Samsung overwhelms LG, Apple in S. Korean smartphone market share SEOUL. KAZINFORM - Samsung Electronics dominated the South Korean market for smartphones in the third quarter, widening the gap with local competitor LG Electronics, as well as that with Apple of the United States, industry data showed Wednesday, Yonhap reports.
President signs law on volumes of transfers between budgets NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On the volumes of general transfers between the republican and regional budgets, budgets of the cities of republican status and the capital city for 2020-2022», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda’s press service.
Italy breaks ground for its pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai DUBAI. KAZINFORM - Italy, among the first countries participating in the Universal Exposition to start building its own pavilion, has broken ground at Expo 2020 Dubai. Themed ‘Beauty connects people’, it will showcase its finest minds, talent and expertise and feature Innovation Hub, an innovatively designed structure inspired by the most advanced sustainability and circular economy standards, WAM reports.
Record number of people will need help worldwide during 2020: Global Humanitarian Overview UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM A record 168 million people worldwide will need help and protection in crises spanning more than 50 countries in 2020, the UN’s emergency relief chief has said, in an appeal for nearly $29 billion in humanitarian aid from donors.
CIS experts to discuss humanitarian cooperation in Minsk MINSK. KAIZNFORM A session of the expert group to harmonize the draft plan of priority activities to promote humanitarian cooperation of the CIS states for 2021-2022 will take place at the CIS Executive Committee headquarters in Minsk on 4-5 December, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises to 10 as storm moves off MANILA. KAZINFORM - The death toll from a typhoon that hit provinces south of the Philippine capital rose to 10, disaster agencies said on Wednesday, pointing to precautions and compulsory evacuations as key in preventing more casualties, Trend reports.
Sony's PlayStation recognized as world's best-selling game console TOKYO. KAZINFORM Sony Corp.'s PlayStation has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's best-selling home video game console, having sold 450.19 million units over 25 years, its game business unit said Tuesday, Kyodo reports.
Investors and foreign experts have access to government services under the “single window” principle NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Governor of AIFC Kairat Kelimbetov, Mayor of Nur-Sultan city Altay Kulginov and Minister of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry Askar Zhumagaliyev have agreed on cooperation in creating enabling environment and investors support.
113 investment projects worth 4.4trn tenge under development and implementation in agro-industrial complex NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM At the government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, Minister of Agriculture Saparkhan Omarov reported on new approaches to the governmental support of the country’s agro-industrial complex, primeminister.kz informs.
CSTO foreign ministers to meet in Bratislava on 5 December MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The foreign ministers of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) will meet in Bratislava on 5 December, CSTO spokesman Vladimir Zainetdinov told BelTA after the meeting of the CSTO Permanent Council in Moscow on 3 December.
Unstable weather forecast in Kazakhstan Dec 4 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Unstable weather with snow and rain will dominate in most regions of the country on December 4. No precipitation is expected in southeastern regions only. Fog and ice slick, ground blizzard and strong wind are predicted for some areas.