Study reveals alarming rate of ice loss BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Scientists studying ice loss on the world's largest island, Greenland, have issued a stark warning about the consequences for global sea levels after it was revealed that the current rate of depletion is seven times what it was a generation ago, China Daily reports.
Rami Malek, ‘Aladdin’ among trending searches on Google in 2019 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The end of the year is when we take stock of 12 months’ worth of events, headlines and trends. A useful tool for looking back and seeing what people were most interested about in the news cycle is Google’s annual Year in Search report, which was released on Wednesday morning.
Japan threatens to overtake S. Korea in China’s cosmetics market SEOUL. KAZINFORM - Japan is threatening to overtake South Korea's No. 1 status in China's imported cosmetics market this year, industry data showed Thursday, mainly on the back of the growing popularity of low- to mid-priced «J-beauty» products, Yonhap reports.
Agriscape 2019 to showcase agri-land and agri-assets in 22 countries ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority, ADAFSA, the third edition of Agriscape, the international exhibition dedicated to food security and agricultural investments abroad, begins Monday, December 9, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, WAM reports.
Kazakhstan Embassy in Singapore holds reception on occasion of Independence Day NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A reception on the occasion of the 28th Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan was held in Singapore. Representatives of the government and members of parliament, business and academic communities, diplomatic corps, media and Kazakh diaspora traditionally attended the event, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Singapore informs.
Kazakh Ambassador meets Chairman of Ali Majlis of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Chairman of the Ali Majlis of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talybov met with Serzhan Abdykarimov, Kazakhstan Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy informs.
ADB forecasts growth in developing Asia at 5.2% in 2019, 2020 MANILA, PHILIPPINES (11 December 2019) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has trimmed its forecasts for economic growth in developing Asia this year and next year as growth in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and India is weighed down by both external and domestic factors, the ADB informs on its website.
Al-Othaimeen: OIC setting Road Map for social work agenda in the Islamic World ISTANBUL. KAZINFORM The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen, has stressed that the First Ministerial Conference for Social Development in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey, on 9 December 2019, is an occasion to review the challenges facing the Islamic world in social areas, especially those related to empowering the institution of marriage and the family and preserving their values.
Seoul choked by thick fine dust for second straight day SEOUL. KAZINFORM - The Seoul metropolitan area was shrouded by heavy fine dust concentrations for the second straight day on Wednesday, forcing local governments to issue a fine dust advisory and take emergency emission reduction measures, such as a mandatory alternate no-driving system for public vehicles and road ban for old diesel cars, Yonhap reports.
At least six dead, including two suspected gunmen, in Jersey City shooting NEW YORK - At least six people, including one police officer and two suspected gunmen, were killed in a shootout around a New Jersey grocery store across the Hudson River from Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, prompting a security lockdown of area schools, officials and local media said, China Daily reports.
Ultrafine dust soars to 'very bad' levels in Seoul SEOUL. KAZINFORM Ultrafine dust concentrations surged to «very bad» levels in the Seoul metropolitan area Tuesday, due largely to a steady influx of Chinese smog into the stagnant air over the Korean Peninsula, forcing local governments to issue a fine dust advisory, YONHAP reports.
Ambassador of Kazakhstan presents his Letter of Credence to President of Portugal LISBON. KAZINFORM The ceremony of presentation of diplomatic credentials by the Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Portuguese Republic Daulet Batrashev to the President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa took place on December 9, 2019, the press service of the Kazakh MFA informs.