Kazakhstan Independence Day marked in Budapest NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan Embassy in Budapest organized a reception on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Members of the National Assembly, representatives of the Government and ministries, heads of regions, representatives of academic and cultural, media, business communities of Hungary, as well as representatives of the diplomatic corps, the Kazakh Diaspora and youth attended the event.
Fresh, older blood equally effective in transfusions for children: study CHICAGO. KAZINFORM An international study has found the risks of organ failure or death are the same for critically ill children regardless of their using fresh red blood cells that have been stored for up to seven days or older ones stored for nearly four weeks.
U.S. urges N. Korea to rejoin nuclear talks, vows flexible approach NEW YORK. KAZINFORM The United States urged North Korea to return to stalled denuclearization talks during an open debate at the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday, saying it is prepared to be «flexible» in the process while warning against continued provocative acts.
Head of State attends solemn ceremony of awarding state awards and prizes NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Addressing the ceremony participants, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev congratulated them on the Independence Day and stressed that the Independence is the priceless wealth of our country, Akorda press service informs.
ADB trims growth forecasts as Asia's biggest economies slow MANILA. KAZINFORM 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.
TechWomen 2020 application now open ALMATY. KAZINFORM TechWomen, a professional mentorship and exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, is accepting applications for their 2020program. Women STEM professionals in Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East are eligible to apply.
Kazakhstan ratifies agrt with Kyrgyzstan on checkpoints at state border NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Head of State has signed the Law «On ratification of the Protocol of amendments to the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic on checkpoints at the state border dated December 25, 2003,» Kazinform reports citing the Akorda press service.
Chile finds wreckage of plane that crashed en route to Antarctica SANTIAGO. KAZINFORM The Chilean air force said Wednesday that parts of a plane that crashed en route to Antarctica with 38 people aboard were found in the water near the last known position of the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft, EFE reports.
S. Korea to allow visa-less foreigners to stay up to 72 hours at regional airports SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea announced a package of policy measures, including the expansion of a visa-free stay program, on Thursday to help the country's flourishing tourism trickle down to smaller regional provinces.
National strategy key goal is to build strong state, Tokayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The key goal of the country’s national strategy is to build a strong country, raise the living standards, Kazinform quotes President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev as saying today at the state prizes awarding ceremony in Akorda, Kazinform reports.
Talks underway to set up FM meeting between S. Korea, Japan: official SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea is in talks with Japan to set up a one-on-one meeting between their top diplomats on the fringes of an upcoming multilateral gathering in Spain early next week, a foreign ministry official said Thursday, Yonhap reports.
Study reveals alarming rate of ice loss BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Scientists studying ice loss on the world's largest island, Greenland, have issued a stark warning about the consequences for global sea levels after it was revealed that the current rate of depletion is seven times what it was a generation ago, China Daily reports.
PM, EBRD President sign document on modernization of Kazakhstan’s healthcare infrastructure LONDON. KAZINFORM - During his working trip to London, Prime Minister Askar Mamin met with President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti, Kazinform has learnt from primeminister.kz.
Rami Malek, ‘Aladdin’ among trending searches on Google in 2019 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The end of the year is when we take stock of 12 months’ worth of events, headlines and trends. A useful tool for looking back and seeing what people were most interested about in the news cycle is Google’s annual Year in Search report, which was released on Wednesday morning.
Japan threatens to overtake S. Korea in China’s cosmetics market SEOUL. KAZINFORM - Japan is threatening to overtake South Korea's No. 1 status in China's imported cosmetics market this year, industry data showed Thursday, mainly on the back of the growing popularity of low- to mid-priced «J-beauty» products, Yonhap reports.
Agriscape 2019 to showcase agri-land and agri-assets in 22 countries ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority, ADAFSA, the third edition of Agriscape, the international exhibition dedicated to food security and agricultural investments abroad, begins Monday, December 9, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, WAM reports.