Referendum Current Affairs - 2020

China’s interests in the new country Bougainville

Recently, Bougainville, a chain of islands voted for a referendum of independence from Papua Guinea. The referendum saw 85% voter turnout choosing Papua Guinea as second option. The referendum was introduced because the peace agreement signed before 20 years ended. The agreement was signed to end nine year conflict or civil war that killed almost Read More…

Scots stand United with the Kingdom

The Scots have given a clear mandate to stay with the United Kingdom along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland in a historic referendum. There were 55% votes which went in favour of the No-campaigners who said a ‘no’ to independence and only 44% votes which were in favour of the ‘yes’ campaign. The British Read More…

Scotland sliding towards referendum

The demands for independence in Scotland are getting louder as a recent poll suggested that chances that it gets separate from United Kingdom have shown an upwards trend. There are more votes with the ‘yes’ tag than otherwise. Such polls and results make a lot of significance in shaping public opinion especially when the referendum Read More…