Kazakhstan Embassy in Singapore holds reception on occasion of Independence Day NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A reception on the occasion of the 28th Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan was held in Singapore. Representatives of the government and members of parliament, business and academic communities, diplomatic corps, media and Kazakh diaspora traditionally attended the event, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Singapore informs.
Kazakh Ambassador meets Chairman of Ali Majlis of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Chairman of the Ali Majlis of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talybov met with Serzhan Abdykarimov, Kazakhstan Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy informs.
ADB forecasts growth in developing Asia at 5.2% in 2019, 2020 MANILA, PHILIPPINES (11 December 2019) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has trimmed its forecasts for economic growth in developing Asia this year and next year as growth in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and India is weighed down by both external and domestic factors, the ADB informs on its website.
Ambassador of Kazakhstan presents credentials to Latvian President RIGA. KAZINFORM - Timur Primbetov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Latvia, presented credentials to Egils Levits, President of the Republic of Latvia, Kazinform reports referring to the press service of the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
First unit of Belarusian nuclear power plant begins hot trials MINSK. KAZINFORM - The first unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant has begun hot trials of the reactor unit –the largest stage of startup and commissioning work before the physical launch, BelTA learned from ASE Company. The company is the general designer and general contractor in the project for building the Belarusian nuclear power plant.
Melodies of Turkic World in Hungary NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The first concert of the tour dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Yunus Emre Institute and organized in cooperation with TURKSOY took place in Budapest, the capital of Hungary. Embassies of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkey in Budapest contributed to the organization of the event featured «Melodies of the Turkic World», TURKSOY press service informs.
Association of light industry enterprises established in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - About 100 organizations in the field of light industry have united and established a self-regulatory organization, this was announced at the First Congress of Domestic Manufacturers of Light Industry, the Kazinform correspondent reports.
PM's visit to San Francisco: Startups, venture capital and digital technology NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM As part of his working trip to the USA, Prime Minister Askar Mamin visited San Francisco and met with the leadership of leading world companies in the field of innovative and digital development, venture financing and energy, the press service of Kazakh Invest informs.
Joint Statement by Iran, Russia and Turkey on International Meeting on Syria in Astana format NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Joint Statement by Iran, Russia and Turkey on the International Meeting on Syria in the Astana format held Dec 10-11 in Nur-Sultan, has been published on the website of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Kazinform offers its readers the text of the Statement.
Al-Othaimeen: OIC setting Road Map for social work agenda in the Islamic World ISTANBUL. KAZINFORM The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen, has stressed that the First Ministerial Conference for Social Development in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey, on 9 December 2019, is an occasion to review the challenges facing the Islamic world in social areas, especially those related to empowering the institution of marriage and the family and preserving their values.
Next round of Syria talks in Kazakh capital not expected until March 2020 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The next international meeting on ironing out the Syrian crisis may take place in Kazakhstan’s capital of Nur-Sultan not earlier than in March 2020, Director of the Asia and Africa Department at Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry Erzhan Mukash told TASS on Wednesday.
Seoul choked by thick fine dust for second straight day SEOUL. KAZINFORM - The Seoul metropolitan area was shrouded by heavy fine dust concentrations for the second straight day on Wednesday, forcing local governments to issue a fine dust advisory and take emergency emission reduction measures, such as a mandatory alternate no-driving system for public vehicles and road ban for old diesel cars, Yonhap reports.
Tourism infrastructure projects to boost tourist flow to Kazakhstan's Karaganda BAKU. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s Karaganda region is planning to increase the tourist traffic to Balkhash lake and to Ulytau mountains, a representative of Entrepreneurship Department of regional akimat (administrative center) told Trend.
At least six dead, including two suspected gunmen, in Jersey City shooting NEW YORK - At least six people, including one police officer and two suspected gunmen, were killed in a shootout around a New Jersey grocery store across the Hudson River from Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, prompting a security lockdown of area schools, officials and local media said, China Daily reports.
«Marriage Story» is Golden Globes favorite with 6 nominations LOS ANGELES. KAZINFORM «Marriage Story,» directed by Noah Baumbach and starring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson, emerged Monday as the big favorite in the 77th Golden Globes, garnering six nominations, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) said.
ADB downgrades developing Asia's 2019, 2020 growth forecast TOKYO. KAZINFORM The Asian Development Bank expects slower growth than expected for developing Asia this year and next, it said in a report Wednesday, citing weakening domestic investment due to external factors such as the U.S.-China trade war for its 5.2 percent expansion forecast.
Fog in store for most regions of Kazakhstan on Wednesday NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Inclement weather will persist in the south, west and northeast of Kazakhstan on Wednesday, December 11. According to Kazhydromet, Kazakhstan’s national weather service, precipitation is expected to douse some parts of the country, Kazinform reports.