Namazaly Omashev given Urker Awards special prize in honor of Egemen Qazaqstan’s 100th Anniversary NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Professor Namazaly Omashev has been awarded the Special Prize of the Urker National Journalism Awards in honor of the 100th Anniversary of Egemen Qazaqstan, a government-owned newspaper, Kazinform reports.
G-20 leaders wary of trade war sapping potential for global growth NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Many leaders of the Group of 20 major economies on Friday in Osaka, Japan, expressed concerns over an escalating trade war between the United States and China, identifying it as a serious downside risk to the global economy, along with geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, Kyodo News reports.
Kazinform correspondent Ayan Orіbai wins Urker Award NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Urker National Journalism Awards ceremony took place in the capital of Kazakhstan. Ayan Orіbai, a correspondent of Kazinform International News Agency, won the Urker Award for the Best Informative Material of the Year, Kazinform reports.
Kazakh schoolchildren pocket 17 medals at Asian Chess Championship TASHKENT. KAZINFORM - Young Kazakh chess players won 17 medals, including 5 gold ones, at the 15th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2019 Open & Girls under 7, 9, 11, 13, 15 & 17 hosted by Tashkent, Uzbekistan. 187 schoolchildren of 16 countries of the continent participated in the tournament. The Uzbekistan team topped the medal table, while Kazakhstan came in second, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakhstan Chess Federation.
Masterpieces of national and world classical opera to be performed in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - A magnificent Gala Opera program will be held at the Astana Opera Grand Hall on July 2. Masterpieces of national and world classical opera will be featured for the residents and guests of the capital in the interpretation of the opera house's soloists, symphony orchestra and choir, the opera house's press office informs.
Kazakhstan, UK develop cooperation in digital government LONDON. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the UK Government Digital Service signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the Area of Digital Government, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Flash mob in in solidary with Arys residents held in Seoul SEOUL. KAZINFORM - With the support of Kazakhstan's Embassy in South Korea, citizens of our country organized a flash mob in support of the people affected due to the tragic accident in the city of Arys, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Seoul police on high alert nationwide ahead of Trump's visit SEOUL. KAZINFORM - Police have been put on high alert nationwide one day ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's two-day visit as a number of rallies for and against the visit are scheduled, the National Police Agency said Friday, Yonhap reports.