Daily Monitor

June 23, 2019

ASEAN aims at sustainability

The 34th summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, is expected to adopt policies promoting sustainable development, pushing the region to go beyond the economic gains it has reaped in the past few years, analysts say.
April 24, 2019

Big challenges await Japan’s next emperor

Japan's Emperor Akihito, accompanied by Empress Michiko, waves to well-wishers before leaving Ujiyamada Station after their visit to Ise Jingu shrine in Ise in the central Japanese prefecture of Mie, April 18, 2019, as he takes part in a series of rituals ahead of his abdication.
April 24, 2019

Kazakhstan showcases its agricultural export po…

Kazakhstan demonstrates its agricultural export potential at the 6th China International Food Safety, Technology and Innovation Exhibition unveiled on June 23 in Beijing, Kazinform correspondent reports.
April 24, 2019

KASE morning session: USDKZT_TOM = 378.45 (+1.27)

The morning foreign currency trading session ended on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE).
April 23, 2019

Nur-Sultan conducts first electronic land suble…

The first land plot sublease electronic auction was conducted in Nur-Sultan from March 20 to April 4. Eighty-one entrepreneurs competed for 10 land plots that were subleased via the auction.
April 23, 2019

Singapore PM promotes expected successor to deputy

Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat was promoted to deputy prime minister on Tuesday, strengthening expectations he will take over as the next leader of the wealthy city-state.
April 23, 2019

Prime Minister orders to suspend works at Issy…

Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan ordered to suspend works at the Kyzyl-Ompul uranium site amid growing protests in Kyrgyzstan...
April 19, 2019

Europe: the “Juncker plan” makes big impact

Launched in 2014, the Investment Plan for Europe – known as the ‘Juncker Plan’ – was introduced against a background of low levels of investment and sluggish growth in the aftermath of the economic crisis. It plotted a “roadmap for getting Europe back to work, to boost our economy.”
April 19, 2019

Trade, North Korea on agenda for Abe-Trump Wh…

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on April 26 to discuss trade and efforts to contain North Korea’s nuclear program, a U.S. official said on Wednesday.
April 10, 2019

Beijing urges US to change course on Taiwan

Beijing said on Thursday that the United States sending acting military serviceman to Taiwan under any pretext will undermine bilateral ties, urging Washington to change course.
April 10, 2019

Former presidential candidate says he is flyin…

Former presidential candidate Omurbek Babanov said when he will return to Kyrgyzstan.
April 10, 2019

Nazarbayev: Nur Otan must become leading political

Chairman of Nur Otan Party Nursultan Nazarbayev held a meeting with the chiefs of structural divisions of the Party's Central Office, Kazinform learnt from the press service of the First President of Kazakhstan.
April 9, 2019

May and Merkel meet as UK parliament passes Bre…

Theresa May has arrived in Berlin for her first of two stops of the day in a last-ditch attempt to gather support from Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron to obtain another short Brexit delay.
April 9, 2019

Netanyahu on course to win Israeli election

Both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz claimed victory in Israel’s election but early results indicated on Wednesday the veteran right-wing leader was on course for a record fifth term.
April 9, 2019

Kazakhstan’s ban on diesel fuel export will…

A six-month ban on diesel fuel exports from Kazakhstan will not be a major impact on the Russian market and will not lead to large-scale smuggling, exports question by TASS say on Monday.
April 8, 2019

Turkish opposition demands mandate as Istanb…

Turkey’s main opposition candidate in Istanbul urged the High Election Board (YSK) on Wednesday to confirm him as the elected mayor after it ruled in favour of a partial recount of votes in 18 of the city’s 39 districts
April 8, 2019

$553 million to be spent for modernization of Bukh

Modernization of the Bukhara oil refinery estimated at $553 million will begin in 2020, local media report following visit of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Bukhara region on March 29-30.
April 8, 2019

Caspian Pipeline Consortium increases expo…

The Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) exported 16.18 million tons of oil in January-March 2019, which is 8.2 percent more than in the same period last year, Trend reports via Kazakh media.
April 8, 2019

Progress seen after Sino-US negotiations

China and the United States decided to continue their consultations regarding outstanding issues after they wrapped up their ninth round of high-level trade talks in Washington.
April 3, 2019

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev gives interview to Egemen

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev gave an interview to Egemen Qazaqstan and AIQYN newspapers, Kazinform reports.