Sheikh Zayed Falcon Release Programme marks its 25th Year with new milestone ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Sheikh Zayed Falcon Release Programme, SZFRP, has announced that 76 falcons have been released into the wild this year, taking the total to more than 2,000 since the programme was first launched in 1995, WAM reports.
Germany boosts import of Kazakh-made goods NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The value of trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Germany amounted to $663.3 million over first five months of 2020, compared to $635.8 million during the same period of 2019, Trend.az reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Statistics Committee.
Moon requests public efforts to avoid highest-level social distancing rules SEOUL. KAZINFORM - President Moon Jae-in appealed to the people in South Korea on Monday for help in the government's anti-coronavirus efforts, saying raising the social distancing restrictions to the highest stage is inevitable if the current Level Two campaign is unsuccessful, Yonhap News reports.
2,060 restaurants, 163 hotels severely damaged after Beirut's blasts BEIRUT. KAZINFORM - Pierre Ashkar, president of the Syndicate of Hotels Owners in Lebanon, announced on Monday that 2,060 restaurants and 163 hotels were severely damaged by Beirut port's explosions, Elnashra news website reported, Xinhua reports.
Russian space firm starts work on new Soyuz-6 carrier rocket KUBINKA. KAZINFORM - The Samara-based Progress Space Rocket Center is carrying out work jointly with the Energia Space Rocket Corporation on the conceptual design of a new Soyuz-6 carrier rocket, the Progress Space Rocket Center’s press office told TASS at the Army-2020 international military and technical forum on Monday, TASS reports.
Finance ministry names new Chairman of Internal State Audit Committee NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Berik Nazhmidenov has been named new Chairman of the Committee on Internal State Audit of the Finance Ministry of Kazakhstan following the order of the Finance Minister, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.
AI-based pandemic prediction system in development in Russia KUBINKA. KAZINFORM An artificial intelligence-based system, capable of predicting social or political events, as well as pandemic, such as the coronavirus one, is being developed in Russia, says Pavel Laptayev, CEO of Russia’s RTI technology company.
Abe returns to hospital on day he becomes Japan's longest-serving PM TOKYO. KAZINFORM - On the day he became Japan's longest-serving prime minister in terms of consecutive days in office, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe revisited Monday a Tokyo hospital where a week ago he underwent what an aide called «a regular health checkup,» Kyodo News reports.
Elbasy charges to step up social support measures NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Nur Otan Party Chairman Nursultan Nazarbayev charged the member of the Party Bureau, Prime Minister, Askar Mamin, charged to step up social support measures, the Twitter account of 1st Deputy Party Chairman Bauyrzhan Baibek reads.
President relieves Ayubayev of State Protection and Guard Service Deputy Head post NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – By the presidential order, Mukhtar Ayubayev has been relieved of his post of Deputy Head of the State Protection and Guard Service of Kazakhstan – Commander of the Special Forces, Kazinform cites Akorda.kz.
Ecology ministry names new Chairman of Committee on Geology NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – By the order of the Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of Kazakhstan, Talgat Satiyev has been named the new Chairman of the Ministry’s Committee on Geology, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Prime Minister.
Astana’s Sanchez wins road race, Izagirre takes silver at Spanish National Championships NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Luis Leon Sanchez took his first road race title at the Spanish National Championships. August 23, the experienced rider of Astana Pro Team won the gold medal of the National Championships in Jaen after a powerful attack inside the final kilometer of the race, the Astana Pro Team’s official website reads.