UK expert trains East Kazakhstan doctors UST KAMENOGORSK. KAZINFORM Mohammed Absar, a breast cancer consultant, oncoplastic surgeon, clinical director of breast cancer surgery, chairman at Christie Clinic in Manchester (the UK) has visited the East Kazakhstan Oncology and Surgery Centre, the healthcare department reports.
OSCE supports training seminar on public hearings on environmental issues in Kazakhstan ASTANA. KAZINFORM The OSCE Programme Office in Astana in co-operation with Pavlodar's Aarhus Centre will organize a training on public hearings as a tool for public participation in environmental decision-making.
Angolan, Russian, Tajik teams to compete in Sayan Mountains at 2019 Army Games, Kazakhstan to attend as observer MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Angolan, Russian and Tajik troops will compete at a ski mountaineering contest in the Sayan Mountains at the 2019 International Army Games, the Russian Defense Ministry told reporters.
Tour of Oman. Stage 2. Stage victory for Astana's Lutsenko after a brave solo attack ASTANA. KAZINFORM With an impressive attack at the final climb of the day, Alexey Lutsenko took the stage victory after a solo ride in the final 5 kilometers. At the finish line, he managed to stay just in front of a select group that was chasing him. Alexander Kristoff remains the race leader at the Tour of Oman as he sprinted to a second place, three seconds behind Lutsenko, who took the stage win of stage 3.
Cellular «barcoding» technique points to better breast cancer treatment SYDNEY. KAZINFORM A cutting-edge technique has been used to track the cells responsible for the spread of breast cancer into the blood and other organs, pointing to new targeted treatments for the most common cancer in women, according to latest Australian-linked research.
SCASS emerges as premier institution in Arab, Islamic world SHARJAH. KAZINFORM The Sharjah Centre for Astronomy and Space Sciences, SCASS, established in 2015 following the directives of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, is one of the most important specialised centres in the field of space sciences and astronomy in the region.
Head of Kazakh Republican Space Communications Centre named ASTANA. KAZINFORM Baurzhan Kudabayev has been appointed a chairman of the board of directors of the Republican Space Communications Centre by the decision of the sole shareholder, the Aerospace Committee of the Kazakh Defense and Aerospace Industry Ministry, Kazinform reports.
KASE day session: USDKZT_TОМ = 376.57 ALMATY. KAZINFORM The afternoon foreign currencies trading session ended on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE). No trading in instruments USDKZT_TOD, EURUSD_TOD, USDKZT_0_001 and USDKZT_0_002 was held today on KASE due to the holiday on February 18 in the US (George Washington's birthday). 20 banks traded in the session.
Astana to enjoy Poetry in Music concert ASTANA. KAZINFORM The Astana Opera's excellent instrumentalists will present to the audience a masterful solo and ensemble performance of classical music of various styles and eras. The concert Poetry of the Strings will be held at the opera house's Chamber Hall on February 21.
Chinese scientists develop smart windows to clean air pollution WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - Chinese scientists have developed a large-scale transparent smart window that can change light intensity while effectively capturing the particulate matter in smog, said a study published on Saturday in the journal iScience, Xinhua reports.
Heather Nauert withdraws as Donald Trump's pick for US Ambassador to UN WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - Heather Nauert, who was United States President Donald Trump's pick to serve as Ambassador to the United Nations, has withdrawn from consideration, the State Department said, according to a Dow Jones Newswires report made available to EFE on Sunday.
KASE morning session: USDKZT_TOM = 375.87 ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The morning foreign currency trading session ended on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE). For USDKZT_TOM this session is the main one. No trading in instruments USDKZT_TОD and EURUSD_TOD was held today on KASE due to the holiday on February 18 in the US (George Washington's birthday). 17 banks traded in the session.
RAK Ruler witnesses signing of agreements with Akmola region RAS AL KHAIMAH. KAZINFORM -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah has witnessed the signing of agreements between RAK Economic Zone, RAKEZ, RAK Chamber of Commerce and RAK Municipality and their respective partners in Akmola region, WAM reports.
Astana's Miguel Angel Lopez wins Tour Colombia 2.1 ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Astana Pro Team ends this exciting weekend with a fantastic victory of Miguel Angel Lopez in the final general classification of the Tour Colombia 2.1. Today, at the final 6th stage with a mountain finish atop Alto de Palmas, Lopez finished 3rd, securing the overall win, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.
Disturbed weather in store for Kazakhstan on Monday ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Inclement weather will rule the day in Kazakhstan on Monday. Heavy precipitation is expected across the country, especially in southern Kazakhstan. Parts of the country will see fog, icy conditions, blizzard, and stiff wind, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.
Moon believes Trump well deserves Nobel prize: Cheong Wa Dae SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korean President Moon Jae-in has not personally nominated his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, to be considered for the Nobel Peace Prize but believes the U.S. leader may deserve such recognition for his leadership in helping establish peace on the Korean Peninsula, a Seoul office said Monday, Yonhap reports.