Climate Change Forum in Dubai to discuss key challenges facing humanity ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Climate change and the impact it has on the efforts of world governments to achieve their sustainable development goals will be among the key topics to be discussed during the World Government Summit 2019. Discussions at the Summit aim to identify solutions to counter the challenges posed by climate change, WAM reports.
New head of Astana Ballet named ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The Astana Opera House's Former Deputy Director for International Relations and Marketing Alexandr Sovostyanov has been appointed as Director of the Astana Ballet Theater. Kazakh Minister of Culture and Sport Arystanbek Mukhamediuly has introduced today the new head to Astana Ballet's employees, the press office of the theater informs.
Brazilian President has pneumonia, still at semi-intensive care unit ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro showed symptoms of pneumonia, according to a medical report released Thursday (Feb. 7) by São Paulo's Albert Einstein Hospital. His temperature reached 38º C and he is still at the semi-intensive care unit, Agencia Brasil reports.
Kazakh President OKs ratification of protocol amending EAEU Treaty ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On the ratification of the Protocol on the introduction of amendments to the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union dated May 29, 2014," the press service of Akorda reported.
Kazakhstan ratifies CIS cooperation agrt on logistic support for counter-terrorism authorities ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On the Ratification of the Agreement of the Member States of the Commonwealth of Independent States on Cooperation in Logistic and Maintenance Support for the Competent Authorities Engaged in the Fight Against Terrorism and Other Violent Manifestations of Extremism," the press service of Akorda informed.
Yulia Putintseva secures win for Kazakhstan at Fed Cup ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Scoring 6-1, 7-4 at the Fed Cup qualifying tournament at the National Tennis Center in Astana, top female tennis player of Kazakhstan and World's No.43 Yulia Putintseva has defeated Ankita Raina (World's No. 165) of India, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Japanese city to use AI to predict seriousness of school bullying OTSU. KAZINFORM - A western Japan city said Friday it plans to use artificial intelligence to predict the seriousness of suspected school bullying cases, in what will be the first such analysis by a municipality in the country, Kyodo reports.
EAEU becomes a force to reckon with - Toqayev ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The Eurasian Economic Union has gained a foothold as an integration association, gaining momentum in its development, Qasym-Jomart Toqayev said at the Government's hour at the upper chamber of the Kazakh Parliament on Friday, Kazinform reports.
KASE morning session: USDKZT_TОМ = 380.15 (+2.18) 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). 18 banks traded in the session.
Free trade talks between Israel, EAEU to continue in coming weeks - ambassador MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The third round of free trade zone talks between Israel and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), to which Russia is a member, is scheduled to take place in late February or early March, Russia's ambassador says, TASS reports.
UAE Acting Charge D'affaires attends meeting of Kazakh FM with diplomatic missions ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Ammar Omar Al Buraiki, Acting Charge D'affaires at the UAE Embassy has attended a meeting at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs held by Pebut Atamkulov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, with heads of diplomatic missions and international organisations in Astana, which was also attended by senior officials and directors of administrations, WAM reports.
S.Korea, U.S. to announce military exercise plant after Trump-Kim summit: source SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea and the United States have postponed the announcement of plans for their combined springtime military exercises until after the second summit between Washington and Pyongyang slated for late this month, a government source said Friday, Yonhap reports.
Deep freeze to linger in Kazakhstan on Friday ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan will be affected by unstable weather conditions on Friday. The west, northwest and north of the country will observe precipitation. Fog, black ice, blowing snow, and bleak wind are forecast for parts of the country as well, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.