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News of Kazakhstan
22 May, 2017, 10:22
Nursultan Nazarbayev held negotiations with Donald Trump
The president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has held negotiations with a number of heads of states, heads of delegations within the "USA - Islamic world" Summit and with the U.S. President Donald Trump, Akorda's press service reports.
#USA - Islamic world
Asian energy firms lead market gains on hopes for oil ouput cut
AFP: Energy shares led a broad rally across Asian markets on Monday as oil prices were boosted by growing hopes that an OPEC-led output cut will be extended by another nine months.
19 May, 2017, 16:36
Astana bus stops have mini-libraries
The bus-stops in Saryarka district of the capital have been equipped with mini-libraries, BNews.kz correspondent reported. Mayor office of the district of Saryark said on the Facebook page.
N. Nigmatullin: It is impossible to fight extremism and terrorism only by power methods
The chairman of Majilis Nurlan Nigmatullin considers that the Kazakhstan segment of the Internet has to become the assistant in fight against religious extremism. N. Nigmatullin shared the opinion, speaking in Aktobe at the field meeting of the Federation Council International Affairs Committee, defense and safety devoted to a subject of prophylaxis of religious extremism and terrorism, BNews.kz reported.
The first national pavilion of Kazakhstan opened in Cannes
For the first time in the history of the domestic film industry at the 70th Cannes Film Festival the national pavilion of Kazakhstan has been opened. The first Kazakhstan pavilion is located in the territory of the Le Village International film market at the Palace of festivals. The Kazakhstan delegation participates in a festival, BNews.kz reported.
Kazakhstan boxers became the third in the overall ranking of the 2017 Islamic Games
At the IV Islamic Games of solidarity in Baku on Thursday boxing competitions have come to the end. By results of competitions Kazakhstan with five medals (two gold and three bronze) has taken the third the place in the overall ranking, BNews.kz correspondent in Azerbaijan reported.
Nuclear industry: 25 years among the first
The day before in Astana there has taken place the lecture on the subject "Nuclear Power Technologies of New Generation" dated for the 25 anniversary from the date of creation of the National nuclear center of the Republic of Kazakhstan, BNews.kz reported.
Over 500 companies of China are ready to take part in EXPO 2017
The chairman of the board of JSC Astana — EXPO 2017 National Company Akhmetzhan Esimov has held a meeting with the chairman of Council for the Promotion of International Trade of People's Republic of China Jiang Zengwei, transfers BNews.kz.
Instagram 'worst for young mental health'
Instagram is rated as the worst social media platform when it comes to its impact on young people's mental health, a UK snapshot survey suggests.
18 May, 2017, 18:09
Kazakhstan starts the world famous show I'm a Singer
The contract on distribution of the franchize is already signed. The international casting will begin in June: 14 selected candidates will enter fight for a rank of the best singer. The casting will pass not only in regions of Kazakhstan, our country will for the first time accept participants from Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Russia, Ukraine. Actors from the People's Republic of China also will participate in a show, BNews.kz reported.
#I’m a Singer
EEU member countries discussed the digital agenda of the Eurasian Economic Union
On May 17, 2017 in Moscow the First Deputy Prime minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin has participated in a meeting of Council of the Eurasian economic commission, BNews.kz reported.
Promoter says McGregor on board for Mayweather match
AFP: Fight promoter Dana White says he has an agreement with mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor for a proposed megafight, but boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather remains unsigned.
"Astana Opera" starts cooperation with Bolshoi Theater of Russia
"Astana Opera" and the Bolshoi Theater of Russia signed a memorandum of cooperation, the Kazakh theater reported.
Denis Ten: I work to inspire people
More than 20 children from various regions of Kazakhstan have been honored to participate in a three-day charitable master class of Denis Ten "Aspire up" which takes place in the Ice arena "Almaty Arena", BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Gennady Golovkin awarded the highest award
The international boxing federation (IBF) has awarded the highest awards for outstanding achievements of the world champion in average weight - Kazakhstan citizen Gennady Golovkin (37-0, 33 KO) owning also the titles WBA (Super), IBO and WBC, Vesti.kz reported.
The system of electronic autopassports will be entered in EEU
Council of ECE has decided to enter system of electronic autopassports in the EEU countries. This innovation will give the chance to carry out registration actions concerning vehicles in the presence of the electronic passport; size and procedure for payment of services and etc., BNews.kz reported.
17 May, 2017, 17:25
France, Kazakhstan reach new level of cooperation
Kazakhstan and France expand joint partnerships. A joint company producing the new generation radar equipment has been opened in Almaty. This is ‘first-of-its-kind’ project implemented in Central Asia, the Kazakh TV reported.
President of Kazakhstan was reported on the course of performance of the reforms undertaken in the country
The president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a meeting with the deputy, the member of the committee on the international relations, defense and safety of the Senate of parliament Nurtayem Abykayevym, Akorda's press service reports.
Kazakhstan to allocate 100 million dollars to Kyrgyzstan for its EEU integration
The Majilis of parliament of Kazakhstan at the plenary session of chamber has approved the bill "On Ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic about Development of Economic Cooperation in the conditions of the Eurasian Economic Integration", Bnews.kz correspondent reported.
