Kazakhstan has people to be proud of, says Information Minister ASTANA. KAZINFORM - "100 New Faces of Kazakhstan" republican project has once again demonstrated that Kazakhstan has those people to be proud of and who set an example, Minister of Information and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev said on Khabar TV Channel, Kazinform correspondent reports.
New WHO-ITU standard aims to prevent hearing loss among 1.1 billion young people GENEVA. KAZINFORM Nearly 50% of people aged 12-35 years - or 1.1 billion young people - are at risk of hearing loss due to prolonged and excessive exposure to loud sounds, including music they listen to through personal audio devices. Ahead of World Hearing Day (3 March), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have issued a new international standard for the manufacture and use of these devices, which include smartphones and audio players, to make them safer for listening, WHO informs on its website.
First Deputy PM discusses development of Turkestan TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM - During a working visit to Turkestan region, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin has inspected today the construction sites of high-priority buildings and held a meeting on the prospects for the development of the region, Kazinform cites the press service of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.
Head of State has always emphasized importance of raising nation’s well-being - President’s Press Secretary ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The Head of State has always underlined the importance of effective implementation of measures to modernize the social sphere and provide support to socially vulnerable groups, Press Secretary of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Aidos Ukibay pointed out.
Gov’t mulls over raising efficiency of social well-being measures ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Deputy Prime Minister Yerbolat Dossayev has chaired today a regular session of the Working Group for the increase in earnings and improvement of the life quality of citizens, including for the enhancement of measures to support families with multiple children, Kazinform has learned from primeminister.kz.
Kazakhstan's defense industry output up 4% in 2018 ASTANA. KAZINFORM At today's board meeting of the Kazakh Defense and Aerospace Industry Ministry held in Astana Vice Minister Amaniyaz Yerzhanpv briefed on the development of the country's defense industry complex for 2018, the Ministry's press service reports.
KASE day session: USDKZT_TOМ = 376.86 ALMATY. KAZINFORM The afternoon foreign currencies trading session ended on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE). For USDKZT_TOM this session is an additional one. No trading in instruments USDKZT_SPT, EURUSD_SPT and USDKZT_0_002 was held today on KASE due to the holiday on February 18 in the US (George Washington's birthday). 23 banks traded in the session.
Kazakhstan’s senators pass Kazakh-Kyrgyz border regime bill ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Deputies of the Senate of the Kazakhstan Parliament passed the Law "On the Ratification of the Agreement on the Regime of the Kazakh-Kyrgyz State Border between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic," Kazinform correspondent reports.
Scientists identify molecular mechanism of how sleep protects against heart disease WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM Insufficient sleep may increase the risk of heart disease. Now, American investigators identified a previously unknown mechanism by which sleep protects against the buildup of arterial plaques, providing a potential treatment option.
Future of OPEC+ deal to become clear in April, says Lukoil CEO SOCHI. KAZINFORM The future of OPEC+ deal will become clear in April after the situation with sanctions against Iran is clarified, Lukoil President Vagit Alekperov told TASS on the sidelines of the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi, TASS reports.
EEC Minister of Trade: Enactment of EAEU-Iran Provisional FTA Agrt to boost bilateral commercial ties ASTANA. KAZINFORM The prospects of enactment of the Provisional FTA Agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union and the Islamic Republic of Iran as well as other issues of the EAEU-Iran trade-economic cooperation were discussed at a meeting of the EEC Minister of Trade Veronika Nikishina and Deputy Minister of Agricultural Jihad of Iran Ali Akbar Mehrfard.
Kazakhstan, Tanzania established diplomatic relations NEW YORK. KAZINFORM Permanent representatives of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Republic of Tanzania to the UN Kairat Umarov and Modest Jonathan Mero signed a Joint Communique on establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, the press service of the Kazakh MFA says.
Astana controls Tour Colombia 2.1 Stage 2 ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The second stage of the Tour Colombia 2.1 in the town La Ceja (150,5 km) has been ended with a much expected bunch sprint, won by the Colombian rider Alvaro Jose Hodeg, who outsprinted the Estonian Martin Laas and another Colombian Juan Sebastian Molano, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.
Research work of Kazakhstani scientist among most downloaded ALMATY. KAZINFORM - According to the world's largest Publishing House «Springer Nature», the monograph by Rector of Al-Farabi KazNU, academician Galym Mutanov «Mathematical Methods and Models in Economic planning, Management and Budgeting» has become one of the most downloaded publications and it continues to be a successful, Kazinform has learnt from the university's press service.
U.S. ambassador: N. Korea sanctions to linger until denuclearization SEOUL. KAZINFORM - U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris stressed Thursday that sanctions will remain in place until North Korea denuclearizes, as Washington and Pyongyang are preparing for their second summit slated for late this month, Yonhap reports.
Most regions of Kazakhstan to enjoy weather without precipitation on Thursday ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan will observe weather without precipitation on Thursday, February 14. Fog, black ice, blizzard, and bleak wind are forecast for some parts of the country, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.