Beibut Atamkulov partakes in CIS Council of Foreign Ministers in Moscow MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Beibut Atamkulov has participated in a regular meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States chaired by Turkmenistan, which was held in Moscow, Kazinform correspondent reports.
UNICEF: Over 19 million children in Bangladesh at risk from climate change NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - An estimated 19.4 million children in Bangladesh, including half a million Rohingya children, are exposed to the most detrimental and hazardous consequences of climate change, UNICEF said Friday, EFE has learned.
Director of Kazakhstan National Museum named NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Order to appoint Almaz Nurazkhan as Director of National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan State-Owned Public Enterprise of the Ministry of Culture and Sport, Kazinform cites the National Museum's press office.
Swiss scientists invent compact laser source to detect pollution NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Researchers at the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) said they have developed an infrared laser source that can detect pollution in the air or molecules in someone's breath which could be important for the environment and human health, Xinhua has learned.
U.S. issues 20,000 10-year visas for Kazakhstanis in 2018 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The United States Ambassador to Kazakhstan, William H. Moser, has commented today on the possibility of granting visa-free entry to the U.S. for the citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Nazarbayev meets with International Turkic Academy President NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Yelbasy (the Leader of the Nation), Nursultan Nazarbayev, has received the President of the International Turkic Academy, Darkhan Kydyrali, Kazinform cites the press service of the Leader of the Nation.
S. Korea struggles to battle worst wildfire on its soil in years SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea on Friday grappled with the massive blaze that roared through forests and cities along the eastern coast, declaring a national emergency and mobilizing all available resources to bring the inferno under control, Yonhap reports.
Majilis Speaker to attend 140th IPU Assembly in Doha NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Chairman of the Majilis of the Kazakh Parliament Nurlan Nigmatulin will attend the 140th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union scheduled for April 6-9 in Doha, Qatar, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Lower Chamber.
European expert suggests creating EU Regional Chamber of Commerce in CA BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - Andreas Marazis, Researcher at the European Neighborhood Council, suggested establishing the EU Regional Chamber of Commerce in Central Asia and the EU-Central Asia think tank during the panel discussion on the future of EU-Central Asia relations in Brussels, Kazinform correspondent reports.
CO2 emissions hit new record worldwide BAKU. KAZINFORM Global energy consumption in 2018 increased at nearly twice the average rate of growth since 2010, driven by a robust global economy and higher heating and cooling needs in some parts of the world, Trend reports citing the Global Energy & CO2 Status Report of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Trend reports.
KASE morning session: USDKZT_TOM = 379.70 (+1.41) ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The morning foreign currency trading session ended on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE). No trading in instruments CNYKZT_TOD, CNYKZT_0_001 and CNYKZT_0_002 was held today on KASE due to holiday on April 5 in the People's Republic of China (Tomb Sweeping Day). 16 members of KASE traded in the session.
Hayabusa2 starts experiment to create crater on asteroid TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan's Hayabusa2 space probe started Friday the first step of an experiment to shoot a projectile onto the Ryugu asteroid to create an artificial crater, part of its mission to explore the origin of life and the evolution of the solar system, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said, Kyodo reports.
Rainy weather to linger in Kazakhstan on Friday NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Precipitation will linger across Kazakhstan on Friday, April 5. Only the southwest of the country will enjoy fair weather without precipitation. Stiff wind, patches of fog, thunderstorm, hail, and black ice are forecast for parts of Kazakhstan.
Astana announces team's roster for Ronde van Vlaanderen 2019 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Astana Pro Team is ready for the second Monument of the year - the famous classic Ronde van Vlaanderen (Tour of Flanders), which will be held in Belgium this Sunday, April 7th, the press service of the club reports.