On 19 Apr, the Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed that it had signed a five-year security deal with the Solomon Islands. The pact, signed by two foreign ministers, Wang Yi, and Jeremiah Manele, opens the way for China to deploy security forces in Solomon, as well as for the Chinese navy.
As Sri Lanka reels under the pressure of dealing with a Balance of Payments crisis and a debt management problem, the role that India could play in this scenario becomes significant.
South Korea elected its new President Yoon Suk-yeol, who won by a very slim margin. Although a newcomer to politics, the future of South Korea could witness significant changes under his leadership.
The new energy reform proposed in Oct 2021, under the Mexican president, Andrés Obrador, was set to undo the historic move of 2013. The proposition is to generate clean, cheap, and efficient hydropower to meet the country’s energy needs.
After almost two decades of processes and planning, South Korea has progressed in the transition of wartime operational control (OPCON). During the 53rd annual Security Consultative Meeting (SCM), it was decided to conduct the full operational capability (FOC) assessment in 2022.
The Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt) Bill 2021, dubbed as the “Hacking Bill”, empowers Australian law enforcement agencies to use three new types of warrants for digital and tech-based investigation.
On 10 Aug 2021, hackers stole more than $600 Million in cryptocurrency from Decentralized Finance (DeFi) firm Poly Network. Dubbed as the largest cryptocurrency theft ever, the hacker stole money in the form of various cryptocurrencies.
Biological weapons are any number of disease-producing agents—such as bacteria, viruses, rickettsia, fungi, toxins, or other biological agents—that may be utilized as weapons against humans, animals, or plants. Biological weapons are referred to as weapons of mass destruction.
The constantly changing immigration law of the UK is quite complicated. It is not easy for even senior judges of the UK to untangle the complex web of immigration law. Therefore, it’s not fair to expect a layman making an application or making an appeal to present his case in the best possible way.