What is the Shangri-La Dialogue and why is it so important? (Relevant for GS Prelims, GS Mains Paper II; IOBR)

What is the Shangri-La Dialogue? The IISS Asia Security Summit was launched in 2002 by British think tank the International Institute for Strategic Studies and the Singaporean government. This annual dialogue brings together defence ministers and military chiefs from 28 Asia-Pacific countries to talk about security in the region. It gets its name from the

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EU’s new data privacy regulation, and how it will affect rest of the world (Relevant for GS Prelims, GS Mains Paper II; IOBR)

A lot will change after the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force across Europe on May 25. While the regulation comes into effect across EU member states “to harmonise data privacy laws”, its impact will be felt across the world. What is the regulation? Enacted in 2016, GDPR ensures data protection and privacy

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