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Malaysia, South Korea strengthen bilateral cooperation in energy sector

Malaysia, South Korea strengthen bilateral cooperation in energy sector

Takiyuddin Hassan addresssing the workshop (Bernama) KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is committed to implementing an energy transition towards a low carbon electricity supply industry, in line with the country’s aspiration to achieve clean greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. The matter was stated by Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan in his keynote […]

Kyrgyzstan registers first case of Omicron strain of coronavirus

Kyrgyzstan registers first case of Omicron strain of coronavirus

Tests being conducated in Kyrgyzstan (Habar) By Nurzhan Kasmalieva BISHKEK: An omicron strain of coronavirus infection has been registered in Kyrgyzstan. The National Center for Phthisiology conducted sequencing to determine the strain of coronavirus. Samples were taken in early January among those hospitalized and two of them had an omicron strain, the Republican Headquarters for […]

CSTO gradual withdrawal from Kazakhstan to start in two days; process to last at least 10 days

CSTO gradual withdrawal from Kazakhstan to start in two days; process to last at least 10 days

Tokayev addressing the Kazakhstan Majilis (Kazinform) NUR-SULTAN:   The gradual withdrawal of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) peacekeeping troops from Kazakhstan will begin in the next two days, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has said. The troops arrived in Kazakhstan after Tokayev called them to help restore peace in the country following clashes and acts of […]

Detained in Kazakhstan during the riots, Kyrgyz jazz musician is now home

Detained in Kazakhstan during the riots, Kyrgyz jazz musician is now home

BISHKEK: Kyrgyz musician Vikram Ruzakhunov, who was detained in Kazakhstan, has arrived on Monday evening in the capital Bishkek. Today, at about 6:40 p.m. local time, he crossed the border at the Ak-Zhol checkpoint. Media representatives and activists waited for him at the checkpoint for several hours, but could not meet with him. He was taken […]

Kyrgyzstanis protest detention of musician in Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstanis protest detention of musician in Kazakhstan

Protestors in Bishkek call for the release of Kyrgyz musician held in Kazakhstan (Photo: Kabar) BISHKEK: About 50 supporters, colleagues, friends and concerned citizens have gathered in front the Kazakhstan embassy in Kyrgyzstan to call for the release of Vikram Ruzakhunov, a well-known Kyrgyz jazz musician and the executive director of the Jazz Bishkek Spring […]

Turkmenistan president calls for extinguishing “Gateway to Hell”

Turkmenistan president calls for extinguishing “Gateway to Hell”

Berdymukhamedov skids round the flaming pit in a rally car ASHGABAT: Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has asked experts to find a way to extinguish a massive five-decade old fire in a huge natural gas crater in the Central Asian country, dubbed the “Gateway to Hell”. Chairing the first online meeting of the cabinet in 2022, […]

Created 30 years ago, CSTO steps out for the first time in Kazakhstan

Created 30 years ago, CSTO steps out for the first time in Kazakhstan

By Habib Toumi Manama: As the events were unfolding dramatically in Kazakhstan, a new actor with a major role made its first appearance since it was created 30 years ago: The Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO). It was the first time that the CSTO agreed to send “peacekeepers”, a clear departure from its stance since […]

State of emergency in Kazakhstan’s protest-hit Mangistau, Almaty; cabinet resignation accepted

State of emergency in Kazakhstan’s protest-hit Mangistau, Almaty; cabinet resignation accepted

NUR-SULTAN: Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed decrees imposing a two-week state of emergency in the Central Asian nation’s biggest city Almaty and in the western Mangistau province where protests over rising fuel prices that began on Sunday turned violent. “Due to the escalation of situation, the Head of State signed the decrees on imposing the […]

Climate crisis is here – Lessons not learned

Climate crisis is here – Lessons not learned

Surigao City in Mindanao, Philippines was one of the areas devastated by Typhoon Rai, locally known in the Philippines as “Odette”. (Photo: Philippine Coast Guard, Public domain). By Crispin Maslog MANILA: Exactly ten years ago in January 2012, as a retired science journalism professor, I wrote my first column for SciDev.Net. It was about the […]

Movies at Expo 2020 Dubai show Vietnam as peaceful, dynamic country

Movies at Expo 2020 Dubai show Vietnam as peaceful, dynamic country

  DUBAI: Expo 2020 Dubai film aficionados are in for a treat at the Vietnam Pavilion until 5 January 2022. The Vietnamese Film Week was launched on Thursday as part of the country’s National Day, at Terra Auditorium with an address by Nguyen Phuong Hoa, Vietnam’s Commissioner General Expo 2020 Dubai, UAE news agency WAM […]

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