Bolivia’s interim leader proposes elections in 2020 LA PAZ. KAZINFORM - The right-wing senator who proclaimed herself interim president of Bolivia after the armed forces pressured elected head of state Evo Morales into resigning sent a bill to congress on Wednesday calling for elections in 2020, EFE reports.
10 Mongolian companies to export their products to the U.S. market ULAANBAATAR. KAZINFORM - At the initiatives of 'Mongolian Brand Association' NGO, the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI), Mongolian Marketing Association and the U.S. Embassy in Mongolia organized ‘Let’s Export to America’ event on November 20 in partnership with the Asian American Chamber of Commerce (AACC), Montsame reports.
UAE wins membership on the UNESCO’s Executive Board PARIS. KAZINFORM - The United Arab Emirates announced today that it has won a seat on the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO, for the tenure 2019-2023. This marks the fourth time that the UAE has won a seat at one of UNESCO’s three constitutional organs and will use the opportunity to further drive the organization’s mission and goals, WAM reports.
N. Korea says leader Kim will not attend upcoming ASEAN summit in South Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will not attend a special summit that South Korea will host for Southeast Asian leaders next week, having turned down President Moon Jae-in's invitation to the event, Pyongyang's state media said Thursday, Yonhap reports.
Russia’s Spartak FC withdraws from Florida Cup in US amid visa problems MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The management of the Moscow-based Spartak football club decided not to take part in the Florida Cup tournament to take place in the United States in winter due to problems its players faced while receiving US visas, the club’s press service said.
Djokovic shines as Serbia wins Davis Cup Finals opener MADRID. KAZINFORM - World No. 2 Novak Djokovic bounced back quickly from a disappointing performance last week, routing Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka 6-1, 6-2 here Wednesday to clinch victory for Serbia in their opening tie at the Davis Cup Finals.
Dubai reaffirms position as leading destination for business events at IBTM World DUBAI. KAZINFORM - Dubai is showcasing its diverse business events offerings and meetings capabilities to industry professionals at the IBTM World in Barcelona, where Dubai Business Events, DBE, the city’s official convention bureau, is leading Dubai’s strong presence at the trade show, being held from 19th-21st November, 2019, WAM reports.
San Francisco launches clean city program SAN FRANCISCO. KAZINFORM - San Francisco Tuesday launched a program to make the city «a clean and beautiful» place for residents and tourists to greet the upcoming holiday season as more people were complaining about animal and human waste on city streets, Xinhua reports.
32% of S. Korea’s ultrafine dust comes from China: study SEOUL. KAZINFORM - Around 32 percent of ultrafine dust in South Korea can be attributed to China, a piece of joint research by South Korea, China and Japan showed Wednesday, as fine dust pollution continues to be a regional environmental headache,