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News of Kazakhstan
23 February, 2017, 13:32
Mass infection with tuberculosis in Sout Kazakhstan: all management of the center is dismissed
During the press conference on the Government platform, the Minister of Health of Kazakhstan Elzhan Birtanov commented on a case of infection with tuberculosis of 61 persons in the city of Turkestan of SKR, Bnews.kz correspondent reported.
First drug-resistant malaria parasite detected in Africa
AFP: For the first time in Africa, researchers said Wednesday they have detected a malaria parasite that is partially resistant to the top anti-malaria drug, artemisinin, raising concern about efforts to fight a disease that sickens hundreds of millions of people each year.
Ukraine signed agreement of EXPO 2017 participation
On February 23, 2017 within the third meeting of the international participants EXPO 2017 the commissioner of an exhibition Rapil Zhoshybayev held a meeting with the deputy commissioner of section of Ukraine Sergey Savchuk, BNews.kz reports.
Mass infection with tuberculosis in psychoneurological center investigated in Kazakhstan's Turkestan
The dangerous disease is revealed at 60 patients of the closed specialized institution at once. Three from the diseased who had the open form of tuberculosis already died, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan boxers perform at the Strandja tournament in Bulgaria
Sofia hosts the 68th international tournament of box "Strandja". Kazakhstan is represented by seven of our boxers, BNews.kz reported.
Astana and Dubai established joint working group on organization of EXPO exhibitions
"Astana EXPO 2017" and Bureau "EXPO 2020 Dubai" created a joint working group on the organization of exhibitions and the transfer of Astana’s experience to the Dubai exhibition at the third meeting of the international participants of EXPO-2017.
Azerbaijan sharply increased export of goods to Kazakhstan
Export of the Azerbaijani goods to Kazakhstan grew in the first month of the current year by 90% - from 821,70 thousand dollars to 1 million 561,82 thousand dollars, data of the Azerbaijan State Customs Committee shows, BNews.kz own correspondent in Azerbaijan reported.
2017 Asian Games: Kazakhstan takes fourth place in a medal count
Kazakhstan takes the fourth place of medal count at the winter Asian Games in Sapporo. Our national team has seven medals which include one gold, two silver and four bronze medals. Leaders are South Korea, Japan and China. Today since morning athletes have filled up moneybox with three more medals, BNews.kz reports.
Syria's warring sides brought together for Geneva talks
UN-sponsored peace talks between the Syrian government and opposition are to get under way in Geneva for the first time in nearly a year, the BBC reported.
#Syria Peace talks
22 February, 2017, 18:32
Japan zoo kills 57 snow monkeys due to 'alien genes'
A zoo in northern Japan has culled 57 of its snow monkeys by lethal injection after discovering they carried the genes of an "invasive alien species", the BBC reported.
Almaty designer builds the glass treehouse
The treehouse was designed by Kazakh architect Aibek Almassov, who had no immediate plans to construct it when it was first conjured up in early 2016, the scmp.com reported.
Italy commissioner of EXPO commented on design discrepancies of pavilion's facade
The commissioner of National section of Italy Stephano Ravanyan together with the director of the department of architecture and construction of the national company Zaure Aytayeva commented on discrepancies of facades of pavilions according to the declared design, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Greece won't need new bailout in 2018: EU rescue fund chief
AFP: The head of the EU's bailout fund voiced confidence Wednesday that Greece would not require a new aid package in 2018 after its current international rescue programme runs out.
Kazakhstan, Belarus to co-produce cartridges for office equipment
Kazakhstan and Belarusian businessmen will jointly produce cartridges for office equipment in Belarus, which can be exported to European countries, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Belarus Yergali Bulegenov said during the press conference dedicated to President Nursultan Nazarbayev's address on redistribution of powers between branches of government and the Address to the Nation “Third modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness”, BelTA reported.
Brain scans 'may spot teen drug problems'
An international team of scientists say the way teenagers' brains are wired may help predict whether they will develop drug problems in the future.
Best startup on EXPO 2017 will get 20,000 euros
At the forthcoming International exhibition in Astana there will take place the EXPO Cosmos award in the amount of 20,000 euros, the ecology played between startups in the field of preserving, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Plastic from tyres 'major source' of ocean pollution
Particles of debris from car tyres are ending up in the ocean as "plastic soup", conservationists warn.
EXPO 2017 international pavilions don't correspond to the declared design
The international participants of EXPO 2017 have declared discrepancy of facades of pavilions to the declared design. In particular, the Italian commissioner of EXPO has declared the confusion on the matter, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan housing stock to have full audit
During the plenary session of Majilis of Kazakhstan the deputy Alexander Suslov appealed to the Prime minister of Kazakhstan to carry out complex audit of all housing stock of the country with issue to each apartment house of the corresponding technical conclusion, including development of the industry program for demolition or capital repairs of the hazardous dwelling, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan National Academy of Sciences in Almaty celebrates 70th anniversary
70 years ago the National academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan has been created. Today with participation of the President of Kazakhstan, academician Nursultan Nazarbayev, prominent Kazakhstan and foreign scientists the solemn session takes place in Almaty, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
#National Academy of Sciences
Discovery Showcase HD to broadcast in Kazakh for the first time
Broadcasting of the Discovery Showcase HD TV channel begins since March 1 in Kazakhstan, BNews.kz reported.
