Brazil surpasses 100 mln people with vaccine cycle complete BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil has surpasses the threshold of 100 million people with the vaccine cycle against COVID-19 complete—i. e. people who have received both doses of the inoculation offered in Brazil or Janssen’s single dose, Agencia Brasil reports.
Kazakhstan, UAE jointly issue stamps celebrating anniversaries of their independence ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The postal services of Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates carried out a joint issue of two postage stamps dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the United Arab Emirates, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Astana Opera’s triumphant tour: Almaty’s audience set on fire NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Full house, thunderous applause, flowers – this is how Almaty greeted Astana Opera’s performance at the Abai Kazakh National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater. On October 12 and 13, high art connoisseurs applauded the capital’s company, which presented two Ballet Evenings. The exciting program, created by the artistic director of the Astana Opera Ballet Company, People’s Artist of Russia Altynai Asylmuratova, delighted the audience, Kazinform has learnt from the theater’s press service.
Head of State receives akim of Turkestan region NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received akim (governor) of Turkestan region Umirzak Shukeyev to hear the report on socioeconomic development of the region in the past 9 months, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Japan PM Kishida dissolves lower house for Oct. 31 election TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida dissolved the House of Representatives on Thursday for an Oct. 31 general election that he said will set a course for the country's future as he seeks a public mandate for his government launched just last week, Kyodo reports.
King of Sweden receives Kazakh Ambassador Nurtaev STOCKHOLM. KAZINFORM - On October 12, 2021, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Sweden Sergey Nurtaev was awarded an audience with the Head of the Swedish State, King Carl XVI Gustaf, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
10-volume collection of Zhambyl Zhabayev’s works presented in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – On the occasion of the 175th birth anniversary of Zhambyl Zhabayev the presentation of a 10-volume collection of the poet’s works published as part of the State order took place at the National Academic Library in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Nationwide unity lays behind of all achievements of Kazakhstan, Tokayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev addressed the participants of the international scientific conference themed Interethnic consent in the modern era: experience and tasks for the future, Kazinform reports.
S. Korea: New cases near 2,000 amid rising vaccination rate SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new COVID-19 cases neared the 2,000s on Thursday, but the daily caseload dropped from a week ago as the country ramped up its vaccination rate in a move to prepare for a gradual return to normal life, Yonhap reports.
Altai club to represent Kazakhstan at 2021 Asian Women’s Club Volleyball World Championship NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The female volleyball club Altai based in the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk is to represent Kazakhstan at the 2021 Asian Women’s Club Volleyball World Championship in Turkey, Kazinform cites the National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan.
Kazakh President Tokayev to chair SEEC online meeting NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Kazakh Head of State’s Press Secretary Berik Uali took to his Facebook account to announce airing of a private meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council (SEEC) chaired by Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kazinform reports.
Rio celebrates 90 years since Christ the Redeemer was built RIO DE JANEIRO. KAZINFORM - Elected as one of the seven wonders of the modern world, Christ the Redeemer is celebrating 90 years as Brazil’s most famous landmark. In 1926, the construction of the 38 meter high monument began, atop the Corcovado mountain, 710 meters above sea level. It took five years to be finished and was inaugurated on October 12, 1931, Agencia Brasil reports.
Kazakhstani Rybakina strolls into Indian Wells doubles semis NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina and Russia’s Veronika Kudermetova defeated Czech duet Marie Bouzkova and Lucy Gradetska in the women’s doubles semifinals at the BNP Paribas Open with a score 1:6, 6:1, 10:3, the National Tennis Federation’s press service reports.
Kazakhstan to brace for no precipitation Oct 14 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Weather with no precipitation is to linger due to a huge anticyclone in the most parts of Kazakhstan. Wind is predicted for the west, south, southeast, and east of the country, brining dust tides to the south and west, fog is expected in the north, east, and southeast, Kazinform cites the National Met Office Kazhydromet.