Taiwan-Kazakhstan consortium invests KZT25 billion in road intelligent systems development NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The signing of an investment agreement between KazAvtoZhol JS National Company, The Consortium of the Taiwanese company «Far Eastern Electronic Toll Collection Co.» LTD, and «Computer Vision Technologies» LLP, took place today in the presence of Prime Minister Askar Mamin, Kazinform refers to the press service of Prime Minister.
Artificial Intelligence is key to sustainable economy, boosting global GDP by US$5.2 trillion ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM Artificial Intelligence, AI, will be a key enabling technology in achieving renewable energy and sustainability targets, according to a report, «Artificial Intelligence: Transforming the Future of Energy and Sustainability,» released today, ahead of January’s 2020 World Future Energy Summit.
Kazakhstan to vie for top honors at Dhaka International Film Festival ALMATY. KAZINFORM Shyraqshy: Guardian of the Light directed by Ermek Tursunov and Baluan Sholak by Nurgeldy Sadygulov will participate in the 18th edition of the Dhaka International Film Festival which will run next January in Bangladesh.
Minister Birtanov: Investments in healthcare sector increased 3fold NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today, at the Forum on «Compulsory Health Insurance: Transformation of Medicine in Kazakhstan», Minister of Healthcare Yelzhan Birtanov reported on implementation of corporate management in medical organizations of the country, Kazinform reports.
New Environmental Code to stimulate enterprises to modernize production – Askar Mamin NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - At the Government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, a draft of the new Environmental Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan was considered, Kazinform has learnt from the prime minister’s press service.
Technologies for growing crops in drought conditions used in Kazakhstan’s Pavlodar PAVLODAR. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan’s Pavlodar region has introduced water saving technology in its agriculture, and the technololgy allows to harvest up to 823,000 tons of grain during drought season, region’s Deputy Governor Almas Batanov told Trend.
Over 100,000 people sign petition to prohibit catching whales in Russia VLADIVOSTOK, December 24. /TASS/. A petition to prohibit catching dolphins and whales for cultural and educational purposes gathered more than 100,000 signatories on the Russian Public Initiative website and is now to be considered by an expert group of a federal level, TASS reports.
Kazakhstan alarmed by disturbing number of road fatalities NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 39 people were killed in 104 road accidents registered on highways across Kazakhstan over the past week, Minister of Internal Affairs Yerlan Turgumbayev revealed at a Tuesday session of the Government, Kazinform reports.
Seoul closely monitoring N. Korea over expected party plenum SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea is closely monitoring North Korea in connection with when a previously announced session of the ruling Workers' Party will be held, an official said Tuesday, amid concern Pyongyang could decide to switch to a provocative tack during the session, Yonhap reports.
Astana Opera’s prima ballerina is laureate of Sakhnager National Theatre Award NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Astana Opera’s Principal Dancer Aigerim Beketayeva became a laureate of the National Theatre Award Sakhnager-2019 in the Best Ballet Dancer category. The award ceremony took place on December 17 with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the press service of Astana Opera informed.
Kazakhstan replaces captain of national men’s tennis team NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Yuri Shchukin is set to replace Dias Doskarayev as the captain of Team Kazakhstan as per the decision of President of the Kazakhstan Tennis Federation Bulat Utemuratov, Kazinform has learnt from the KTF’s Facebook page.
Snowfall and blizzard to continue in northern and eastern Kazakhstan Dec 24 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Frontal-type precipitation (snowfall) will keep dominating in northern and eastern parts of the country today. Fog and ice slick, snowstorm and gusting wind are forecast in some areas, Kazhydromet informed.