NASA’s TESS satellite uncovers 1st nearby ‘super-Earth’ LOS ANGELES. KAZINFORM - NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), a mission designed to comb the heavens for exoplanets, has discovered its first potentially habitable world outside the solar system, according to a NASA release on Wednesday, Xinhua reports.
N. Korea says it tested new rocket system, not missiles SEOUL. KAZINFORM - North Korea said Thursday it tested a new rocket system in launches conducted the previous day, raising questions about South Korea's assessment that the communist nation is believed to have fired short-range ballistic missiles, Yonhap reports.
Belarus, Uzbekistan sign agreement on production, sci-tech cooperation MINSK. KAZINFORM – The intergovernmental agreement between Belarus and Uzbekistan on production and sci-tech cooperation was signed by Belarus Vice Premier Vladimir Dvornik and Uzbekistan Vice Premier Elyar Ganiyev in Minsk on 1 August, BelTA has learned.
Melodies of Kazakh classical music played in large cities of Romania NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Tattimbet Academic Orchestra of National Instruments from Karaganda city held a concert tour in the major cities of Romania - Bucharest and Constanta, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh MFA’s press service.
UAE, Kazakhstan to foster environmental ties NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan's Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources Magzum Mirzagaliyev recently received the UAE Ambassador to Kazakhstan Dr. Mohammed Ahmed bin Sultan Al Jaber and explored ways to strengthening the bilateral agenda between the two countries, WAM reports.
Kazakhstan’s export and investment opportunities presented in Turkey ISTANBUL. KAZINFORM The trade and economic mission of Kazakhstani exporters took place on July 31 in Istanbul with support of the Kazakh Embassy in Turkey, Kazakh Industry and Infrastructure Ministry, the Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs, the Chamber of Commerce of Kazakhstan and the Union of Chambers of Commerce and commodity exchanges, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.
Kazakhstan and Thailand debate trade dialogue expansion issues NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On July 31 Kazakh Ambassador Raushan Yessbulatova met with Thai business circles to coordinate and build efficient cooperation ties to widen trade dialogue between Kazakhstan and Thailand, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.
EU launches triangular project with Central Asia to support Afghan women's economic empowerment NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The European Union provides EUR 2 million to realise a UNDP implemented, triangular project that will enable Afghan women to graduate from higher education institutions in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
Olympics: Tokyo Games organizers reveal boxing schedule TOKYO. KAZINFORM The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday revealed the competition schedule for boxing, which recently gained approval to be included at the games after the sport's governing body was stripped of its role.
Ecology Minister invites Kazakhstanis to join expert councils NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ecology, Geology and Mineral Resources of Kazakhstan Magzum Mirzagaliyev initiated the foundation of expert councils under the Ministry and invited all those willing to join them, the Minister’s Twitter post reads.
OSCE co-organizes conference on media legislation in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM An OSCE-supported conference on media legislation in Kazakhstan was held in Nur-Sultan on 31 July 2019 for some 25 government officials, representatives of international organizations, lawyers, journalists and media experts from across the country.