EAEU launches Eurasian Health Resort Ring integration project MINSK. KAZINFORM Eurasian partnership and cooperation in tourism and health resort services has developed into the Eurasian Health Resort Ring integration project, BelTA learned from the website of the Belarusian National Center for Recuperation and Health Resort Treatment.
Kazakhstan–U.S. cooperation prospects discussed NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A regular review meeting of the Kazakhstan–U.S. Enhanced Strategic Partnership Dialog Commission (ESPD) was held via videoconference. The event was co-chaired by Akan Rakhmetullin, Deputy Foreign Minister, and Ervin Massinga, Acting Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs.
S. Korea to begin inoculating younger population in July, allow 'mix and match' jabs SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea plans to administer COVID-19 vaccines to 22 million people of the general public aged between 18 and 59 starting next month as part of its inoculation campaign, health authorities said Thursday.
Land degradation undermines well-being of 3.2 bln people, warns UN chief UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday warned that land degradation from climate change and the expansion of agriculture, cities and infrastructure «undermines the well-being of 3.2 billion people.»
China and Russia to launch 6 lunar missions in 2021-2025 to build international Moon base BEIJING. KAZINFORM China and Russia are planning to launch six missions within the preparatory stage of building an international Moon base, Pei Zhaoyu, deputy director of the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Center of the China National Space Administration (CNSA), said during the GLEX-2021 conference on Wednesday.
Kazakh Ambassador to Oman meets with former FM NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – This week the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Sultanate of Oman N.Mukhametaliuly met with the former Minister responsible for Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman, Yusuf bin Alawi, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
New virus cases in 500s for 2nd day, nearly 1 in 3 S. Koreans get 1st jabs SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases remained in the 500s for the second day Thursday as the country aims for a wider vaccination rollout to people aged under 60 and priority groups starting next month, Yonhap reports.
Japan starts vaccinating people aged 18 or older at state-run centers TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan's state-run mass COVID-19 inoculation centers started administering vaccine to people aged 18 or older Thursday, extending vaccinations beyond those aged 65 or over as many slots at the centers remain vacant, Kyodo reports.
COVID-19: Deaths reach 490,696, cases add up to 17,533,221 in Brazil BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil has surpassed 490 thousand deaths from COVID-19. In 24 hours, health authorities reported 2,468 new fatalities stemming from the disease, bringing the number of people who lost their lives to the pandemic up to 490,696, Agencia Brasil reports.
Competition Protection and Promotion Agency’s Exchange Committee opens situation center in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A situation center of the Exchange Committee of the Agency for Protection and Promotion of Competition of Kazakhstan has been opened in Nur-Sultan city, Kazinform cites the official website of the Kazakh Prime Minister.
Kazakhstan’s 13 areas in ‘green zone’ for COVID-19 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 13 areas of the country are in the «green zone» according to the map of the coronavirus infection spread, Kazinform has learnt from the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.