Kazakhstan's investment opportunities in mining and metallurgy presented at PDAC conference in Canada NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan presented the investment opportunities in the field of mining and metallurgy at the annual PDAC Exhibition and Conference in Toronto. The three-day industry event was attended by over 25 thousand people from 135 countries, the press service of KazakhInvest informs.
31,000 Chinese students yet to return to Korea after winter break SEOUL. KAZINFORM - Nearly half of Chinese students enrolled in South Korean universities have yet to return here after their winter break in China, the Ministry of Education here said Tuesday, indicating their growing fears over coronavirus outbreak ahead of the start of the spring semester, Yonhap reports.
First Islamic bonds listed on AIX NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Astana International Exchange («AIX», «Exchange») announces the first cross listing at AIX of Sukuk issued by Qatar International Islamic Bank (QIIB) with primary listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). This QIIB debt is a Shari’ah-compliant, fixed-income capital markets instrument, the AIFC informs on its website.
Kazakhstan to impose entry bans for people from Germany, Spain and France NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan has imposed entry bans for people from several countries in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, chief sanitary doctor of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zhandarbek Bekshin announced Tuesday.
Russian stock market crashes following oil price drop MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The ruble-denominated MOEX Russia Index dropped by 10.4% to 2,436 points as Tuesday trading opened on the Moscow Exchange, while the dollar-denominated RTS fell by 16% to 1,056 points, the lowest levels since the winter of 2019, TASS reports.
Xi visits community residents, frontline workers in Wuhan WUHAN. KAZINFORM Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday visited residents who are quarantined at home at a community in Wuhan, the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak, following a stop at Huoshenshan Hospital, for epidemic prevention and control inspection.
Soundtrack to Chinese TV series performed by Dimash Kudaibergen wins best award NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - A soundtrack to a new Chinese TV series performed by the world famous Kazakhstani singer Dimash Kudaibergen has taken the first place at QQ MUSIC platform in China, Kazinform refers to the singer’s Instagram account.
Kazakhstan to build 23,000 apartments through public investments in 2020 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 15 mln of housing or 150,000 dwellings will be built this year through all the sources of financing in Kazakhstan. 1.3 mln of housing or 23,000 apartments will be built through public investments in 2020, the Industry and Infrastructure Development Ministry’s press service reports.
425 tonnes of Iranian fruits denied entry into Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Phyto-sanitary control state inspectors of the Kazakh Agriculture Ministry suppressed 26 attempts of illegal entry of 560 tonnes of plant products of high pest risk from Russia and Iran during the period of February 17-24, the Ministry’s press service reports.
14 temporary hospitals closed in China's Wuhan as more patients discharged WUHAN. KAZINFORM - Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak in central China's Hubei Province, on Monday suspended another public-facility-turned temporary hospital as the number of COVID-19 patients continued to drop in the city.
PM instructs to ensure social stability and employment NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - At the Government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the results of the country's socio-economic development and the implementation of the republican budget for January-February 2020 were considered, Kazinform refers to primeminister.kz.
S. Korea reports 131 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 7,513 SEOUL. KAZINFORM - A call center in southwestern Seoul has emerged as a minor cluster for COVID-19 infections Tuesday, with at least 34 people, including employees and their families diagnosed with the contagious virus, Yonhap reported Tuesday.