The 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC), 2019 was held in which of the following countries?
• 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, 2019 Held in Uganda
• The 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC), 2019 was held from 22 to 29 September 2019, in Kampala, Uganda.
• The main conference theme was: ‘Adaption, engagement, and evolution of parliaments in a rapidly changing Commonwealth’.
Communist Party of China celebrated its _________th anniversary in power on 1 October 2019?
• China’s 70th-year parade shows economic and military might.
• China’s Communist Party celebrated its 70th anniversary in power with a parade on Tuesday showcasing the country’s economic growth and newest weapons.
• The event marks the anniversary of the Oct. 1, 1949, announcement of the founding of the People’s Republic of China by then-leader Mao Zedong following a civil war.
Which country will withdraw from OPEC in January 2020 due to financial problems?
• Ecuador says will withdraw from OPEC in January.
• Ecuador announced Tuesday it will withdraw from OPEC in January due to financial problems facing the South American country.
• "This measure is in line with the national government plan to reduce public spending and generate new income," the ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Natural Resources said in a statement.
• Ecuador joined Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries in 1973 but became the first country to leave in 1992, citing the group's refusal to raise the country's production quota.
• It resumed membership in 2007.
• (Qatar left OPEC on 1 January 2019, after joining the organization in 1961, to focus on natural gas production, of which it is the world's largest exporter in the form of liquified natural gas )
Which country has become the first country in the United Kingdom to ban the smacking of children?
• Scotland becomes the first country in the UK to ban the smacking of children.
• Scotland has become the first country in the UK to ban outright the physical punishment of children, making it a criminal offence for parents to smack their offspring.
• The member’s bill, which was lodged by the Scottish Green party MSP John Finnie and supported by the Scottish National party government, was passed overwhelmingly on Thursday evening, with 84 MSPs voting in favour and 29 against.
• It is designed to give children equal protection from violence by removing the defence of “justifiable assault” in Scots law.