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The first ASEAN-US Maritime Exercise (AUMX) between regional bloc- Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and United States kicked off at the Sattahip Naval Base in Thailand. The five day naval exercise is co-led by the navies of US and Thailand. It will stretch into international waters in Southeast Asia, including Gulf of Thailand and ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
The Safe Cities Index (SCI) 2019 has been released by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Tokyo has been ranked first in the SCI index, followed by Singapore and Osaka. The index ranks 60 countries worldwide across five continents and measures the multi-faceted nature of urban safety, with indicators categorized as digital, infrastructure, health and personal security. ..
INS Sagardhwani, Oceanographic research vessel of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has embarked on a strategic-cum scientific oceanic expedition from Kochi to enhance collaboration with eight Indian Ocean Rim (IOR) nations. The mission is being implemented by the Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) Kochi-based Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL). INS Sagardhwani has already ..
Topics: Indian Ocean • Indian Ocean Rim Nations • Indonesia • INS Kistna • INS Sagardhwani • Malaysia • Myanmar • Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory • Sagar Maitri Mission-2 • Singapore • Thailand
The Union government has tabled the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill 2019 in Rajya Sabha. Features of the Bill It seeks to make India a hub of domestic and global arbitration for settling commercial disputes. The bill seeks to provide for a robust mechanism to deal with institutional disputes and ensures accountability of the arbitrator. ..
The World Investment Report 2019 released by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) makes the following observations: The global Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows slid for the third consecutive annual decline by 13 per cent in 2018 to USD 1.3 trillion from USD 1.5 trillion in 2017. Asia region was the world’s largest ..
Topics: Australia • Brazil • China • FDI • Foreign direct investment • Hong Kong • Indonesia • Netherlands • Singapore • South Asia • Spain • UAE • UK • UN Conference on Trade and Development • UNCTAD • World Investment Report • World Investment Report 2019