Chinese researchers design smart energy harvester on human knee WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - Chinese researchers have developed a device that can harvest energy from its wearer's knee and generate 1.6 microwatts of power while the wearer walks at a normal speed without any increase in effort, Xinhua reports.
Kazakh Ambassador presents credentials to Head of State of Malaysia KUALA-LUMPUR. KAZINFORM - The solemn ceremony of presenting the Credential Letters by Ambassador of Kazakhstan Bolat Imanbaev to the Head of State of Malaysia His Majesty Al-Sultan Adullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah ibni Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong XVI of Malaysia was held at the Royal Palace «Istana Negara», Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh Embassy in Malaysia.
Kostanay airport of Kazakhstan to see territory expansion NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Reconstruction of a passenger terminal of the Kostanay airport of Kazakhstan is planned within the realization of Kazakhstan’s State program for infrastructural development 'Nurly Zhol' for 2015-2019, the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development told Trend.
World Bank appoints new Country Manager for Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Jean-Francois Marteau, a French national, with over 20 years of experience in economic policy implementation and project management, has been appointed the World Bank's new Country Manager in Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the WB’s press service.
PM visits Tengiz field, various oil and gas projects ATYRAU REGION. KAZINFORM – During a working trip to Atyrau region on 17-18 July, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin visited the oil and gas enterprises, inspected the construction of new industrial facilities, and held a meeting on the development of local content, oil and gas engineering, as well as compliance with the labor legislation of Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the Prime Minister’s press service.
EP decides on composition of delegation for relations with Central Asian countries BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - The European Parliament will have 44 interparliamentary delegations this legislative term, maintaining relations with parliamentarians in other countries, regions and organisations, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan prepares to mark 175th anniversary of Abai Kunanbayev in 2020 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Deputy Prime Minister Gulshara Abdykalikova chaired today the 1st meeting of the State Commission for Organization of the Celebratory Events dedicated to the 175th anniversary of the greatest son of Kazakh nation Abai Kunanbayev in 2020, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Game of Thrones gets record 32 Emmy nominations LOS ANGELES. KAZINFORM «Game of Thrones» on Tuesday racked up a record 32 Emmy Award nominations, thus becoming the series that has received the most nominations in history for a single season and reaching 161 total nominations during its television run, EFE reports.
Tour de France. Stage 11. Bunch sprint in Toulouse NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The day after the first rest day in the Tour de France, it was a stage for the sprinters once again on stage 11. Caleb Ewan took the stage win; Julian Alaphilippe still leads the race. All Astana riders finished safely behind the bunch sprint, Astana Pro Team informs on its website.
Heatwave continues to persist across Kazakhstan Jul 18 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM No precipitation is forecast in most regions of the country on Thursday. The atmospheric fronts crossing western, south-western, northern, central and eastern parts will bring patchy rain and thunderstorms to some areas. Strong wind and hail are possible. Fog will descend in northern areas in the morning and at night.