Myanmar Current Affairs, GK & News

Myanmar  Current Affairs, GK & News

Aung San Sui Kyi Party claims to win Myanmar Elections

Aung San Suu Kyi led National League for Democracy (NLD) party has claimed to have won the Myanmar elections. Around 38 million voted to select the National League of Democracy (NLD) Party for a second term. NLD was required to win at least 2/3rd of the elected seats to win. The Rohingya Crisis The previous ..

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Myanmar Govt and armed groups signed agreement for National Ceasefire Agreement (NCA)

A framework agreement has been signed by the Myanmar government and ten armed ethnic groups to implement the National Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) in the capital city of Myanmar, Nay Pyi Taw. Key Highlights The signing of the agreement called Union Peace Accord III took place during the 4th session of the Union Peace Conference. The ..

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“Jadeite Stone” mining Landslide in Myanmar

The landslide at the jade stone mining site, Hpakant in Myanmar killed more than 100. Hpakant is the largest jade mine in the world where the landslide occured. Myanmar Jade stone trade is more than 30 billion USD per year. Jade Trade The Jadeite deposits found in Myanmar are of the highest quality in the ..

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World’s Longest Internet Shutdown in Myanmar enters 2nd year

On 21st June 2019, the mobile internet services were shut down by the Myanmar Government in eight townships of the conflict-hit Rakhine State and in one township in Chin State. Between September 2019 to February 2020 the restrictions were lifted in 5 states but were again reinstated. In Maungdaw township of Rakhine State, the restrictions ..

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Decisions taken by the Union Cabinet on 24th June to Boost Infrastructure Projects

In order to boost Infrastructure projects across all the sectors at a time of a global pandemic, several decisions were taken by the Union Cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 24th June 2020. Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) The aim of setting up AHIDF is to unlock private ..

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