N.Korea not capable of firing ICBMs from mobile launchers: Seoul official SEOUL. KAZINFORM - North Korea is not believed to be capable yet of launching intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) from transporter erector launcher (TEL) vehicles, the chief of South Korea's defense intelligence agency said Wednesday, Yonhap reports.
New approach uses light to stabilize proteins for study CHICAGO. KAZINFORM - Researchers at the University of Illinois (UI) have developed a technique that uses light to control the lifetime of a protein inside the cell. The method will allow the researchers to better observe how specific proteins contribute to health, development and disease, according to a news release posted on UI's website on Monday, Xinhua reports.
2019 Islamic Banking Index reports highest penetration levels in 5 years DUBAI. KAZINFORM - The 2019 edition of the Islamic Banking Index by Emirates Islamic demonstrates significant progress made by the Islamic banking sector across parameters, with Islamic banking penetration reaching its highest level since the inception of the Index five years ago, WAM reports.
CIS new development concept harmonized in Minsk MINSK. KAZINFORM – The CIS Executive Committee headquarters in Minsk has hosted a session of the expert group to harmonize the draft development concept of the Commonwealth of Independent States and the draft action plan to implement it, BelTA has learned.
More than 20,000 people are followers of destructive ideologies in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The number of followers of destructive religious movements in Kazakhstan exceeds 20,000, according to Deputy Chief of the Anti-Terrorist Center, colonel of the National Security Committee Sergey Shveikin. «The majority of them were registered in Atyrau, South Kazakhstan, Aktobe, Karaganda regions, Almaty and Nur-Sultan cities. In this regard, our objective is to recover the religious situation in most vulnerable regions and across the country,» Sergey Shveikin said at the Forum of Religious Scholars in Nur-Sultan.
Alikhan Smailov attends opening of II China International Import Expo in Shanghai NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM As part of his visit to China, First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Finance Alikhan Smailov attended the opening ceremony of the II China International Import Expo in Shanghai, according to primeminister.kz.
Moon to meet Asia-Pacific news agency chiefs this week SEOUL. KAZINFORM President Moon Jae-in is scheduled to meet heads of news agencies in the Asia-Pacific region this week, his office said Tuesday, amid expectations that he will explain the government's peace efforts with North Korea, YONHAP reports.
New doping test procedure may be launched at 2020 Games in Tokyo, says IOC chief Bach KATOWICE. KAZINFORM A new method of doping testing, which was announced by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in October, may be used as early as starting from the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said on Tuesday, TASS reports.
Kazakh Ambassador to Germany holds meetings with WILO SE management DORTMUND. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to Germany Dauren Karipov is on a working visit to Dortmund, where he has met with the heads of WILO SE and Düchting Pumpen Maschinenfabrik GmbH, as well as the local chamber of commerce, the press service of the Kazakh MFA informs.
Gusting wind, blizzard to hit Kazakhstan Nov 6 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Unstable weather with rains and snow will dominate today across Kazakhstan. Western regions only will see no precipitation, Kazhydromet says. Some areas will see strong wind, foggy conditions and ice slick. Ground blizzard will hit northern areas.