Vietnam Current Affairs - 2019

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World Press Freedom Index 2019

International NGO, Reporters without Borders has released the World Press Freedom Index 2019. The index is based on the assessment of the countries’ press freedom records in the previous year. The report is partly based on a questionnaire which asks questions about pluralism, media independence, environment and self-censorship, legislative framework, transparency, and infrastructure. World Press Freedom Index 2019 The Read More…

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India Vietnam Hold Naval Exercise

Navies of India and Vietnam held a four-day maritime exercise off Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam with an aim to boost operational cooperation. India-Vietnam Naval Exercise From the Indian side warships, INS Kolkata and INS Shakti participated in the annual exercise, comprising a harbour and a sea phase. The exercise was undertaken as a part of the ongoing overseas deployment of eastern Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & Security

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China hikes defence budget by 7.5%

China has increased its defence budget by 7.5 per to $177.61 billion up from last year’s $165 billion. The 2019 Defence Budget of China stood at 1.19 trillion yuan (about $177.61 billion) which is three times the Indian Defence Budget. China’s Defence Budget China’s Defence Budget growth rate stood at 7.6 per cent in 2016, Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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Thailand names Siamese Fighting Fish its National Aquatic Animal

The government of Thailand has approved the proposal to name Siamese fighting fish as the National Aquatic Animal. The decision for based on the recommendation of the National Identity Committee of Thailand which promotes Thai cultural pride forwarded its endorsement of the fighting fish. The government has approved the proposal owing to the cultural and Read More…

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3rd Indian Ocean Conference held in Hanoi, Vietnam

The third edition of Indian Ocean Conference was held in Hanoi, capital city of Vietnam from 27-28 August 2018. It was inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Min, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam. Key Facts The third edition of the Conference was organised Read More…

Month:  Categories: Events & Observances

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Global Environment Facility (GEF): India increases grant from $12 million to $15 million

India announced to increase its grant to Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) new four-year investment cycle, known as GEF-7 from $12 million to $15 million. It was announced at the GEF Council meeting held at Da Nang, Vietnam and approved a $4.1 billion replenishment of GEF-7. Key Facts With India’s increased financing commitment, it is playing Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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India becomes World’s second largest mobile phone producer

India has replaced Vietnam to become second largest producer of mobile phones in 2017. This information has been shared by government on the basis of data provided by Indian Cellular Association. Key Facts Currently, China stands at number one in mobile production around the world. The top three mobile producing countries are China, India and Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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