Cruise shooed from various countries over COVID-19 fears docks in Cambodia BANGKOK. KAZINFORM A cruise ship carrying thousands of people that had been denied entry into several countries over fears its passengers were infected with a new deadly coronavirus, docked Thursday in a port in Cambodia, 13 days after setting sail.
Kazakhstan’s initiatives highly appreciated at UN Office in Vienna NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Yerzhan Ashikbayev, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, held a meeting with the leadership of the Vienna-based UN organizations during his working visit to Austria on February 10-12, 2020.
Japan confirms 1st coronavirus death as more infections reported TOKYO. KAZINFORM A Japanese woman in her 80s infected with the new coronavirus died Thursday, becoming the country's first confirmed fatality, the health minister said, as more cases of infection were reported besides hundreds on a quarantined cruise ship near Tokyo.
Kazakh students airlifted from Wuhan to be released from quarantine Sunday ahead NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «Kazakhstani students evacuated from Wuhan on February 2 will be released from quarantine on Sunday ahead,» an official spokesperson of the Kazakh Health Ministry, Dias Akhmetsharip, told a briefing.
4 Kazakhstanis on coronavirus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship, Health Ministry NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «Four Kazakhstanis stay on board the Diamond Princess, coronavirus-hit cruise ship quarantined at Yokohama, Japan,» an official spokesperson of the Kazakh Health Ministry, Dias Akhmetsharip, told a briefing.
UN health agency developing coronavirus treatment master plan GENEVA. KAZINFORM The World Health Organisation, WHO, is developing a master plan for coordinating clinical trials that could lead to potential therapies for patients infected with the COVID-19 virus, the agency’s chief, Tedros Ghebreyesus, announced on Wednesday.
Books of 'Parasite' script, hand-drawn storyboards storm to top of online sales charts SEOUL. KAZINFORM A set of books carrying the script and the director's hand-drawn storyboards of «Parasite» has stormed to the top of local book sales charts this week following the film's historic Oscar victories.
State commissions on celebration of Abai’s 175th and Al-Farabi’s 1,150th anniversaries hold meeting in Akorda NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Secretary of State Krymbek Kusherbayev has chaired today a meeting of the state commissions on preparation for the celebration of the 175th anniversary of Abai and 1,150th anniversary of Abu Nasr Al-Farabi, Kazinform correspondent reports.
WHO to draft coordination plan for anti-coronavirus measures — head GENEVA. KAZINFORM The World Health Organization (WHO) is currently working on a master plan that would coordinate clinical research on coronavirus, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters on Wednesday, TASS reports.
5 Kazakhstan oil companies received payment from Transneft PJSC for substandard oil NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In the framework of the agreements signed between Transneft PJSC and KazTransOil JSC, speaking on behalf of 38 Kazakhstan oil companies on the issue of cost recovery for shipping about 699 thousand tons of substandard oil in the port of Ust-Luga, 5 Kazakhstan oil companies paid by Transneft. Previously, payments were made to 32 companies, the Kazakh company informs on its website.
Business climate and investment opportunities of Kazakhstan presented in Baku BAKU. KAZINFORM On February 12, 2020, in Baku, Ambassador of Kazakhstan Serzhan Abdykarimov took part in a business conference organized by the Caspian European Club regional organization. The event was attended by about 60 representatives of business circles of Azerbaijan from various sectors, Director General of Baku International Sea Trade Port CJSC Taleh Ziyadov, members of the Caspian European Club, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Baku informs.
EBRD Green Cities, East Kazakhstan leadership act to transform two cities LONDON. KAZINFORM The East Kazakhstan region, already making major upgrades to its municipal infrastructure, brought two regional cities into the EBRD’s successful urban sustainability programme, EBRD Green Cities, when the region’s Governor, Danial Akhmetov, signed a Memorandum of Understanding showing local authorities’ strong interest in developing the green economy, the EBRD informs on its website.
Kazakhstan weather forecast for Feb 13 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Frontal-type precipitation (snow and rain) will hit southern, southwestern and western parts of the republic on February 13. Snowfall is forecast in central, eastern, northern and northwestern regions. Some areas will see black ice as well as foggy and windy conditions.