Air pollution causes 17,000 deaths in S. Korea in 2017: study SEOUL. KAZINFORM Poor air quality caused more than 17,000 deaths in South Korea in 2017, more than 90 percent of which resulted from the onslaught of harmful PM2.5 particles, a study released by a U.S. civic group showed Thursday, Yonhap reports.
PM Mamin meets heads of leading agricultural companies of U.S. NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Askar Mamin met today with the chiefs of the leading American agricultural companies: President of Tyson Foods Steve Stouffer, President of Valmont Irrigation Leonard M. Adams and Vice President of AGCO Thomas Welke, Kazinform learnt from primeminister.kz.
Russian resupply ship docks with space station using ultra-short flight scheme KOROLYOV. KAZINFORM The Progress MS-11 resupply ship has docked to the International Space Station (ISS) after using an ultra-short flight scheme. The flight lasted slightly over 3 hours and 20 minutes, Russia's Mission Control reported on Thursday, according to TASS.
American transnational company to develop a hybrid breeding center in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM AGCO, an American transnational company, will build a modern hybrid breeding, feed mixing plantand feed yard in partnership with Kazakh company in Pavlodar region, Kazinform reports citing the press service of KazakhInvest.
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev meets Russia's Federation Council Speaker MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - As part of the visit to Russia, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has met today with Chairperson of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matviyenko, Kazinform cites the press service of Akorda.
Number of Central Asian companies registered in Turkey increases BISHKEK. KAZINFORM As many as 24 companies with capital from Central Asian countries, namely, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, were registered in Turkey in January-February 2019, which is by 10 companies more than in January-February 2018, the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) told Trend, KABAR reports.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev lays flowers to Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev who is paying his official visit to Russia took part in the ceremony of laying flowers to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Alexander Garden in Moscow, Kazinform reports.
We need to create market of demand for R&D in Kazakhstan: Aida Balayeva NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Second Central Asian Research Forum on Sustainable Development and Innovation has been held today in Nur-Sultan. The forum was organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, young doctoral scientists, members of the Kazakhstan Ph.D. Association in the UK, and the Kazakh Embassy in the UK.
New head of Criminal Executive System Committee named NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Colonel of Justice Darkhan Kanatbekov has been appointed as Chairman of the Committee of Criminal Executive System of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan by the order of the Interior Minister, Nurdilda Oraz, the ministry's spokesman, told Kazinform correspondent.
AZAL: Baku-Almaty flight to greatly contribute to economies of both countries BAKU. KAZINFORM - The recently opened Baku-Almaty flight will greatly contribute to the economies of both countries, Fuad Yusifov, director of the marketing, commerce and production department of Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) CJSC, said at the ceremony of the first flight of the Baku-Almaty route held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Trend reports.
S. Korea to seek inter-Korean talks after political events in Pyongyang, Moon-Trump summit: official SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea will first see how next week's summit between President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump, and an annual meeting of North Korea's parliament will go before proposing talks with Pyongyang, a unification ministry official said Thursday, Yonhap reports.
New Japanese emperor expected to take more global approach to role TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Crown Prince Naruhito, who will ascend the throne on May 1, is expected to approach his role as emperor from a more international perspective than his father, informed by his expertise on global water issues, a U.S. scholar of the Japanese imperial system said, Kyodo reports.
Air Astana wins 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice award for airlines NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Air Astana has again been recognized as a winner in the 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines, ranking in two categories - Travellers Choice Regional Airline Asia and Travellers' Choice Passenger Comfort Asia, Kazinform has learnt from the company's press service.
Precipitation to douse Kazakhstan in Thursday NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Meteorologists predict that precipitation will douse most regions of Kazakhstan today, April 4. Pouring rain is forecast for southeastern Kazakhstan. Patches of fog, stiff wind, thunderstorm, and hail will be seen in some parts of the country, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.