President congratulates Astana Akshamy and Vechernyaya Astana newspapers on jubilee NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev congratulated the staff of Astana Akshamy and Vechernyaya Astana newspapers on the jubilee, Kazinform reports.The President sincerely congratulated them on the 30th jubilee of the newspapers.
Abai Centre of Kazakh Literature unveiled in Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR. KAZINFORM The Abai Centre of Kazakh Literature and Culture was opened at the National Library of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur as part of celebrations of the 175th anniversary of great Kazakh poet and thinker Abai, the Kazakh MFA’s Telegram Channel reads.
Debt of poorest countries climbs to record 744 bln USD before pandemic: World Bank WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM The total external debt of the world's poorest countries climbed 9.5 percent to a record 744 billion U.S. dollars in 2019, according to the World Bank Group's latest International Debt Statistics (IDS) report released Monday.
Kazakhstan bans export of liquefied petroleum gas NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Kazakh Energy Minister decreed on October 7 to impose a ban on export of liquefied petroleum gas to CIS by road for a period of three years, the Ministry’s press service informs. Previously, the same ban was imposed in 2017 for a term of three years.
Phase III clinical trials of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine approved in UAE MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention has approved Phase III clinical trials of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine to take place in the UAE, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) announced in a press release on Monday.
New three-tier local lockdown system introduced in UK to check spread of coronavirus LONDON. KAZINFORM - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday announced a new three-level COVID-19 alert system that will be implemented across England, with Liverpool moved to the highest tier as the level being decided according to local infection rates, Xinhua reports.
Snow leopard captured on camera in Aksu-Zhabagly mountains TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM The red-book snow leopard once again was caught on the trail camera in October in the mountains of the Aksu-Zhabagly state nature reserve park, the Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources Ministry’s press service reports.
Japan to give some travel agencies more subsidies on growing demand TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Japanese government said Tuesday it will give additional subsidies to certain travel agencies, who fear the money they have been allocated under a program aimed at spurring domestic tourism battered by the coronavirus pandemic could dry up, Kyodo News reports.
58 schoolchildren contract COVID-19 in E Kazakhstan UST-KAMENOGORSK. KAZINFORM – 58 schoolchildren have contracted the coronavirus infection in the period from September 1 to October 11 in East Kazakhstan region, Kazinform correspondent cites the press service of the goods and services quality and safety management office of the region.
COVID-19 recoveries rebound to triple digits in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The number of COVID-19 recoveries have rebounded to triple digits to 162 in Kazakhstan today, Kazinform has learnt from coronavirus2020.kz. On Monday, Kazakhstani health authorities registered only 61 COVID-19 recoveries.
New virus cases bounce back to triple digits in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new virus cases rebounded to over 100 on Tuesday, snapping five consecutive days of a two-digit rise, as sporadic cluster infections continued across the nation and imported cases rose amid an eased social distancing scheme that went into effect this week, Yonhap reports.
Astana’s Houle has tough day at Gent-Wevelgem in Flanders Fields NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In a hectic and hard race for Astana Pro Team, Hugo Houle finished Gent-Wevelgem in the first large group behind winner Mads Pedersen on a 36thplace. A strong performance of the Canadian rider, as he crashed two times in the first part of the race but managed to return in the peloton and make it into the final of the race, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.