Israeli scientists find method to predict success of cancer treatments JERUSALEM. KAZINFORM - Israeli scientists identified new markers that can help predict which cancer patients have a better chance of a positive response to immunotherapy treatments, Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in central Israel reported Tuesday, Xinhua reports.
Kazakhstan, Serbia agree to step up cooperation in education BELGRADE. KAZINFORM – Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Serbia Gabit Syzdykbekov held talks with Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development of Serbia Mladen Šarčević, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Alarmed by cluster of 20 new virus cases, S. Korea struggles to contain further spread SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea confirmed 20 more cases of the novel coronavirus Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections here to 51, with most new patients traced to church services, stoking concerns that the country may identify more virus patients despite tighter quarantine measures.
AIFC benefits and opportunities presented to Belgian business community NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), with the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Kingdom of Belgium, organized a round table discussion titled «AIFC: New horizons of cooperation between Kazakhstan, Belgium and Luxembourg.»
S. Korea seeks entry ban on foreigners to be released from quarantined cruise ship in Japan SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea will bar foreigners to be released from a quarantined cruise ship off Japan from entering the country, a senior Seoul official said Wednesday, as Japanese authorities are scheduled to end the vessel's quarantine over the coronavirus.
Kazakhstan remains attractive for international development banks NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In Q3 2019, the volume of investment and project financing by international development banks (IDBs) of the CIS states’ private sector saw an 81.2% growth compared to Q2 2019 and amounted to $1.87bn, Kazinform reports citing ranking.kz.
Stars of Hungarian ballet in production of Manon NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Masterpiece of XX century choreographic art – Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon, staged to the music by Jules Massenet, will be featured for the residents and guests of the capital on February 27 and 28 at Astana Opera. On the second day, Principals of the Hungarian National Ballet, Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Aliya Tanykpayeva and Dmitry Timofeev, will perform the main parts of Manon and Des Grieux for the first time at the Astana Opera Grand Hall, the press service of Astana Opera informs.
Majilis ratifies Kazakhstan-U.S. agrt on consular privileges and immunities NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament has adopted today the bill «On ratification of the Kazakhstan-U.S. Intergovernmental Agreement on Consular Privileges and Immunities,» Kazinform correspondent reports.
Virus-hit Diamond Princess passengers start disembarking in Yokohama TOKYO. KAZINFORM Passengers on the coronavirus-hit cruise ship Diamond Princess started disembarking Wednesday in Yokohama after a two-week quarantine period that raised questions about the Japanese government's response to the outbreak.
CIS outlines priorities of cooperation in fight against terrorism MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Priorities of CIS cooperation in the fight against terrorism were outlined at a meeting of the heads of the national anti-terrorist centers of the CIS member states in Moscow on 18 February, BelTA learned from the press center of the CIS Anti-Terrorism Center (CIS ATC).