3 die, over 100 injured in repair attempts in storm-hit Chiba Pref. CHIBA, Japan. KAZINFORMAt least three people have died and 101 people were injured while attempting repairs on houses and other facilities in Chiba Prefecture after a powerful typhoon pounded eastern Japan earlier this month, according to a Kyodo tally, KYODO reports.
NASA information center likely to be opened in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM This was announced at the first international conference on «Monitoring land changes. Water-energy and food security and sustainable development in Central Asia and the Caucasus» which takes place these days in the capital of Kazakhstan, Kazinform learnt from the press service of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry.
Cabinet sums up interim results of implementation of «100 Concrete Steps» Nation’s Plan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM At a meeting of the National Commission for Modernization chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin and attended by Chairman of the Majilis of the Parliament Nurlan Nigmatulin, the implementation of the «100 Concrete Steps» Nation’s Plan to Implement the Five Institutional Reforms of the First President – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev» was reviewed, Kazinform learnt from primeminister.kz.
EAEU Court plays important role in Eurasian economic integration - Lukashenko MINSK. KAZINFORM The EAEU Court plays an important role in Eurasian economic integration, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said in a letter of greetings to the participants of the international conference «Five Years of the Eurasian Economic Union Treaty: The Role of the Court». The greetings were read out by Deputy Head of the Belarus President Administration Valery Mitskevich, BelTA reports.
Government charged to address problem of financing construction of bridge across Bukhtarma water reservoir NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev commissioned the Government and administration of the East Kazakhstan region to consider the issue of financing the construction of a bridge across Bukhtarma water reservoir, Kazinform reports.
Air Astana receives APEX 5 Star Award NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) has awarded Air Astana a 5 star rating in the Major Airlines category for the second year in a row at an award ceremony in Los Angeles on 9th September 2019, the press service of Air Astana informed.
Kazakhstan and Japan call for nuclear-weapons-free world TOKYO. KAZINFORM On September 19, 2019 in Tokyo the international conference «Kazakhstan-Japan: path to a nuclear-weapons-free world» was held as part of the eponymous visiting scientific and exhibition project of the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbasy. The conference is devoted to the most important aspects of the activities of Elbasy N.A. Nazarbayev in the development of the global movement for a nuclear-free world, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Tokyo informs.
Ambassador Berik Aryn thanks Emir of Mecca Province for assistance to Kazakh pilgrims JEDDAH. KAZINFORM Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Berik Aryn paid a courtesy visit to His Royal Highness Prince Khaled Al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Emir of Mecca Province, Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Saudi Arabia informs.
Researchers pinpoint cause of rare, fatal disorder in young children CHICAGO. KAZINFORM Studying a mouse model with the same human illness called Krabbe disease, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may have solved a decades-long mystery regarding the precise biochemical pathway leading to this fatal genetic disorder in children that results in seizures, developmental regression and death, and identified a possible therapeutic strategy, Xinhua reports.
Elbasy Library exhibition unveils in Tokyo TOKYO. KAZINFORM An exhibition of the collection of the Library of the First President of Kazakhstan –Leader of the Nation Nursultan Nazarbayev under the Kazakhstan–Japan: path to the nuclear-free world project was inaugurated at the UN University in Tokyo.
UN summits to urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a «driver for meaningful, positive change», according to the man at the helm of the Organization, UN News Centre informs.
Caspian Sea connects not only neighboring countries, but also Asia and Europe BAKU. KAZINFORM Azerbaijan closely cooperates in the political and economic spheres with each of the Caspian littoral states, which is an important factor for ensuring mutual security and trust in the Caspian Sea region, said Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Special Representative of the Azerbaijani President for border and Caspian Sea issues Khalaf Khalafov, Trend reports.
Change of leadership sets certain trend for transformation, politician NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - A change in the country's leadership has set a definite trend for transformation. This has been stated by Andrey Chebotarev, Cand.Sc. in Politics, at a roundtable meeting on «First 100 days of Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s presidency», Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh adoption agencies to provide free services NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «Private adoption agencies will offer free services,» Education and Science Minister Askhat Aimagambetov said presenting the draft law «On amendments to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on teacher’s status and reducing burden on teachers and pupils» at the Majilis, Kazinform reports.
Dariga Nazarbayeva meets with reps of leaders of world and traditional religions NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Chairwoman of the Senate of the Parliament, head of the Secretariat of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions Dariga Nazarbayeva has held a number of bilateral meetings with representatives of leaders of world and traditional religions, Kazinform reported with the reference to the Senate’s press service.
Asian Volleyball Championship 2019: Kazakhstani team defeats rivals from Qatar TEHRAN. KAZINFORM - Asian volleyball championship-2019 is being held in Tehran (Iran). Kazakhstan’s team played against its rivals from Qatar, Kazinform news agency reported with reference to the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.