Kazakhstan names new Chair of Committee on State Material Reserves NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Minister of National Economy Ruslan Dalenov introduced the Chair of the Committee on State Material Reserves of the Ministry of National Economy, Ilyas Ispanov, to the staff of the ministry, the press service of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan informs.
AIFC enacts new rules for investment- and loan-based crowdfunding NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On 24th June 2019 the Astana Financial Services Authority (the "AFSA"), a financial regulator of the Astana International Financial Centre (the "AIFC"), with the support of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development developed and introduced regulatory framework for loan- and investment-based crowdfunding platforms, the first such framework in the region, AIFC's press office informs.
Kazakhstan, Slovakia to strengthen cooperation within OSCE, bilateral format NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Within the participation in the Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), held on July 8-9 in Slovakia, Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov held talks with OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia Miroslav Lajčák, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
'Rocket heart' made in China saves two BEIJING. KAZINFORM - "Artificial hearts" which were made in China have saved two patients with advanced cardiac failure in North China's Tianjin municipality, and an activity was held Friday to celebrate the success, more than 100 days after the surgeries, chinadaily.com.cn reports.
EU invests 35 mln in AI-based cancer research BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - The European Commission launched a 35 million euros (39.2 million U.S. dollars) call for proposals here on Tuesday to support the development of artificial intelligence-based image recognition systems and other tools and analytical methods for diagnosing the most common forms of cancer. The aim is to advance prevention, prediction and treatment, according to a Commission press release, Xinhua reports.
Kazakh army representatives to attend exercise of Belarusian army communications troops MINSK. KAZINFORM - Representatives of Kazakhstan's Armed Forces are in Belarus on a visit on 9-11 July for the sake of sharing experience of manufacturing and assimilating digital communications systems. The guests from Kazakhstan are expected to visit the ongoing exercise of communications units of the Belarusian army, representatives of the Defense Ministry told BelTA.
Solid day for Astana's Fuglsang in Tour de France Stage 4 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The second bunch sprint of the Tour de France was won by Elia Viviani, while Jakob Fuglsang stayed out of trouble during the finale together with his teammates. Halfway today's stage 4, Magnus Cort and Gorka Izagirre were involved in a crash. Izagirre had no serious injuries, but Cort has a small fracture in one of his fingers, x-rays showed after the finish. He will be able to continue the race, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.
Fervent heat and occasional showers forecast for Kazakhstan on Wed NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Occasional showers accompanied by thunderstorms, stiff wind, hail, and squall are forecast for most regions of Kazakhstan on July 10. Only the north and south of the country will enjoy weather without precipitation, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.