Myanmar Current Affairs, GK & News

WWF Report on Online Wildlife Trade

The World Wildlife Fund has released a report stating that in Myanmar illegal purchases of wildlife online are increasing which is causing a threat to both endangered species and public health. Findings of the report Following the 2021 military takeover causing political turmoil, enforcement of bans on such transactions has weakened. By 74 percent such ..

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Two new Fossil Flowers in Myanmar

The palaeontologists recently discovered two fossil flowers in Myanmar. The flowers lived by the end of Cretaceous period. They are some 100 million years old. The two flowers were Phylica piloburmensis and Eophylica priscastellata. What does the discovery say? The discovery of the two new fossil flowers implies that these flowers have sustained different evolutionary ..

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Nusantara-Indonesia New Capital

The Indonesians are moving to a new capital. It is East Kalimantan. It is now called ‘Nusantara’. Earlier, Jakarta was the capital of Indonesia. Nusantara East Kalimantan or Jakarta is located in the Borneo island. The plan to shift the capital here was announced in 2019. It was announced by President Joko Widodo. Reasons for ..

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Myanmar’s military extends Emergency for two years

Myanmar’s military has extended emergency for two years, after seizing power from elected government of Myanmar. Highlights Military had seized power from elected government six months ago in February 2021. According to Military leader, state of emergency will achieve its objectives by August 2023. Military government named itself as “caretaker government” and Min Aung Hlaing ..

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11th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation meeting held

On July 21, 2021, while addressing the 11th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) meeting, S Jaishankar India’s External Affairs Minister has called for a “collective and collaborative” response to effectively deal with the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, saying that national boundaries are not respected by this virus.   Key Points India considers the Mekong region of great importance ..

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