China Current affairs

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1.The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB) has approved first set of loans totaling US 509
million dollars to finance projects in four countries namely- Bangladesh, Pakistan, Indonesia, and Tajikistan.

2.Indian ace badminton player, Saina Nehwal won her
second Australian Open title by defeating China’s Sun Yu
in the finals.

3The Joint military exercise named Malabar Exercise begins between India, Japan and US near the South China
Sea.

4.China has successfully launched its second Shijian-16 series satellite for space research and experiments.

5.China launched its the 23rd Satellite called BeiDou Navigation Satellite System.

6.Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will embark on a five-day visit to China starting from 23rd of June, where he will
attend the first annual meeting of the board of governors of the 100-billion US dollar Asian Infrastructure
Investment Bank.

7.China has hoisted the final piece into position on what will be the world’s largest radio telescope, which it will
use to explore space and help in the hunt for extraterrestrial life.

8.The Finance Ministry has imposed definitive antidumping duty on purified terephthalic acid (PTA)
imports from China, Iran, Taiwan, Indonesia and Malaysia.

9.The Karnataka Region Economic and Trade Organisation (KRETO) and the Sanya People Municipal Government,
China, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to foster trade between Sanya City and Karnataka.

10.China has inducted its largest indigenously-built transport aircraft, which is named as Y-20.

China has unveiled AG600, the world’s largest aircraft which can land on both water and land and used to fight
forest fires and perform marine rescues.

China has successfully launched the first Tiantong satellite for mobile telecommunication at southwestern
China’s Xichang Satellite Launch Center, with the Long March-3B carrier rocket.

A new Guinness World Record for the most robots dancing simultaneously has been set in China where
1,007 robots shimmied in unison, nearly double the previous record.

China has launched a new high-resolution Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging satellite Gaofen-3 from
the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in northern Shanxi Province.

Sri Lanka and China have signed a tripartite agreement to proceed with the construction of a Financial City
Center in capital Colombo.

China successfully launched the world’s first quantum satellite which boasts of establishing hack-proof
communications between space and the ground as it is equipped with security features to prevent wiretapping
and intercepts. The satellite nicknamed “Micius” was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre.

The world’s longest and highest glass bridge will open
to visitors in China.

China largest high-speed train maker has announced the launch of its first joint venture (JV) plant in India
with USD 63.4 million investment to manufacture and repair railway locomotives. The joint venture, named
CRRC (China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation) Pioneer (India) Electric Co Ltd, is housed in Bavo
Industrial District of Haryana between New Delhi and
Bombay.

China has launched its first Tibetan-language search engine ‘Yongzin’. The search engine will serve as a
unified portal for all major Tibetan-language websites in China.

China’s unmanned submersible has dived to a depth of 10,767 metres at the world’s deepest ocean point,
setting a new record for the country to enable it to explore ocean beds for minerals and other natural
resources.

 

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