wing populism • Maritime Southeast Asia • Philippines • Presidency of Rodrigo Duterte • Rodrigo Duterte • Scarborough Shoal • South China Sea • Southeast Asia • Territorial disputes of China • Visayan people
The Andaman and Nicobar Command is the first and only Tri-service theater command of the Indian Armed Forces, based at Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The archipelago is straddled strategically near the mouth of the Malacca Straits which is an important Sea Lane of Communication used by the navies of several countries. ..
Topics: Andaman and Nicobar Command • Andaman and Nicobar Islands • Geography of Asia • INS Baaz • Landforms • Maritime Southeast Asia • Nicobar district • Nicobar Islands • Port Blair • Southeast Asia
The Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair has been declared as an authorized Immigration Check post for entry into/exit from India with valid travel documents for all classes of passengers. It was declared under sub-rule (b) of rule 3 of the Passport (Entry into India) Rules of 1950. This decision of the Union Government ..
Topics: Andaman and Nicobar Islands • Azad Hind • Geography of Asia • Havelock Island • Indian Hindus • Maritime Southeast Asia • Neill Island • Port Blair • Ritchie's Archipelago • Ross Island, South Andaman district • States and union territories of India • Veer Savarkar International Airport