Japan team succeeds in spawning 1,700 trout from one using stem cells TOKYO. KAZINFORM - A Japanese university team has succeeded in the first-ever mass proliferation of rainbow trout germline stem cells, or GSCs, in vitro, a technique that could pave the way for preservation of endangered fish and enable their mass production. Kazinform has learnt from KYODO NEWS.
Number of COVID-2019 cases across globe up by over 137,000 in past day - WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM More than 137,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide on June 14, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 7.69 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Sunday.
Kazakh Defense Minister self-isolates ahead of Great Victory's 75th anniversary in Moscow NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan’s Minister of Defense-Lieutenant General Nurlan Yermekbayev has been in self-isolation since June 11. He is set to attend the celebrations dated to the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War to take place in Moscow, Kazinform reports referring to the press service of the Defense Ministry of Kazakhstan.
President inks ratification of EAEU and PRC Agreement on the exchange of information on goods NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On ratification of the Agreement on the exchange of information on goods and vehicles involved in international transportation across the customs border of the Eurasian Economic Union and the People’s Republic of China», Kazinform reports citing the press service of Akorda.
ANSA: COVID-19 vaccine will be free, 1st doses in autumn –Speranza ROME. KAZINFORM Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza and his counterparts from Germany, France and the Netherlands have, after launching a vaccine alliance several days ago, signed a contract with Astrazeneca «for the supply of up to 400 million doses of vaccine for all of the European population».
Majilis Speaker attends CSTO PA session NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh Majilis Speaker Nurlan Nigmatullin attended the session of the Council of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (The CSTO PA) held via a videoconference, the Lower Chamber’s press service reports.
Kazakhstan to launch bid for 2026 Ice Hockey World Championships NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan's Ice Hockey Federation is planning to bid to stage the 2026 Ice Hockey World Championships during the next International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Congress, TASS has learnt from the Federation's Director-General Gleb Karatayev, Kazinform reports.
Fast-drying face masks to hit Uniqlo shelves in Japan on Fri. TOKYO. KAZINFORM Fast Retailing Co. will start selling washable and fast-drying face masks at its Uniqlo stores in Japan on Friday for customers seeking suitable face gear for the hot summer amid lingering concerns about coronavirus infection.
Multiple children mothers receive KZT 93.9 bln of allowances since Jan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Over January-May 2020 some 387,200 large families received KZT 93.9 bln of allowances. 396,500 families with many children received KZT 20.4 bln of benefits in May, the Labour and Social Protection Ministry’s press service reports.
Nazarbayev University hosts digital graduation ceremony NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On June 14, 2020, Nazarbayev University hosted a virtual Graduation ceremony. The 2020 Ceremony is special as this year Nazarbayev University celebrates its tenth anniversary and for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Ceremony was digital, Kazinform has learnt from the university’s press service.
Envoy: Kazakhstan among Iran’s 20 export targets TEHRAN. KAZINFORM – Iranian ambassador to Kazakhstan described Kazakhstan as one of 20 export targets for Iran, suggesting to hold expert meetings on extraterrestrial farming and issues related to sending technical and engineering services, IRNA reports.
Inclement weather to persist in some regions of Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Inclement weather will persist in most regions of Kazakhstan on June 15, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet. Occasional showers with thunderstorms will be observed in parts of the country, only the south, west and north of Kazakhstan will enjoy weather without precipitation.