Two Kazakhstani athletes disqualified for doping NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - An updated list of the athletes, who were disqualified after testing positive for prohibited substances, was published on the website of the Kazakhstan National Anti-Doping Centre, Kazinform has learned from the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Kazakh Ambassador meets with Chairman of Uzbekistan Senate NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On May 29, 2019, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan Darkhan Satybaldy met with Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan Nigmatilla Yuldoshev.
UN launches new fund to advance sustainable development in Aral Sea region UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged countries to fund a new initiative designed to reduce vulnerability, advance sustainable development and create decent living conditions for millions of people living around the Aral Sea, whose basin encompasses Uzbekistan, and six other countries in Central Asia, The UN News Centre informs.
The idea of a new global architecture for dialogue and partnership NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM An expert discussion on the value, outcomes and results of the high-level Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation was held on May 28 at the Kazakhstan Centre for China Studies in the city of Nur-Sultan, with the participation of representatives of state agencies, think-tanks, universities and media, the MFA press service informs.
EAEU Industrial Policy Council established NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The regular meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council held today in Nur-Sultan made a decision on establishment of the EAEU Industrial Policy Council, Kazinform learnt from the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development.
Extended window for Tokyo Olympics ticket lottery applications closes TOKYO. KAZINFORM The extended 12-hour window for Japanese residents to enter the 2020 Tokyo Olympic ticket lottery closed at 11:59 a.m. on Wednesday after organizers allowed people some extra time to apply for seats at the next Summer Games, Kyodo reports.
Nursultan Nazarbayev thanks EAEU leaders for confidence NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Nursultan Nazarbayev, the First President of Kazakhstan-Leader of the Nation, thanked the Presidents of the Eurasian Economic Union member states for their support and awarding him the title of the Honorary Chairman of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.
Sleeping too long or too little may affect cognitive performance: study LONDON. KAZINFORM Either sleeping for less than seven hours or more than nine hours could affect one's cognitive performance such as visual memory and reaction time in a negative way, according to a study released on Tuesday by the University College London (UCL).
Nazarbayev named Honorary Chairman of Supreme Eurasian Economic Council NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin suggested awarding the title of the Chairman of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council to the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazinform reports.
Session of Supreme Eurasian Economic Council kicks off in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council has started in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan. It is dated to the 25th anniversary of Nursultan Nazarbayev's idea on Eurasian integration and 5th anniversary of signing of the Eurasian Economic Union Treaty, Kazinform reports.
Good-natured girl, Burmese specialist killed in mass stabbing in Japan TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Hanako Kuribayashi was known as being a thoughtful and good-natured girl and Satoshi Oyama was recognized as a specialist in Burmese and highly qualified Foreign Ministry official. The two were killed in a stabbing attack near Tokyo on Tuesday morning, Kyodo reports.
8,000 children to attend parade of orchestras in capital of Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM This year the incredibly bright event will bring together above 8,000 students of schools and colleges, music and arts schools, Palace of Schoolchildren, Kazakh National University of Arts, Zhas Ulan Republican School in the capital of Kazakhstan, the official website of Nur-Sultan administration informs.
Export by Belarusian Bellesbumprom to Kazakhstan up 8.2% in Q1 MINSK. KAZINFORM - Companies affiliated with Bellesbumprom exported $5.5 million worth of goods to Kazakhstan in Q1 2019, which was up by 8.2% year-on-year, Ruzhena Novitskaya, spokesperson for the Belarusian timber, woodworking, pulp and paper industry concern Bellesbumprom, told BelTA.
Kazakh capital to welcome Supreme Eurasian Economic Council session NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Today Nur-Sultan will host the session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council dated to the 25th anniversary of Nursultan Nazarbayev's idea on Eurasian integration and 5th anniversary of signing of the Eurasian Economic Union Treaty, Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan invests in Brazil's mining industry NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Last week Ambassador of Republic of Kazakhstan to Brazil Kairat Sarzhanov took part in the signing ceremony of an agreement between the administration of the Brazilian state of Bahia and the company «Bahia Mineração» on the creation of a special purpose entity to implement the «Porto Sul» sea port project in the Aritagua area in the municipality of Ilheus (Bahia state), and combining its two private terminals, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Astana's Hirt 2nd, Lopez backs in white in Giro d'Italia Stage 16 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Jan Hirt took a solid second place, while Astana's leader Miguel Angel Lopez took the while jersey of the best young rider after today's extreme raining and cold stage 16 with a famous climb Passo del Mortirolo, the press service of the club reports.