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Japan asks Kazakhstan to stay in line with international community over Ukraine
The Japanese Foreign Ministry said on Friday that Kazakhstan was asked to stay in line with the international community against Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The Japanese Foreign Ministry said on Friday that Kazakhstan was asked to stay in line with the international community against Russia's invasion ...
Updated: 04/29/2022
Kazakh President Tokayev to hold referendum on constitutional reform
On January 7, 2022, a handout image taken by the Kazakh presidential press service shows Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev giving a public address in Alamaty. HANDout AFP NUR-SultAN -U-SULTAN -Uky. On January 7, 2022, a handout image taken by the Kazakh presidential press service shows Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev giving a public address in Alamaty . HANDOUT AFP NUR-SULTAN - Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev proposed holding a referendum on constitutional reform instead of...
Updated: 04/29/2022
Japanese FM to visit Central Asian countries
... Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi will visit two Central Asian countries, Mongolia and two Pacific island nations, as Tokyo seeks cooperation in response to Russia's war in Ukraine and other issues. Hayashi will take a five-day trip through Monday, visiting Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Mongolia. He will leave for a three-day tour of Fiji and Palau on May 6. According to Foreign Ministry officials, he will meet with his counterparts and leaders of the countries. Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan have close relations ...
Updated: 04/28/2022
Chinese drone maker DJI suspends business in Russia, Ukraine
... has put Chinese companies in a bind. Continuing to operate in Russia has drawn international criticism, but withdrawing would risk a backlash from the Chinese public. In February, ride-hailing giant Didi Global reversed a decision to leave Russia and Kazakhstan after domestic social media users accused it of succumbing to U.S. pressure. Huawei Technologies , a maker of telecoms equipment, is under scrutiny over whether it plans to stay in Russia. The company did not take any Russia related questions ...
Updated: 04/27/2022
Chinese, Kazakhstan seek to boost cooperation
This file photo shows the Chinese national flag and the national flag of Kazakhstan. This file photo shows the Chinese national flag and the national flag of Kazakhstan. PHOTO VCG NUR-SULTAN-Kasakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and visiting Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe expressed ...
Updated: 04/26/2022
Nissan pulls plug on Datsun brand due to falling sales
... pulled the plug on its recently rebooted Datsun brand due to falling sales. The classic nameplate was reconstructed by former CEO Carlos Ghosn in 2014 for a line of low-budget vehicles starting at $4,000, targeted at emerging markets, including India, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Russia and Lebanon. Nissan had previously stopped production of Datsun models in Indonesia and Russia in 2020 and has stopped manufacturing the Redi-Go at its factory in Chennai, India. Nikkei reported that Datsun brand sales ...
Updated: 04/25/2022
Reuters delays several projects due to Western sanctions
... will have a six month delay due to supply chain challenges and is expected to start production in the second quarter of 2024. The company has suspended its Pacific POX project and is currently looking at options to re-site the processing facility in Kazakhstan. The start of construction at its Veduga gold deposit was delayed by 12 -- 18 months. Polymetal said in August that it was not expected to make a decision on a 2021 final dividend until August 2022, but said it was currently expected to be ...
Updated: 04/25/2022
US sanctions BitRiver over Bitcoin Mining in Russia
... potentially reducing the computing power for Bitcoin mining across the globe. If the computing power of the sanctioned businesses is disrupted, it will leave fewer places for miners to turn to for hosting their operations. The nearest mining facilities are in Kazakhstan, which has its own issues, while the U.S. and Canada do not have readily available data centers, and Europe is expensive, according to Zabuga . Miners that are not involved with BitRiver could earn more Bitcoins with the same computing input,...
Updated: 04/24/2022
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