Massive reserves of oil and gas found in Bohai Sea BEIJING. KAZINFORM - China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) announced on Monday that high-quality and high-yield oil flow has been discovered in its Bozhong 19-6 gas field, located in the Bozhong Sag in the Bohai Sea area, and the proven reserves of natural gas exceeds 100 billion cubic meters, China Central Televison reported, China Daily reports.
Kazakhstan to attend 46th session of OIC Foreign Ministers' Council ASTANA. KAZINFORM "On March 1-2 the Kazakh delegation led by Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov will take part in the 46th session of the 46th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Abu Dhabi," Aibek Smadiyarov said.
Candidacies of Healthcare and Culture Ministers approved ASTANA. KAZINFORM At today's sitting of the Majilis committee for economic reform and regional development the deputies agreed on the candidacies of Arystanbek Mukhamediuly for a post of a Minister and Culture Minister and Yelzhan Birtanov for a post of a Healthcare Minister of Kazakhstan.
Dauren Abayev approved as Information Minister of Kazakhstan ASTANA. KAZINFORM At today's meeting of the Majilis committee for economic reform and regional development the deputies agreed on the candidacy of Dauren Abayev for a post of the Minister of Information and Social Development of Kazakhstan.
Magic of Art Song concert to be given at Astana Opera ASTANA. KAZINFORM - On the first day of spring, residents and guests of the capital will have an opportunity to enjoy a bright, light musical evening - on March 1, the concert The Magic of Art Song will take place at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. The program is dedicated to a unique world culture phenomenon - an art song. Spanish Zarzuelas and interesting scenes from operas, performed to the accompaniment of a piano, violin, guitar, and harp, will also be featured for the audience's attention, the opera house's press office informs.
Northern, southern Kazakhstan to see snowy weather in coming days ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The atmospheric fronts going from European Russia and from the areas of Central Asia will have a decisive influence upon the weather in most regions of Kazakhstan in next three days, Kazinform cites Kazhydromet Weather Service.
2020 Tokyo Games organizers seek total smoking ban BAKU. KAZINFORM The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games intends to impose a total smoking ban at Games venues in 2020, including the entirety of both indoor and outdoor areas of each site, AZERTAC reports citing The Japan News.
EU urges Venezuela to allow passage of humanitarian aid amid deadly clashes BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM The European Union on Sunday denounced attempts to prevent the delivery of humanitarian aid to crisis-gripped Venezuela and called for the Latin American country's security forces to refrain from the use of force following deadly clashes at the borders with Brazil and Colombia, EFE reports.
Astana Pro Team secures double victory in Spain ASTANA. KAZINFORM -It is a perfect end of the week for Astana Pro Team, which takes a double victory at the 2.HC race Vuelta a Andalucia Ruta Ciclista Del Sol: Jakob Fuglsang wins the final classification and Ion Izagirre steps on the second podium position. Besides, Pello Bilbao finished 4th in the overall standing and Astana won the team's classification of the race, the team's press office informs.