Table tennis tables reimagined to promote Paralympic Games ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The Japanese Paralympic table tennis federation created a range of different shaped tables to allow able-bodied people to experience what it is like to play with an impairment, as preparations ramp up for the 2020 Games in Tokyo, Kyodo News reports.
KASE day session: USDKZT_TOM = 379.19 ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The afternoon foreign currencies trading session ended on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE). For USDKZT_TOM this session is an additional one. No trading in the instruments CNYKZT_TОМ and CNYKZT_SPT was held on KASE today due to the holidays from February 4 to February 10 in the People's Republic of China (Chinese New Year, Spring Festival). 24 banks traded in the session.
Abe, Merkel agree to cooperate over free trade, security TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday championed free trade amid rising protectionist sentiment in some parts of the world and agreed to step up cooperation in tackling new security challenges, Kyodo reports.
January Crude Lifting from CPC Marine Terminal ASTANA. KAZINFORM In January 2019, the CPC Marine Terminal (MT) loaded 5,612,196 gross tons (44,526,503 barrels) of crude oil, which is 763,904 tons (almost 16%) more than over the same period last year. Its single point moorings loaded 53 tankers, which is just 2 tankers less than during the previous month when the CPC team set a new monthly loading record at 5,954,994 tons of crude oil (47,142,565 bbls). The January loading schedule was fully met.
KASE morning session: USDKZT_TОМ = 380.89 ALMATY. KAZINFORM The morning foreign currency trading session ended on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE). No trading in the instruments CNYKZT_TOD, CNYKZT_0_001 and CNYKZT_0_002 was held on KASE today due to the holidays from February 4 to February 10 in the People's Republic of China (Chinese New Year, Spring Festival). 17 banks traded in the session.
U.S. envoy to meet N.K. counterpart in Pyongyang on Wednesday WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM -- The U.S. envoy for North Korea will travel to Pyongyang on Wednesday for talks with his North Korean counterpart on the next bilateral summit planned for later this month, the State Department said, Yonhap reports.
Kazakh, UAE FMs discuss coop over the phone ASTANA. KAZINFORM - A telephone conversation was held between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, Beibut Atamkulov, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at the UAE initiative, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh MFA's press service.
Blowing snow to pound most regions of Kazakhstan on Tuesday ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Disturbed weather will linger in most parts of Kazakhstan today, February 5. Heavy precipitation is forecast for mountainous areas of southern Kazakhstan. Only southwest of the country will enjoy nice wintery weather. Parts of the country will observe fog, black ice, blizzard, and gusty wind, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.