Japan may already be in recessionary phase, gov't data show ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The government on Thursday downgraded its assessment of a key indicator of economic trends, suggesting Japan may have already entered a recessionary phase rather than marking its longest growth streak since the end of World War II, as previously believed, Kyodo News reports.
Kazakh Ombudsman partakes in GANHRI Annual Meeting ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The Annual Meeting of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions took place in Geneva from 4th through 7th March 2019. The forum brings together all the regional associations of ombudsmen, in particular, the African, European, American, and Asia-Pacific ones. GANHRI annual meetings cover discussion of topical issues of the promotion and protection of human rights.
Impact of urbanization on wild bees underestimated: study ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The impacts of urbanization on wild bees, indispensable pollinators supporting both agricultural productivity and the diversity of flowering plants worldwide, may have been underestimated, Xinhua has learned from a study posted on the website of the University of Michigan (UM).
Astana Pro Team – leader of 2019 season's beginning ASTANA. KAZINFORM - This weekend with two races in Italy (Strade Bianche) and France (Paris-Nice) Astana Pro Team will open its third racing month of the 2019 cycling season. Traditionally, the Kazakh team has started its season in Australia at the famous stage race Santos Tour Down Under. Since then, Astana took part in 9 stage races and 4 one-day races in Australia, Middle East, South America, Europe, and Africa, the team's press office informs.
Astana to host art exhibition ‘Turkey through the eyes of Kazakhstanis’ ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The first personal exhibition of young Kazakh artist Nazerke Kemelbayeva "Turkey through the eyes of the Kazakhstani people" will be held on March 14 at the Khan Shatyr Shopping and Entertainment Center in Astana, Kazinform reports.
Nursultan Nazarbayev reveals whole grandeur of his character in Society Wellbeing agenda - Vyron G. Polydoras ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Vyron G. Polydoras, a former head of the Parliament of Greece, President of the Greek-Kazakhstani Friendship Committee, has commented on the statement made by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, at the Nur Otan Party Congress dedicated to the Party's 20th Anniversary.
Kazakh FM meets with ambassadors of CIS countries and Georgia ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Minister of Foreign Affairs Beibut Atamkulov has held today a working meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of the CIS Member States and Georgia accredited in Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the ministry's press service.
KazNU opens scientific center in Pakistan ALMATY. KAZINFORM - Al-Farabi KazNU opened a joint Research Center & Laboratory for Innovative Research at the University of Karachi, Pakistan. The project was implemented with the assistance of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS), the university's press service informs.
WHO unveils sweeping reforms in drive towards «triple billion» targets GENEVA. KAZINFORM WHO on March 6 announced the most wide-ranging reforms in the Organization's history to modernize and strengthen the institution to play its role more effectively and efficiently as the world's leading authority on public health.
Kazakhstan and Austria pledge to bolster bilateral trade ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and Austria intend to develop all-round political cooperation, to realize fully the potential of trade and economic ties, to closely cooperate at the international level. That was a keynote of the political consultations between the Foreign Ministries of the two states held in Astana, the Kazakh MFA's press service reports.
India hosts 7 out of top 10 most polluted cities globally: data MUMBAI. KAZINFORM India has received the dreadful distinction of having seven of its cities in the list of top 10 most polluted cities in the world, according to data compiled in the IQAir AirVisual 2018 World Air Quality Report on Tuesday.
Strong wind to sweep across Kazakhstan ASTANA. KAZINFORM The major part of Kazakhstan is set to observe today, March 7, unsteady weather with precipitations, with snow predicted in the north. Patches of fog, ice slick, snowstorms and high wind are forecast throughout the country, Kazhydromet reports.