Page-4 of South China Sea Current Affairs, GK & News

Sanctions on China Possible for South China Sea Actions: USA

A top US diplomat has criticized the expansionary tactics played by China in the South China Sea and has also threatened it with possible sanctions in the coming months. The USA has long been protesting against the coercion politics played by Beijing in the region where it claims around 90 per cent of the total ..

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European Think Tank: Act East Policy of India has shifted its Geostrategic posture in Indo-Pacific

On July 7, 2020, the European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) said that Act East policy of India has shifted the Geostrategic posture of India in the Indo-Pacific. Highlights The EFSAS is a European think tank. According to the think tank, the Act East Policy has expanded India’s scope beyond its previous Look East ..

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China conducts military exercise in the disputed South China Sea

China is holding military exercise around Parcel Islands in South China Sea between July 1, 2020 and July 5, 2020. US has raised its concerns over the exercise in a disputed territory. What is the issue? The dispute of South China Sea involves both maritime and island claims among the sovereign states in the region ..

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China has decided to join the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)

The people’s Republic of China will join the multilateral Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), this was decided during a three-day meeting from 18th June to 20th June of the top lawmaking committee in China- Legislative Affairs Committee. China was one of the 23 countries back in 2013 when it abstained from the vote to adopt the ..

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Yongle Blue Hole

A carbon cache which is over 8,000 years old was found inside the Yongle Blue Hole- the world’s deepest blue hole. 1) What is a blue hole? A blue hole is a marine cavern formed by the dissolution of rocks rich in carbonates. They are different from other aquatic caverns in that they are cut ..

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