26 injured after M6.7 quake in northwestern Japan TOKYO. KAZINFORM At least 26 people were injured, including one seriously, after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Japan's northwestern region late Tuesday, causing landslides and power outages in some areas and prompting thousands of people to evacuate from their homes.
Astana's rider suffers fractures, to undergo surgery after Tour de Suisse crash NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Due to a crash with around 35 km to go into stage 4 of the Tour de Suisse, the Astana rider Andrey Zeits suffered a complex fracture of the left collarbone as well as a superficial fracture of the 5th rib, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.
Al-Farabi KazNU enters world's top 210 best universities ALMATY. KAZINFORM - Al-Farabi KazNU is the only University in Central Asia to be listed in the world's top 210 best HEIs by the international QS World University Rankings (among 800 universities in total). Climbing 13 positions, KazNU landed the 207th line of the QS University Rankings. Only two universities in the post-Soviet space are included in this group - KazNU and the Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia), Kazinform has learnt from the university's press service.
President greets participants of V Aibyn Republican Military-Patriotic Gathering of Youth NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan - Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the country Kassym-Jomart Tokayev participated in the opening of the V Aibyn Republican Military and Patriotic Gathering of Youth in Karaganda region, Kazinform learnt from Akorda press service.
Majilis OKs bill ratifying Kazakhstan-CERN cooperation agreement NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The deputies of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan approved the bill "On ratification of the International Cooperation Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) relating to cooperation in science and technology", Kazinform correspondent reports.
President: Human decency, knowledge, professionalism, and devotion to Motherland crucial KARAGANDA REGION. KAZINFORM - The Fifth Aibyn Republican Military-Patriotic Training with the participation of the President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, is underway in the area of the Spassk Training Center in Karaganda region, Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan meat in the UAE stores ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM Recently in June through the joint efforts of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the United Arab Emirates and the Kazakhstan Foreign Trade Chamber, Kazakh company Optograd carried out two deliveries of Kazakhstan's lamb on the shelves of one of the largest wholesale and retail hypermarkets "LuLu" in the UAE, which is widely represented throughout the Gulf region, the press service of the Kazakh MFA informs.
Youth is embodiment of all our hopes for better future, says Kassym-Jomart Tokayev KARAGANDA REGION. KAZINFORM - The Fifth Aibyn Republican Military-Patriotic Training with the participation of the President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, is underway at the area of the Spassk Training Center in Karaganda region, Kazinform reports.
China's key land port sees significant growth of frozen fish imports from Kazakhstan URUMQI. KAZINFORM Frozen fish imports from Kazakhstan through the port of Horgos in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region saw a dramatic increase in the first five months of the year, China Daily reports.
UN health agency steps up fight against ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - As resistance to antibiotics grows, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the latest stage of its campaign to fight this deadly health risk - likened by the agency to an "invisible pandemic"- with the launch of a new online tool for health professionals, Kazinform cites UN News.
Twin Central Asian summits providing platform for cooperation BEIJING. KAZINFORM Last week, summits of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) were held in Central Asia. Their results will contribute to strengthening of the security system and the socio-economic development of all of Asia, contributing to the spread of the "Shanghai spirit" and the building of a "common-destiny community" in the Asian region.
AIFC Governor visits Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Governor of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) Kairat Kelimbetov has visited the Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics within the framework of his working visit to the People's Republic of China (PRC), the AIFC press service informs.