EEC: Fewer barriers in Eurasian Economic Union MINSK. KAZINFORM The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) believes that there is a positive trend towards eliminating barriers in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), BelTA reports citing the press service of the EEC commission following the meeting of the EEC Board.
Top diplomats of N.K., Vietnam meet ahead of Trump-Kim summit SEOUL. KAZINFORM - North Korea's foreign minister met his Vietnamese counterpart on Wednesday, the North's state media said, amid prospects for a possible state visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to Hanoi this month, Yonhap reports.
AIIB will ‘fully assess’ risks of financing post-conflict countries: President Jin Liqun DUBAI. KAZINFORM The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, AIIB, will "make a full assessment of risks" before financing projects in post-conflict and unstable countries, President of the bank said Tuesday, WAM reports.
Astana, New Delhi discuss trade, economic and investment coop ASTANA. KAZINFORM Indian companies will join construction of a solar electro and coal power stations in Kazakhstan. NTPC Limited, India's largest power conglomerate, has signed a Memorandum with Kazakh Invest during the official visit of Kazakhstan's delegation to India. The delegation, headed by the Minister of Energy - Kanat Bozumbayev, participated in the largest international conference PETROTECH-2019 dedicated to the renewable energy and the development of exploration and mining technologies.
Nazarbayev University scientists launch new genomic research system ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Scientists of National Laboratory Astana Private Institution, which operates, under the aegis of Nazarbayev University and the Government of Kazakhstan, launched the first high-performance bioinformatics computing platform in Kazakhstan for dealing with "big genomic data" and solving problems in the field of bioinformatics, Kazinform cites the laboratory's press office.
S. Korea will seek to export 'smart cities', says President Moon ASTANA. KAZINFORM - South Korea will seek to export its smart cities following the construction of two test-bed cities here, President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday, calling for all-out efforts to make the new cities a success, Yonhap reports.
Shakespearean debut to be made at Astana Opera ASTANA. KAZINFORM - A debut will take place at the Astana Opera in Sergei Prokofiev's ballet Romeo and Juliet staged by the French choreographer Charles Jude. Talented ballet dancer Olzhas Makhanbetaliyev will perform the part of Tybalt for the first time on February 13 and 14 at the opera house's Great Hall, Astana Opera's press office of informs.
Astana 4th in team time trial at Tour Colombia 2.1. Stage 1 ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The Tour Colombia 2.1 stage race has been opened today with a super fast 14-km team time trial on the streets of Medellin. Astana Pro Team did a very good race and finished with fourth time (average speed 54,369 km/h), 22 seconds behind EF Education First, the winner of the stage, Kazinform has learned from the team's press office.
Kazakhstan weather forecast for February 13 ASTANA. KAZINFORM - On Wednesday, the passage of atmospheric fronts will cause snowfall in some parts of Kazakhstan. The western, northwestern, northern, and central regions of the country will see no precipitation. Patchy fog, ice slick, blizzard, and strong winds are expected, Kazinform cites Kazhydromet Weather Service.