Philippines Current Affairs, GK & News

UNCTAD Digital Economy Report 2021

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) published its “UNCTAD Digital Economy Report 2021, recently. Key Findings of report In its report, UNCTAD noted the Philippines as one among six countries that allows free flow of data across borders. Free flow of data is required to boost the digital economy. Other five countries allowing ..

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Philippines approves genetically modified ‘Golden Rice’

“Golden Rice” which is genetically modified has been given approval for commercial production by Philippines. Health experts believe that this decision will save lives and combat childhood blindness in the developing regions of the world.   Highlights The government issued a bio safety permit which paves way for this rice which is enriched with beta-carotene ..

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Philippines: Taal Volcano could erupt anytime

According to government scientists of Philippines, second-most active volcano of Philippines, Taal Volcano, can erupt anytime soon amid “anomalously high” volcanic gas emissions in Philippines. Key Points About 3,000 residents have left their homes from high-risk villages around Taal Volcano in Batangas province since the volcano erupted. Since the recent eruption of Taal Volcano, several ..

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African Swine Fever in the North East

The African Swine Fever has stuck Meghalaya. Earlier, it had struck Mizoram. Current Scenario The African Swine Fever has killed 1,700 pigs in Mizoram in a month. It has now spread to Meghalaya and has killed three hundred pigs here so far. African Swine Fever in Philippines The Philippines Government recently placed the country under ..

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World’s Strongest Super Typhoon Goni in Philippines

On November 1, 2020, the world strongest Typhoon Goni hit the eastern part of Philippines. This typhoon is considered as the strongest typhoon in the world. It is bringing in catastrophic violent winds and is thus being considered as the hardest landfall on record. Highlights The Typhoon Goni has attained its maximum speed of 310 ..

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