Azerbaijan lifting some restrictions imposed due to COVID-19 BAKU. KAZINFORM - A number of restrictions applied within the special quarantine regime, imposed due to COVID-19, are being softened in Azerbaijan, Trend reports on May 15 citing the Operational Headquarters under the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan.
COVID-19 takes lives of 48 others in Iran: Official TEHRAN. KAZINFORM – Head of Iran's Health Ministry's Public Relations Office Kianoush Jahanpour said on Friday that 91,836 people out of a total of 116,635 infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) have survived and recovered while 6,902 have lost their lives, IRNA reported.
Losses of global economy from pandemic could reach $8.8 trillion, report says HONG KONG. KAZINFORM - Losses of the global economy from the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 can range from $5.8 trillion to $8.8 trillion, according to a report released on Friday by the Asian Development Bank.
PM Mamin inspects major social infrastructure projects in E Kazakhstan UST-KAMENOGORSK. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister Askar Mamin inspected the progress of spring field work and the implementation of major projects in the fields of energy, industry, housing and social infrastructure in East Kazakhstan region, Kazinform reports citing the Prime Minister’s press service.
COVID-19: Brazil reports 11,385 new cases in 24 hours BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil had 749 new deaths registered in 24 hours and reached 13,149 this Wednesday (May 13). The result is up six percent from the previous day, when 12.4 thousand obits from COVID-19 had been registered, Agencia Brasil reports.
Nurly Zher: 5100 dwellings to be built in Karaganda region NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – This year Karaganda region plans to build 509 thousand square meters of housing or 5100 dwellings, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
2,558 recovered from coronavirus in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 27 people more recovered from coronavirus in Kazakhstan, including 4 in Almaty, 5 in Shymkent, 5 in Pavlodar region, 5 in Kyzylorda region, 1 in East Kazakhstan, 4 in Mangistau region, 3 in West Kazakhstan, coronavirus2020.kz reads.
Typhoon Vongfong ravages central Philippine islands MANILA. KAZINFORM Vongfong, the first typhoon of the season, has ravaged May 15 several islands of the central Philippines, making landfall six times in the first 24 hours of its passage through the country and ahead of its expected arrival in Manila on Friday.
Development of LegalTech established at AIFC NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The first meeting of the AIFC Advisory Council on the Development of LegalTech (AIFC LawTech Advisory Council) with the participation of the AIFC Governor was held at the Astana International Financial Centrе (AIFC), Kazinform reports.