Malaysia Current Affairs - 2019

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Binny: India’s only Orangutan dies

India’s only orangutan named Binny died at the age of 41 in Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Key Highlights About: The Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP) has lost one of its beloved members the 41-year-old orangutan ‘Bini’, an extant species of great apes. Background: The lone female orangutan Binny, was brought to Nandankanan Zoo from Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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World Book Day 2019

23rd of April is observed as World Book by UNESCO and other related organisations every year. The city of Sharjah has been selected as the World Book Capital for the year 2019. World Book Day 2019 is the 24th edition and the theme is centred around round celebrating literature and reading with a particular focus Read More…

Month:  Categories: Events & Observances

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2019 Malaysian Open Badminton

The 2019 Malaysia Open Badminton tournament was held at Axiata Arena in Malaysia from 2 to 7 April 2019 and has a total purse of $700,000. Winners of the Tournament Men’s Singles: Lin Dan (China) Women’s Singles: Tai Tzu-ying (Taiwan) Men’s Doubles: Li Junhui & Liu Yuchen (China) Women’s Doubles: Chen Qingchen & Jia Yifan (China) Mixed Doubles: Zheng Siwei Read More…

Month:  Categories: Sports & Games

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Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition 2019

Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition 2019 (LIMA 2019) is the fifteenth edition of the Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition. LIMA 2019 was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir bin Mohammed. Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) provides a platform where industry stakeholders could engage and expand Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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Global Energy Transition Index 2019

The Global Energy Transition index 2019 report has been released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The index compares the energy sectors of 115 countries and analyses their readiness for energy transition. The index benchmarks the countries energy systems based on an “energy triangle”, comprised of energy security and access, economic development and growth, environmental Read More…

Month:  Categories: Reports & Indices

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Counterfeit, Pirated Goods and Global Trade

The assessment  by EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) carried out based on data from almost half a million customs seizures by international enforcement agencies highlights the following: Global sales of counterfeit and pirated goods have increased to USD 522 billion a year, amounting to a whopping 3.3 per Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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Malaysia joins the International Criminal Court

Malaysia has ratified the Rome Statute making it the 124th State party to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Even though Malaysia had helped to negotiate the Rome Statute, it has been long been reluctant to ratify it. Ratification after 20 years is seen as a welcome move. Why Malaysia has acceded to the Rome Statute after 20 Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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