Japan ramps up rescue efforts as typhoon leaves more than 30 dead TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan ramped up rescue efforts on Sunday for survivors of a typhoon that brought record-breaking amounts of rain, flooding huge swaths of residential districts and leaving at least 33 dead and nearly 20 others missing, Keyodo News reports.
19 dead, dozen missing as powerful typhoon rips through Japan TOKYO. KAZINFORM - At least 19 people have died, and another 16 are missing as Typhoon Hagibis lashed Japan, including the Tokyo metropolitan area on Saturday, with many rivers overflowing into residential areas across a wide area of the country.
Senate Speaker gets involved in citywide cleanup day in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Deputies and employees of the Senate apparatus, headed by the Chairwoman Dariga Nazarbayeva, have taken part in a traditional citywide cleanup, Kazinform reported with the reference to the press service of the Senate.
Scientists release 14 belugas from Srednyaya Bay in Sea of Okhotsk VLADIVOSTOK. KAZINFORM - Experts of the Russian Research Institute for Fishery and Oceanography (VNIRO) have released 14 beluga whales that had been previously kept in Srednyaya Bay in the Primorsky Region, VNIRO reported on Wednesday.
What 'green' energy projects will be implemented in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On the margins of the III Renewable Energy Summit in Nur-Sultan, CEO of the Renewable Energy Association of Kazakhstan Arman Kashkinbekov announced what RES projects would be implemented in the country soon, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Greta Thunberg tells world leaders ‘you are failing us’, as nations announce fresh climate action UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM Speaking at the beginning of the UN’s Climate Action Summit on Monday, the 16-year-old acclaimed climate activist Greta Thunberg, was unsparing in her criticism of world leaders, telling them that they are still «not mature enough to tell it like it is», the UN News Centre informs.
OSCE supports 10th annual Central Asia environmental leadership programme in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The OSCE-supported tenth annual Central Asian Leadership Programme (CALP) took place from 15 to 22 September 2019 in Almaty. Some 70 young environmental leaders, CALP alumni from the Central Asian countries and Afghanistan, representatives from the government and international organizations participated in the event.