Showtime for stars as Cannes film festival kicks off
AFP: The Cannes film festival kicks off its 70th birthday edition on Wednesday with A-listers including Nicole Kidman, Clint Eastwood and Will Smith jetting in for the 12-day movie marathon.
#Cannes film festival
Kazakhstan ratified Hague conference charter on international private law
N. Nazarbayev has signed the law on ratification of the charter of the Hague conference on the international private law, Akorda's press service reported.
#Hague conference charter
'Fat but fit is a big fat myth'
The idea that people can be fat but medically fit is a myth, say experts speaking in Portugal, the BBC reported.
16 May, 2017, 15:32
Timur Bekmambetov recognized as the most successful film director
Timur Bekmambetov is recognized as the most successful Russian director according to Forbes, the corresponding rating is published on the website of the magazine.
Potential tourists were warned about terrorist threat in Thailand
Tourists are warned about existence of terrorist danger in Tunisia and Thailand and ask to observe precautionary measures, going to these states, BNews.kz reported.
Road accidents biggest global killer of teenagers
Road traffic injuries are the biggest killer of teenagers globally, international data released by the World Health Organization reveals.
Kazakhstan business-ladies took part in Global Women's Summit in Tokyo
Tokyo hosted the Global Women's Summit, which is a foremost business forum for the world's women's community.
#Global Women's Summit
Denis Ten and Alexei Yagudin hold master classes in Almaty
The famous figure skaters, and also winners and prize-winners of the Olympic Games and the international championships Denis Ten and Alexei Yagudin will hold a master class for young athletes to Almaty, BNews.kz reported.
IMF austerity has consequences for children's health: study
AFP: Austerity policies imposed by the International Monetary Fund may harm parents' ability to care for their children's health, according to a study published Monday.
15 May, 2017, 16:33
How Borabay resort preparing for EXPO
Less than a monthleft to the international exhibition EXPO 2017. In the Akmola region preparation is well under way. At the same time the special part in reception of guests is assigned to the Shchuchinsko-Borovsky resort area. Not casually the meeting on preparation for an exhibition took place in Borabay, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Xi Jinping called Kazakhstan "champion" in transit of transcontinental transportations
Participation in the "Joint Interaction for the Interconnected Cooperation" session of the Forum of the international cooperation "One belt, one way", Akorda's press service reported.
Low-enriched uranium bank will be started in August, 2017 - Kazakhstan Ministry of Energy
The bank of the low-enriched uranium will be started in Kazakhstan on August 17, 2017, the CEO of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano will arrive to the presentation of the world project. The Minister of Energy of Kazakhstan Kanat Bozumbayev has reported about it in Majilis of Kazakhstan on government hour in Majilis, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
#Low-enriched uranium bank
Minister on religious affairs: Kazakhstan resolutely condemns terrorism
The minister of religious and civil society affairs N. Ermekbayev during a working trip to the USA has met Chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Rev. Thomas J. Reese in Washington. The parties have exchanged opinions on a religious situation in the USA and Kazakhstan, BNews.kz reported
The Youth Day of the Islamic states is founded
The Islamic countries have founded September 3 as a uniform Youth Day. The agreement is reached during the first meeting of the Permanent Council of ministers of youth of member countries of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) which has taken place in Baku, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
China's economy shows signs of slowing in April
AFP: China's factories and workshops saw their output slow sharply in April, data showed Monday, as the world's second-largest economy grapples with weakening demand.
Kazakhstan President offered a number of concrete steps on realization of "One belt, one way" initiative
Addressing participants of a round table of the Forum "Political Joint Activity for Closer Cooperation", the Head of state has emphasized that the idea of the Chinese President Xi Jinping about renewal of an ancient Silk way in Eurasia in a new, modern format was the timely response to the amplified political, economic and humanitarian crises in the world, Akorda's press service tells.
Kazakhstan to cooperate in space sphere with Turkish company
The Kazakhstan delegation headed by Vice Minister of Defense and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan Marat Nurguzhin took part in the Space Forum ICT SpringEurope in Luxembourg and at the IDEF 2017 International Exhibition of Armament and Military Equipment in Istanbul, Turkey.
Call from the space: Switzerland produces watches from Baikonur rockets
Switzerland has arranged production of the watches made of metal of the real rockets starting in space from the Kazakhstan Baikonur Cosmodrome. To extract this metal the Swiss inventors have made two surprising trips to Kazakhstan, Business-swiss.ch reports.
#watches from Baikonur rockets
Microsoft: Cyber-attack a 'wake-up call'
A cyber-attack that has hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a "wake-up call", Microsoft says.
12 May, 2017, 18:17
Whistleblower sparks Hyundai and Kia recall of 240,000 cars
The South Korean government has ordered carmakers Hyundai and Kia Motors to recall about 240,000 cars, after a tip off from a whistleblower, the BBC reported.
Consulate of Lithuania opened in Ust-Kamenogorsk
East Kazakhstan region Governor Danial Akhmetov met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania, who arrived in Ust-Kamenogorsk to participate in an opening ceremony of the Honorary Consulate, the Governor’s Office reported
AIFC’s Committee launches Global Financial Innovation Network programme
Astana Hub’s head on expectations from ‘Digital’ Forum in Almaty
Kazakh PM met with IPC President Andrew Parsons