Antimalarial drug confirmed effective on COVID-19 BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Chinese experts, based on the result of clinical trials, have confirmed that Chloroquine Phosphate, an antimalarial drug, has a certain curative effect on the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), a Chinese official said here Monday, Xinhua reports.
Coronavirus infections now at 31, S. Korea dealing with more unlinked virus cases SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's public health authorities warned Tuesday that the country should prepare for more coronavirus infections not linked to known clusters as its latest confirmed cases are believed to be without links to other existing cases or to China and overseas countries, Yonhap reports.
Kazakhstan ratifies SCO Convention on Combating Terrorism NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On ratification of the Convention on Combating Terrorism of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda’s press service.
Tokayev visits headquarters of Main Intelligence Directorate of Armed Forces NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev visited the headquarters of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Tuesday, Kazinform has learnt from the president’s press service.
1150th anniversary of Al-Farabi launches in India NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM - In India, the events dedicated to the 1150th anniversary of Al-Farabi have been launched. The Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, with the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in India and the Jawaharlal Nehru University, held a roundtable in New Delhi dedicated to the 1150th anniversary of Abu Nasr Al-Farabi, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of Al-Farabi KazNU.
Kazakhstan to attract 800bn tenge of private investment to geological exploration development till 2025. NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM At the Government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, a draft Concept of the State Geological Exploration Program for 2021-2025 was discussed, according to primeminister.kz.
Kazakh weightlifter clinches gold at 2020 Asian Championships TASHKENT. KAZINFORM – Artyom Antropov of Kazakhstan collected gold in the Men’s -96kg weight category at the 2020 Asian Youth & Junior Weightlifting Championships in Uzbekistan, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakhstan Weightlifting Federation.
1,150th anniversary of Al-Farabi celebrated in India NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM On February 17, 2020 on the occasion of the 1,150th anniversary of outstanding thinker of the East Abu Nasr al-Farabi the Jawaharlal Nehru University hosted a meeting in New Delhi supported by the Embassy of Kazakhstan in India, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in New Delhi informs.
Kazakhstan to establish Centre for Monitoring, Analysis and Forecast in agro-industrial sector NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan will establish a unified, digitalized situation centre for monitoring, analysis and forecast in agro-industrial sector. CEO of the National Agrarian Scientific and Educational Centre Toleutay Rakhimbekov said it at a roundtable meeting devoted to the issues of agrarian education and science development held in the Majilis today, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan’s e-commerce market hit 700bn tenge in 2019 – Minister Sultanov NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today, at the Cabinet’s weekly session in Nur-Sultan, Minister of Trade and Integration Bakhyt Sultanov informed the participants of the paces of growth of e-commerce in Kazakhstan in 2019, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Government to cut non-priority spending by 128.6 billion tenge NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM At the Government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the participants discussed the Presidential instructions to reduce non-priority expenditures of the state and quasi-state sectors, primeminister.kz reported.
Airlines refuse to take passengers from cruise ship in Cambodia PHNOM PENH. KAZINFORM Passengers and crew of a luxury cruise ship that had been turned away from at least five ports in Asia over coronavirus fears are now stranded in Cambodia after all airlines have refused to carry them, according to government sources, Kyodo reported.
Global Women’s Forum Dubai hosts Google Trends News Initiative session DUBAI. KAZINFORM The Global Women’s Forum Dubai hosted Google News Initiative Teaching Fellow, Samya Ayish, who shared insights on what people are searching for on Google and the impact this has on journalism during a breakout session which took place at the Society Hub.
Tokyo Marathon to restrict entry to elite athletes due to coronavirus TOKYO. KAZINFORM Organizers of the Tokyo Marathon said Monday they will allow only some 200 elite athletes, including wheelchair racers, to take part in the upcoming pre-Olympic event, as Japan steps up efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak.