Thailand Current Affairs, GK & News

11th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation meeting held

On July 21, 2021, while addressing the 11th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) meeting, S Jaishankar India’s External Affairs Minister has called for a “collective and collaborative” response to effectively deal with the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, saying that national boundaries are not respected by this virus.   Key Points India considers the Mekong region of great importance ..

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India’s anti-dumping probe against China, Thailand and Vietnam

The Ministry of Commerce has recently initiated the anti-dumping investigation against China, Vietnam and Thailand. The investigation is against the import of solar cells from these countries. The investigation has been started by the Ministry following the application submitted by the Indian Solar Manufacturer Association. What is the issue? The solar cells are the basic ..

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Lebanon: First Arab Country to legalize Marijuana cultivation

On April 23, 2020, Lebanon became the first Arab country to legalize marijuana cultivation. This has been done by the Lebanese Parliament in order to boost the export of marijuana. Highlights The cannabis plant has been farmed illegally in Lebanon in the fertile Bekaa Valley. Today the country has legalized marijuana cultivation for industrial and ..

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Leather back Sea Turtles build largest nests in 20 years in deserted beaches

The largest number of nests of the rare Leather back sea turtles were found in Thailand. This was mainly because, the beaches in Thailand were deserted due to COVID-19 lock down. Highlights Earlier news reported that wild boars were patrolling the Israeli city of Haifa. With more than 2,765 infections in Thailand, the country has ..

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Thailand’s Anti-Flood Park

An architectural model from Thailand is being suggested as a possible solution for Mumbai’s flood problem in light of rising sea levels. Kotchakorn Voraakhom: Kotchakorn Voraakhom is a Thai architect who is credited for coming up with the anti-flooding architectural model. She and her firm Landprocess is known for promoting ‘mindful development over mindless construction’. ..

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