Page-5 of South Korea Current Affairs, GK & News

Dokdo Islands

A small set of rocky islands which are otherwise ordinary have off late acquired significant attention in the media. These islands are referred by South Korea (which has for decades administered the disputed islets) calls it Dokdo while Japan which also claims them, calls it the Takeshima island. They are also referred to as the ..

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Strengthening India-US Relations: National Defence Authorisation Bill

The US Senate has passed the National Defence Authorisation Bill for the fiscal year 2020. The legislative provision brings India at par with America’s NATO allies like South Korea, Australia and Japan. Strengthening India-US Relations The bill provides for an enhanced US-India defence cooperation in the Indian Ocean in the areas of humanitarian assistance, counterterrorism, ..

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G20 express concern over risks from intensified trade conflict

The G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank governors has expressed concerns that trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified raising risks for improving global growth. The meet stopped short of calling for a resolution of a deepening U.S.-China trade conflict. The meeting agreed to compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech ..

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2019 ITTF World Tour Hong Kong Open: China grabs 4 gold

China claimed four gold medals at 2019 ITTF World Tour Hong Kong Open, covering both Men’s single & doubles and Women’s single & doubles. In 2019 edition of ITTF (International Table Tennis Federation) World Tour Hong Kong Open, China sent only their young guns and made star players, like Ma Long, Fan Zhendong, Liu Shiwen ..

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Global Childhood Report

The Global Childhood Report by UK-based non-profit organisation, Save the Children quotes the following data about India: There was an overall improvement in India s childhood index score. India moved up by 137 points i.e. from 632 points in 2000 to 769 points in 2019. The share of child brides in India was 30% in ..

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