Paracel Islands Current Affairs, GK & News

Taiwan carries out Rescue Exercise in Disputed South China Sea

Taiwan carried out a search-and-rescue exercise in the South China Sea to cement its hold over Taiping in the Spratly island group. Even though Taiwan claims all of the Spratlys, it only occupies Taiping. It carried out a drill simulating a fire onboard a ship that forced crew members to seek refuge on Taiping. Taiwan ..

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Vietnam offers ONGC Videsh Ltd contract for exploration in South China Sea

In order to sustain Indian presence in the hydrocarbon-rich South China Sea, Vietnam has decided to extend the contract for exploration of oil and gas resources in a significant oil block in the region to ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL). OVL is thinking over to terminate operations in the 128 blocks as it could not start ..

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South China Sea Controversy

During the recent visit of Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang to India, the countries had inked 6 agreements as following: India and Vietnam signed an extradition treaty Oil exploration agreement in South China Sea: Under this, ONGC signed an agreement with Vietnam’s national oil company PetroVietnam to hunt for oil in that nation as well ..

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International Issues : Disputed Areas of the World Part-I

Abu Musa : Iran & UAE Aksai Chin : India & China Vozrozhdeniya Island : Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan Senkakku : Japan & China Spratly Islands : China , Malaysia , Philippines and Vietnam Bassas da India : France & Madagaskar Bakassi : Nigeria & Cameroon Chagos Archipelago Hala’ib Triangle : Sudan & Egypt Kuril Islands ..

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