Japan mulls ending state of emergency in Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo prefectures TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan is considering lifting a state of emergency in Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo later this week as the numbers of new coronavirus infections in the three prefectures have remained low, government officials said Tuesday, Yonhap reports.
Necessary to lift restrictions gradually after COVID-19 pandemic, says Tokayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev believes that all restrictions and barriers which have been imposed during the coronavirus pandemic in the EAEU territory should be lifted gradually, Kazinform reports.
EAEU integration should take due account of national legal system peculiarities NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «The EAEU integration work should take due account of national legal system peculiarities», President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev told the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council held via a videoconference.
Movement of goods without barriers in EAEU should be ensured in practice - Tokayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev talked about the development plan of the Eurasian economic integration until 2025 at the videoconference meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, Kazinform reports.
Lockdown eased for 70 pct of Spaniards, bars and beaches open in Italy MADRID. KAZINFORM Around 32 million people in Spain, roughly 70 percent of the country’s population, awoke to eased coronavirus lockdown restrictions on Monday while beaches, bars and beauty salons reopened in Italy as two of Europe’s worst-affected nations attempt to get their economies back on their feet.
Brazil overtakes UK in coronavirus cases RIO DE JANEIRO. KAZINFORM - Brazil has officially reached third place in the world in total confirmed coronavirus infections, passing the United Kingdom. The national Health Ministry’s updated data shows the number of COVID-19 cases rose by 13,140 to reach 254,220 compared to the UK’s 247,706 (Johns Hopkins University says).
France, Germany announce unprecedented 500-bln-euro EU recovery fund PARIS/BERLIN. KAZINFORM - France and Germany on Monday jointly proposed that the European Commission borrow money on capital markets in the European Union's (EU) name and create a 500-billion-euro (546 billion U.S. dollars) recovery fund to help the coronavirus-battered European economies and regions.
Turkey to impose 4-day nationwide lockdown over Eid holiday period ANKARA. KAZINFORM - Turkey has decided to impose a 4-day nationwide lockdown over the Eid al-Fitr holiday between May 23-26 as part of measures taken against the coronavirus pandemic, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced Monday following a weekly cabinet meeting, Trend reports.