Kazakhstan, Vietnam railway administrations agreed to develop coop in transport sector
On February 20, 2017 in Hanoi, head of JSC "NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" Kanat Alpysbayev held talks with Minister of Transport of Vietnam Truong Quang Nghia and General Director of GK "Vietnam Railways" Vu Ta Tung about the development of cooperation in the transport sector, KTZ informed.
Women's life expectancy on track to hit 90 in some nations
AFP: By 2030 life expectancy for South Korean women could top nine decades, an average lifespan long thought to be out of reach, researchers said Wednesday.
21 February, 2017, 17:52
Eurozone growth at highest pace in six years: survey
AFP: The eurozone economy grew at its fastest pace in six years in February, as all signs pointed to the recovery maintaining "strong momentum," a closely watched surved showed Tuesday.
Malaysia to share its experience in creating secure cyberspace with Kazakhstan
Malaysia will share its experience with Kazakhstan in the establishment of a safer cyberspace for the national security. This was announced during the meeting of Ambassador of Kazakhstan Daniyar Sarekenov with the executive director of the National Agency “CyberSecurity Malaysia” Amirudin Wahab.
Kazakhstan President signed amendments to the republican budget
The head of state signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On modification and additions in the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On the republican budget for 2017-2019", Akorda reports.
Over 960 Kazakh products exported to 117 countries around world
Kazakhstan exports more than 960 commodity positions to 117 countries around the world, the Ministry for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan informed.
Risky treatment can stop multiple sclerosis for years
A multiple sclerosis treatment being tested in patients can stop the disease for at least five years, say doctors.
EDB to invest in Kazakhstani projects
The Eurasian Development Bank is ready to invest in Kazakhstan’s agricultural sector. At present, 45% of the EDB’s investment portfolio accounts for Kazakhstan, 32% - for Russia and 20% - for Belarus, the Kazakh TV reported.
Measures for EXPO 2017 safety discussed in Akorda
In Akorda, the meeting of the Security council under the chairmanship of the Head of state Nursultan Nazarbayev has taken place, the press service of the President reports.
#EXPO 2017 safety
Most Asia markets up as rally presses ahead
AFP: Asian markets mostly extended their rally Tuesday with Tokyo boosted by a jump in the dollar against the yen after a top Federal Reserve official said the bank could lift interest rates as soon as next month.
Kazakhstan, Mongolia to develop coop in nuclear sector
Chairman of the Board of "Kazatomprom" JSC Askar Zhumagaliyev made a working visit to Mongolia, where he met with representatives of the industrial sector.
Moldova art exhibit illustrates $1bn banking fraud
An artist in Moldova has created a mock-up of $1bn (£800m) in banknotes to highlight the amount lost in the country's biggest banking scandal, the BBC reported.
Kazakhstan Senate Speaker highlights reforms, cooperation with China and Russia at the Munich Conference
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, has taken part in the annual Munich Security Conference.
Kazakhstan skier becomes the champion of the 2017 Asian Games in Sapporo
The Kazakhstan skier Rinat Mukhin became the holder of gold medal of the winter 2017 Asian Games in Sapporo, Sports.kz reports.
Kazakhstan citizen who was wanted since 2015 deported to Kazakhstan from the UAE
On February 18 on the NSC orientation the citizen of Kazakhstan A. Abduzhabbarov is deported from Saudi Arabia to the country, BNews.kz reports.
Several die as plane crashes into Melbourne shops
AFP: Several people died aboard a light aircraft that smashed into a shopping centre near the Australian city of Melbourne, the state premier said
20 February, 2017, 17:21
Oil supercharges the Kazakh tenge, and the gains may not be over
Crude is greasing the wheels of one of the world’s best-performing exotic currencies, the Bloomberg reported.
Kazakhstan and Russia to shoot two joint films
Kazakhstan and Russia will shoot two joint movies. Shootings of movies will begin this year. The Minister of Cultural Affairs of the Russian Federation Vladimir Medinsky reported about it during the meeting with the State secretary of the Republic of Kazakhstan Gulshara Abdykalikova, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Only 2.5% of citizens work tourism in Almaty
In Almaty despite huge potential in the sphere of tourism only 2.5% citizens work. At the same time every second foreign tourist visits the city. It is necessary to increase tourist opportunities and to develop branch in the necessary course. Bauyrzhan Baybek has reported about it during the reporting meeting with residents of Almaty, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Unique mosque 'Aq meshit' has appeared in Astana
Kazakhstan to open a Figure skating Academy named after Denis Ten
Dimash Kudaibergen's triumph: The singer sat down with the world's leading media in London