CIS states draft 2030 nuclear energy cooperation program MINSK. KAZINFORM – The CIS participating states have drafted a nuclear energy cooperation program that will run till 2030, Belarus' Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk told reporters prior to the session of the CIS Commission on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy on 20 November, BelTA has learned.
Kazakhstan invites Canadian investors to cooperate in mining sector NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Magzum Mirzagaliyev, Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of Kazakhstan, received Stephane Dion, Canadian Ambassador to Germany and special envoy to the European Union and Canadian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Nicholas Brousseau on Tuesday, Kazinform has learnt from the ministry’s press service.
Dubai reaffirms position as leading destination for business events at IBTM World DUBAI. KAZINFORM - Dubai is showcasing its diverse business events offerings and meetings capabilities to industry professionals at the IBTM World in Barcelona, where Dubai Business Events, DBE, the city’s official convention bureau, is leading Dubai’s strong presence at the trade show, being held from 19th-21st November, 2019, WAM reports.
Kassymov takes part in CIS security chiefs’ meeting in Moscow MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – Assistant to President of Kazakhstan-Secretary of the Security Council Kalmukhanbet Kassymov participated in the 7th meeting of the Secretaries of the CIS Security Councils in Moscow, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda’s press service.
San Francisco launches clean city program SAN FRANCISCO. KAZINFORM - San Francisco Tuesday launched a program to make the city «a clean and beautiful» place for residents and tourists to greet the upcoming holiday season as more people were complaining about animal and human waste on city streets, Xinhua reports.
Mongolia, Central Asian nations discuss death penalty abolishment at UN ULAANBAATAR. KAZINFORM - Permanent Mission of Mongolia to the United Nations in collaboration with the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) organized a meeting of Mongolia and Central Asian countries to exchange advanced experience on abolishing capital punishment, MONTSAME reports.
Tokayev visits Alem Coding School, Astana Hub and Astana IT University NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev paid a visit to the Alem Coding School, the Astana Hub International Technopark of IT Startups as well as the Astana IT University. All educational facilities are headquartered at the Astana EXPO-2017 town, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda’s press service.
32% of S. Korea’s ultrafine dust comes from China: study SEOUL. KAZINFORM - Around 32 percent of ultrafine dust in South Korea can be attributed to China, a piece of joint research by South Korea, China and Japan showed Wednesday, as fine dust pollution continues to be a regional environmental headache,
E-cigarettes turn many young people into smokers: expert CHONGQING. KAZINFORM - A number of international cohort studies have confirmed that e-cigarettes are the gateway to many teenagers and young adults developing smoking habits, said Xiao Lin, a researcher at the Tobacco Control Office at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDCP).