Philippines Current Affairs - 2020

Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission wins “Ramon Magsaysay Award”

Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission has been conferred with the Ramon Magsaysay Award for its successful campaign against corruption in Indonesia. What is the special achievement of the Corruption Eradication Commission of Indonesia? The Corruption Eradication Commission or KPK as it is generally known in Indonesia, has prosecuted nearly 100 government officials and others since its Read More…

India to provide ‘Visa-on-Arrival’ services to 30 countries

The Indian Government is planning to start Visa-on-Arrival services for 30 countries including China. As per the Tourism Ministry, Beijing has a huge potential for exchanges in the sector. The proposal has to be cleared by the Home Ministry. About Visa-on-Arrival Service: Objective: To ensure that India has at least 1% share in the international tourist arrivals, which is Read More…

Philippines objects to Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’

The Philippines government has objected to poor description of its capital in the Dan Brown’s latest novel “Inferno” which describes the capital Manila as “the gates of hell”. The book includes a character who is visiting the city and taken aback by poverty, crime and the sex trade. Who is Dan Brown? Dan Brown is an Read More…