Over the next three years USD250 million will be allocated from the budget for water supply to the population, this was announced by Senator Kairat Kozhamzharov during the parliamentary hearings on water security.
31 agreements and memorandums of cooperation and mutual understanding were signed between the governmental structures and business communities following the Almaty Invest Forum. The total amount of the documents signed is $2.3bn. Deputy Mayor of the city Saparbek Tuyakbayev said it at a briefing today.
At present 56% of water resources are formed in Kazakhstan while 44% are generated by transboundary rivers, this was announced by Kairat Kozhamzharov, member of a Committee on international relations, defense and security under the Senate of Kazakhstan’s Parliament.
Riot police used water cannon to disperse protesters near Georgia’s parliament on Tuesday and detained several activists, hours after thousands rallied in the capital demanding electoral system reform.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has inspected a front-line military unit on an island just north of the western sea border with South Korea and ordered firing drills, Pyongyang's official news agency said Monday.
Known across the world as a unique holiday destination where visitors can immerse themselves in history, nature and serene vacation all at once, Antalya, Turkey has smashed tourist records this year, hosting over 15 million so far.
South Korea began the construction of a major "smart city" Sunday in its southern port of Busan, where all infrastructure facilities will be maintained and controlled based on big data collected through internet of things sensors.
Visiting Pope Francis in a meeting Thursday with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha called on the world to address the refugee crisis, which the pontiff said represents "one of the principal moral issues facing our generation".
British carmaker Aston Martin unveiled its first-ever sports utility vehicle (SUV) on Wednesday at events in Beijing and Los Angeles, signaling it was banking on China’s growing appetite for luxury to prop up sales.
Around 32 percent of ultrafine dust in South Korea can be attributed to China, a piece of joint research by South Korea, China and Japan showed Wednesday, as fine dust pollution continues to be a regional environmental headache.
A number of international cohort studies have confirmed that e-cigarettes are the gateway to many teenagers and young adults developing smoking habits, said Xiao Lin, a researcher at the Tobacco Control Office at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDCP).