UAE-wide celebrations to mark One Year to Go until Expo 2020 Dubai DUBAI. KAZINFORM Excitement for Expo 2020 Dubai is reaching new heights as the UAE prepares to celebrate One Year to Go across all seven emirates on Sunday, 20th October, with everyone invited to join in this jubilant moment with the nation.
Japan PM pledges all-out efforts for missing people after Typhoon Hagibis NAGANO. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged all-out efforts Sunday to help locate missing people and restore infrastructure devastated by Typhoon Hagibis in a meeting with the governor of Nagano Prefecture, one of the hardest-hit areas.
Typhoon-hit areas brace for more floods as heavy rain may douse again TOKYO. KAZINFORM Some of Japan's eastern and northeastern regions are bracing for possibly more floods and landslides, as heavy rain could drench areas that are still reeling from the most powerful typhoon to hit the country in decades a week ago.
Heavy rain forecast for Japan as repair work from typhoon continues TOKYO. KAZINFORM Japan's weather agency warned Friday of a secondary disaster in wide areas of the country already flooded by Typhoon Hagibis, as heavy downpours were forecast to hit over the weekend while recovery efforts continue.
Thousands take to the streets in Lebanon in protest against WhatsApp tax BEIRUT. KAZINFORM: Demonstrations erupted last night in Lebanon over plans for the introduction of a tax on telephone calls made over the internet using the WhatsApp messenger, Kazinform has learnt from Arab News. Thousands of of people continued to protest past midnight, even after an announcement by Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Choucair that the plan had been abandoned at the request of Prime Minister Saad Hariri.
Kazakh Senate Speaker invites Czech business to expand cooperation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Speaker of the Kazakh Senate Dariga Nazarbayeva met with Radek Vondráček, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic, who is paying an official visit to Kazakhstan, the Chamber’s press service reports.
South Korean FM holds talks with her Central Asian counterparts on bilateral partnership SEOUL. KAZINFORM Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha held separate talks with her counterparts from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan over bilateral cooperation in Nur-Sultan this week, Seoul's foreign ministry said Thursday.