FAO food prices fall for second straight month in July ROME. KAZINFORM World food prices fell again in July, the second consecutive decrease in prices after five months of increases, pushed lower by prices for grains and cereals along with dairy products and sugar, according to information released Thursday by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Xinhua reports.
Kazakhstan, UK confirm adherence to strategic partnership NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Beibut Atamkulov and Minister of State for Europe and the Americas at the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office Christopher Pincher had a telephone conversation on the initiative of the British side, the press service of the Kazakh MFA informed.
2019 Army Games: Kazakh team stands second in Equestrian Marathon MONGOLIA. KAZINFORM Kazakh team finished second in the Aravt Equestrian Marathon contest during the 5th International Army Games, leaving Russian and Kyrgyz teams behind. The contest held in Mongolia was won by the host country team, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Kazakh Defense Ministry.
Jordan’s businessmen keen on joining 5th meeting of Kazakh-Jordan Intergovernmental Commission AMMAN. KAZINFORM Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Aidarbek Tumatov met with Chairman of the Board of the Chamber of Commerce of the Kingdom Nail Kabariti in Amman.
Astana Ballet to perform at Bolshoi Theater of Uzbekistan for the first time NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - In the framework of the «Year of Kazakhstan in Uzbekistan», the artists of the famous Kazakhstan TROUPE will present the best works and famous productions, Kazinform has learnt from the Astana Ballet’s press service.
Davide Martinelli comes to Astana Pro Team NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Astana Pro Team is happy to announce the arrival of the Italian rider Davide Martinelli, who will join the Kazakh team from January 1st, 2020. The agreement has been signed for 1 year, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Olympics: Tokyo Games premium tickets to sell for up to 6 mil. yen TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games said Wednesday it will sell premium ticket packages including upscale food service and admission to the opening and closing ceremonies, with a top price tag of 6.35 million yen ($60,000), Yonhap reports.
New U.S. defense chief set to arrive in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper was to arrive in South Korea on Thursday for talks that are expected to include a series of requests Washington has been making to Seoul, including a greater financial contribution to the costs of stationing American troops here, Yonhap reports.
Astana’s Contreras takes mountain jersey in Tour de Pologne Stage 5 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Stage 5 of the Tour de Pologne has been held today between Wieliczka and Bielsko-Biala with a total distance of 153.8 km. The stage has been characterized by a hilly profile with a number of short and quite steep climbs, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.