Tokyo, Osaka to lift COVID curbs on eateries Mon. as infections drop TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Tokyo and Osaka governments said Thursday they will lift coronavirus restrictions on restaurants and bars from next week for the first time in 11 months as infections continue to decline across Japan, Kyodo reports.
Precipitation forecast for Kazakhstan Oct 22 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Heavy precipitation in the form of rain and snow, bleak wind, fog, black ice, and even blizzard are expected in most of Kazakhstan. Only Atyrau and Mangistau regions will see weather without precipitation on Friday, October 22, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.
ANSA: 2mn more COVID tests in 7 days thanks to Green Pass -GIMBE ROME. KAZINFORM There have been over two million more COVID tests in the last seven days thanks to Green Pass health certificate legislation that requires the unvaccinated to have a swab in order to enter the workplace, health group GIMBE said Thursday.
Violent storm leaves 250,000 households in France no electricity PARIS. KAZINFORM A violent storm swept through north France Wednesday night till Thursday morning, causing damages and leaving some 250,000 households without electricity, Enedis, France's public power distribution system, said Thursday.
What is the difference between Rukhani Janghyru and Ulttyk Rukhani Janghyru project NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh Information and Social Development Minister Aida Balayeva explained the difference between the Rukhani Janghyru and Ulttyk Rukhani Janghyru national project, Kazinform reports.
5,000 expectant mothers contracted coronavirus in Almaty since Jan ALMATY. KAZINFORM «Over the past 9 months 5,000 expectant mothers contracted coronavirus infection in Almaty,» head of the healthcare department Nariman Tabynbayev told a briefing at the regional communications service.
Consultations took place between Security Council administrations of Kazakhstan and Belarus NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Expanded planned consultations between the administrations of the Security Councils of Kazakhstan and Belarus took place on October 21 in Nur-Sultan city, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
Consolidated budget for Ulttyk rukhani janghyru national project stands at KZT119bn NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The consolidated budget for the Ulttyk rukhani janghyru national project set to be carried out until 2025 stands at KZT119bn, Kazakh Information and Social Development Minister Aida Balayeva said, Kazinform correspondent reports.
President assigns to improve interethnic relations research NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev assigned the Information and Social Development Ministry to improve practically useful research in the sphere of interethnic relations, Kazinform reports.
Kazakh Minister comments on development of Ulttyk Rukhani Janghyru national project NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM At today’s press conference Kazakh Information and Social Development Minister Aida Balayeva commented on the development of the Ulttyk Rukhani Janghyru national project, Kazinform reports.
Unemployment rate at 7.09 percent in September in Slovakia, lowest figure since May 2020 BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - The unemployment rate in Slovakia fell to 7.09 percent in September, a low since May 2020, when it stood at 7.2 percent, said Labour Minister Milan Krajniak (We Are Family) during the Government session this week, TASR reports.
President tasks to hold commemorative events on occasion of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s 200th anniv NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev instructed to hold commemorative events on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Russia records isolated cases of AY.4.2 COVID-19 variant, says expert MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia registered some isolated cases of the AY.4.2 COVID-19 variant, a subtype of the Delta strain, Kamil Khafizov, Head of the Scientific Group for the Development of New Diagnostic Methods of the Russian Central Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology, said, TASS reports.
UK records nearly 50,000 new coronavirus cases LONDON. KAZINFORM - Another 49,139 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the largest daily rise since lockdown rules ended in England three months ago, according to official figures released Wednesday, Xinhua reports.
Head of State instructs to create youth organization under People’s Assembly NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has instructed to look into the possibility of creating a republican youth organization under the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Tokayev calls on Kazakhstanis to further strengthen national unity NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan plays a pivotal role in strengthening national unity, believes President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh President calls for studying world experience of multilingualism NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev instructed the Ministry of Education and Science to study the world experience of multilingualism and transfer it to the educational facilities of the country, Kazinform correspondent reports.
WHO to decide on approval of Russian Sputnik V jab after last inspection GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The World Health Organization (WHO) will decide on including the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in the Emergency Use Listing (EUL) after «the last inspection» in Russia, according to the WHO official website, TASS reports.
Extended session of People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan Council kicks off in Nur-Sutlan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The extended session of the Council of the People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan under the chairmanship of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has started in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Tokyo area set to end COVID-19 restrictions on eateries TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Tokyo and three surrounding prefectures are set to lift COVID-19 restrictions on dining establishments from next week amid a steady decline in the number of infections, officials said Wednesday, Kyodo reports.
Head of State to chair extended session of People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan Council NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The extended session of the Council of the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan chaired by Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is expected to be held today, Kazinform has learnt from the President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
Video of President Tokayev’s working trip to Karaganda region released NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The video recapping Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s visit to Karaganda region was released, Kazinform has learnt from the official Instagram account of President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
Brazil reports all-time lowest moving average of deaths from COVID-19 BRASILIA. KAZINFORM On April 19, 2021, Brazil recorded the highest moving average of deaths from COVID-19—some 3 thousand fatalities daily. Today (Oct. 19), exactly six months after the peak of the pandemic, the country’s Health Ministry reports that mass vaccination against disease has proved effective: deaths plummeted by nearly 90 percent. The trend has been observed since June.
Kazakh President inspects Orken special boarding school for gifted children in Zhezkazgan city KARAGANDA. KAZINFORM – As part of his working tour to Karaganda region Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev visited the special boarding school for gifted children Orken in Zhezkazgan city, Kazinform cites the press service of Akorda.
Brazil expands carbon emission reduction targets BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - The new version of the Sector Plan for Adaptation and Low Emission of Carbon in Agriculture, or Plano ABC+, intends to slash carbon emissions by 1.1 billion tons until 2030—seven times as much as the original plan, whose first stage was carried out over the last decade, Agencia Brasil reports.
Kazakhstan reports GDP growth at 3.4% in 9 mths NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan’s GDP rose by 3.4% in the first nine months of the present year, Chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Yerbolat Dossayev told a plenary session of the Majilis of Parliament, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh President’s Special Representative, OSCE ODIHR Director have talks NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan President's Special Representative for International Cooperation Erzhan Kazykhan met with visiting Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) Matteo Mecacci, the Akorda press service reports.
Head of National Bank names major causes of inflation growth in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Governor of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan Erbolat Dossayev named the major causes of recent inflation growth in the country Wednesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.