Kazakh rider Bizhigitov in the breakaway at Belgian Classic 'A Travers la Flandre' NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - At today's Belgian Classic ‘A Travers la Flandre', it was Kazakh rider Zhandos Bizhigitov who formed the day's breakaway together with seven other riders. But in today's final, he was not able to follow the group with the strongest riders of the day, with Mathieu van der Poel taking the victory out of a group of five. Davide Ballerini was the first rider to cross the line for Astana Pro Team, finishing 17th after a strong performance in today's final, the team's press office informs.
UK's PM turns to opposition in bid to end Brexit impasse in parliament NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Faced with a stubborn Brexit impasse in parliament, the United Kingdom's prime minister has decided to seek the opposition's cooperation and in a letter to lawmakers on Wednesday blamed the situation on a lack of support from her own Conservative cabinet, EFE has learned.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Vladimir Putin meeting in Moscow MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Presidents Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan and Vladimir Putin of Russia are holding a meeting at the Grand Kremlin Palace. The leaders of the two countries are discussing issues of bilateral political, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation, as well as topical regional and international matters.
Scientists expect astronomical breakthroughs with FAST NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - An international team of astronomers is making observation plans for the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), by far the largest telescope ever built, expecting discoveries to change human understanding of the universe, Xinhua reports.
AFSA, NBK ink Assistance and Cooperation Agreement NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) has entered into the Agreement with the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan (NBRK) in relation to mutual co-operation, the press office of the Astana International Financial Centre informs.
All of us must work for the good of Kazakhstan: Nursultan Nazarbayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation has held today a meeting at the Nazarbayev Center, the press service of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Yelbasy informs.
Kazakhstan Embassy in Singapore celebrates Nauryz SEOUL. KAZINFORM Last Friday, the Embassy of Kazakhstan to Singapore, under the support and sponsorship of a number of Kazakh companies, including the Kazakhstan-Asia-Pacific Chamber of Commerce and Investment (KAPTIC), Kusto Group, Hayman Capital, Berlanga Group and PALADIGM Capital, organized the celebration of Nauryz, the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Singapore informs.
Kazakhstan drafts new environmental code TASHKENT. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan will enact a new environmental code by the end of the year. Deputy Chief of the International Communication Department of the Ministry of Energy Kerey Bekbergen said it on the sidelines of the II Central Asian Conference on Climate Change opened in Tashkent today.
Xinjiang Alashankou port to build slaughterhouse for cattle from Kazakhstan URUMQI. KAZINFORM Construction on a slaughterhouse has begun in Alashankou in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, making the inland port the region's first to import live cattle directly from Kazakhstan, Xinhua reports.
Slower global demand pulls down developing Asia's growth prospects - ADB HONG KONG. KAZINFORM - Growth remains strong across most of developing Asia but is set to moderate this year and next year against the backdrop of slowing global demand and persistent trade tensions, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report, Kazinform has learnt from the ADB's press service.
British journalists invited to Eurasian Media Forum LONDON. KAZINFORM The Frontline Club, one of the most popular press clubs among the British media, hosted a briefing for journalists on the upcoming Eurasian Media Forum. The event was organised by the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the UK, with the support of the Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF) International Foundation, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in London says.
Rainy weather forecast for Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Precipitation is forecast across most regions of Kazakhstan on Wednesday. Only the east of the country will enjoy fair weather. Patches of fog, stiff wind, thunderstorm, dust storm and hail will be observed in some parts of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.