SOCAR, KazMunayGas mull prospects for co-op BAKU. KAZINFORM Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR and the Kazakh KazMunayGas oil and gas company have discussed issues of developing partnership, as well as prospects for cooperation in various fields of the oil and gas industry, Trend reports Dec. 23 with reference to SOCAR.
Kazakh Senators partake in observer mission of IPA CIS, OSCE PA of elections in Uzbekistan TASHKENT. KAZINFORM - Senators Yerbolat Mukayev and Gumar Dyusembayev have participated in the mission of observers of the IPA CIS and the OSCE PA of the elections in Uzbekistan, Kazinform refers to the press service of the Senate of Kazakhstan Parliament.
Results of elections to Uzbek Parliament announced TASHKENT. KAZINFORM - Chairman of the Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan Mirzo Ulugbek Abdusalomov announced the results of the elections to the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan and Local Councils of People’s Deputies, Kazinform refers to UzA News.
NZ volcano eruption death toll rises to 17 after another person dies WELLINGTON. KAZINFORM New Zealand police said on Monday that one of those injured during the eruption of a volcano visited by tourists earlier this month died in an Auckland hospital, bringing the official death toll to 17 while two remain missing.
UN declares 2020 as Year of Plant Health NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - The United Nations General Assembly declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year is a once in a lifetime opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development, Kazinform refers to FAO UN.
Abe to meet Xi in China to deepen ties ahead of state visit TOKYO. KAZINFORM Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday to deepen ties that have returned to a «normal track» and prepare for the Chinese leader's state visit to Japan next spring.
Belarus calls for continuous EU-EAEU dialogue MINSK. KAZINFORM Belarus is in favor of establishing a permanent format of dialogue between the European Union and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said in a interview with the Osteuropa Informationen economic publication of the German Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations, BelTA reported.
N Kazakhstan to build wind farm PETROPAVLOVSK. KAZINFORM North Kazakhstan region plans to build a wind park with 25 wind generators, Kazinform correspondent reports. Arman Urazgulov, chief of the Department for Industrial and Innovative Development, said it at a meeting on development of investment projects in the region.
Vakhtangov Theatre’s grand tour at Astana Opera NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The first tour of the Vakhtangov Theatre will take place at the Astana Opera Grand Hall in the New Year. Star artists of one of Russia’s most famous drama theatres will present exciting performances to residents and guests of the capital: on January 8 and 9 – scenes from Pushkin’s novel Eugene Onegin, on January 10 and 11 – Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya.
More countries join standardization initiative of International Halal Accreditation Forum DUBAI. KAZINFORM - The credibility of the International Halal Accreditation Forum, IHAF, the world’s first halal accreditation network, has been further strengthened as the number of countries and international organizations joining its halal standardization initiative continues to increase, WAM reports.
S. Korea’s Moon leaves for China to meet Xi, Abe and join trilateral summit SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korean President Moon Jae-in headed to China on Monday for talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, seeking to strengthen partnerships on the Korea peace process and address various other issues, Yonhap reports.
Caffeine may offset some health risks of diets high in fat, sugar: study CHICAGO. KAZINFORM - Caffeine may offset some of the negative effects of an obesogenic diet by reducing the storage of lipids in fat cells and limiting weight gain and the production of triglycerides, according to a study in rats posted on the website of the University of Illinois (UI) this week, Xinhua reports.
Video of Tokayev’s speech at 2nd session of National Public Confidence Council released NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A video of Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s speech at the 2nd session of the National Public Confidence Council was released, Kazinform has learnt from Advisor to the President Yerlan Karin.