S. Korea on high alert amid possible human-to-human spread of new coronavirus SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's quarantine authorities said Tuesday they are ratcheting up efforts to contain a new type of Chinese coronavirus amid reports that the virus can spread among people, after the country reported the first confirmed case of the SARS-like disease early this week, Yonhap reports.
Nazarbayev attends session of Constitutional Council on housing relations NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev took part in the session of the Constitution Council dedicated to the issues of housing relations on Tuesday, Kazinform has learnt from Elbasy’s press service.
Prime Minister of Uzbekistan approved TASHKENT. KAZINFORM - In accordance with the Article 98 of the Constitution of Uzbekistan, the candidacy of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan is proposed by the political party that won the largest number of seats in the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, or by several political parties that received the same largest number of seats, UzA reports.
Astana’s sprinters play first stage in fast final during Santos Tour Down Under Stage 1 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The 2020 Santos Tour Down Under has been opened by the first stage of the race around Tanunda with a total distance of 150 km. With a few KOMs in the menu the first mountain points have been played today, but, in general, it was a perfect day for the sprinters and the stage ended with a much-expected bunch sprint, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Confirmed coronavirus cases rise to nearly 300 with 6 deaths in China BEIJING. KAZINFORM - China has confirmed nearly 300 patients infected with the new coronavirus as of Monday, state-run media reported Tuesday, with the mayor of the central China city of Wuhan confirming a sixth death due to the virus, Kyodo reports.
Abai’s philosophy is an integral part of our cultural and national identity – Minister of Culture NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Abai’s philosophy is an integral part of our cultural and national identity. Minister of Culture and Sport Aktoty Raimkulova has said it today at the celebratory event on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of Abai held in Nur-Sultan.
From classical to modern dance: a gala ballet to be presented in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Artistic Director of the Astana Opera Ballet Company, People’s Artist of Russia Altynai Asylmuratova has created a Gala Ballet program, which will be presented to the capital’s audience on January 29 at the opera house’s Grand Hall. Arman Urazgaliyev will conduct the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra, the press service of Astana Opera informs.
Abai’s 175th anniversary: Celebratory event with President and Elbasy starts in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A celebratory event on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of Abai with the participation of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and First President –Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev has kicked off in the Kazakh capital, Kazinform reports.
1.5 mln visited Yassawi Mausoleum in 2019 TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM «Last year about 1,500,000 people visited the Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yassawi situated in Turkestan. It is expected to attract there up to 5 mln tourists by 2025,» Deputy Governor of Turkestan region Meirzhan Myrzaliyev told the meeting at the regional communications service.
Kazakhstan, Israel discuss cooperation in aviation industry NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Israel, Satybaldy Burshakov, met with Director General of the Israeli Civil Aviation Authority Joel Feldshukh and representatives of Israeli airlines, the press service of the Kazakh MFA informs.