Suga announces LDP leadership bid, vows to continue Abenomics TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Wednesday announced his candidacy to succeed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, vowing to push forward with the Japanese premier's signature economic policies, Kyodo News reports.
Democrat Kamala Harris 1st woman of color nominated as VP by major party WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - Sen. Kamala Harris on Wednesday said an administration under Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will create a better and more inclusive United States, as she officially became the first black woman and Asian American nominated to be vice president by a major U.S. party, Kyodo News reports.
Joe Biden wins Democratic nomination to battle Trump in 2020 presidential election NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - Former Vice President Joe Biden has been nominated to run for president from the Democratic Party after securing the needed threshold of delegates. He now has officially become the Democratic candidate in the November 2020 presidential election, TASS reports.
Democrats start virtual presidential nomination event amid pandemic WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - The United States is gearing up for the November presidential election, with the Democratic Party kicking off its four-day national convention Monday to nominate former Vice President Joe Biden as its candidate to take on Republican President Donald Trump, Kyodo News reports.
Biden, Harris appear together for 1st time as running mates WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - U.S. presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden attended Wednesday a campaign event in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, together with Kamala Harris, his choice of Democratic vice presidential candidate, in what was the duo's first public appearance as running mates, Xinhua reports.
Biden picks Sen. Harris as running mate, 1st black woman VP candidate WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Tuesday that he has picked Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate, making her the first black and Asian American woman to be nominated for vice president by a major party in the United States, Kyodo reports.
Belarus' presidential election: Turnout at 12.75% after two days of early voting MINSK, KAZINFORM – After two days of early voting, 12.75% of eligible voters have cast their ballots. The data is available on the official website of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus, BelTA has learned.
Kazakhstan Senate elections to be held on Aug 12 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, has signed a Decree «On calling the elections of deputies of the Senate of Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan on August 12, 2020», Kazinform reported with the reference to the Akorda's press service.
Ruling party wins landslide in parliamentary elections amid pandemic SEOUL. KAZINFORM President Moon Jae-in's ruling party clinched a landslide victory in parliamentary elections, which is set to give it an upper hand in pushing ahead with its agenda as the country faces a virus pandemic and an economic slowdown.
Kazakh MP: Azerbaijan holds parliamentary elections in accordance with int’l standards BAKU. KAZINFORM - Parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan were held in accordance with international standards in Azerbaijan, Shaimardan Nurumov, member of the Committee for Economic Reform and Regional Development of the Mazhilis of the Kazakh parliament, said.