Chile latest country to confirm participation in Expo 2020 Dubai DUBAI. KAZINFORM - Chile is now intensifying preparations for its participation at Expo 2020 Dubai, under the theme of 'Sustainability, Diversity, Tradition, and Progress' which embrace the four pillars of Chile and the principles it values, WAM reports.
Honorary Consulate of Kazakhstan opens in Sicily ROME. KAZINFORM – Last week, the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Kazakhstan was opened in Messina. The representative of Italian business circles, lawyer Alessandro Arborio Mella di Sant’Elia, has been appointed as Honorary Consul of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Kazakh Minister of Energy meets with Belarus Ambassador NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Minister of Energy Nurlan Nogayev met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Kazakhstan Anatoly Nichkasov and Deputy Chairman of Belarusian state petrochemical concern Andrei Bunakov on Monday, Kazinform has learnt from the ministry’s press service.
Around 220 confirmed as carriers of new coronavirus in China BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Health authorities in the central China city of Wuhan said Monday that 198 people have been so far confirmed as infected with a new coronavirus, with 19 cases elsewhere in China reported, taking the total in the country to 217, Kyodo reports.
«Best Volunteer of the Year» and social student loans: How volunteers are encouraged in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In an interview with primeminister.kz, Chairperson of the Committee on Civil Society Affairs of the Ministry of Information and Social Development Aliya Galimova spoke about the measures taken to increase the role of volunteering in the country.
Data of over 8,000 at M'bishi Electric feared leaked in cyberattack TOKYO. KAZINFORM Mitsubishi Electric Corp. said Monday that personal information of over 8,000 job applicants, employees and retirees, and data regarding government agencies and other business partners may have been compromised in a massive cyberattack, Kyodo reported.
Parasite wins Screen Actors Guild award for acting ensemble in run-up to Academy Awards SEOUL. KAZINFORM «Parasite,» Bong Joon-ho's black comedy film, has clinched a key award at this year's Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards in the United States, the film's latest achievement that bodes well for its showing at the Academy Awards next month, Yonhap reports.
Almaty’s adventure tours showcased at London exhibition LONDON. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s major travel companies are taking part in the Adventure Travel Show 2020 international tourism exhibition, which is considered one of the most important events for those interested in travel experiences off the beaten track, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in the UK informs.
World leaders must address ‘shameful’ disparities in education spending: UN children’s agency NEW YORK. KAZINFORM A new report from the UN children’s fund, UNICEF, shows that a third of adolescent girls from the poorest households have never been to school, and spending on education is heavily skewed towards wealthier households.
Australia bushfires threaten the future of 327 plant, animal species SYDNEY. KAZINFORM Devastating bushfires raging in Australia since September threaten the future of at least 327 protected animal and plant species by destroying up to 80 percent of their habitat, the Australian government said Monday, EFE reported.
Schwalbe Classic: Astana’s Manuele Boaro keeps on attacking in first race of season NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Astana Pro Team has started its 15th cycling season with a traditional pre-race criterium held in Adelaide just before the start of the first UCI WorldTour race of the year Santos Tour Down Under.