Southeast Asia Current Affairs, GK & News
The Malaysian Government recently unveiled 3.7 billion USD package to help the economy recover from impacts of COVID-19. The package amounts to 1.1% of GDP of Malaysia. The package was announced as the country struggled to curb its third wave of COVID-19 infections. About the package The 3.7 billion USD package of Malaysia includes cash ..
The sixth India-CLMV Business Conclave 2020 was recently held. During the conclave, India invited the CLMV countries to join International Solar Alliance and the Resilient Supply Chain Initiative. The Conclave was held under the theme “Building Bridges for Constructive Development”. During the conclave, India mentioned that it is ready to share COVID-19 vaccine with the ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Topics: Act East Policy • Association of South East Asian Nations • CLMV Countries • Free trade agreement • India-CLMV • India-CLMV Countries • India’s Act East policy • Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project • Southeast Asia
A times magazine article back in 2013 termed the Philippines as the most exposed country in the world to tropical storms. Typhoons have struck the Philippines at any month of the year over the last decade. The archipelagic country located in Southeast Asia was struck by a typhoon on Christmas day, 25th December 2019 causing ..
The Ministry of Home Affairs has named the Aberdeen Police Station in the South Andaman and Nicobar Islands as the best police station in the country. The assessment was made by the Quality Council of India/ QCI which then reported to the MHA at the centre. Some of the parameters of assessment were corruption, crèche ..
A specialized agency of the United Nations, the World Health Organization(WHO) released its World Malaria Report 2019 on Wednesday, 4th December 2019. The report provides an all-inclusive update on regional and global malaria data and trends. The 2019 report was prepared on the basis of information received from areas with ongoing malaria transmission and over ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
As per the latest Travel & Tourism competitiveness Index India bagged 34th position in the index. India’s Travel and Tourism competitiveness Index ranking since 2013 has improved. The ranking however in year 2015 and year 2017 was 54 and 40 respectively. The Government has taken many initiatives for creation of tourism infrastructure in the country ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs