Olympics: Tokyo torch relay to add another Fukushima reactor town TOKYO. KAZINFORM The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games torch relay is likely to pass through the town of Futaba, which hosts the disabled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northeastern Japan, as the government plans to lift the mandatory evacuation order for the town on March 4, sources familiar with the matter said Friday, Kyodo reported.
Kazakh Ambassador pays working visit to Al-Qassim province NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - This week, H.E. Mr. Berik Aryn, the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Saudi Arabia, visited Al-Qassim province, where he was received by the Prince Faisal bin Mishaal Al Saud, the Governor of Al-Qassim region, as well as met with Mr. Mohammed Al-Hnaya, the Secretary-General of the Al-Qassim Chamber of Commerce and Industry and business community of the region, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
‘No shortcuts to a healthier world’: WHO chief sets out health priorities for the decade NEW YORK. KAZINFORM The head of the UN health agency, WHO, has set out his urgent global health challenges for the next ten years – designated the «Decade of Action» by the UN General Assembly» – and underscored the importance of investing in public health, in a statement released on Monday.
Growing numbers of illegal stayers leave Korea voluntarily SEOUL. KAZINFORM A growing number of foreigners staying illegally in South Korea are voluntarily leaving the country after the government offered various incentives, including an opportunity for reentry, to overstayers choosing to voluntary depart, a government agency said Friday, Yonhap reported.
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon in 2019 was 85 percent greater than in 2018 RIO DE JANEIRO. KAZINFORM Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon region last year was 85 percent greater than that reported in 2018, according to estimates by Brazil's National Institute for Space Research (Inpe) released on Tuesday.