Fire outbreak at Novorossiysk oil depot not affecting shipments MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The throughput facility at the Grushovaya Oil Depot of Chernomortransneft, an affiliate of the Russian oil pipelines operator Transneft, is working normally after the fire outbreak in a tank earlier on Thursday, official spokesman of Transneft Igor Dyomin told reporters, TASS reports.
Study: Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon jumped by 80% in September SAO PAOLO. KAZINFORM - Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon region increased by 80 percent in September compared to the same month last year, according to a private study released on Wednesday stating that 802 square kilometers (308 square miles) of forest was lost in the zone, EFE reports.
Disabled lawmaker in Japan uses speech synthesizer in 1st interpellation TOKYO. KAZINFORM - A lawmaker with severe physical disabilities attended his first parliamentary interpellation Thursday since being elected in July and became the first lawmaker in Japan ever to use an electronically-generated voice during a Diet session, Kyodo reports.
Tokayev suggests developing program of agricultural cooperation with Russia OMSK. KAZINFORM – At the plenary session of the XVI Forum of Interregional Cooperation in Omsk President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev suggested mapping out the Program of development of agricultural cooperation for a three-year period, Kazinform reports.
China officially launches 6G research and development BEIJING. KAZINFORM - China has established two offices to develop 6G, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology on Wednesday, kicking off the competition for the next-generation cellular data service that comes after the super-fast 5G, China Daily reports.
Expo 2020 opportunity to highlight potential of Arab region: UAE Ambassador to Egypt CAIRO. KAZINFORM - UAE Ambassador to Egypt Juma Mubarak Al Junaibi said that Expo 2020 Dubai is a unique event in the Arab region that proves Dubai's ability to host such important exhibitions, adding that it is a valuable opportunity for participating countries to improve perceptions of the Arab region and highlight its potential, WAM reports.
Kazakh figure skater Elizabet Tursynbaeva plants fir tree ALMATY. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstani figure skater Elizabet Tursynbaeva who happens to be the silver medalist of the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships in Japan planted her own fir tree near the World Academy of Boxing in Almaty, Kazinform has learnt from the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Moon requests continued support from OANA member news agencies for Korea peace SEOUL. KAZINFORM - President Moon Jae-in asked Thursday for continued attention and support for the Korea peace process from Asia-Pacific news agencies, as he greeted their representatives at Cheong Wa Dae, Yonhap reports.
New Zhibek on the Astana Opera Stage NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A masterpiece of national musical art – Brusilovsky’s opera Kyz Zhibek will be presented to listeners at Astana Opera on November 13. People’s Artist of Kazakhstan, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nurzhamal Ussenbayeva will first appear on the opera house’s Grand Hall stage in the title role of beautiful Zhibek, the press service of Astana Opera informs.
Asia-Pacific news agency chiefs open Seoul session on challenges facing media SEOUL. KAZINFORM Leaders of key news agencies in the Asia-Pacific region opened a two-day conference in Seoul on Thursday to discuss ways to cope with changing media landscapes and promote mutual exchanges and partnerships, YONHAP reports.
Winners of “Kazakhstan through the eyes of children of the world” contest awarded at Kazakh MFA NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The award ceremony of the I International Drawing Contest «Kazakhstan through the Eyes of the Children of the World» was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan. The event was attended by the representatives of diplomatic missions accredited in Kazakhstan, local and foreign culture and art workers, young talents and media representatives, the press service of the Kazakh MFA informs.
Rains, snow and black ice forecast in Kazakhstan Nov 6 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Unsteady weather with rain and snow is forecast in most regions of the country November 7. No precipitation is expected in western and southern regions only. Gusting wind, fog, ground blizzard and ice slick are predicted in some areas.